Observations in the Family: Falconidae

English Name: Falcons or Kestrels or Valke

Falco peregrinus

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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

Rock kestrel

Rock kestrel
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Location: RONDEVLEI RESERVE
Observed on: 20th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Amur Falcon

Amur Falcon
By: Maritza
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Location: H7, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 4th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 10th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Falco rupicolus2

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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: 4th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Falco rupicolus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: Two Oceans Hiking Trail, Agulhas National Park
Observed on: 4th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

falcon

falcon
By: rianabaterianabate's reputation in Birdsrianabate's reputation in Birdsrianabate's reputation in Birds
Location: Unnamed Road, Presidentsrus
Observed on: 25th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 30th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

kransvalk

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By: PietPiet's reputation in BirdsPiet's reputation in Birds
Location: 40, Seekat St
Observed on: 16th February 2013
Added to iSpot: 24th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrel

Falco rupicolus
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: R357, Calvinia
Observed on: 9th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

Falcon

Falcon
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Location: R36, Sabie
Observed on: 14th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th February 2014
Likely ID: Falco amurensis
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Amur Falcon

Amur Falcon Male
By: ClodaCloda's reputation in BirdsCloda's reputation in Birds
Location: R340, Greater Plettenberg Bay
Observed on: 12th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Sleepy young Lanner

Falco biarmicus
By: Gigi
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubMountain Club of SA (Cape Town)South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: South of Malmesbury Area
Observed on: 4th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: We spotted this juvenile Lanner peacefully snoozing on a water trough, till a herd of curious cows came over to check us out - when the young bird decided to depart, posing conveniently on a pole for us

WSNBG Falcon

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 11th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

WSNBG Falcon

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 11th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

WSNBG Falcon

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 11th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Falco amurensis

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: Akker Ave, Karatara
Observed on: 25th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Peregrine - McGregor WCape

Peregrine - McGregor WCape
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Location: Agterkliphoogte cropland, McGregor WCape
Observed on: 25th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 4th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Red-footed falcons

Red-footed falcons
By: TuliTuli's reputation in BirdsTuli's reputation in BirdsTuli's reputation in Birds
Location: Riversley Farm
Observed on: 10th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Red-footed falcons but Eastern or Western or both? They didn't mill around before settling which would hint at Eastern (Amur); Roberts VIIth ed p.553 This small flock flew across the road in front of me at dusk, if I approached too close they moved back to another tree

Rbm 141

Rbm 141
By: rianabaterianabate's reputation in Birdsrianabate's reputation in Birdsrianabate's reputation in Birds
Location: Unnamed Road, Middelburg
Observed on: 29th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 29th January 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Falcon

Falcon
By: Luc
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaFriends of Kenilworth Race Course
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Location: Contour Path, Wynberg NU (2)
Observed on: 14th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 1st January 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 2

Rock kestrel 20131228

Rock kestrel 20131228
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: M4, Clovelly
Observed on: 28th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 29th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: A rock kestrel seen hunting around the lower reaches of the Silvermine Wetlands. An unusual siting

Kransvalk

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By: koosclaassens
Custodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: 1, Mauritz Rd
Observed on: 1st December 2013
Added to iSpot: 15th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

Lanner in field

Lanner in field
By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: R527, Hoedspruit
Observed on: 11th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: A flock of Queleas that had been foraging on this field disappeared into the reeds and in their place appeared this Lanner. The attack seems to have been unsuccessful. A totally disprespectful and unsympathetic stork then strolls by.

Lanner (juv)

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By: BrianR
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: R342, Kirkwood
Observed on: 12th January 2013
Added to iSpot: 12th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrel

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By: Sihle
Location: Dassenberg Rd, Cape Farms
Observed on: 14th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th November 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrel

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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: N14, Aggeneys
Observed on: 6th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 7th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Rock kestrel 5b

Rock kestrel 5b
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Breede River DC, Breede River DC
Observed on: 23rd October 2013
Added to iSpot: 28th October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 1
Description: Rock kestrel

Rock kestrel 3

Rock kestrel 3
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Namaqualand, Namakwa
Observed on: 19th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th October 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Rock kestrel

Dickinson's kestrel

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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: Kavango, NA
Observed on: 22nd June 2013
Added to iSpot: 15th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Falcon ?

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By: genegene's reputation in Birds
Location: Game Reserve Ave, Rietvallei 377-Jr
Observed on: 8th February 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Lanner Falcon

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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: N14, Aggeneys
Observed on: 17th September 2011
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2013
Likely ID: Falco biarmicus
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Food storage

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By: kenmkenm's reputation in Birdskenm's reputation in Birdskenm's reputation in Birds
Location: 4, 5th Cul De Sac, JACOBSBAAI
Observed on: 6th February 2011
Added to iSpot: 19th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: I noticed this kestrel looking at me from my neighbours chimney. It then flew past me to my chimney only then did I notice that he had hidden something behind my cowl.

Rock Kestrel

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By: Nikola SchusterNikola Schuster's reputation in BirdsNikola Schuster's reputation in BirdsNikola Schuster's reputation in Birds
Location: Wedderwill Country Estate
Observed on: 24th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 3rd August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

rock kestrel

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By: Lee JonesLee Jones's reputation in BirdsLee Jones's reputation in BirdsLee Jones's reputation in Birds
Location: World of birds Hout Bay
Observed on: 25th August 2011
Added to iSpot: 31st July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Lanner ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Brandvlei District
Observed on: 12th April 2011
Added to iSpot: 23rd July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

My first Amur ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Old Knysna Road, Hoekwil Area
Observed on: 6th February 2011
Added to iSpot: 23rd July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Chobe Falcon

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Chobe National Park
Observed on: 1st July 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Botswana Raptor

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Nata Bird Sanctuary
Observed on: 28th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrel

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By: Alan Horstmann
Botanical Society of South AfricaIndigenous Bulb Association of South AfricaSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: World of Birds Hout Bay
Observed on: 4th February 2011
Added to iSpot: 7th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrel

Rock Kestrel
By: tony rebelo
iSpot TeamBotanical 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 Outreach
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Location: Tokai Park Block A18
Observed on: 9th March 2012
Added to iSpot: 7th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrel

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By: MalcolmDeeMalcolmDee's reputation in BirdsMalcolmDee's reputation in BirdsMalcolmDee's reputation in Birds
Location: R61, Cradock
Observed on: 6th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 5th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

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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: R406, Caledon
Observed on: 31st May 2013
Added to iSpot: 30th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Fastest member of animal kingdom (Falcon)

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By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 24th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 24th June 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 2

Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon
By: DAUDDAUD's reputation in BirdsDAUD's reputation in BirdsDAUD's reputation in BirdsDAUD's reputation in Birds
Location: RONDEVLEI RESERVE
Observed on: 23rd June 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0
Description: Note blue ring on right foot(Zeekoevlei identification)

Peregrine Falcon

Peregrine Falcon
By: DAUDDAUD's reputation in BirdsDAUD's reputation in BirdsDAUD's reputation in BirdsDAUD's reputation in Birds
Location: RONDEVLEI RESERVE
Observed on: 18th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 21st June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrel??

I7D_3071
By: Ernest PorterErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in BirdsErnest Porter's reputation in Birds
Location: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 27th May 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Rock Kestrel

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By: Ryan Daniels
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Koeberg Nature Reserve
Observed on: 18th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 16th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Falco

Falco
By: JoLouisJoLouis's reputation in BirdsJoLouis's reputation in BirdsJoLouis's reputation in Birds
Location: Ikuu Bridge, Katavi National Park
Observed on: 8th November 2011
Added to iSpot: 14th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Rock kestrel

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By: Lee JonesLee Jones's reputation in BirdsLee Jones's reputation in BirdsLee Jones's reputation in Birds
Location: Beach Rd, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 17th July 2010
Added to iSpot: 6th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 8
Comments: 0
Description: Sitting on the Cape of Good Hope section of TMNP fence - watching for prey in the Schusterskraal picnic area...

Eagle

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By: frederickbis
Location: cape town
Observed on: 6th May 2013
Added to iSpot: 2nd June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Kestrel

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By: Nikola SchusterNikola Schuster's reputation in BirdsNikola Schuster's reputation in BirdsNikola Schuster's reputation in Birds
Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve
Observed on: 27th April 2013
Added to iSpot: 31st May 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

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