Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

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

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New heron at my pond

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Location: 129, Park St Greyton
Observed: 30th April 2016
Added: 30th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Cormorant

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Zevenwacht Wine Estate
Observed: 17th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Ibis on the beach

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Kommetjie, Cape Town
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 29th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Panic Giant

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Lake Panic
Observed: 10th October 2006
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Panic Heron

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Lake Panic
Observed: 10th October 2006
Added: 28th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Greater Flamingo (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 16th March 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Little Egret (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 16th March 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Flaminogo's in the sea!!

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Kommetjie, Cape Town
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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By no means unheard of, but really bizarre to see them here!

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Hadeda eating a worm at the beach

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Location: Kommetjie, Cape Town
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 27th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Goliath Heron (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 16th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Yellowbill Egret (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 14th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:5
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African Spoonbill (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 15th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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A constant presence

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Location: Wildevoelvlei, Kommetjie
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Never moved from his post.

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Ibis in tree

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Stoneybrook
Observed: 13th April 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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White Stork (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Blackhead Heron (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 10th March 2016
Added: 26th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Reier

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Location: Struben Dam Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 25th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Great Egret

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Location: Wildevoelvlei, Kommetjie
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 25th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Backfire Snow Storm

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: George Heronry
Observed: 24th April 2016
Added: 25th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

A large truck, airbrakes active, then backfired and the birds all took off. Drainage ditches can be clearly seen on the satellite image at this location.

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Grey Heron (D-Dam)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Darlington Dam
Observed: 9th March 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Just Darting Along

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Location: Madi-Madi Karoo Safari Lodge
Observed: 11th March 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Seen along the Kamanassie river late in the afternoon, most probably its roosting site for the night

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Hamerkop on the Peninsula?!

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Location: Wildevoelvlei, Kommetjie
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 24th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

I did not think these birds would be around here!

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White Stork (Bulembu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Bulembu
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hadida Ibis (Bulembu)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Bulembu
Observed: 3rd March 2016
Added: 21st April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Greater Flamingo (17)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Florence (17)
Observed: 2nd March 2016
Added: 20th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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African Sacred Ibis (R68)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R68 (1)
Observed: 2nd March 2016
Added: 20th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pelecanus onocrotalus

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By: Mikhaila Gordon
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kenilworth Racecourse Conservation Area
Observed: 18th April 2016
Added: 19th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Rietkormorant

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Location: Pienaarsrivier, Buffelsdrift
Observed: 2nd April 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hadeda Ibis (Tsitsa)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Tsitsa (6)
Observed: 14th February 2016
Added: 17th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Sacred Ibis

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By: Nigel Forshaw
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Location: Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Centre
Observed: 28th March 2016
Added: 15th April 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:10
Comments:0
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