Zaluzianskya katherinae,  Night Phlox
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What's new

 26 April 2021 - Thanks to Linda Willemse, for pictures of an unusual bird record, a juvenile African Finfoot.

 19 April 2021 - Thanks to Louise van Zyl, 44 new Afrikaans species text translations for the birds have been added today.

 14 April 2021 - Added new images and new species of flowers, new images of a few trees and a mammal.
                              (The new additions are marked with a red dot  on the species lists).

 2 April 2021 - Added new images and new species of flowers, new images of a few birds, trees and a reptile.

23 March 2021 - Added a new landscape image from Dries de Jager showing the waterfall on the farm Waterval in full spate after the good rains.

  9 March 2021 - Added images of some more new flowers. Thank you to all the photographers. Also added a new snake, a couple of trees and a few birds.

  2 March 2021 - Added images of some new flowers. Thank you Lyn and Hannes.

10 February 2021 - Added images of a mammal, a few flowers, trees and the nests of a crombec and a flycatcher. Thank you Hannes and Riaan.

30 January 2021 - Added an image of one of our 'red listed' species, a rare record for the Waterberg of a Lappet-faced Vulture.

29 January 2021 - Added images of flowers among them another 27 new species for the list.

28 January 2021 - Added images of an unusual Tern which turned up after cyclone Eloise, and of two cuckoo species.

18 January 2021 - Added images of flowers among them 17 new species for the list.

17 January 2021 - Added a new first image of a Eurasian Golden Oriole for this project from Lance Robinson, images of a mammal and a few trees.

10 January 2021 - Added new images of a few birds, some new moths, a lacewing, a beetle and some new spiders.
                              (The new additions are marked with a red dot  on the species lists).

17 December 2020 - . . . and some more flowers and ID corrections from Lyn Wadley. Thank you Lyn.

16 December 2020 - Added new images of moths from Joseph Heymans, and a Honey Buzzard.

15 December 2020 - Added some new images of beetles and flowers.

13 December 2020 - Added some new images of birds, spiders and trees.

18 November 2020 - Added some new images of birds, flowers, trees, a frog, a butterfly, a spider, a puffadder and a few mammals.

24 October 2020 - Added some new images of birds, trees, a few moths and a gecko.

22 October 2020 - Added some new species and images of a number of wildflowers, from a new contributor, Kerry Baytopp and more from Lyn Wadley and Linda                             Willemse. Thank you all.

8 October 2020 -   This latest contribution brings the number of images on the website to 5000. Many thanks to all the contributors!

8 October 2020 - Spring is here and the moths are out again. Added images of some new species to the list from Joseph Heymans and a few more images of trees.

7 October 2020 - Added new images of a few birds and wildflowers, from Mark & Tania Anderson.

23 August 2020 - Added new images of a number of wildflowers, mainly yellow ones, from Linda Willemse.

5 August 2020 - Added new images of a few birds, and moths.

3 August 2020 - Added new images of a number of wildflowers, some new species for the Waterberg list, from Linda Willemse.

25 June 2020 - Added some new images of lacewings from Joseph Heymans and a Klipspringer from Louise van Zyl.

22 June 2020 - Added an additional batch of new moths from Wolf Roland, (taken from his Waterberg records in iNaturalist - thanks again, Wolf).

14 June 2020 - Added new images of a couple of birds, a few beetles, butterflies and flowers.

11 June 2020 - Added species links to some banner pictures: trees, beetles, butterflies, spiders.

28 May 2020 - Added a batch of new moths, mostly from Joseph Heymans - this brings the number of moth species photographed in the Waterberg to 439.

24 May 2020 - Been playing with banners - check them out: Beetles, Birds, Butterflies, Moths and Flowers.

20 May 2020 - Thanks again to Louise van Zyl for translating the Afrikaans bird species texts. The latest batch has been added today.

11 May 2020 - Added a new bird image.

10 May 2020 - Added a batch of new spiders from Peter Webb. The right hand picture on the banner above is the dreaded Violin Spider.  

 2 May 2020 - Added a huge injection of new moths from Wolf Roland, (taken from his Waterberg records in iNaturalist - thank you, Wolf).
                      The number of moths species photographed in the Waterberg is now up to 415.

29 April 2020 - Added some new images of birds from Vicente Alvarado, all from Lephalale, among them 6 species not previously photographed in the Waterberg.

25 April 2020 - Added a few new wildflower collages, this time arranged in families rather than colours:
                    Acanthaceae, Apocynaceae, Asteraceae, Fabaceae, Lamiaceae, Malvaceae.

15 April 2020 - Thanks to Louise van Zyl the Afrikaans species texts for the birds are being done. The latest batch has been added today.

12 April 2020 - Added new images of some butterfly species, a new mistletoe and some spider eyes.

11 April 2020 - Added new images of some bird species.

 9 April 2020 - Opened a section on grasses with 37 species pressed and scanned by Richard Wadley.

 6 April 2020 - Added new images of an antlion, two birds not photographed here before and a few butterflies from Kobus Pienaar.

 5 April 2020 - Added a number of moths from Roelof van der Breggen, some new to the list,

 5 April 2020 - and two maps, one giving details of the Waterberg soils and the other showing the extent of the Waterberg Biosphere Reserve.

 2 April 2020 - The beetles are launched with 138 species photographed by Joseph Heymans & Marita Beneke; a drop in the ocean of what's out there, but a start!

 1 April 2020 - Added a new bird record from Christa Rabe.

27 March 2020 - Added some more new flowers from Lyn Wadley & Linda Willemse.

 8 March 2020 - Added some more new moths from Joseph Heymans and some trail-camera images of mammals and some others from Roelof van der Breggen.

 7 March 2020 - Added new images of flowers, trees, reptiles, butterflies, a few birds and a new book.

 2 March 2020 - Added updated distribution maps and texts for all birds.

29 Feb 2020 - Added some additional vegetation maps.

17 Feb 2020 - Added some more new flowers, a pangolin picture and a Spotted Eagle-Owl chick from Lyn Wadley and two new tree images.

12 Feb 2020 - Added new images of a few butterflies taken at GrootNylsOog a couple of weeks ago and two new barbet images.

12 Feb 2020 - Added a number of new images of reptiles from 'LD' Pienaar.

11 Feb 2020 - Added a number of new moths from Joseph Heymans, a few birds, spiders and dragonflies, and a couple of mammals and trees.

 8 Feb 2020 - Added some new flowers from Lyn Wadley.

 8 Feb 2020 - Re-organized the Moths page to correct some errors and added a Maps page showing maps of various physical features of the Waterberg.

23 Jan 2020 - Added new images of some frogs and a new tree.

19 Jan 2020 - Added new images of some birds seen on yesterday's CWAC count at Goedehoop dam.

16 Jan 2020 - Added new images of a couple of birds, some new mammals, and some interesting new plants.

10 Jan 2020 - Added single new image of a most unusual bird, and images of a moth, a landscape and a Waterberg special lizard.

 4 Jan 2020 - Added new images of some dragonflies, a couple of trees and a couple of skinks.

 3 Jan 2020 - Added new images and some new species of moths, images of a few birds, a new flower, images of some butterflies, and a new landscape.

18 Dec 2019 - Added a composite of frogs photographed in the Waterberg giving scientific and common names.

17 Dec 2019 - Added a number of new images in reptiles.

16 Dec 2019 - Added a new image in trees, a few new images of frogs, moths, spiders, birds, and flowers.

14 Dec 2019 - Added composites of the following spider families AraneidaeGnaphosidaeLycosidaeOxyopidaeSalticidaeTheraphosidaeThomisidae

10 Dec 2019 - Added images of a couple of birds, a few flowers, a mammal, some moths, a few trees and two new places.

 5 Dec 2019 - Added new images in the following spider families: Gnaphosidae, Hersiliiidae, Idiopidae, Lycosidae, Oxyopidae, Palpimanidae, Philodromidae, Pholcidae, and                     Phyxelididae.

 2 Dec 2019 - Added new images of trees.

28 Nov 2019 - Added new images of scorpions.

27 Nov 2019 - Added new images in birds including two unexpected new finds for the Waterberg - Bearded Scrub Robin and Orange-winged Pytilia.

21 Nov 2019 - Added a few new images in birds.  

31 Oct 2019 - Added new images in one more spider family (Thomisidae).  

25 Oct 2019 - Added images of a few of birds, a new book, and a new flower.  

 5 Oct 2019 - Added images of a couple of trees, a couple of landscapes, and a new geology map.  

 3 Oct 2019 - Added images of a few birds a couple of new butterflies, a couple of trees, a flower and new images in four spider families.  

21 Sep 2019 - Added images of a landscape and a few birds.  

 7 Sep 2019 - Added images of a bird, a flower, a reptile, a mammal, landscapes, butterflies, a moth, a scorpion, and a few trees.

                  - On the home page a new map showing the Waterberg Biodiversity areas has also been added.

24 Aug 2019 - Added images of mammals, moths, trees, and flowers

Aug 2019 - Start of this page

Feb 2018 - Start of this website


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