- Johan van Rensburg
- Legendary Virtual Ranger
- Award: Birder of the Year (2015)
- Posts: 2365
- Joined: Wed Sep 06, 2006 3:33 pm
- Location: Jam Street
The Eyed Pansy, Junonia orithya madagascariensis, is found year-round throughout the north eastern parts of South Africa. Although it is wide-spread, it is uncommon. It's numbers peak from August to November and again from February to May.
The males are said to be highly territorial.
692 Latest lifers: Manx shearwater, Antarctic prion, Northern giant petrel, Northern royal albatross, Eurasian oystercatcher, Gull-billed tern, Black-bellied storm petrel, European storm petrel, Sooty falcon
- Posts: 99
- Joined: Wed Oct 15, 2008 6:42 pm
- Location: Waar die enigste slang 'n tuinslang is...Joburg
If you look in the right spots you should easily be able to find some during that time of the year (although they don't always cooperate as nicely for photos as this one). Look in marshy areas or along streams.
"If you can only visit two continents in your lifetime, visit Africa.... TWICE" - R.Elliot
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest