Observations in the Order: Passeriformes

English Name: Passerines or Sitvoëls

White-winged widow

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Korwe Link, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 27th August 2014
Identifications: 1
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Description: These birds were the most ubiquitous in the Pilanesberg

Cape Sugarbird

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 26th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Cape White-Eye

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 26th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Sombre GreenBul

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 26th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 2
Description: Fairly sure that it had been eating ripe Ficus sur fruit (below right on photos). Associate with Blackhead Oriole and Cape White-Eyes.

Blackhead Oriole

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 26th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: One of a pair part of a "mob", Cape White-Eyes and at least on Somber Bulbul, feeding in Ficus sur tree, presumably on the ripe fruit.

Cape Glossy Starling

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Dithabaneng Dr, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Red-backed Shrike (female)

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Dithabaneng Dr, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Blue Waxbill

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Moruleng, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Pied Wagtail ...

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By: Brian KD2
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Location: Mkambati River crossing area, Mkambati NR
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 26th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Magpie Shrike

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Moruleng, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Grey-backed Shrike

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Moruleng, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Red-backed Shrike

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Moruleng, Pilanesberg National Park
Observed on: 26th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 25th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

337181b Thick-billed Weaver

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Location: 27, St Thomas Rd
Observed on: 16th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Male bird, seen in Durban Botanical Gardens.

Levaillants Cisticola

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: 15, Almora Cir
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Fiscal Flycatcher

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Unnamed Road, Kuils River
Observed on: 3rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Dusky Flycatcher

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Unnamed Road, Kuils River
Observed on: 3rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 3
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Malachite sunbird

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Unnamed Road, Stellenbosch Farms
Observed on: 3rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Kurrichane Thrush?

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Location: S94, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 30th August 2012
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Yellow Bishop/Yellow Rump Widow

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Unnamed Road, Stellenbosch Farms, Zewenswacht
Observed on: 3rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Our little garden friend

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By: JoeyAndAndrewJoeyAndAndrew's reputation in BirdsJoeyAndAndrew's reputation in Birds
Location: 22, Horwitz Dr
Observed on: 24th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Our little garden friend

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Location: 22, Horwitz Dr
Observed on: 24th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Whitebrow Sparrow-Weaver, Koringvoël

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Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Pied Babbler, Witkatlagter

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Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Blue Waxbill, Gewone Blousysie

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Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Redbill Buffaloweaver, Bufferwewers

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Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Glossy Starling, Kleinglansspreeu

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Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 9th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Wattled Starling, Lelspreeu

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Location: Weltevrede, Ellisras
Observed on: 9th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Hoëveldskaapwagter (Oenanthe pileata)

Hoëveldskaapwagter (Oenanthe pileata)
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Location: Rhino&Lion nature reserve
Observed on: 1st August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

finishing the job

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By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: 3 Marion Ave, Scottburgh
Observed on: 18th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 1
Description: Male completing the 'practice nest' started on 2 June 2014 then left uncompleted for over 2 winter months. The Laughing Dove seemed completely unimpressed by either his skill or diligence ...

Spring has Sprung

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By: Bushboy
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Location: 4th St, Park Rynie
Observed on: 15th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 4
Description: YBKs in the air, LS Swallows on the wires! It's official: Spring 2014 commenced 15 August

Swee Waxbill

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Unnamed Road, Kuils River
Observed on: 3rd August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Yellowfront Canary

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Location: Kaapsehoop
Observed on: 20th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Greater Doublecollar Sunbird

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Location: Kaapsehoop
Observed on: 20th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Bergklipwagter

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Location: Kaapsehoop
Observed on: 20th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Malachite Sunbird

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By: tony rebelo
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Location: Sunbird Lodge surrounds
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2

Cape Sugarbird

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By: tony rebelo
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Location: Sunbird Lodge surrounds
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 3

Heuglin's Robin

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By: Ricky TaylorRicky Taylor's reputation in BirdsRicky Taylor's reputation in Birds
Location: Katimo Mulilo
Observed on: 30th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 3
Description: In riparian forest.

Sentinel Rock Thrush

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Location: Kleinplaas Dam Rd, Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 22nd June 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 6
Comments: 2

Malachite female

Malachite female
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Sunbird Lodge cleared plantation
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

Malachite male

Malachite male
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Sunbird Lodge cleared plantation
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

Whiteye

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By: tony rebelo
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Location: Sunbird Lodge
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

Malachite

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By: tony rebelo
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Location: Sunbird Lodge
Observed on: 16th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 22nd August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1

Karoo Prinia

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Gammakberg 2
Observed on: 20th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Gammakberg 2
Observed on: 20th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Transitional colors

Outside looking in

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By: Ryan van HuyssteenRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in BirdsRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in BirdsRyan van Huyssteen's reputation in Birds
Location: 10, Mount Argus Rd
Observed on: 17th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: Beautiful little sunbird.

Karoo Scrub Robin

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Location: N1, Beaufort West, Karoo Rest Camp
Observed on: 22nd December 2013
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

New birds in my backyard - Montagu WCape

New birds in my backyard - Montagu WCape
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Location: Pietersfontein, Montagu WCape
Observed on: 6th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: What a delight to find this pair pottering among the vygies. Did not wag tail.

Crobin - McGregor WCape

Crobin - McGregor WCape
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Location: Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve hide, McGregor WCape
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Robertson Karoo

Twinkling in the mistletoe - McGregor WCape

Twinkling in the mistletoe - McGregor WCape
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Location: Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve, start of Heron Trail
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Robertson Karoo

Delicious dust - McGregor WCape

Delicious dust - McGregor WCape
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Location: Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve, start of Heron Trail
Observed on: 10th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th August 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Robertson Karoo

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