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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Resident Kestrel

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Location: Geelbek Area
Observed: 20th January 2016
Added: 12th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

A single kestrel, seen every single day perched around the student accommodation.

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Yellow-billed kite

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Location: St. Lucia
Observed: 8th February 2016
Added: 10th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Vultures but what type please?

Vultures but what type please
By: Alan Winter
Location: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK SOUTH AFRICA
Observed: 1st November 2014
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Vultures in Kruger as photo

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Hawk or Eagle in Kruger National Park

Hawk or Eagle in Kruger Nat.Park?
By: Alan Winter
Location: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK SOUTH AFRICA
Observed: 1st November 2014
Added: 9th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
Description:

Hawk like bird obseved still in tree. Photo taken from 200 metres or so. It then flew. Has red on head

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Osprey

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Location: Phillipskop Mountain Reserve
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 8th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Flying overhead presumably on way to Klein River Lagoon

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Falcon

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Location: Eastern Shores, iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Observed: 6th February 2016
Added: 8th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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EAGLE OR HAWK IN KRUGER NATIONAL PARK?

EAGLE OR HAWK IN KRUGER NAT. PARK. S. AFRICA
By: Alan Winter
Location: KRUGER NATIONAL PARK SOUTH AFRICA
Observed: 1st November 2014
Added: 8th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

AS PER PHOTO. tHATS ALL i CAN SAY REALLY AS IT DIDN'T MOVE WHILE i WAS THERE.

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African Fish Eagle (Haliaeetus vocifer)

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Location: Mlawula Nature Reserve, weir by old entrance
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Whiteback Vulture (Gyps africanus)

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Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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In the rain, after the fire

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Location: Greyton surrounds
Observed: 7th February 2016
Added: 7th February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

White breasted form

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Ingula large birds

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Ingula Boundary slopes
Observed: 7th November 2012
Added: 5th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Juvenile Eagle

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Location: Bontebok National Park
Observed: 27th January 2016
Added: 4th February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:1
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Stocky big eagle or vulture

Juvenile PalVulture or Fish Eagle
By: besterelaine
Location: Nkwazi Dr, Zinkwazi Beach
Observed: 2nd February 2016
Added: 2nd February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Common Steppe Buzzard that may be a Forest Buzzard

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Location: home
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 2nd February 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Colour variations of bothe species make it hard to id. He is back again right now as I am entering this observation, so will see if I can get him in flight!
Note a very pale eye colour.

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Kestrel

Kestrel
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Smuts Track: Window Gorge
Observed: 30th January 2016
Added: 1st February 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Greif

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Location: Blaauwberg
Observed: 1st December 2015
Added: 31st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Raptor

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Location: West Coast NP
Observed: 28th November 2015
Added: 30th January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Roofvoelnes

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas ProjectSea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSeaweed Atlas
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Location: Rietfontein
Observed: 27th January 2016
Added: 29th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Lofty Buzzard

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: 5, Tokai Park
Observed: 27th January 2016
Added: 28th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Kite in the Tree top

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: A17a, Tokai Park
Observed: 17th January 2016
Added: 27th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Gone fishing

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Location: De Mond NR
Observed: 21st January 2016
Added: 26th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Flying high down the estuary

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Pale chanting goshawk, Bleeksingvalk

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: D854, Hardap
Observed: 20th December 2015
Added: 24th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Harrier

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: From River Time. Berg River
Observed: 8th January 2016
Added: 23rd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Pair of Southern Banded Snake Eagles hunting.

First one of a pair of Southern Banded Snake Eagles
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 17th January 2016
Added: 22nd January 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Second one, slightly smaller, hunted from a higher perch, further back.

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Osprey

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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 17th January 2016
Added: 22nd January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Long range shot of likely yellow billed kite

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Location: Serengeti golf estate Kempton Park
Observed: 21st January 2016
Added: 21st January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Hunting Harrier

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: From River Time. Berg River
Observed: 7th January 2016
Added: 20th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

A constant presence throughout our stay

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Sky Jimmy

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 18th January 2016
Added: 19th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Soaring

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Booted eagle

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: River Time, Velddrif
Observed: 6th January 2016
Added: 19th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Lets Fly, Kite

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: River Time, Velddrif
Observed: 6th January 2016
Added: 19th January 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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