Observations in the Class: Aves

Common Name: Birds or Voëls

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Aasvoel

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Rookekuil
Observed: 27th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Aasvoel

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Roodekuil
Observed: 27th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Skua at rest

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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the patient undertakers

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Symbolic

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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
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Description:

This fiscal was perched on the fin of the shark sculpture outside Sharklady Adventures building. This was the evening before I went cage-diving.

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Begging Gull

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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Rooivalk

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: R33 - Zoetfontein
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Singvalk

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: D171 - Kromhoek
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Heron judges sheepdog trials

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Uitvlugt, farm near Dullstroom
Observed: 17th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

The heron was completely untroubled by the trials going on around it and would move only reluctantly if it looked as though the sheep would run it over.

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Cohabiting cranes 2

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Uitvlugt, farm near Dullstroom
Observed: 17th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

Blue cranes hanging out with a lone Wattled Crane.

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Cohabiting cranes 1

crane wattled
By: sallyslak
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Location: Uitvlugt, farm near Dullstroom
Observed: 17th May 2016
Added: 25th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

A single Wattled Crane hanging out with two Blue Cranes.

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LC Eagle

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Kleinbrak dairy
Observed: 23rd May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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African Harrierhawk (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Unnamed Road, Lubombo
Observed: 26th August 2009
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Happy Wanderer

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Location: Gautrain Marlboro Station, East-West line
Observed: 21st May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

I saw this heron while waiting at the station. it was sitting on the pedestrian bridge over the railway line, casually preening.

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little egret on the rocks

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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Cormorant drying out

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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Very confiding Gull

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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Cormorant pair

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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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RED NECKED FRANCOLIN OR RED NECKED SPURFOWL

RED NECKED FRANCOLIN  OR RED NECKED SPURFOWL
By: petergiddy
Location: ADDO ELEPHANT PARK
Observed: 23rd May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

FRANCOLIN?

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Black Sparrowhawk (GRG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Denneoord, George
Observed: 23rd May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Rock Kestrel (GRG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Kraaibosch George
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Jackal Buzzard (Wilderness)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Town of Wilderness
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Super Jack's Amazing Larder

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 12th May 2010
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

A 10m section of razor wire had two frogs (one previously recorded), two snakes, one skull, on pill millipede, one beetle and one mantid,presumably the haul of one very successful Fiscal Shrike. I'll take care in this area if this bird has higher ambitions.....

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Heron landing

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 23rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Troupant

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Wegdraai
Observed: 20th May 2016
Added: 23rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Akkedisvalk

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Sterkstroom
Observed: 20th May 2016
Added: 23rd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
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Olive Bush-Shrike

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By: Nature's Valley...
Natures Valley Trust
Location: Salt River Picnic Site
Observed: 18th November 2015
Added: 23rd May 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Swee Waxbill

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By: Nature's Valley...
Natures Valley Trust
Location: Salt River Picnic Site
Observed: 25th October 2015
Added: 23rd May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Batman

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By: Nature's Valley...
Natures Valley Trust
Location: Salt River Picnic Site
Observed: 18th November 2015
Added: 23rd May 2016
Identifications:4
Agreements:6
Comments:2
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Yellowbill Duck associated with Mallard

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th May 2016
Added: 23rd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

This "friendship" over due to be terminated before interbreeding takes place.Mallard, not Yellowbill, to be removed!

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