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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Brown buzzard

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South AfricaCREW (Southern Cape)OutrampsSeaKeys
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Location: Road slakplaas
Observed: 19th February 2017
Added: 25th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Wahlberg

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas ProjectSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: D1896
Observed: 22nd February 2017
Added: 24th February 2017
Identifications:1
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All male party of 3 in a tree on a windy afternoon

All male party of 3 in a tree on a windy afternoon
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 18th February 2017
Added: 23rd February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Power Line Inspector

Power Line Inspector
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 18th February 2017
Added: 23rd February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Black-chested Snake Eagle

Black-chested Snake Eagle
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 18th February 2017
Added: 23rd February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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The meeting place

Yellow-billed Kites
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Location: Rustfontein Road, Malmesbury area
Observed: 20th February 2016
Added: 19th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Description:

A group of Yellow-billed Kites enjoying the morning sun perched in eucalyptus trees. Juveniles amongst them.

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Secretary watching Denham's

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Outside Elim
Observed: 12th February 2017
Added: 17th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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kestrel in the gardens

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens
Observed: 5th February 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Fallen feather

25 cm
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South AfricaSeaKeys
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Location: CrocWorld Conservation Centre
Observed: 12th February 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Description:

25 cm feather lying on forest trail. Sadly, the owner completely eluded me.

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Jackal Buzzard

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Location: Milnerton Racecourse
Observed: 16th February 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Left-wing Horace

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By: Bushboy
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Location: CrocWorld Conservation Centre
Observed: 11th February 2017
Added: 16th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Description:

Rehabilitated but non-releasable bird homed for breeding purposes in the new vulture breeding facility. May his offspring soar far and wide ...

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Chickendief

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South AfricaCREW (Southern Cape)OutrampsSeaKeys
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Location: Garden
Observed: 14th February 2017
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
Description:

I heard a commotion outside and looked up from my desk in time to see this eagle spashooting past the fence, less than a metre from the ground. Chickens were running for their lives and even the storks opted to take to the skies, just in case.

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immature Dark Chanting Goshawk / onvolwasse Donkersingvalk

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Location: Cheetah Plains
Observed: 1st February 2017
Added: 14th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Eagle

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By: WolfRoland
Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
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Location: Chobe National Park
Observed: 11th January 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Fish Eagle

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By: WolfRoland
Lepidopterists' Society of Africa
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Location: Ngoma
Observed: 8th January 2017
Added: 13th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
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Bird of prey

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By: Cheekychew
Location: Die Wilgers Pretoria
Observed: 18th January 2015
Added: 12th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
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PCG

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Location: Kglalagadi
Observed: 15th January 2017
Added: 11th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Pale Chanting Goshawk (2 pics)

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Location: Sossusvlei
Observed: 8th February 2017
Added: 10th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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BOP

BOP
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: Matsikammaberg summit road at tunroff to Taakskom
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 8th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Black Eagle

Black Eagle
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: Matsikammaberg summit Opdeberg twixt two gulleys
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 7th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Honey Buzzard

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By: Andy Selfe
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Weathertop Farm, Grabouw
Observed: 28th December 2016
Added: 6th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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cliff hanger

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Location: witsand puntjie
Observed: 14th January 2017
Added: 6th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Steppe Buzzard

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By: Grant Alexander
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird Club
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Location: Kenwyn Nature Park
Observed: 5th February 2017
Added: 6th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Just roosting for now til the nest-building starts in April

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Oribi Gorge NR
Observed: 4th February 2017
Added: 5th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:3
Description:

A secret and inaccessible spot on the cliffs. 50 birds have been tagged, where are the other 48?

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Soaring magnificence

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Oribi Gorge NR
Observed: 4th February 2017
Added: 5th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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A profound and moving experience as the huge birds effortlessly wheel the overhead skies. The colony has in 16 years grown from 30 to over 150 birds

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Oi! Get back to the top of the cliff where you belong

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Oribi Gorge NR
Observed: 4th February 2017
Added: 5th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Sentinal of the canefields

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Oribi Flats
Observed: 4th February 2017
Added: 5th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Pole Kestrel

Pole Kestrel
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: Matsikammaberg Vondeling road twixt Bodrift and Vondeling
Observed: 6th August 2016
Added: 5th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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2 Fish Eagles in the distance at the dam

2 Fish Eagles in the distance at the dam
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Location: Pretoria 2
Observed: 26th December 2016
Added: 4th February 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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kestrel?

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By: AlexanderR
Western Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Bonamazi main camp
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 4th February 2017
Likely ID: Accipitridae
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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