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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Pale Chanting-Goshawk

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Location: Okaukuejo, Etosha
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 30th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Vultures

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Location: Jagkamp
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:2
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Harrier

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Location: Jagkamp
Observed: 28th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Pallid or Montagu's harrier? Came in for a drink late afternoon.

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Mr Martial

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Location: Steenbokpan
Observed: 27th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Brown snake-eagle

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Location: Buffelsdrift
Observed: 27th January 2015
Added: 29th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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African harrier-hawk

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Location: Bulwer Biosphere, Bulwer, KZN
Observed: 13th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:6
Comments:3
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Buzzard in George

Buzzard
By: Kay Prinsloo
Location: George South
Observed: 17th September 2014
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

This buzzard was flying alongside the previous buzzard i uploaded.

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Some immature buzzard

Buzzard
By: Kay Prinsloo
Location: George South
Observed: 17th September 2014
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Some buzzard, i am unsure which one it is as there was an adult buzzard flying alongside it as well.

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Much melanin

Black Sparrowhawk Melanistic 2
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Umdoni Village, Pennington
Observed: 26th January 2015
Added: 28th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Melanistic adult.
Photos courtesy Umdoni Retirement Village Pics.

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Bateleur ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Tshokwane-Skukuza Road
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:6
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African Hawk Eagle ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Olifants River crossing
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Tawny Eagle ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Olifants River crossing
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 27th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Late low flier

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: George Heronry
Observed: 25th January 2015
Added: 26th January 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Rock Kestrel

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Location: Greyton surrounds
Observed: 25th January 2015
Added: 25th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Female - fine black barring on upper tail

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Steppe buzzard at river

Steppe buzzard at river
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Location: 1kleynhagelkraal NR nr dam
Observed: 8th January 2015
Added: 25th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Caught on camera trap on 4 separate occasions, over several days. We wonder whether it was catching frogs or crabs perhaps?

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gymnogene raiding egrets nests

gymnogene raiding egret nests
By: mary huntermary hunter’s reputation in Birds
Location: the island sedgefield
Observed: 26th January 2011
Added: 25th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:2
Description:

the gymnogene killed about 90% of the chicks

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Welgevonden Game Reserve (Pitse Lodge) - Gymnogene feather?

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By: jimmymac2
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Location: Nylstroom, Bosveld
Observed: 26th December 2014
Added: 24th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:3
Description:

Gymnogenes seem to be preying on the Golden Weaver nests outside the lodge, and this feather was found nearby. Gymnogene?

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Greater Kestrel

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Location: Sossusvlei, Namibia
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 24th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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fish eagles

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By: mary huntermary hunter’s reputation in Birds
Location: sedgefield island
Observed: 29th December 2013
Added: 22nd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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Witkruisarend

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Location: Swartberg pass
Observed: 6th November 2014
Added: 22nd January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Amur Falcon

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Location: Rietvlei Nature Reserve ,Gauteng
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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New arrival in the area

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Location: Genadendal
Observed: 21st January 2015
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:3
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Buzzard

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By: Kelly-Jane Peo
Location: Airport road in George
Observed: 20th January 2015
Added: 21st January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
Description:

Spotted this beautiful buzzard on my way from work in George and want to know if it is a steppe or a forest buzzard?

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Martial Eagle

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Location: Solitaire, Namibia
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 19th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Amur

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Location: Drak Gardens Road
Observed: 17th January 2015
Added: 18th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
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Big baby

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Umdoni Village, Pennington
Observed: 5th January 2015
Added: 17th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

Pale-breasted Juvenile waiting to be served at nest.

Photo courtesy Umdoni Retirement Village pics

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Lesser Spotted Eagle

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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 15th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Jakkals voël ?

Buteo rufofuscus
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Location: Koeskopfontein Kloof
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Likely ID: Buteo rufofuscus
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Black eagle

Aquila verreauxii
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Location: Vandersterrberg
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Bateleur

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Location: KNP
Observed: 10th January 2015
Added: 13th January 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:1
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