Observations in the Order: Ciconiiformes

English Name: Ooievaars, Reiers, Ibisse, Ens. or Storks, Herons, Ibises Etc.

Hamerkop

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Location: Savute Chobe
Observed on: 14th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Threskiornis aethiopicus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Podiceps cristatus2

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 17th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Podiceps cristatus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 15th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Plegadis falcinellus

Plegadis falcinellus_1404_1
By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Platalea alba

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

African darter

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By: Francois KrielFrancois Kriel's reputation in BirdsFrancois Kriel's reputation in BirdsFrancois Kriel's reputation in BirdsFrancois Kriel's reputation in Birds
Location: Pumpstation, Pella
Observed on: 20th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Hadeda

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By: Genevieve
Location: Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 18th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Phoenicopterus roseus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Mond Nature Reseve
Observed on: 15th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Phalacrocorax lucidus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Phalacrocorax africanus2

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Phalacrocorax africanus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 15th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

African or Jackass Penguin

African or Jackass Penguin - Spheniscus demersus (8)
By: Shaun SwanepoelShaun Swanepoel's reputation in BirdsShaun Swanepoel's reputation in Birds
Location: Boulders, Simons Town
Observed on: 14th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: African or Jackass Penguin - Spheniscus demersus at Boulders Simons Town

Flamingoes

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By: vynbos
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Location: Geelbek Bird Hide, WCNP
Observed on: 20th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Pic 2: two birds decide to have a go at eachother. Lots of neck whipping resulted. The other two raised their feathers and got all flustered. Pic 3: The two seem to have calmed down, the other two carry on feeding but their feathers are still in disarray.

Egretta garzetta3

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Egretta garzetta2

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Egretta garzetta

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Mond Nature Reseve
Observed on: 15th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Bubulcus ibis2

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 17th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Bubulcus ibis

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 13th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Anhinga rufa

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Ardea purpurea

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 17th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Little Egret

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: 44, Kingfisher Dr
Observed on: 15th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: A group feeding on a school of fish (?) trapped by receding tide, against reed beds.

Blackcrowned night heron ( Juvenile )

Blackcrowned night heron
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Location: RONDEVLEI RESERVE
Observed on: 18th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Saddle-billed Stork

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Marloth Park
Observed on: 17th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Enjoy the sunset

Grey Heron 1
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 2, Abington Rd
Observed on: 16th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: This grey heron was chilling out at sunset.

Huge flocks of Pelicans

Huge flocks of Pelicans
By: tony rebelo
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Location: N7 by exit 22 De Noon
Observed on: 28th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Two flocks each of over 100 birds each and 2 smaller (ca 20 birds).

Spoonbills

Spoonbills
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Langrietvlei
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Grey Heron

Grey Heron
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Langrietvlei
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Goliath Heron

Goliath Heron
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Langrietvlei
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: A very isolated population

Ralreier

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By: Joseph Heymans
Protea Atlas Project
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Location: Nylsvley, Vogelfontein
Observed on: 12th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2

Bubulcus ibis subsp. ibis (Cattle Egret)

Bubulcus ibis subsp. ibis (Cattle Egret)
By: Nicky
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)Succulent Society of South Africa
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Location: Cairn Brogie
Observed on: 23rd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Darter with yellowfin 4web 459340

Darter with yellowfish 4web 459340
By: guido.cozaguido.coza's reputation in Birdsguido.coza's reputation in Birds
Location: Orange river close to Aussenkehr
Observed on: 12th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: The Darter actually darts the fish and does not "bite" the fish when catching. Only above water does the fish gets removed from the beak and swallowed!

Black-headed heron 2

Black-headed heron 2
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 12, Addo Rd
Observed on: 12th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0
Description: A Blackhead Heron who was interested in what came out of the fynbos when I turned the hosepipe on.

hamerkop

hamerkop
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Location: R555, Middelburg
Observed on: 12th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Whitebreast Cormorant

Whitebreast Cormorant
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Berg River Estuary Velddrif Hotel Birdhide
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Sacred Ibis

Sacred Ibis
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Berg River Estuary Velddrif Hotel Birdhide
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Lesser Flamingo

Lesser Flamingo
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Berg River Estuary Laaiplek
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Greater Flamingo

Greater Flamingo
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Berg River Estuary Laaiplek
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: not the middle foreground three

Pelican

Pelican
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Berg River Estuary Laaiplek
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Penguins at Boulders reserve

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By: Pbsouthwood
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Location: Boulders penguin reserve
Observed on: 21st September 2010
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 2

Darter

Darter
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Langrietvlei
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

King deposed

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By: Stuart ShearerStuart Shearer's reputation in BirdsStuart Shearer's reputation in BirdsStuart Shearer's reputation in BirdsStuart Shearer's reputation in Birds
Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 27th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: Following on from http://www.ispot.org.za/node/246697

poor young honk

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: frogdrain corner, Scotburgh
Observed on: 9th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: It's hard to believe traffic can move so fast on quiet, narrow, twisting, potholed suburban roads as to kill a Hadeda. Young bird (black beak) probably inexperienced. Moved off road to save scavengers.

African Openbill

African Openbill
By: Wendy TaylorWendy Taylor's reputation in BirdsWendy Taylor's reputation in Birds
Location: Nsumu Pan, Mkuze Game Reserve
Observed on: 10th December 2012
Added to iSpot: 7th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: This Openbill was feeding on mussels in the shallow water. The series of photos show how the bird locates a mussel, cracks it open with its beak and eats the contents of the shell. The first photo shows the empty mussel shells lying around on the shore.

muther-muggers

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed on: 3rd April 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0
Description: Overgrown chicks way beyond the solicitation stage. Dad, the wimp, hid under a bush.

Why the Yellow Feet?

Egretta garzetta subsp. garzetta
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: West Coast National Park
Observed on: 30th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 6

Threskiornis aethiopicus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: Agulhas National Park
Observed on: 6th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Spheniscus demersus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: Penguin Nature Reserve, Betty's Bay
Observed on: 12th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

Swimming Penguins

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By: UnderwaterWendy
SeaKeysSea Slug Atlas
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed on: 20th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Penguins of Boulders Beach

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By: UnderwaterWendy
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Location: Boulders Beach
Observed on: 20th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

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