Observations in the Order: Passeriformes

English Name: Passerines or Sitvoëls

White-throated Swallow

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Hippo Loop, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 2
Description: This swallow was right next to the hides boardwalk and posed perfectly

Blackhead Oriole

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 14th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 17th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Southern Boubou

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 15th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Promerops cafer

promerops cafer
By: peter slingsby
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Location: near Olifantsbos, Cape Point, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 14th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Sugarbird visiting Mimetes hirtus

Sphenoeacus afer (Cape Grassbird) on Syncarpha milleflora

Sphenoeacus afer (Cape Grassbird) on Syncarpha milleflora
By: Nicky
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Location: Northern Swartberg
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Sun bird

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By: vynbos
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Location: Platteklip Gorge, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 14th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 1

long tail thingy - no clue

long tail thingy - no clue
By: rianabate
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2014
Likely ID: Whydahs (Vidua)
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Pin-tailed Whydah

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Hippo Loop, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Southern Boubou

Southern Boubou
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: Winkle Wy, Fish Hoek
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Commonm waxbill (1)

Commonm waxbill (1)
By: Evanne Rothwell
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Location: 11, Hilton Rd
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Cape White Eye 1

Cape White Eye 1
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 11, Hilton Rd
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 14th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 3

I'm the largest race and I know it

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Croc World, Scottburgh
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

my other job's playing bird-of-paradise in brazil

weaver, village nestbldg
By: Bushboy
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Location: Croc World, Scottburgh
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Male, displaying at nest

weaver

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By: rianabate
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Location: Presidentsrus
Observed on: 13th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 13th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Pipit

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Location: Greyton surrounds
Observed on: 12th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Cape Longclaw ...

Cape Longclaw
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Mkambati NR
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Plainbacked Pipit ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Mkambati NR
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Weavers ????

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By: rwentzel
Location: White River
Observed on: 8th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Important meeting..

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Location: S29
Observed on: 26th March 2012
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Paradise-Flycatcher

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Location: Nelspruit
Observed on: 10th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Male

Bosmusikante

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed on: 11th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 5

Oriole

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed on: 11th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Nird

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By: rwentzel
Location: Afsal, kruger
Observed on: 7th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Whitethroat Swallow Pair Preening

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 11th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: They have been around for a week, but I have not been able to get photos of them.Spent some time preening a perch in the wetland before flying off together.

Zitting Cisticola ...

Zitting Cisticola
By: Brian KD2
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Location: Mkambati NR
Observed on: 19th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Unknown bird

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By: StuartvanBlerk
Location: 0A, Grand National Blvd
Observed on: 10th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 11th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Lesser Striped Swallows

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Hippo Loop, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 10th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: These two swallows were directly in front of the hide and posed perfectly.

Shrike

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Location: Satara
Observed on: 21st March 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 4

Red lark

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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: 9th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Starling

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Location: S29
Observed on: 9th February 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Juvenile

Flycatcher

HCHOPKINS
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Location: Hans Merensky Nature Reserve
Observed on: 16th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Sneeubal

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Location: Lower Sabie
Observed on: 9th February 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Starling

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Location: S25
Observed on: 31st August 2013
Added to iSpot: 9th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Lesser Honeyguide & Host Masked Weaver

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Location: 12 Lonecroft - Lonehill
Observed on: 9th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3
Description: The feeding by the Male Masked Weaver is now in its second week. Not sure of the Lesser Honey Guide ID. Roberts does not confirm the Masked Weaver as host. The male Masked Weaver does not usually feed chicks.

Masked Weavers in Territorial Battle

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By: bob harrisbob harris's reputation in Birdsbob harris's reputation in Birds
Location: Lonehill Municipal Reserve
Observed on: 8th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 9th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1
Description: Masked Weavers can be territorial as this battle for supremacy and ultimate ownership of territory shows.

jackie hangman

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Cedars, inland KZN south coast
Observed on: 7th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 2
Description: Male

starting a village

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By: Bushboy
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Location: Cedars, inland KZN south coast
Observed on: 7th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

More arrivals

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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: Greyton surrounds
Observed on: 7th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

weever

weever
By: rianabate
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Location: Second Beach Rd, Port St Johns
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Im made for this

Im made for this 2
By: rianabate
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Location: 3, Berea Rd
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

tiny bird female

tiny bird female
By: rianabate
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Location: 3, Berea Rd
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: female

tiny bird

tiny bird
By: rianabate
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Location: 3, Berea Rd
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: male

House Sparrow

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Gamkaberg
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 7th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

if I hide my red eye maybe you won't see me

drongo, forktailed
By: Bushboy
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Location: TC Robertson NR dam
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

clever little thief

sunbird, grey7b
By: Bushboy
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Location: TC Robertson NR
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Grey Sunbird getting a drink without depressing the Strelitzia's blue pollen-dispenser and getting a messy forehead or chest.

typical habitat

camaroptera, gb5
By: Bushboy
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed on: 3rd September 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Bosmusikant

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed on: 6th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 1

Canary

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed on: 5th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

black bird

black bird
By: rianabate
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Location: 3, Berea Rd
Observed on: 4th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

a pair

a pair
By: rianabate
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Location: Marine Dr, Port St Johns
Observed on: 4th September 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th September 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

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