Coming Soon:

The following books by Robert Paul Wolff are available on Amazon.com as e-books: KANT'S THEORY OF MENTAL ACTIVITY, THE AUTONOMY OF REASON, UNDERSTANDING MARX, UNDERSTANDING RAWLS, THE POVERTY OF LIBERALISM, A LIFE IN THE ACADEMY, MONEYBAGS MUST BE SO LUCKY, AN INTRODUCTION TO THE USE OF FORMAL METHODS IN POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY.
Now Available: Volumes I, II, III, and IV of the Collected Published and Unpublished Papers.

NOW AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE: LECTURES ON KANT'S CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
LECTURE ONE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d__In2PQS60
LECTURE TWO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Al7O2puvdDA

ALSO AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE: LECTURES ONE THROUGH TEN ON IDEOLOGICAL CRITIQUE



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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

BODY COUNT

Just in case there is anyone who is not yet bored stiff with my safari stories, here is a list of the animals and birds we saw.  There were many more species of birds.  I just did not succeed in writing their names down as we bounced along in the Land Rover.


Animals and Birds Seen on Botswana Safari

 

 

I:   Animals

 

Chacma Baboon                                                        Vervet Monkey

South African Ground Squirrel                              Wild Dog

Banded Mongoose                                                     Dwarf Mongoose

Spotted Hyena                                                           Lion

Leopard                                                                     African Elephant

Burchell's Zebra                                                        Common Warthog

Hippopotamus                                                           Cape Buffalo

Bushbuck                                                                   Sable

Red Lechwe                                                               Southern Reedbuck

Blue Wildebeest                                                         Tsessebe

Common Impala                                                       Springbok

Steenbok

 

II.      Birds

 

Common Ostrich                                                       Crested Francolin

Blue Quail                                                                  Helmeted Guineafowl

Crested Guineafowl                                                  Egyptian Goose

White-faced Duck                                                     Spur-wing Goose

Bennett's Woodpecker                                              Crested Barbet

Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill                              African Grey Hornbill

Southern Ground Hornbill                                      African Hoopoe

Lilac Breasted Roller                                                Malachite Kingfisher

African Pygmy Kingfisher                                       Woodland Kingfisher

Little Bee-Eater                                                         Blue-cheeked Bee-eater

Southern Carmine Bee-Eater                                  Jacobin Cuckoo

African Cuckoo                                                         Coppery-tailed Coucal

Meyer's Parrot                                                          Grey Go-Away Bird

Spotted Eagle Owl                                                     African Bared Owlet

Rock Dove                                                                 Cape Turtle-Dove

Red-eyed Dove                                                          Wattled Crane

Common Sandpiper                                                  African Jacana

Black-winged Stilt                                                     White-fronted Plover

Long-toed Lapwing                                                  Black-winged Pratincole

African Fish Eagle                                                    White-headed Vulture

Bateleur                                                                      African Marsh-Harrier

Gymnogene [Harrier Hawk]                                    Tawny Eagle

Secretary Bird                                                           Dickinson's Kestrel

Reed Cormorant                                                       Slaty Egret

Little Egret                                                                 Great White Egret

Grey Heron                                                                Goliath Heron

Cattle Egret                                                               Hammerkop

Hadeda Ibis                                                                African Sacred Ibis

Great White Pelican                                                  Yellow-billed Stork

African Openbill                                                       Saddle-billed Stork

Maribou Stork                                                           Fork-tailed Drongo

Magpie Shrike                                                           Brown-throated Martin

Wire-tailed Swallow                                                  Dark-capped Bulbul

Burchell's Starling                                                     Red-billed Oxpecker

Golden Weaver                                                         Blue Waxbill

Pin-tailed Whydah                                                   

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