Observations in the Family: Rallidae

English Name: Coots or Crakes or Gallinules or Moorhens or Rails or Riethane, Waterhoenders, Vleikuikens, Ens.

Black Crake

Black Crake
By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Rondevlei SANParks Wilderness
Observed on: 23rd February 2008
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Black Crake - Amaurornis flavirostris observed at Rondevlei SANParks Wilderness bird hide

Purple Gallinule or African Swamphen

Purple Gallinule or African Swamphen - Porphyrio madagascariensis (1)
By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Rondevlei SANParks Wilderness
Observed on: 23rd February 2008
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Purple Gallinule or African Swamphen - Porphyrio madagascariensis observed at Rondevlei SANParks Wilderness

Gallinula chloropus

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 15th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Fulica cristata

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Location: De Hoop Nature Reserve
Observed on: 15th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra) 4web 7763

Black Crake (Amaurornis flavirostra) 4web 7763
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Location: Thamalakane river, Maun
Observed on: 22nd August 2013
Added to iSpot: 18th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Casey's Boat and the Redknob Coots

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By: outramps
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)Protea Atlas Project
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Location: Island Lake at the Yacht Club
Observed on: 30th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: Casey's Boat and the Red-Knobbed Coots

Buff-spotted Flufftail lurking in shrubbery

Buff-spotted Flufftail lurking in shrubbery
By: Gigi
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Location: Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Observed on: 10th April 2014
Added to iSpot: 12th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 5

Gallinula chloropus

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Location: 10, Argonauta Ave, Struisbaai
Observed on: 7th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 6th April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Juvenile Common Moorhen

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 1st April 2014
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

African Rail

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Rondevlei Birdhide
Observed on: 21st June 2008
Added to iSpot: 1st April 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 2

Black Crake eats Wachendorfia seeds

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 13th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 30th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Red-knobbed Coot

Red-knobbed Coot
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Location: R35, Middelburg
Observed on: 29th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 29th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

African Purple Swamphen

African Purple Swamphen
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Location: RONDEVLEI RESERVE
Observed on: 29th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 29th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Black Crake

Blake crake
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Location: RONDEVLEI RESERVE
Observed on: 27th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 27th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

Moorhen

Moorhen
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 23, Hilton Rd
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 23rd March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: A young moorhen

roaring sulfur-bills

crake, black
By: Bushboy
BirdLife South Africa
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Location: Ntandanyathi Hide
Observed on: 17th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 21st March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Their mating rituals provide hours of visual and auditory fun

Black Crake

Black Crake
By: Wendy TaylorWendy Taylor's reputation in BirdsWendy Taylor's reputation in Birds
Location: H11, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 12th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 20th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Common Moorhen, pair with 3 juveniles

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 16th March 2014
Added to iSpot: 16th March 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 1
Description: Adults chasing each other-start of courtship?

Moorhen

 Moorhen
By: Linkie
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered Wildflowers
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Location: 113, Hillcrest Rd
Observed on: 8th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 15th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 6

Black Crake

Black Crake
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Location: RONDEVLEI RESERVE
Observed on: 8th February 2014
Added to iSpot: 8th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Amaurornis flavirostra

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Location: Bo Langvlei, Wildernis
Observed on: 27th January 2014
Added to iSpot: 5th February 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 2

Redknob Coot

Redknob Coot
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Kleinprinskasteel Wetland
Observed on: 20th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 31st January 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

Black Crake and chick

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By: Michael McSweeney
BirdLife South AfricaSouth African National Parks Honorary Rangers
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Location: Lake Panic, Kruger National Park
Observed on: 19th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 28th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Moorhen from 2Oceans Aquarium

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By: Gabi MiebachGabi Miebach's reputation in BirdsGabi Miebach's reputation in BirdsGabi Miebach's reputation in Birds
Location: Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town
Observed on: 28th October 2012
Added to iSpot: 24th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: on the Penguin-Island

African Purple Swamphen

African Purple Swamphen
By: Mariana
BirdLife South AfricaBotanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird ClubLepidopterists' Society of Africa
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Location: ERF846, Sanctuary Road
Observed on: 14th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Moorhen

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By: Grant Alexander
Botanical Society of South AfricaCape Bird Club
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Location: R406, Caledon
Observed on: 15th December 2013
Added to iSpot: 17th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 2

Coot

Coot
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Skull Cave to Spoeg River Estuary loop
Observed on: 5th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 16th December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

Redknob Coot, Bleshoender

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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: Rietvlei Dam Nature Reserve
Observed on: 1st December 2013
Added to iSpot: 2nd December 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

Gallinula chloropus

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By: GawieGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in BirdsGawie's reputation in Birds
Location: West Coast National Park
Observed on: 20th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 26th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Coot

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Location: 1871, Industria St
Observed on: 16th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 23rd November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

Cute coots - Montagu WCape

Cute coots - Montagu WCape
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Location: Leiwaterdam, Montagu central, WCape
Observed on: 4th November 2013
Added to iSpot: 18th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 10
Comments: 4

Choppy waters

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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: Rocherpan NR
Observed on: 22nd October 2013
Added to iSpot: 6th November 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 13
Comments: 0

Black Crake in Panhandle

Black Crake
By: Wynand Uys
Kruger2Canyons
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Location: Shakawe, Okavango Panhandle
Observed on: 18th October 2013
Added to iSpot: 21st October 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Moorhen - Feeding time

Moorhen (Galliionalis)
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Austen Roberts BS
Observed on: 24th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 24th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Redknob Coot - chicks - AR

Red Knobbed Coot - chicks
By: Cassine
South African National Biodiversity Institute
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Location: Austen Roberts BS
Observed on: 24th September 2013
Added to iSpot: 24th September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

Moorhen

Moorhen
By: Nikola SchusterNikola Schuster's reputation in BirdsNikola Schuster's reputation in BirdsNikola Schuster's reputation in Birds
Location: Helderberg Nature Reserve
Observed on: 22nd August 2013
Added to iSpot: 3rd September 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 8
Comments: 0

Gallinula chloropus subsp. meridionalis (Common Moorhen)

 Gallinula chloropus subsp. meridionalis (Common Moorhen)
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: Rondevlei Bird Hide
Observed on: 9th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 10th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

Porphyrio madagascariensis (African Purple Swamphen)

Porphyrio madagascariensis (African Purple Swamphen)
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: Rondevlei Bird Hide
Observed on: 9th August 2013
Added to iSpot: 10th August 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

Red knobbed coot chick 8

Red knobbed coot chick 8
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 25, Hilton Rd
Observed on: 3rd August 2013
Added to iSpot: 3rd August 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0
Description: 4 week old red knobbed coot chick

Black crake

Black crake
By: Francois KrielFrancois Kriel's reputation in BirdsFrancois Kriel's reputation in BirdsFrancois Kriel's reputation in BirdsFrancois Kriel's reputation in Birds
Location: D3430, Caprivi Game Park
Observed on: 17th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 3rd August 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Moorhen, Groot Waterhoender

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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: Ridge Rd, Diepsloot, Johannesburg
Observed on: 24th March 2012
Added to iSpot: 27th July 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 5
Comments: 4

Moorhen ...

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By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Montague Wetland
Observed on: 10th April 2011
Added to iSpot: 23rd July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Coot chick 2

Coot chick 2
By: Evanne Rothwell
Friends of Silvermine Nature Area
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Location: 25, Hilton Rd
Observed on: 20th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 22nd July 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0
Description: 1 very cute coot baby! About 10 days old and the last of 5! Both parents continually feeding it.

Red Knobbed Coot

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By: Marion Holmes
Mammalmap
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Location: R701, Cradock
Observed on: 2nd January 2012
Added to iSpot: 12th July 2013
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

Red-knobbed Coot

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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: Marievale, Nigel
Observed on: 10th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 11th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

Black Crake ...

Black Crake
By: Brian KD2
Custodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersEastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: Kruger, Skukuza Region
Observed on: 7th July 2013
Added to iSpot: 7th July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Redknob moorhen?

Redknob moorhen?
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Vrolikheid Nature Reserve Bird hide trail
Observed on: 16th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 1st July 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 0

Coot is not cute

Coot is not cute
By: tony rebelo
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Location: Vrolikheid Nature Reserve Bird hide trail
Observed on: 16th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 30th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0

Red-Knobbed coot

Red-Knobbed coot
By: Mapula
City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
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Location: 12, Sandpiper Cres
Observed on: 26th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 28th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 0

Coot

Coot
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: Breede River near Nekkies
Observed on: 15th June 2013
Added to iSpot: 24th June 2013
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 9
Comments: 0

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