South africa from 07 to 19 September 2009




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SOUTH AFRICA from 07 to 19 September 2009

(Cape Province from Port Elizabeth to Lambert's Bay via Capetown)

07-08 September : Addo National Park (1 night drive)

09 September : Cape St Francis

10 September : Plettenberg Bay (Boat trip for Whales)

11-12 September : Karoo National Park (2 night drives along the Lammertjlesleegte Road : 1e day from 8pm30 to10pm, 2e day from 7pm to 8pm30)

13 September : De Hoop Reserve

14 September : Hermanus (Castle Rock)

15-16 September : Capetown (mainly for Birdwatching)

17-18 September : West Coast National Park (1 night drive)

19 September : Lambert's Bay (Boat trip for Heaviside's Dolphin)

List of Mammals:



  • Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) : many in Karoo N.P. and West Coast N.P.

  • Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus) : 1 in Addo N.P.

  • Kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) : Many in Addo N.P. and Karoo N.P.

  • Eland (Taurotragus oryx) : many in De Hoop Reserve

  • Gemsbock (Oryx gazelle) : some in Karoo N.P., 1 in West Coast N.P.

  • Mountain Reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula) : 2 along the Klipspringer Pass Road in Karoo N.P.

  • Grey Rhebock (Pelea capreolus) : 2 in Karoo N.P.

  • Klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus) : 2 along the Klipspringer Pass Road in Karoo N.P.

  • Steenbok (Raphicerus campestris) : some in Karoo N.P. and West Coast N.P.

  • Cape Grisbok (Raphicerus melanotis) : 1 in Potsberg Section of the West Coast N.P.

  • Grey Duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) : 2 in Karoo N.P.

  • Bontebok (Damaliscus dorcas) : many in De Hoop Reserve, some (introduced) in West Coast N.P.

  • Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus) : some in Addo N.P. and Karoo N.P.

  • Blue Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) : 6 (introduced?) in West Coast N.P.

  • Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) : 1 male in Addo N.P.

  • Burchell's Zebra (Equus burchelli) : some in Karoo N.P.

  • Cape Mountain Zebra (Equus zebra zebra) : more than 10 in Karoo N.P.

  • Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) : Many in Addo N.P.

  • Bushpig (Potamocherus larvatus) : 2 not far from the main gate during the night drive in Addo N.P.

  • Elephant (Loxodonta Africana) : Tens in Addo N.P.

  • Caracal (Felis caracal) : 1 at 5pm hunting the numerous Stripe Mice along the road to Koppie Alleen (about 4 km before Koppie Alleen) in De Hoop Reserve (1 seen at about the same place on September 10th 2007 crossing the road at 7am20). Missed despite searching at night and at down in West Coast N.P.

  • Aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) : 1 far from the road during the 1e night drive in Karoo N.P., 1 just after the crossroad to Burkral during the 2e night drive in Karoo N.P.

  • Black-backed Jackal (Canis mesomelas) : 4 in Addo N.P., 2 during the 1e night drive and some during the 2e in Karoo N.P.,

  • Bat-eared Fox (Otocyon megalotis) : 5 in Potsberg Section of West Coast N.P.

  • Small-spotted Genet (Genetta genetta) : 1 during the 2e night drive in Karoo N.P.

  • Yellow Mongoose (Cynictus penicillata) : 2 in Karoo N.P. , 1 near and 1 inside De Hoop Reserve

  • Small Grey Mongoose (Galerella pulverolenta) :1 in Addo N.P. , 2 near De Hoop Reserve

  • Suricate (Suricata suricatta) : 4 near Domkrag Dam Road in Addo N.P

  • Aardvark (Orycteropus afer) : 1 "hunting" 500 m after the crossroad to Burkral at 9pm during the 1e night drive in Karoo N.P.

  • Rock Dassie (Procavia capensis) : about 10 on the roofs in Plettenberg, some above Ebb & Flow North Rest camp in Wilderness N.P. , 2 seen at Castle Rock (Hermanus), 3 seen at the summit of the Table Mountain

  • Porcupine (Hystrix africaeaustralis) : 1 during the night drive in Addo N.P.

  • Scrub Hare (Lepus saxatilis) : 2 during the night drive in Addo N.P. , 1 during the 2e night drive in Karoo N.P.

  • Cape Hare (Lepus capensis) : 2 during each night drive in Karoo N.P.

  • Spring Hare (Pedetes capensis) : 1 during the night drive in Addo N.P.

  • Vervet Monkey (Cerceopithecus aethiops) : a troop just near Karoo N.P.

  • Chacma Baboon (Papio ursinus) : A troup near Cape Saint Francis

  • Bush Karoo Rat (Otomys unisulcatus) : 2 in Karoo N.P.

  • Striped Mouse (Rhabdomys pumillio) : 1 in Karoo N.P. , numerous in De Hoop Reserve

  • Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) : about 12 including females with young very close from the coast during the boat trip at Plettenberg , more than 10 seen from the coast not far from the shore of De Hoop Reserve, 5 seen from the coast at Castle Rock (Hermanus)

  • Heaviside's Dolphin (Cephalorhynchus heavisidii) : about 10 by 2 or 3 individuals during the boat trip close to the shore at Lambert's Bay

  • Common Dolphin (Delphinus delphis) : a shoal of about 20 during the boat trip at Plettenberg Bay

  • Indian Ocean Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops aduncus) : 2 small troops during the boat trip at Plettenberg Bay

  • Cape Fur Seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) : hundreds along the coast during the boat trip at Plettenberg Bay



Introduced Spotted Hyena and Lion seen in Addo N.P. on September 2007 and 2008 but not on 2009


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