Observations in the Class: Aves

Common Name: Birds or Voëls

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Vidua macroura (Pintail Whydah)

 Vidua macroura (Pintail Whydah)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Dune Molerat
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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White-browed Sparrow-weaver

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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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White-bellied Sunbird

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Location: Okaukuejo, Etosha
Observed: 29th November 2014
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Marico Sunbird

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Location: Waterberg, Namibia
Observed: 5th December 2014
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:3
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Cecropis cucullata (Greater Striped Swallow)

 Cecropis cucullata (Greater Striped Swallow)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Dune Molerat
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Burhinus capensis subsp. capensis (Spotted Dikkop)

 Burhinus capensis subsp. capensis (Spotted Dikkop)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Dune Molerat
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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"olly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Avocets feeding

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By: Lee Jones
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Witsands shoreline
Observed: 5th December 2014
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

Seen several times over the period of a month or so - December to January

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Young Kestrel

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Location: west coas
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Curlew Sandpiper

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Location: Kliphoek Salt Pans
Observed: 24th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Orange-breasted sunbird

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Location: Cape Point
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Cape Grassbird

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Location: Cape Point
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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wit kruis arend

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By: cecilopperman
Location: Gmkakloof- Road
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Thick-Knee

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Location: Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Gauteng
Observed: 21st November 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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White-Throated Swallows

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Location: Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Gauteng
Observed: 26th November 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Cormorant

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Location: Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Gauteng
Observed: 11th January 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Spoonbills with duck

Spoonbills and duck
By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 2nd March 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Spoonbills

Spoonbills
By: sue marsden
Cola ConservancySedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Sedgefield Island
Observed: 2nd March 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Sabota Lark - Sabotalewerik

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Mrs Southern Masked Weaver and brat - Mev Swartkeelvink en kind

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Shaft-tailed (Queen) Whydah

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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pin-tailed Whydah

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Location: Avis Dam, near Windhoek
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Grey Go-away-bird

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Location: Waterberg, Namibia
Observed: 5th December 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Blackhead Oriole

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Swallow

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Kleinmond Coastal Nature Reserve
Observed: 19th February 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
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Baby bunting

20140218 Emberiza capensis
By: peter slingsby
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Location: Sunny Seas, Betty's Bay
Observed: 17th February 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Not sure which sub-species

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Francolin chick

20140218 1 Francolinus capensis
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Sunny Seas, Betty's Bay
Observed: 17th February 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Three babies ... and their mum

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Familiar?

20140218 1 Cercomela familiaris
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: Sunny Seas, Betty's Bay
Observed: 18th February 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Taking out a cricket - I would do an interaction if I could persuade iSpot not to bomb

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Lark-like Bunting - Vaalstreepkoppie

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Yellow Canary on the wire - Geelkanarie gespande draad

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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