Observations in the Order: Falconiformes

Common Name: Dagaktiewe Roofvoëls or Raptors

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Haliaeetus vocifer (African Fish Eagle)

 Haliaeetus vocifer (African Fish Eagle)
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Gamkapoort Dam
Observed: 27th February 2015
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Young Kestrel

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Location: west coas
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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wit kruis arend

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By: cecilopperman
Location: Gmkakloof- Road
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Black-shouldered Kite - Blouvalk

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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Lesser Kestrel - Kleinrooivalk

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Peregrine

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Location: Okaukuejo, Etosha
Observed: 1st December 2014
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Lappet-faced Vulture

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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Possible juvenile tawny eagle? Please, help with this ID

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Location: Kruger National Park, skukuza camp area
Observed: 8th September 2014
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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African Harrier-hawk

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Location: Panic lake, kruger naional park
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Hi, may you help with this ID?

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Location: Kruger national park, skukuza camp
Observed: 7th September 2014
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Hawk

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: East London
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 28th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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yummy

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Addo
Observed: 27th November 2012
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Unknow Raptor

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Location: Paarl Bird Sanctuary
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 24th February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
Description:

Flying low over the pans

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Bateleur

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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Goshawk

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Addo
Observed: 26th November 2012
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:3
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Kite

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By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: West Coast National Park
Observed: 7th January 2007
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:9
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secretarybird

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By: mary hunter
Sedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Addo
Observed: 6th January 2011
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Goshawk

Melierax canorus subsp canorus
By: peter slingsby
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCedarberg ConservancyEntomological Society of Southern AfricaMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)Spider Club of South Africa
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Location: near Kouga River
Observed: 20th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Unknown Raptor

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Location: Letaba Camp, Kruger national Park
Observed: 9th February 2015
Added: 23rd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Medium sized raptor, under part well streaked, Beak black with yellow cere, leges yellow, dark wings and white barred tail

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Martial Eagle visit the Eastern Shores

Martial Eagle sub-adult
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Location: Grid to Pan Loop Turn-off
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Black-shouldered Kite

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Location: Near Grid
Observed: 21st February 2015
Added: 22nd February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Eastern Redfoot Kestrel (Carolina)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: R36 Carolina
Observed: 13th February 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Brown flight

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Location: Kudumatse Mahalapye road
Observed: 3rd February 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

another soaring raptor which subtly moved up and away, no wing beats, noticeably long tail but wings not that long or narrow and tail frequently fanned so Wahlberg's Eagle discounted, concluded that Tawny Eagle was a likely candidate after seeing the possible extent of the gape in the photo

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white flight

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Location: Kudumatse Mahalapye road
Observed: 3rd February 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

soaring bird preoccupied with quartering, young raptors always seem to be less cautious than adults

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Please, help with ID. Possible Lesser Spotted Eagle?

Hi. May you please help with ID? Thanks
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Location: Kruger National Park, Skukuza area
Observed: 31st January 2015
Added: 21st February 2015
Identifications:4
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Gabar Goshawk (melanistic)

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Location: Halali, Namibia
Observed: 2nd December 2014
Added: 18th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Gabar Goshawk

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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 18th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:3
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Eastern Redfoot Kestrel (Heilbron)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: R34 Heilbron
Observed: 8th February 2015
Added: 17th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Eastern Red-footed Kestrel - S140 - Oostelike Rooipootvalk

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Location: S140, Trompsburg
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 15th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Secretary Bird

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Location: Ozabeni
Observed: 12th February 2015
Added: 14th February 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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