Asparagus suaveolens
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What's new

    2 July 2022 - Added new images of three more wildflower species and four more tree species.
                              (The new additions are marked with a red dot  on the species lists).

  28 June 2022 - Added new images of a few birds, flowers, butterflies, trees and a spider.
                              (The new additions are marked with a red dot  on the species lists).

  16 June 2022 - Added 107 new images of moths about 90 of which are new species for the list. Many thanks to Joseph Heymans.
                              (The new additions are marked with a red dot  on the species lists).

  11 May 2022 - Added new images of a few trees and flowers, a butterfly, and a beautiful owl.

  24 April 2022 - Added new images of wildflowers thanks to Linda Willemse and Joseph Heymans.

  10 April 2022 - Added new images of beetles, birds, a really cute mammal, a scorpion, a few spiders, trees and a number of reptiles thanks to LD Pienaar.

  9 April 2022 - Added new images of moths, another 10 of them new species for the list, thanks to Joseph Heymans.

  27 March 2022 - Added images of 16 species of moths, 10 of them new species for the list, thanks to Joseph Heymans. This brings the number
                              of moth species illustrated to 614.

  26 March 2022 - Added more images of 30 species of trees thanks to Linda Willemse.

  23 March 2022 - And some more images of trees added thanks to Hannes de Villiers, Rueben Heydenrych and Manuel Popp.

  20 March 2022 - Added images of moths, some of them new species for the list.

  22 February 2022 - Added some new images of trees.

  15 February 2022 - Added some new wildflower images and some new species for the list.

  2 February 2022 - Some moth identifications corrected. Thanks to Hanna Roland for photo contributions and identifications.

 28 January 2022 - Added some new images of birds, one of them, the African Olive Pigeon, is a new photo record for the area.

22 January 2022 - All moth family collages updated.

 9 January 2022 - Added images of moths, among them about 65 new species for the list.

 7 January 2022 - Added some new images of beetles, and single new images of a butterfly, a mammal and a frog.

 6 January 2022 - Added some new images of birds, one of them, the African Reed Warbler, is a new photo record for the area; and two new books.

 19 November 2021 -   The new book on the Wildflowers of the Waterberg is out! A sample of the book can be seen here.
                                    To enquire please email warwick@warwicktarboton.co.za

 1 October 2021 - The updating of the Wildflower section continues. Eighteen new species added and more corrections made.

24 September 2021 - The updating of the Wildflower section has begun. Seven new species added and a number of corrections made.

 20 September 2021 -  A new book on the Wildflowers of the Waterberg is on the way! A sample of the book can be seen here.

 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.

 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.

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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