Observation of the City Nature Challenge 2019: Cape Town

The winning observation of the CNC2019 for Cape Town is:

Panthera pardus ssp. pardus (African Leopard)
by @evan81 seen at Western Cape, ZA (Obscured) on Apr 29, 2019 · 8:42 PM SAST (yes: he kept us waiting!)
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/24584567

African Leopard

Very well done!

Runners up are:

2:
Aonyx capensis ssp. capensis (Cape Clawless Otter)
by @gigilaidler seen at Western Cape, ZA(Obscured) on Apr 28, 2019 · 6:32 PM SAST
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/23733221

Cape Clawless Otter

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3:
Aphis nerii (Milkweed Aphid)
by @magrietb seen at Helderberg Rural, Sir Lowry's Pass on Apr 27, 2019 · 1:18 PM SAST
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/24592144

Milkweed Aphid

Honorable mentions:

Naja nivea (Cape Cobra)
by @willemvzyl seen at Bloubergstrand on Apr 26, 2019 · 8:40 AM SAST
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/23102399

Cape Cobra

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Homopus areolatus (Parrot-beaked Tortoise)
by @christo9 seen at Brackenfell on Apr 27, 2019 · 10:24 AM SAST
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/23508375

Parrot-beaked Tortoise

As per votes at 12:00 21 May 2019 SAST
Nominations can be viewed here: Nominations for City Nature Challenge 2019: Cape Town

Posted on 21 May, 2019 10:30 by tonyrebelo tonyrebelo

Comments

Awesome subjects and photographs - well done!

Posted by gabymeyer almost 5 years ago

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