Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

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

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Reed Cormorant (VSWR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Van Stadens Wild Flower Reserve
Observed: 28th August 2015
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Grey Heron

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Location: Near Shakawe, Okavango Panhandle
Observed: 4th August 2015
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Goliath

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Location: Near Shakawe, Okavango Panhandle
Observed: 4th August 2015
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Big bird!

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NOT Reed cormorant

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Location: Near Shakawe, Okavango Panhandle
Observed: 3rd August 2015
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
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Squacco

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Location: Near Shakawe, Okavango Panhandle
Observed: 4th August 2015
Added: 27th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Silhouette ibis (CNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Camdeboo National Park
Observed: 24th August 2015
Added: 27th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Saddle-billed Stork

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Location: Medike
Observed: 9th August 2015
Added: 25th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

I was happy to see this bird in the area.

The immediate vicinity it was in is suffering from a long-term illegal sand

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Hadeda Ibis (VSWR)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Van Stadens Wild Flower Reserve
Observed: 21st August 2015
Added: 24th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Purple Heron

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th August 2015
Added: 23rd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Snakebird

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Location: Near Shakawe, Okavango Panhandle
Observed: 4th August 2015
Added: 21st August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
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Fynbos Birds

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By: Sishozonke
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Location: West Coast Velddrift
Observed: 19th August 2015
Added: 20th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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All heads down (M.well)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Motherwell - PE
Observed: 17th August 2015
Added: 20th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Small Heron?

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Location: Near Shakawe, Okavango Panhandle
Observed: 3rd August 2015
Added: 20th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
Description:

Small heron at river margin - late afternoon photo

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Successful Heron Hunt

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th August 2015
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Bird first seen looking up into t bush where many Cape White-eyes were feeding. Moved off, caught a reptile, ate it, made another quick catch before being disturbed by others.

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Fischer's Pan Flamingo

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Etosha West
Observed: 29th December 2008
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Stork Flock

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Etosha
Observed: 28th December 2008
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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African Sacred Ibis (R102 - G.Airport)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R102 - G.Airport
Observed: 15th August 2015
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Lurking in the Reeds

002 Ntwala (20)
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Location: Ntwala
Observed: 29th April 2006
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Storks associated with Eagle

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Klein Namutoni
Observed: 29th December 2008
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Shades of grey, black & white

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Klein Namutoni
Observed: 29th December 2008
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Heron

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Location: Mtunzini, KZN2
Observed: 16th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

On the margin of forest and parkland

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Kalkoenibisse

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Location: Kalkoenkrans
Observed: 15th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:1
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Stork associated with Kudu

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Klein Namutoni
Observed: 29th December 2008
Added: 17th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

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Bird associated with Buffalo herd

002 Ntwala (114)
By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Ntwala
Observed: 30th April 2006
Added: 17th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:5
Description:

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Cormorant City

Cormorant City
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Die Oog Bergvliet
Observed: 8th August 2015
Added: 17th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Dabhand

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Die Oog Bergvliet
Observed: 8th August 2015
Added: 17th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Dam Security! (Be afraid - Very afraid)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R404 - Herolds Bay
Observed: 15th August 2015
Added: 15th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Security comes in all shapes.

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Fire Birds?

Mariental (11)
By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Near Mariental
Observed: 7th January 2009
Added: 15th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Prowling Hammer

003 Susuwe (58)
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Location: Susuwe
Observed: 17th May 2006
Added: 14th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hammer

002 Ntwala (188)
By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Ntwala
Observed: 30th April 2006
Added: 14th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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