Observations in the Order: Passeriformes

Common Name: Passerines or Sitvoëls

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Fork-tailed Drongo

Forktailed Drongo
By: Suvarna Parbhoo
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersSouth African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Kruger National Park, Numbi Gate
Observed: 7th July 2016
Added: 23rd January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:6
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Cat killer

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 22nd January 2017
Added: 23rd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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karoo, subs layardi or subsolana

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Location: jakkalshok, ceres karoo
Observed: 23rd June 2016
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Eurasian Starling

Eurasian Starling
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: Phillipskop guest cottages
Observed: 22nd October 2016
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Cape Sugarbird

Cape Sugarbird
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Phillipskop guest cottages
Observed: 22nd October 2016
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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B0sveld in karoo

bosveld in die karo
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Location: meideberg, ceres karoo
Observed: 9th October 2015
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

kastaingbruin anus

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lewerik of koester

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Location: witzenberg vallei,ceres
Observed: 21st January 2017
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

langbek

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Lamprotornis nitens subsp. culminator

Lamprotornis nitens subsp. culminator
By: Nicky vB
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Location: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed: 1st October 2014
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Lamprotornis nitens subsp. culminator

 Lamprotornis nitens subsp. culminator
By: Nicky vB
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Location: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed: 4th October 2014
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Buphagus erythrorhynchus (Red-billed Oxpecker)

Buphagus erythrorhynchus (Red-billed Oxpecker)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: The Great Fish River Nature Reserve
Observed: 2nd October 2014
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Meddling with its sick leave

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Garden
Observed: 22nd January 2017
Added: 22nd January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

They usually have more sense than to come into the garden.

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Dusky Flycatcher

Dusky Flycatcher
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 16th December 2016
Added: 21st January 2017
Identifications:3
Agreements:1
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Wagtail

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Location: Gaborone North
Observed: 5th November 2016
Added: 21st January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

one of a pair of Wagtails exploring the edge of a waste water lagoon

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Brimstone Canaries

Brimstone Canaries   Crithagra sulphuratus wilsoni
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Location: Western Shores
Observed: 16th December 2016
Added: 21st January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Yellow-throated Longclaw

Yellow-throated Longclaw
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Fantail Widowbird

Fantail Widowbird
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Location: Eastern Shores
Observed: 20th January 2017
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Bird!

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Location: Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens
Observed: 19th January 2017
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
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Dusky teen?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th January 2017
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Marico flycatcher, Maricovlieevanger

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Urikos, Maltahohe, Namibia
Observed: 7th July 2016
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Marico flycatcher, Maricovlieevanger

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Urikos, Maltahohe, Namibia
Observed: 7th July 2016
Added: 20th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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He is still trying his luck with any female he sees

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 17th January 2017
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:1
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Birds nest building

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By: Sishozonke
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Wakkestroom-signal hill bottom A7A3
Observed: 10th November 2016
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:2
Agreements:5
Comments:1
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Redwing

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 17th January 2017
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:2
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Malcorus pectoralis (Rufous-eared Warbler)

 Malcorus pectoralis (Rufous-eared Warbler)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Forktail Drongo, Mikstertbyevanger

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Urikos, Maltahohe, Namibia
Observed: 7th July 2016
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Cape bunting, Rooivlerkstreepkoppie

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 26th June 2016
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Mountain wheatear, Bergwagter

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By: Alex Dreyer
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 26th June 2016
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
Description:

Male.

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Fiscal shrike, Fiskaallaksman

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By: Alex Dreyer
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeys
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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed: 26th June 2016
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Pycnonotus nigricans subsp. nigricans (African Red-eyed Bulbul)

 Pycnonotus nigricans subsp. nigricans (African Red-eyed Bulbul)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed: 18th December 2014
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Bosbontrokkie

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By: Joseph Heymans
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Location: Nylsvley, Vogelfontein
Observed: 17th January 2017
Added: 19th January 2017
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Species with which Passerines or Sitvoëls (Passeriformes) interacts