Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

Common Name: Ooievaars, Reiers, Ibisse, Ens. or Storks, Herons, Ibises Etc.

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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Hadida Ibis (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam - Volkersrivier
Observed: 21st November 2016
Added: 9th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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This beach ain't big enough for the both of us

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Toby Rocks, Scottburgh
Observed: 8th December 2016
Added: 9th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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A game of dart's

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 8th December 2016
Added: 9th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Description:

The bird swam to the perch playing with the stick and continued playing with it for several minutes.

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Hadeda

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Location: iThala
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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I heron't a clue where dey gone

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Nkomba Reserve, Pennington
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 4th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Pennington Conservancy Trailcam

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Where'd dem ducks go?

161120 pheron
By: Bushboy
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Location: Nkomba Reserve, Pennington
Observed: 20th November 2016
Added: 4th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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glansibis

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Location: eselfontein ,ceres
Observed: 3rd November 2016
Added: 4th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

mooiste van die drie neefs,nl hadida en skoorsteenveer

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Lesser Flamingoes

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Location: Old sewerage pans on edge of Esterhoff township, Riebeek Kasteek
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 3rd December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

A huge group of about 200 Lesser Flamingoes.

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African Sacred Ibis

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Location: Rooihoogte Road, Riebeek Valley
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 3rd December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

A group of African Sacred Ibis foraging in a fallow field.

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Flamingo

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By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: Nieuwoudtville Area
Observed: 12th September 2013
Added: 2nd December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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More Teaspoons due?

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: George Heronry
Observed: 27th November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Description:

Two clutches of two chicks each reared last season, probably pair the same pair. Such comical birds, almost seem embarrassed by that bill.

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Just one reared this season

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: George Heronry
Observed: 27th November 2016
Added: 29th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Just 4 birds of this species seen 3 adults, one juvenile. Down from the record high of 38 active nests, most with two chicks per nest. Some have moved across the road to the Mountain View caravan park.

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Purple Heron (KZNBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: KZN Botanical Gardens
Observed: 27th October 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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The Ibis factory, November 2016 count

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: George Heronry
Observed: 27th November 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

A good season's breeding, still in progress, adults still building nests. Estimated at around 500 birds, juveniles and adults.

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Black Stork

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Wakkerstroom road to Forellenhof
Observed: 22nd November 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Hadeda Ibis (KZNBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: KZN Botanical Gardens
Observed: 27th October 2016
Added: 28th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hadeda Ibis (Hilton)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Hilton
Observed: 27th October 2016
Added: 26th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Heilige ibis or Threskiornis aethiopicus

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Location: Kuilsrivier Golf Club
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 24th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Kleinduikertjie or Tachybaptus ruficollis

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Location: Kuilsrivier Golf Club
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 24th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Phalacrocorax or witborstkormorant

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Location: Kuilsrivier Golf Club
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 24th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Phalacrocorax africanus or rietkormorant

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Location: Kuilsrivier Golf Club
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 24th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Ardea cinerea

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Location: Kuilsrivier Golf Club
Observed: 24th November 2016
Added: 24th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Avian Hamerhead

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By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: Pilanesberg Game Reserve
Observed: 4th October 2016
Added: 24th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Hadeda ibis or hadida-ibis

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Location: Bonnievale
Observed: 20th November 2016
Added: 23rd November 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Nest with one juvenil

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Abdims Stork

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Groenvlei - SE Wakkerstroom
Observed: 19th November 2016
Added: 23rd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Darter or slanghalsvoel

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Location: Bonnievale
Observed: 19th November 2016
Added: 22nd November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

On the river at Bonnievale

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Grey Heron and Friend

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By: Alan Horstmann
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Location: Pilanesberg Game Reserve
Observed: 4th October 2016
Added: 21st November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Bald Ibis

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By: Jenni Maxted-Smith
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Location: Wakkerstroom
Observed: 21st June 2015
Added: 20th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Stork in field whilst farmer was ploughing

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By: Mike Maxted
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Location: Groenvlei
Observed: 19th November 2016
Added: 20th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Picture of stork, sorry about the fence

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Purple across the dam

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th November 2016
Added: 20th November 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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