Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

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

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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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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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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
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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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By: 17calbbievans
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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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By: 17calbbievans
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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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Cormorant pair

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Sharklady Adventures, Kleinbaai
Observed: 14th May 2016
Added: 24th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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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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Spoon's Rest

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Stampdrif Dam
Observed: 21st May 2016
Added: 22nd May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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De Mond ibis

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Location: De Mond NR
Observed: 20th May 2016
Added: 21st May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
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Description:

Much more peaceful along the shore with the new boardwalk.

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March of the Greats

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Seeberg Bird hide, West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 20th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Lesser flamingos

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Seeberg Bird hide, West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 20th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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little grebe

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Abrahamskraal Bird Hide, West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 20th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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They come here for a drink

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Location: Abrahamskraal Bird Hide, West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 20th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Spoonbills Having a Break

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Abrahamskraal Bird Hide, West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 20th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Strutting his stuff

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Geelbek Bird hide, West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 20th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Kammanasie Enon Conglomerate Cliff Roost

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: near kammansie
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 19th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Greater Flamingo (Coega)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Salt Pans PE
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 19th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

Putting it down as wetlands, but pics taken at the salt farms outside PE (Coega side)

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Lesser Flamingo strolling by

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Geelbek Bird hide, West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

Another 'lifer' for me.

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Klaarstroom Dabs

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Klaarstroom
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 18th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Dawn sacreds

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Oudtshoorn to Swartberg
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 17th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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grey morning

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Oudtshoorn to Swartberg
Observed: 15th May 2016
Added: 17th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Hadida Ibis (Ashb)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Ashberton - Arbor
Observed: 11th April 2016
Added: 17th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Stalker

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Location: Madi-Madi Karoo Safari Lodge
Observed: 4th May 2016
Added: 13th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Cape Gannet (L-Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Lamberts Bay
Observed: 25th March 2016
Added: 11th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Cape Cormorant (L- Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Lamberts Bay
Observed: 25th March 2016
Added: 11th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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African Sacred Ibis (L-Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Lamberts Bay
Observed: 25th March 2016
Added: 11th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Full crop

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 1st May 2016
Added: 11th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Whitebreast Cormorant (Doringbaai)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Doringbaai
Observed: 24th March 2016
Added: 9th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Me and My Buddy

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Location: Rietvlei Nature Reserve
Observed: 24th February 2013
Added: 9th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Young bird taking a swim

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Location: Serenget golf estate conservation area
Observed: 7th May 2016
Added: 7th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Flying Cormorant

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Zevenwacht Wine Estate
Observed: 17th April 2016
Added: 7th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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