Observations in the Order: Passeriformes

Common Name: Passerines or Sitvoëls

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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White-throated Canary

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Location: Namib-Naukluft National Park, C28, Namibia
Observed: 25th November 2014
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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African Dusky Flycatcher

Dusky
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Location: Saasveld Campus
Observed: 20th February 2015
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Darkcap Bulbul (Hilton)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
Cape NatureGarden Route Botanical GardenProtea Atlas ProjectSouth African National Parks
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Location: Hilton
Observed: 20th February 2015
Added: 4th March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:3
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Vidua macroura (Pintail Whydah)

 Vidua macroura (Pintail Whydah)
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: Dune Molerat
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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White-browed Sparrow-weaver

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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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White-bellied Sunbird

WhitebelliedSunbird
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Location: Okaukuejo, Etosha
Observed: 29th November 2014
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Marico Sunbird

MaricoSunbird
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Location: Waterberg, Namibia
Observed: 5th December 2014
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:3
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Cecropis cucullata (Greater Striped Swallow)

 Cecropis cucullata (Greater Striped Swallow)
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: Dune Molerat
Observed: 25th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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"olly

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 3rd March 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Orange-breasted sunbird

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Location: Cape Point
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Cape Grassbird

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Location: Cape Point
Observed: 26th February 2015
Added: 3rd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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White-Throated Swallows

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Location: Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Gauteng
Observed: 26th November 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Sabota Lark - Sabotalewerik

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Mrs Southern Masked Weaver and brat - Mev Swartkeelvink en kind

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 24th January 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Shaft-tailed (Queen) Whydah

Queen
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Location: Namutoni, Etosha
Observed: 3rd December 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Pin-tailed Whydah

PintailedWhydah
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Location: Avis Dam, near Windhoek
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Blackhead Oriole

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Swallow

20140219 1 Hirunda albigularis
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: Kleinmond Coastal Nature Reserve
Observed: 19th February 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:1
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Baby bunting

20140218 Emberiza capensis
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: Sunny Seas, Betty's Bay
Observed: 17th February 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Not sure which sub-species

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Familiar?

20140218 1 Cercomela familiaris
By: peter slingsby
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Location: Sunny Seas, Betty's Bay
Observed: 18th February 2014
Added: 2nd March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Taking out a cricket - I would do an interaction if I could persuade iSpot not to bomb

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Lark-like Bunting - Vaalstreepkoppie

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Yellow Canary on the wire - Geelkanarie gespande draad

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Wailing on the wire - Huilende op die draad

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:1
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Black-chested Prinia - Swartbandlangstertjie

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Location: S356 road, Trompsburg district
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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African Stonechat female - gewone Bontrokkie wyfie

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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LBJ05 - KVV05

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

A russet brown lark type bird with white tipped wing feathers, dark stripe below eye towards bill, dark marking behind eye , with a white brow above it, bill pink lower and black upper, head is dark brown almost black on top, legs is light pink

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LBJ04 - KVV04

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

A russet brown lark type bird with white tipped wing feathers, dark stripe below eye towards bill, dark marking behind eye , with a white brow above it, bill pink lower and black upper, head is dark brown almost black on top, legs is light pink

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LBJ03

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

A russet brown lark type bird, with a black and yellowish bill, light pink legs, tail tip white and chin white, a darker russet ear spot, with light brown eyebrow, wing feathers are white lined

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R.I.P. [3] or maybe not

20140425 Promerops cafer
By: peter slingsby
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Location: Silvermine East, Table Mountain National Park
Observed: 25th April 2014
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

We hope the sugarbird got away, but the protea is gonna have to resprout after today's fire ...

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Wattled Starling and the Prickly Pear - Lelspreeue en die Turksvy

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Location: Uitzicht farm Trompsburg, Vrystaat
Observed: 28th February 2015
Added: 1st March 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Species with which Passerines or Sitvoëls (Passeriformes) interacts