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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Black-shouldered kite, Blouvalk

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 30th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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very wet secretary bird

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By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park,
Observed: 31st August 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:2
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Any Ideas?

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By: vynbos
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Location: R27, North of Langebaan turn off
Observed: 30th August 2015
Added: 31st August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Wahlberg's Eagle

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Location: Paarl Western Cape
Observed: 19th April 2012
Added: 30th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Was very fortunate today to spot this beauty. Sitting in a tree, at the corner of our street.

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Secretary bird

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Location: suikerbosrand
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 29th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Blackshoulder Kite (PE)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: R102
Observed: 28th August 2015
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Lesser Kestrel (CNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Camdeboo National Park
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:2
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Black Eagle (CNP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Camdeboo National Park
Observed: 26th August 2015
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Carrying nesting material

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African fish eagle

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Location: Near Shakawe, Okavango Panhandle
Observed: 4th August 2015
Added: 28th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
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Buzzard

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Location: Tygerberg
Observed: 23rd August 2015
Added: 25th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:2
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Young buzzard

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Location: Greyton surrounds
Observed: 23rd August 2015
Added: 23rd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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GRBG JB

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th August 2015
Added: 22nd August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Weaver Killer?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 21st August 2015
Added: 22nd August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

First thought this was a dove. Close to very active Cape Weaver nesting colonies.

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Immature Gabar Goshawk?

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By: philna
Location: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Observed: 12th October 2014
Added: 20th August 2015
Identifications:3
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Please help with ID

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Does this apply to birds to?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Etosha
Observed: 28th December 2008
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Etosha Office Staff

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Etosha
Observed: 28th December 2008
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Acrobat at Water

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Klein Namutoni
Observed: 29th December 2008
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Wetland sound producer

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Ntwala
Observed: 30th April 2006
Added: 19th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Falco peregrinus subsp. minor (Peregrine Falcon)

Falco biarmicus (Lanner Falcon)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: St Blaize Trail
Observed: 16th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:2
Description:

Let me compose myself before I look into the camera!

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Aliens can be useful

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Location: Greyton surrounds
Observed: 17th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Pair of Secretarybirds circling

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Location: Clarens-Fouriesburg, a
Observed: 16th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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Kaalwangvalk

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Location: Maanskermgrot, Meiringskloof
Observed: 16th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
Comments:0
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Langkuifarend

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Location: Lesotho-hoogland-uitval, a
Observed: 16th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Deesdae meer algemeen in die oos-Vrystaat

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Bird looking very majestic

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Location: Thanda Game Reserve
Observed: 24th June 2015
Added: 17th August 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Vulture associated with Kudud

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

Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Rooivalk

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Haakdoringdrift
Observed: 14th August 2015
Added: 16th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Jackal Buzzard (GRG)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: George Airport
Observed: 15th August 2015
Added: 16th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Jackal Buzzard (N9)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N9 Colesberg
Observed: 13th August 2015
Added: 16th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Little Sparrowhawk

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Location: St Lucia 2
Observed: 15th August 2015
Added: 15th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Saw the tail with 2 white spots, but could not record.

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Secretarybird (N1)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N1 Kroonvaal
Observed: 13th August 2015
Added: 15th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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