Observations in the Class: Aves

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Black-bellied Bustard

Black-bellied Bustard
By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in Birds
Location: P563, North Uthungulu
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

African Harrier-Hawk

African Harrier Hawk
By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in Birds
Location: D448 Rd, North Uthungulu
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Juvenile

Purple-crested Turaco

Purple-crested Turaco
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Location: D448 Rd, North Uthungulu
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Yellow-bellied Greenbul

Yellow-bellied Greenbul
By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in Birds
Location: D448 Rd, North Uthungulu
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Red-faced Mousebird

Red-faced Mousebird
By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in Birds
Location: D448 Rd, North Uthungulu
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Red-billed Oxpecker

Red-billed Oxpecker
By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in Birds
Location: D448 Rd, North Uthungulu
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Grey Waxbill

Grey Waxbill
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Location: D448 Rd, North Uthungulu
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Golden-breasted Bunting

Golden-breasted Bunting
By: Kobus LubbeKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in BirdsKobus Lubbe's reputation in Birds
Location: D448 Rd, North Uthungulu
Observed on: 30th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Yellowbill Duck

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 11th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Photo Crediy: Vincent Pienaar.

Paradise Flycatcher

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 11th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Photo Credit: Vincent Pienaar

Warbler

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 11th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Photo Credit: Vincent Pienaar.

abandoned White-backed Vulture nest?

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By: Bushboy
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Location: S122, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: The L-B Roller to the right of centre never attempted to enter the nest, was probably hunting insect prey

Small victim

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Location: West Coast National Park
Observed on: 3rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

cocky pair

him
By: Bushboy
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Location: Mlondozi Picnic Rd, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: King & queen of the Mlondozi Dam hide.

Malachite Kingfisher with Tadpole

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 27th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 5
Description: Photo Credit: Vincent Pienaar

Common Moorhen

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 11th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Photo Credit: Vincent Pienaar.

definitely a day for snakes

eagle, snake brown1a
By: Bushboy
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Location: S122, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: Big-headed fella ignored us parked almost directly below him and kept scanning the undergrowth with those fiercest of eyes.

Malachite Kingfisher

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 7th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Photo Credit: Vincent Pienaar

Little Bittern with frog catch

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 27th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Photo Credit: Vincent Pienaar.

just because it's beautiful

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By: Bushboy
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Location: S122, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Common Moorhen & Juvenile

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 27th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Photo Credit: Vincent Pienaar

donald trump?

hmm ...
By: Bushboy
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Location: S122, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 3
Description: Little fella seems to have ambitions for the abandoned vulture nest. Perhaps just food in the offing?

Halfcollar Kingfisher with Tadpole

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 27th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Photo credit: Vincent Pienaar

Little bird

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By: islamason
Location: Unnamed Road, Hoedspruit
Observed on: 27th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1
Description: I saw this little bird feeding alongside blue waxbills this morning. I am not sure what type of bird it is, I have looked in my bird books but cannot identify it.

big redheads

on the right
By: Bushboy
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Location: H10, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

scrap pickers

centre: little Hooded
By: Bushboy
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Location: H10, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: The small chaps in the middle

after the feast

tagged
By: Bushboy
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Location: H10, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3
Description: Tagged Whiteback on left: Andre Botha of EWT's Birds of Prey Program said: "We tagged this bird near Dundee in KwaZulu-Natal on the 12th of March 2013. The number looks like N148 which matches a bird from this sample. Great to know that it is doing well and now spends some time in Kruger."

outraged

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Lower Sabie Camp, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: The poor snakes were caught between a group of camera-snapping tourists on one side and this beak-snapping fella on the other ...

little beaut

kite, blackshouldered1a
By: Bushboy
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Location: Unnamed Road, Ehlanzeni
Observed on: 5th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0
Description: En route to KNP from Ngwenya

late nester

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By: Bushboy
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Location: H4-2, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

crested bantam

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By: Bushboy
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Location: H4-2, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

fishing in the Crocodile

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Crocodile Bridge, Kruger Park
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

too broad for purple

sunbird, marico1a
By: Bushboy
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Location: Ngwenya Lodge
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

012

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Ngwenya Lodge
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Yellow Bird

Yellow Bird
By: rwentzel
Location: Pilansberg
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Bird at Mankwe Dam

Mankwe Dam Bird
By: rwentzel
Location: Mankwe Dam, Pilansberg
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Is this a Reed Cormorant but its eyes are not red.?

orange eye-ring

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Ngwenya Lodge
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Blue cranes

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: P1537 near Vleesbaai
Observed on: 20th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: The whole group numbered 77, spread out over the field

Ostrich toddlers

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: Field next to P1549, near Albertinia
Observed on: 20th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 3
Description: About 50 of them, with two adult females

no contest

sunbird, scarletchested3a
By: Bushboy
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Location: Ngwenya Lodge
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1
Description: Confiding pair

Sugarbird

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: P1526 near the Goukou River, Stilbaai
Observed on: 18th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Cape sparrow

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: 6, Rooikrantz Rd Lakeside
Observed on: 3rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: A frequent visitor to our garden

Fish eagle

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: P1575 near Riversdale
Observed on: 21st November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Sitting on a telephone pole, we were ten metres from it before it flew away

Secretary bird number two

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: P1564 near Herbertsdale
Observed on: 19th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Two in two days in quite separate locations was great

Secretary bird number one

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: Field next to P1549, near Albertinia
Observed on: 19th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: It's been years since I have seen one in the wild; disturbed renosterveld

oi! serious nesting going on here

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Ngwenya Lodge
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Cape weaver

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By: peter slingsby
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Location: Soebattersvlakte Farm, on P1540
Observed on: 18th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Typical coloration

where's that no-good red-chested blerrie father?

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Ngwenya Lodge
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Water dikkop

b02 dikkop
By: peter slingsby
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Location: Puntjie, Duiwenhoks River mouth
Observed on: 17th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Remarkably camouflaged, they were hard to find in the camera viewfinder

fuelling up for the day

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Ngwenya Lodge
Observed on: 4th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

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