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Roland Zoer in Africa

May 2003

 

 

List of reptiles:

 

Lygodactylus capensis                                                                       Cape dwarf gecko

Mabuya capensis                                                                                Cape skink

Gerrhosaurus flavigularis                                                                   Yellow- throated plated lizard

Mabuya striata                                                                                     Striped skink

Psammophis crucifer                                                                           Cross-marked or montane grass-snake

Psammophis mossambicus                                                                 Olive grass snake

Brachypodion transvaalense                                                             Transvaal dwarf chameleon

Platysaurus orientalis                                                                          Sekukhune flat lizard

Agama aculeate distanti                                                                     Ground agama

Pachydactylus turneri                                                                         Turner’s thick-toed gecko

Agama atra                                                                                            Southern rock agama

Mabuya variegata                                                                                Variegated skink

Bitis caudalis                                                                                       Horned adder

Naja nivea                                                                                             Cape cobra

Psammophis leightoni trinasalis                                                     Fork-marked sandsnake

Pedioplanis lineoocellata                                                                   Spotted sandlizard

Pedioplanis namaquensis                                                                  Namaqua sandlizard

 

                                                                                                               

List of mammals:

 

Aepyceros melampus melampus                                                       Impala

Antidorcas marsupialis                                                                       Springbok

Tragelaphus strepsiceros                                                                   Kudu

Taurotragus oryx                                                                                 Eland

Kobus ellipsiprymnus                                                                         Waterbuck

Sylvicapra grimmia                                                                               Grey duiker

Damaliscus dorcas phillipsi                                                                Blesbok

Alcelaphus buselaphus                                                                      Red hartebeest

Connochaetes taurinus                                                                       Blue wildebeest

Equus burchelli                                                                                    Burchell’s zebra

Phacochoerus africanus                                                                     Warthog

Giraffa camelopardalis                                                                         Giraffe

Ceratotherium simum                                                                           Square- lipped rhinoceros

Lepus saxatilis                                                                                      Eastern scrub hare

Redunca fulvorufula                                                                            Mountain reedbuck

Oreotragus oreotragus                                                                        Klipspringer

Check bats!!!

Canis mesomelas                                                                                  Blackbacked jackal

Cerceopithecus aethiops                                                                    Vervet monkey

Papio ursinus                                                                                        Chacma baboon

Elephantulus rufescens                                                                      Rufous elephant shrew

Galerella sanguinea                                                                              Slender mongoose

Pronolagus spp.                                                                                   Red rock rabbit

Lepus capensis                                                                                    Cape hare

Oryx gazella                                                                                         Gemsbok

Hippotragus equinus                                                                          Roan antilope

Hippotragus niger                                                                               Sable antilope

Pelea capreolus                                                                                   Grey rhebok

Raphicerus campestris                                                                      Steenbok

                                                                                                                Namaqua dune mole

Panthera leo                                                                                         Lion

Felis lybica                                                                                           African wildcat

Otocyon megalotis                                                                              Bat-eared fox

Vulpes chama                                                                                       Cape fox

Mellivora capensis                                                                              Honey badger

Genetta genetta                                                                                    Small spotted genet

Ichneumia albicauda                                                                           Whitetailed mongoose

Suricata suricatta                                                                               Suricate

Orycteropus afer                                                                                 Aardvark

Hystrix africaeaustralis                                                                    Porcupine

Pedetes capensis                                                                                 Springhare

Xerus inauris                                                                                      Groundsquirrel

                                                                                                                Whistling rat

 

 

List of birds:

 

Struthio camelus                                                                                  Ostrich

Phalacrocorax africanus                                                                      Reed cormorant

Anhinga melanogaster                                                                        Darter

Ardea cinerea                                                                                       Grey heron

Ardea melanocephala                                                                          Blackheaded heron

Egretta garzetta                                                                                    Little egret

Bubulcus ibis                                                                                        Cattle egret

Tachybaptus ruficollis                                                                        Dabchick

Scopus umbretta                                                                                  Hamerkop

Threskiornis aethiopicus                                                                    Sacred ibis

Plegadis falcinellus                                                                              Glossy ibis

Bostrychia hagedash                                                                          Hadeda ibis

Dendrocygna viduata                                                                         Whitefaced duck

Alopochen aegyptiacus                                                                     Egyptian goose

Circaetus cinereus                                                                               Brown snake eagle

Elanus caeruleus                                                                                  Blackshouldered kite

Falco amurensis                                                                                   Eastern redfooted kestrel

Francolinus sephaena                                                                         Crested francolin

Numida meleagris                                                                                 Helmeted guineafowl

Gallinula chloropus                                                                              Common moorhen

Fulica cristata                                                                                       Redknobbed coot

Vanellus coronatus                                                                              Crowned plover

Vanellus armatus                                                                                  Blacksmith plover

Columba livia                                                                                        Feral pigeon

Streptopelia capicola                                                                           Cape turtle dove

Streptopelia senegalensis                                                                   Laughing dove

Corythaixoides concolor                                                                     Grey lourie

Upupa africana                                                                                     African hoopoe

Apus caffer                                                                                           Whiterumped swift

Apus affinis                                                                                          Little swift

Ceryle rudis                                                                                           Pied kingfisher

Halcyon albiventris                                                                             Brownhooded kingfisher

Merops apiaster                                                                                   Eurasian bee- eater

Merops bullockoides                                                                          Whitefronted bee- eater

Tockus nasutus                                                                                   Grey hornbill

Colius striatus                                                                                      Speckled mousebird

Lybius torquatus                                                                                 Blackcollared barbet

Trachyphonus vaillantii                                                                      Crested barbet

Hirundo rustica                                                                                    Eurasian swallow

Hirundo fuligula                                                                                   Rock martin

Corvus albus                                                                                        Pied crow

Pycnonotus barbatus                                                                          Blackeyed bulbul

Turdus olivaceus                                                                                 Olive thrush

Cossypha humeralis                                                                            Whitethroated robin

Sylvietta rufescens                                                                              Longbilled crombec

Melaenornis pammelaina                                                                    Black flycatcher

Lanius collaris                                                                                      Fiscal shrike

Corvinella melanoleuca                                                                       Longtailed shrike

Lanarius atrococcineus                                                                       Crimson boubou (red + yellow)

Acridotheres tristis                                                                              Indian myna

Lamprotornis nitens                                                                            Glossy starling

Nectarinia amethystina                                                                       Black sunbird

Passer melanurus                                                                                 Cape sparrow

Ploceus velatus                                                                                    Masked weaver

Euplectes orix                                                                                       Red bishop

Euplectes progne                                                                                 Longtailed widow

Uraeginthus granatinus                                                                      Violeteared waxbill

Vidua macroura                                                                                    Pintailed whydah

Egretta ardesiaca                                                                                  Black egret

Centropus burchelli                                                                             Burchell’s coucal

Treron calva                                                                                          Green pigeon

Anas undulata                                                                                      Yellow-billed duck

Turdus libonyanus                                                                              Kurrichane thrush

Falco rupicoloides                                                                               Greater kestrel

Indicator indicator                                                                               Greater honeyguide

Aquila verreauxii                                                                                  Black eagle

Ciconia abdimii                                                                                     Abdim’s stork

Dicrurus adsimilis                                                                                Forktailed drongo

Falco biarmicus                                                                                    Lanner falcon

Gyps coprotheres                                                                                Cape vulture

Haliaeetus vocifer                                                                                African fish eagle

Vanellus senegallus                                                                             Wattled plover

Nectarinia senegalensis                                                                      Scarletchested sunbird

Nectarinia famosa                                                                                Malachite sunbird

Nectarinia afra                                                                                      Greater doublecollared sunbird

Corvus capensis                                                                                  Black crow

Francolinus africanus                                                                          Greywing francolin

Balearica regulorum                                                                             Crowned crane

Francolinus swainsonii                                                                       Swainson’s francolin

Columba guinea                                                                                   Rock pigeon

Cossypha caffra                                                                                   Cape robin

Egretta alba                                                                                           Great white egret

Caprimulgus pectoralis                                                                       Fierynecked nightjar

Saxicola torquata                                                                                  Stonechat

Tauraco livingstonii                                                                            Livingstone’s lourie

Cisticola fulvicapilla                                                                            Neddicky

Circus ranivorous                                                                                African marsh harrier

Tersiphone viridis                                                                                Paradise flycatcher

Ciconia ciconia                                                                                     White stork

Acrocephalus gracilirostris                                                                Cape reed warbler

Euplectes ardens                                                                                  Redcollared widow

Motacilla aguimp                                                                                 African pied wagtail

Motacilla capensis                                                                               Cape wagtail

Euplectes axillaries                                                                               Redshouldered widow

Thamnolaea cinnamoneiventris                                                         Mocking chat

Apalis thoracica                                                                                   Barthroated apalis

Plectropterus gambensis                                                                    Spurwinged goose

Spermestes bicolor                                                                              Redbacked mannikin

Monticola explorator                                                                           Sentinel rockthrush

Nectarinia chalybea                                                                             Lesser doublecollared sunbird

Turdus litsitsirupa                                                                               Groundscraper thrush

Geronticus calvus                                                                                Bald ibis

Buphagus erythrorhynchus                                                               Redbilled oxpecker

Dendropicos fuscescens                                                                    Cardinal woodpecker

Tchagra australis                                                                                 Three streaked tchagra

Apalis flavida                                                                                       Yellowbreasted Apalis

Prionops retzii                                                                                       White helmet shrike

Onychognathus morio                                                                        Redwinged starling

Oriolus larvatus                                                                                    Blackheaded oriole

Gyps africanus                                                                                     Whitebacked vulture

Torgos tracheliotus                                                                            Lappetfaced vulture

Aquila rapax                                                                                         Tawny eagle

Polemaetus bellicosus                                                                        Martial eagle

Terathopius ecaudatus                                                                       Bateleur

Polyboroides typus                                                                              Gymnogene

Micronisus gabar                                                                                Gabar goshawk

Melierax canorus                                                                                Pale chanting goshawk

Coracias caudata                                                                                 Lilacbreasted roller

Coracias naevia                                                                                   Purple roller

Tockus leucomelas                                                                             Southern yellowbilled hornbill

Plocepasser mahali                                                                             Whitebrowed sparrowweaver

Philetairus socius                                                                               Sociable weaver

Serinus flaviventris                                                                            Yellow canary

Otus leucotis                                                                                        Whitefaced owl

Glaucidium perlatum                                                                          Pearlspotted owl

Bubo africanus                                                                                    Spotted eagle owl

Bubo lacteus                                                                                         Giant eagle owl

Burhinus capensis                                                                              Spotted dikkop

Ardeotis kori                                                                                       Kori bustard

Neotis ludwigii                                                                                     Ludwig’s bustard

Eupodotis afra                                                                                      Black korhaan

Falco tinnunculus                                                                               Rock kestrel

Polihierax semitorquatus                                                                  Pygmy falcon

Mirafra africanoides                                                                          Fawncoloured lark

Myrmecocichla formicivora                                                              Anteating chat

Oenanthe pileata                                                                                 Capped wheatear

Pterocles namaqua                                                                              Namaqua sandgrouse

Sporopipes squamifrons                                                                    Scalyfeathered finch

Quelea quelea                                                                                      Redbilled quelea

Amadina erythrocephala                                                                    Redheaded finch

Pycnonotus nigricans                                                                        Redeyed bulbul

Melaenornis mariquensis                                                                 Marico flycatcher

Batis pririt                                                                                           Pririt batis

Oena capensis                                                                                      Namaqua dove