Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

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

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Birds & electricity

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Saaifontein, KZN
Observed: 24th February 2012
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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electrocution by power line

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Flamingoes

Flamingoes
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Black River Parkway
Observed: 4th February 2016
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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African Darter ( Anhinga rufa subsp. rufa)

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Observed: 29th November 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Hamerkop ( Scopus umbretta subsp. umbretta )

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, weir by old entrance, north side
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath)

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Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Feeling the heat

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Location: Happy Valley
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Bonding and ringed birds: part of safrings study at UCT?

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 6th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
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I spotted three ringed birds; two at Boulders and one at the main colony at Foxy Beach. One of the birds at Boulders number was 3036. The second birds number wasn't visible, but it did read 'inform safring..university Cape Town'. The number of the bird at Foxy Beach was 13554.

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Time for a swim

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 6th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Sleeping Penguin

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 5th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
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Sleeping Penguin

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 3rd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Purple pose

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Location: Swartrivier Road
Observed: 1st February 2016
Added: 2nd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Penguin close-up

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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penguin

penguin
By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Cola Beach
Observed: 19th January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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cormorant

cormorant
By: mary hunter
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Location: Cola Beach
Observed: 31st January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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In their element

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Worshippers of the Sun

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Welcome to Boulders

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed: 29th January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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A wave of greeting from a penguin becomes my 1000th bird observation on Ispot

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Frog hammer

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Nkomba Reserve, Pennington
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Ibis type bird near lake outside Joburg

Ibis type bird in South Africa
By: Alan Winter
Location: Near Joburg
Observed: 30th October 2014
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Had a glossy looking back. Quite large heavy ibis looling bird

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hadeda up close

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 13th December 2015
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Pelikan

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Location: West Coast NP
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Juvenile Reed Blurd - I mean Cormorant

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By: Lee Jones
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Location: Stonehaven Estate - Detention Pond 2
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:3
Description:

Blurd on a pole in a pond

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White-breasted Cormorant

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Location: Stanger
Observed: 20th January 2016
Added: 27th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Great White Egret

Great White Egret
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Location: St Lucia Estuary
Observed: 26th January 2016
Added: 27th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Spoonbill

Spoonbill
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Location: St Lucia Estuary
Observed: 26th January 2016
Added: 27th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Saddlebill Stork

2 Saddlebill Storks at the Estuary
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Location: St Lucia Estuary
Observed: 26th January 2016
Added: 27th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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2 Storks, but I could only manage to get a pic of one bird.

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Flight of glossies

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Location: Near Nacht Wacht
Observed: 21st January 2016
Added: 26th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

200 to 300 hundred on two nearby pans, present in the area since December 2015. Many more on other Agulhas Plain pans.

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Hagedasch

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Location: Kirstenbosch BG
Observed: 5th December 2015
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Cautious ibis

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Location: Dump area, Greyton Commonage
Observed: 24th January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
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Another heron

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Bokkom Ave, Velddrif
Observed: 9th January 2016
Added: 25th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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