African Clouded Yellow Butterfly

The African Clouded Butterfly (Colias electo electo) Afrikaans name (Wolk-oranje), also known as Lucerne Butterfly is quite widespread throughout South Africa and they breed throughout the year.

I came across this one in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve in Cape Town. I thought their green eyes and red antennae quite unique.

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Black-Crowned Night Heron

The Black-crowned Night Heron (Afrikaans name, Gewone Nagreier) Normally roosts in the trees and reeds and coming out to feed in the early…
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White-Backed Mousebird

The White-backed Mousebird (Afrikaans name, Witrugmuisvoel) is an endemic African order of birds. The remind me of a cockatoo of kinds.…