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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The BOSS bird

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 7th December 2016
Added: 8th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Young beggar

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 6th December 2016
Added: 8th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Another Lifer

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Sandrift, Cedarberg
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 8th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Stunning Resident

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Kromrivier Campsite, Cedarberg
Observed: 2nd December 2016
Added: 8th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Scrub robin

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Wolfberg, Cedarberg
Observed: 28th November 2016
Added: 8th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Cape Batis up Close

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Truitjieskraal, Cedarberg
Observed: 1st December 2016
Added: 8th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

fledglings with their considerably shier parents

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Feasting waxbills

grass waxbill
By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: Goukamma
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

The waxbills were in the grass every time I walked past over a weekend.

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Early morning birds on the wire

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Communing swallows 2

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Goukamma
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Communing swallows

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By: sallyslak
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Location: Goukamma
Observed: 14th November 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Serinus canicollis or Kaapse kanarie

tn_Serinus canicollis Kaapse kanarie (2)
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Location: Reynold Street
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Mom 'n Pop to be

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed: 7th December 2016
Added: 7th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Description:

Hopefully well hidden from the monks in the Knobthorn tree

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Tails up!

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Alwil garage, Uvongo
Observed: 5th December 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Mossie - female

Mossie - female
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Robin hood

Robin hood
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Oh no not again

Oh no not again
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Cape Robin

Cape Robin
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok National Park Chalet 11 Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Cape Thrush

Cape Thrush
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok National Park Chalet 11 Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Jannie Flycatcher

Jannie Flycatcher
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok National Park Chalet 11 Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Masked Weaver

Masked Weaver
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok National Park Chalet 11 Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Cape Bulbul

Cape Bulbul
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok National Park Chalet 11 Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Stripe Swallow not swallowin

Stripe Swallow not swallowin
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Bontebok National Park Chalet 11 Langelsiekraal Campsite
Observed: 17th November 2016
Added: 6th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Nestlings under fireplace

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Pintail Whydah

Pintail Whydah
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Location: iThala
Observed: 25th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Love those toes!

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By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Willowmore
Observed: 20th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

This little guy was a bit bigger than a Robin Chat but didn't seem to leave the undergrowth - scurrying around on the ground all the time.

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A long-awaited Lifer

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Wolfberg Cracks, Cedarberg
Observed: 27th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:3
Description:

Been trying to see this bird for two years now! And what's more it was a brilliant first sighting!
As it turns out, this rockjumper was one of four birds ringed during a study done by a researcher from the Fitzpatrick Institute.

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Morning Swallow

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Location: Sandrift Campsite, Cedarberg
Observed: 27th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Grassbird

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Location: Disa Pools Hike, Cedarberg
Observed: 1st December 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:4
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Going for a drink

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Location: 129, Park St Greyton
Observed: 4th December 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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Unknown bird

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By: Evanne Rothwell
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Location: Willowmore
Observed: 19th November 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:3
Agreements:0
Comments:1
Description:

About the same size of a thrush

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pied cow and nesting site

pied crow
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Location: Pauline Bohnen
Observed: 4th December 2016
Added: 5th December 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

A bunch of pied crows tending to their off-spring. Nest situated in Radio-tower in the Reserve. Fairly new immigration. A result of Civiliasation.

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Species with which Passerines or Sitvoëls (Passeriformes) interacts