Observations in the Family: Rallidae

Common Name: Coots or Crakes or Gallinules or Moorhens or Rails or Riethane, Waterhoenders, Vleikuikens, Ens.

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Common moorhen, Grootwaterhoender

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 30th August 2015
Added: 3rd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:8
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Common moorhen, Grootwaterhoender

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Location: Unnamed Road, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 30th August 2015
Added: 2nd September 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Preening in the reeds

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 31st August 2015
Added: 31st August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
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Asleep

Asleep
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: Die Oog Bergvliet
Observed: 8th August 2015
Added: 18th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:1
Description:

Not the Gyppo please!

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Circles

Circles
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Die Oog Bergvliet
Observed: 8th August 2015
Added: 17th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Another Lily Trotter

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Ntwala
Observed: 23rd December 2005
Added: 14th August 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Photo Credits: Christine Ridge-Shnaufer

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Ringed Fluffy Female

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th June 2015
Added: 6th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Photo credit: Ken Gie.
Caught for research by qualified person

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Ringed Fluffy

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 27th June 2015
Added: 6th July 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
Description:

Photo credit: Ken Gie.
Caught for research by qualified person

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Moorhens

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Intaka Island, Cape Town
Observed: 2nd May 2014
Added: 24th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
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Coot Nest

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Intaka Island, Cape Town
Observed: 2nd May 2014
Added: 24th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Red Knobbed Coot

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Observed: 20th June 2015
Added: 23rd June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Shy Bird

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By: vynbos
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Location: West Coast NP, Abrahamskraal
Observed: 20th June 2015
Added: 20th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:2
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Black Crake

Black Crake
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Ntandanyathi Hide, Kruger National Park
Observed: 10th June 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Little Big Foot

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By: vynbos
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Location: Ntaka Island, Century City, Cape Town
Observed: 16th June 2015
Added: 16th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
Description:

Red-Knobbed Coot junior and senior.

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coot

red knobbed coot
By: mary hunter
Sea Fish AtlasSeaKeysSedgefield Island Conservancy
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Location: The Island
Observed: 15th June 2015
Added: 15th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Swamphen

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By: vynbos
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Location: Strandfontein Sewerage Works, Pond P6
Observed: 14th June 2015
Added: 15th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Moorhen

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Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve
Observed: 5th June 2015
Added: 14th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:7
Comments:0
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Redknob Coot (Wild.Lagoon)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Wilderness - Lagoon
Observed: 5th June 2015
Added: 7th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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Juvanile Coot (Island Lake)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Wilderness - Island Lake
Observed: 5th June 2015
Added: 7th June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Common Moorhen

Common Moorhen
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Observed: 17th August 2014
Added: 1st June 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Common Moorhen - 001 - Grooetwaterhoender

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Location: S539 Road, Trompsburg
Observed: 18th April 2015
Added: 17th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Vleikuiken

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By: Joseph Heymans
Limpopo EDETProtea Atlas Project
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Location: Umzumbe river floodplain
Observed: 3rd May 2015
Added: 10th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
Description:

Adult female

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Grazing Coot (AENP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park (Domkrag Dam)
Observed: 6th May 2015
Added: 7th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:0
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Grazing Moorhen (AENP)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Addo Elephant National Park (Domkrag Dam)
Observed: 6th May 2015
Added: 7th May 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Common moorhen, Grootwaterhoender

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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 26th April 2015
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:5
Comments:0
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Red-knobbed coot, Bleshoender

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Location: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed: 26th April 2015
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:9
Comments:0
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Train Line

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 31st March 2013
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Photo and identification Credits: Matty Grobler

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Redknob Coot (Beaufort West)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: N12, Central Karoo DC
Observed: 17th April 2015
Added: 17th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Common moorhen, Grootwaterhoender

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Location: Delmas, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed: 15th March 2015
Added: 16th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Amaurornis flavirostra (Black Crake)

Amauroisus flavirostris (Black Crake)
By: Nicky vB
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Location: West Coast National Park
Observed: 25th March 2015
Added: 1st April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:6
Comments:0
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