Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

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

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Hungry Hadeda

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By: Nigel Forshaw
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Location: 20 Oakridge Close, Oakridge, Cape Town
Observed: 23rd August 2016
Added: 23rd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Odd ibis

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Location: Greyton surrounds
Observed: 19th August 2016
Added: 19th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:2
Description:

Mixed black and white plumage. Red-brown bill and legs. With Hadedas.

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Moulter goes fishing

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 16th August 2016
Added: 18th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
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Lesser Flamingos

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Location: Eikeboom Farm, Hermon, Swartland
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

A flock of 300+ birds are frequently seen at this dam on Eikeboom Farm, Swartland.

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Reed, the victor

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 15th August 2016
Added: 17th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Woollynecks

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Location: Imfolozi River View Point
Observed: 7th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Ruby Eyes back

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 12th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Hat trick Heron

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
Description:

It made at least 3 catches in about 15 minutes, totally tolerant of myself and many pedestrians walking by at close range or cars going by.

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pH bird

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Yellowfoot

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Zone Two Observer

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Little Diver

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Sedgefield
Observed: 13th August 2016
Added: 14th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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A Tree Full of Woollynecks

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 13th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Nervous in Solitary Dam Confinment

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 8th August 2016
Added: 11th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

What was a very human tolerant bird now is shy and nervous, being flightless and in moult. This is the third time that this has been seen at this dam although there is scant records of it in my books.

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Disturbed Heron

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 9th August 2016
Added: 9th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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hamerkop

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Location: Orange grove farm, Noree, Robertson
Observed: 3rd August 2016
Added: 7th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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Glossy Ibis Liesbeek

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By: Andrewm
Friends of the Liesbeek
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Location: Liesbeek Hartleyvale
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 7th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Its the first time I have seen a Glossy Ibis at the Liesbeek, although they have been seen there before.

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Hamerkop nest

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Location: Skaapsteker Trail
Observed: 5th August 2016
Added: 6th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Little egret

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Location: Umlalazi Nature Reserve
Observed: 29th July 2016
Added: 5th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Evening silhouette

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Mtunzini
Observed: 28th July 2016
Added: 5th August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Phoenicopterus roseus (Greater Flamingo)

Phoenicopterus roseus (Greater Flamingo)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Dune Molerat Trail
Observed: 29th July 2016
Added: 3rd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Goliath Heron

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Location: Umlalazi Nature Reserve
Observed: 28th July 2016
Added: 3rd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
Description:

The bird was standing at the edge of the Umlalazi estuary

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Mucky waters

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Location: Kliphoek Salt Pans
Observed: 23rd July 2016
Added: 3rd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Southern Bald Ibis (Swazi)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Milwane
Observed: 6th August 2009
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Splish splash i was taking a bath (G.rivier)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Grootrivier farm area
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hammerhead (Friem)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Friemersheim (3)
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Cattle Egret (Friem)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Friemersheim (3)
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Sacred Ibis (Friem)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Friemersheim (3)
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 2nd August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Sacred Ibis (K-brak)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Sandhoogte Rd (1)
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 1st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Black-headed Heron (Great Brak - Est)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Great Brak - Suider
Observed: 31st July 2016
Added: 1st August 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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