Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

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

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Blackhead Heron (MZNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Mountain Zebra National Park
Observed: 23rd April 2015
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Young Heron

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Buffels Bay, Cape Point
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 25th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
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Reed Cormorant

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 25th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Cormants Sunbathing

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 25th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Tekwane's nest

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Bhangazi-South - Dip tank
Observed: 5th September 2004
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Goliath

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Charters Creek
Observed: 3rd February 2004
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Yellow-billed stork

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Honeymoon Bend - outlet of Link Canal
Observed: 26th January 2004
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

On edge of estuary

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Lost penguin

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: Perrier's Rocks
Observed: 8th December 2004
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
Description:

This moulting bird was found hiding in the rocks. It was rescued, fed up and sent to SeaWorld in Durban and from there to SACCOB in the Cape for release. An unexpected visitor from the Cape

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Flamingo feeding rings

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By: Ricky Taylor
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Location: St Lucia Estuary - Catalina Bay
Observed: 1st October 2004
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Trough in the mud made by greater flamingos walking round in circles while filter-feeding. Diameter of ring about 80 to 100 cm.

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Greater flamingo (Graaff Reniet)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Camdeboo National Park
Observed: 21st April 2015
Added: 23rd April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Grey Heron

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By: Michelle Brown
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Location: Bushman's River Banks
Observed: 28th December 2014
Added: 20th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Platalea alba (Spoonbill)

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By: Nicky vB
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Location: West Coast National Park
Observed: 25th March 2015
Added: 20th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Likely Heron but which one?

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Location: Serengeti golf estate, conservation area, kempton park
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:9
Comments:0
Description:

This bird was fishing in small pond, saw it get lucky with a fish but missed the shot. When it flies the undersides of the wings are white.

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An Interesting Occurance

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Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
Description:

You don't often see Grey heron partolling the kelp.

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Put the brakes on!

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Location: Buffelsfontein Visitor Centre, Cape Point
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Cormorant Crowd

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Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Landing on Water

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Location: Olifantsbos, Cape Point
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Cormorant

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By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: The Cape of Good Hope Road
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

The lonesome one

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Whitebreast Cormorant

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: The Cape of Good Hope Road
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Hadedah

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: The Cape of Good Hope
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Scared Ibis

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By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: The Cape of Good Hope
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Threskiornis aethiopicus (Sacred Ibis) with Anthropoides paradiseus (Blue Crane)

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By: Nicky vB
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Location: Road between Paternoster and Stompneus Bay
Observed: 25th March 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Birding 4

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Location: Garden Route National Park, Wilderness
Observed: 18th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Birding 2

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Location: Garden Route National Park, Wilderness
Observed: 18th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Birding

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Location: Malachite bird hide
Observed: 18th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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White-breasted cormorant, Witborsduiker

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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African Darter, Slanghalsvoël

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Reed cormorant, Rietduiker

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Cattle egret, Veereier

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Yellow-billed egret, Geelbekwitreier

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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