Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

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

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Lining up for lunch

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Location: Velddrif
Observed: 21st July 2016
Added: 22nd July 2016
Identifications:1
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Hadida Ibis (PNBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Pretoria NBG
Observed: 17th July 2016
Added: 20th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Hadida Ibis attacking refuse bags (JBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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White-breasted cormorant (JBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Small prey, Fantail darter

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th July 2016
Added: 19th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Never seen a darter in the water with it's tail fanned out like this before. At least two very small prey items shown, really too small and blurred to be sure of group.

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Lesser flamingo (N3)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N3 (2)
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 18th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Hadeda Ibis (H-smith)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Harrismith
Observed: 16th July 2016
Added: 18th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Cattle Egret (DBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Durban (Bot Gardens)
Observed: 15th July 2016
Added: 18th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Emerging after a fishing trip

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 13th July 2016
Added: 17th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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De-worming the lawn without chemicals (DBG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Durban (Bot Gardens)
Observed: 14th July 2016
Added: 16th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:3
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Hadeda Ibis (The Bluff)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Durban - The Bluff
Observed: 11th July 2016
Added: 16th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
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African Spoonbill (P.Alfred)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port Alfred
Observed: 2nd July 2016
Added: 11th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Grey Heron (P.Alfred)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port Alfred
Observed: 2nd July 2016
Added: 11th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Pinkback Pelican

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 10th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hamerkop

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 16th April 2016
Added: 10th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
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Purple Heron Liesbeek, June 16

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Location: Liesbeek Hartleyvale
Observed: 10th July 2016
Added: 10th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Spoonbill

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Location: Pullenshoop
Observed: 6th July 2016
Added: 9th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Little Egret (WNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Garden Route National Park
Observed: 3rd June 2016
Added: 6th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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The Upper Limit?

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 5th July 2016
Added: 6th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Black-headed Heron (WNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Garden Route National Park
Observed: 1st June 2016
Added: 5th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Whitebreast Cormorant (WNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Garden Route National Park
Observed: 1st June 2016
Added: 5th July 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Yellow-billed stork (P.Alfred)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Port Alfred
Observed: 2nd July 2016
Added: 4th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Flamingo

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Sandvlei
Observed: 2nd July 2016
Added: 4th July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hamerkop nests inhabited by bees

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Location: Whipstock Farm
Observed: 30th June 2016
Added: 2nd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
Description:

2 Hamerkop nests in this big tree, bees swarming around and in & out the nests

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Hadeda

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Location: Carletonville, Gauteng
Observed: 30th June 2016
Added: 2nd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Garden Heron

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Location: No. 8 Assegai
Observed: 1st February 2016
Added: 2nd July 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Heron

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Location: DeMorgenzon Stellenbosch
Observed: 21st January 2016
Added: 30th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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A tinge of orange?

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: York St, Bos En Dal
Observed: 26th June 2016
Added: 28th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Description:

One of the 4 birds present, slight orange tinge to the eye (?0; breeding season coming soo? i have seen them brooding in July previously.

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Yellow Billed Stork, Port Alfred

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Location: Port Alfred
Observed: 18th June 2016
Added: 25th June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

For Cheryl and Lester's project :)

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Reed Edge Blur

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 22nd June 2016
Added: 23rd June 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

No tripod.......

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