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Anisoptera(Dragonflies)

On my morning walk what a surprise again to find dragon flies in my garden always on the same plants they would let me take their photos and its if they would look at me. Then would fly off . Then on my way back I would pass the same plant and their they would […]

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Azanus jesous(Topaz Blue)

Topaz Blue 24mm small males have lilac blue wings with pink outer wings margins with a narrow borders. Females mostly brown. Will find them flying around flowering Acacia trees and drink in mud pools .Larvae feed on the leaves of the Acacia tree..Very common in Nelspruit

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Vervet monkey

They eat fruit ,flowers,nuts and a lot off other foods like eggs from birds . They are up early from 5h48 am every morning they will start climbing tree to tree eating at 11 am then they move to a save spot high in a tree for a nap . Then at 3 pm they […]

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Hadeda

It feeds mainly on earthworms, using its long scimitar-like bill to probe soft soil. It also eats larger insects, , as well as spiders and small lizards. These birds also favour snails and will feed in garden beds around residential homes. They also extrac larvae of moths and beetles that feed on the roots of […]

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Cynthia cardui)Painted Lady

Painted lady Wingspan of 45 mm and will sit still in afternoon sun although a rapid flier makes it easy for the beginner to take photos off. Loves sitting on leaves on the ground. The larvae feeds on a variety off plants . Will find this Painted lady all over South-Africa . Posted from WordPress […]

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Hamanumida daedalus(Guinea Fowl)

Hamanumida daedalus(Guinea Fowl) Wingspan is 60 mm will find them on rotten fruit . Don’t like grass will find them flying low were it is sandy or rocky ground. Very alert , larvae feed on Combretum molle and Terminalia sericea. I took this photo in Nelspruit but normally will find in Thornveld and savanna. I […]

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Speckled Mouse bird

Speckled Mouse bird The Speckled Mouse bird (Colius striatus) is the largest species of mouse bird, as well as one of the most common. The Speckled Mouse bird is a frugivore which subsists on fruits, berries, leaves, flowers, seeds, fruit and nectar, and is fairly in its choice of food from area to area. In […]

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The Hamerkop

Distribution and habitat The Hamerkop occurs in Africa south of the Sahara, Madagascar and coastal southwest Arabia in all wetland habitats, including irrigated land such as rice paddies, as well as in savannas and forests. Most remain sedentary in their territories, which are held by pairs, but some move into suitable habitat during the wet […]

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Pinacopteryx eriphia(Zebra White)

SUBFAMILY HELIOCONIINAE(FAMILY NYMPHALIDAE).Acraeidids breed mainly on granadilla,from which they extract toxins that they use to deter predators. ZEBRA WHITE Medium-sized (50mm) ,unmistakable, black with creamy white bars with creamy white spots dry season form black areas on the underside of wings replaced with brown or light pinkish colour. Fly very low with high speed don’t […]

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Tawny-flanked Prinia

Tawny-flanked Prinia Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] Scientific classification Kingdom:Animalia Phylum:Chordata Class:Aves Order:Passeriformes Family:Cisticolidae Genus:Prinia Species:P. subflava Binomial name Prinia subflava (Gmelin, 1789) The Tawny-flanked Prinia (Prinia subflava) is a small passerine bird belonging to the genus Prinia in the family Cisticolidae, a family of Old World warblers. It is widespread and common in most parts of […]

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Poetry

moeilik om asem te haal soner jou moeilik om te asem sonder jou naby al wat ek wil hê, is om in jou arms te wees of daai gevoel van jou hande deur my hare kwas jy gee my ‘n soen  ek wil nie die gevoel verloor bly asseblief net een nog een nag daai […]

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Walking the streets to find my way With every step i take My journey sets me on step for step Walking the streets Feeling empty inside My emitions of my past my future And the unknown scares me Calmed down by the sounds of nature The buzzing cars a distant sound Its if my mind […]

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New year

New years resulotions If there is no magic why do people still Make promises and fight to chance for the next year New years madness Is it the adrenalin speaking Who knows Why we make these crazy promises and dreams Its the desire to become someone and dreams of having eveything one can desire Go […]

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Ware liefde

Ware liefde Drome En inspirasie Eendag Storms Van die hart Ons almal is bedoel om ware liefde te ervaar Nie almal bedoel om gelukkig te wees Net jy verstaan my Weet wie ek rerig is Ek voel jou pyn ek voel jou warm hande Wat my soen Wat my vashou

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Waking up the first day of the year 2016 I stood up for my self I walked in circles for years Till i met a young man we both we hurt used by the world Strangly i helped him not knowing we will become friends for life I was still traped in a fantasie world […]

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