Observations in the Class: Aves

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Tieing the knot!

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 22nd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Pale-winged starling, Bleekvlerkspreeu 2

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 5th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Doubleband Sandgrouse, Dubbelbandsandpatrys

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 12th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Male. I have seen these in the daytime on the farm, but I have never been able to photograph one before.

Greater Flamingo

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By: 17calbbievans
Friends of Tokai Park
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Location: Drommedaris, Paarl, Paarl Bird Sanctuary
Observed on: 27th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Great White Egret

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Drommedaris, Paarl, Paarl Bird Sanctuary
Observed on: 27th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Little Sparrowhawk ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism AgencyOutramps
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Location: 5, Edge View, East London
Observed on: 20th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

African Hawk-Eagle, Grootjagarend 2

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Cape Vulture lift-off ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Thomas River Historical Site, Cathcart District
Observed on: 26th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Crowned Crane sokkie ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: R392, Dordrecht
Observed on: 23rd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Damara Blackhead Canary, Swartkopkanarie

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 5th May 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Southern masked weaver, Swartkeelgeelvink

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Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Larklike bunting, Vaalstreepkoppie ?

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: The last photo shows this bird with a Larklike bunting with normal colouration.

Larklike bunting, Vaalstreepkoppie

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Cape Wagtail, Gewone kwikkie

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2

Marching Secretary Birds

Secretarybird - Sagittarius serpentarius
By: Gigi
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Location: R27, West Coast Peninsula
Observed on: 21st June 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Great sparrow, Grootmossie 3

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

African red-eyed bulbul, Rooioogtiptol

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Red-headed finch, Rooikopvink 2

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

White-throated canary, Witkeelkanarie 2

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Larklike bunting, Vaalstreepkoppie

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By: Alex DreyerAlex Dreyer is knowledgeable about BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in BirdsAlex Dreyer's earned reputation in Birds
Location: Farm Kyffhäuser, Maltahöhe, Namibia
Observed on: 8th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Cormorants

Cormorants
By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Kaba estuary Marina Beach KZN
Observed on: 12th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 28th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Spotted Eagle Owl

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Brakrivier
Observed on: 31st October 2006
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Brakrivier
Observed on: 7th November 2007
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Female Southern Black Korhaan

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Bellair
Observed on: 14th April 2008
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Jackal Buzzard

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Brakrivier
Observed on: 5th September 2006
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Dusky Flycatcher

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 23rd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Cape Wagtail

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: 7, Llewellyn Rd
Observed on: 11th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

White-breasted Cormorant

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: 7, Llewellyn Rd
Observed on: 10th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

African Darter in moult, flights re-growing well

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 23rd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Seems to be doing well, still not flying, also coming into breeding plumage.

Fiscal Shrike caches a Chameleon?

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 23rd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Probable rather than certain cache.

Cape Bubul

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 23rd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: On Protea, but not seen at a flower.

Sunbird and Sugarbush

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 23rd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 8
Description: Same bird seen on 2 flowers of the same bush.Decently visiting the flowers or stealing from them? Slight green on belly and breast makes me uncertain of the ID, looked at female Malachite Sunbird as alternate possibility.

Sunny Morning

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 23rd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2
Description: I often neglect the common birds, but they can be beautiful .

Olive Trush

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed on: 25th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

nice pair

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Location: R305, Heidelberg
Observed on: 13th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

On the lookout

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Location: R305, Heidelberg
Observed on: 24th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

hairy poop

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By: Sandveld
Location: 30, Deining Street
Observed on: 26th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: poop of a predator, many hairs of a grey animal found in excreta, excreta very hard and very dense

Amethyst Sunbird

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Bergville
Observed on: 25th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1
Description: Unusual markings on belly an breast. Almost striped.

Cape Robin-chat

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Bellair
Observed on: 8th June 2008
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

Malachite Sunbird <ale

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Bellair
Observed on: 10th December 2006
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Giant Kingfisher

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Tilney
Observed on: 22nd May 2006
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

Kittlitz's Plover

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Bellair
Observed on: 28th November 2007
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Harrier Hawk - Gymnogene

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - Warmwaterberg
Observed on: 7th September 2007
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Blue Crane

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Sanbona - South
Observed on: 27th August 2007
Added to iSpot: 26th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

African Stonechat

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Breede River DC, Breede River DC
Observed on: 10th May 2008
Added to iSpot: 25th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

3 Banded Plover

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Breede River DC, Breede River DC
Observed on: 19th January 2007
Added to iSpot: 25th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Namaqua Dove Male

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By: hampshire karoo
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve
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Location: Unnamed Road, Breede River DC
Observed on: 26th January 2008
Added to iSpot: 25th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2

KZN See Bird

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Marina Beach
Observed on: 21st July 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

KZN See Bird

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Marina Beach
Observed on: 21st July 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th July 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

KZN See Bird

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Marina Beach
Observed on: 20th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 25th July 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

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