Observations in the Clade: Sauropsida

English Name: Reptiles

Synonyms also shown: Reptilia

Yellow-billed duck

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Location: Two River Trail, Grahamstown
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Rock Pigeon (H.Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Hout Bay harbour
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

African Darter (H.Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Hout Bay harbour
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Hartlaubs Gull (H.Bay)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Hout Bay harbour
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Moorhen

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Location: Two River Trail, Grahamstown
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Darter

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Location: Two River Trail, Grahamstown
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Leopard Tortoise being eaten

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By: Michael McSweeney
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed on: 15th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 1

Verreaux's Eagle with chick

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By: Michael McSweeney
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Location: Karoo National Park
Observed on: 14th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: The chick was quite a large size already and could fly, but was still being fed by the parents. In the last two photos the chick is lying as low as possible blending in with the rocks to avoid detection.

Black Girdle Lizard

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 6th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0

Lizard

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Table Mountain National Park
Observed on: 6th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

African Paradise Flycatcher

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Location: East London, EC
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Bronze Mannikin

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Location: East London, EC
Observed on: 21st November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Greater Striped Swallow

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Location: Farm, South Cape DC
Observed on: 17th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Malachite Sunbird

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Location: Farm, South Cape DC
Observed on: 17th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Cape Vultures

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Amethyst Sunbird

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Location: Farm, South Cape DC
Observed on: 17th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 2
Description: Can slightly see the iridescent forecrown and throat

Cape Sugarbird

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Location: Farm, South Cape DC
Observed on: 17th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 5
Comments: 1

Skye

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Was very protective of the rat lure she caught.

Pushing the limits 1

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 16th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Two birds flying low over newly mow grass, circling erratically, feeding.

Barn Owl Lands on my Fist

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrels at the two 'o clock flying display

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Rufous chest

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Had also lost an eye.

Forest Buzzard

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Poor bird has lost one eye

Gymnogene

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 1
Description: These harrier hawks are constantly entertaining everyone by clinging to the walls and roof of their aviary, just as they would do in the wild.

Lowveld hinged tortoise ( Kinixys belliana belliana)

Lowveld hinged tortoise ( Kinixys belliana belliana)
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Location: APU Base
Observed on: 20th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Grey Heron Fishing, GRBG

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0
Description: Just 5m behind this scene, several hundred runners/walkers pounded by, oblivious to the bird, the bird unconcern by the noise and movement. A surreal moment, worlds apart.

Mrs. M, T.

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By: Colin Ralston
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Location: Garden Route Botanical Gardens
Observed on: 24th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Cold and wet weather. Found her early in the morning, just off a concrete path, some 3m from the dam edge. Obviously laying eggs, but could not actually see the process which which happened deep in the hole that she had dug.Area marked and will be fenced to protect the eggs.

Cape Eagle Owl

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Lives in the Spotted Eagle Owl rehab aviary

Queleas return

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Location: Greyton surrounds
Observed on: 23rd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Sunbird

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By: qgrobler
Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed on: 22nd November 2014
Added to iSpot: 24th November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0

on the prowl

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Location: Gaborone North
Observed on: 19th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 6
Comments: 2
Description: Brilliantly coloured fellow hunting for insects in an overgrown part of the garden and searching the dry heads of Leonotis in particular, just because they were there I think.

how white is my throat?

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Location: Gaborone North
Observed on: 19th November 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 4
Comments: 0
Description: cheerful, melodious resident trying to catch a snooze in the shade of a Combretum zeyheri canopy. The subspecies by distribution should be T. l. libonyana but I don't see a pale orange-buff throat as described in Roberts VIIth ed (2006)p.905-6, but a white throat suggesting T.l. chobiensis

Spotties in Rehab

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Barn Owl

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: In a rehabilitation aviary too.

Black-shouldered Kite

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Cape Centipede Eater

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 18th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Rock Kestrel

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: In the rehabiliation aviary in preparation for release.

Phillip

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: Terrible Photo

Ground Agama

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 27th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0

Denhams Bustard

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in BirdsMelissa Petford's reputation in Birds
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 20th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0

Lilac-Breasted Roller

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in BirdsMelissa Petford's reputation in Birds
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 22nd July 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Lilac-Breasted Roller

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Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 30th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Crocodile

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 30th July 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Brown Snake Eagle

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in BirdsMelissa Petford's reputation in Birds
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 4th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 2
Agreements: 2
Comments: 1

Tree Agama

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 5th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 0
Comments: 0
Description: Found on an old tree stump

Pied Kingfisher

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By: Melissa PetfordMelissa Petford's reputation in BirdsMelissa Petford's reputation in Birds
Location: Welgevonden Game Reserve
Observed on: 6th August 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Wally

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 1
Comments: 0
Description: This is an affectionate eagle. Whenever i hold her, she carefully preens my face with her beak, which is actually quite a pleasant feeling. It is also not painful, seeing as a raptors beak has very little power.

Tiffany

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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 2
Comments: 0
Description: Perhaps the most aggressive resident at Eagle Encounters

Canary

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By: qgrobler
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Location: 5, Edge View Rd
Observed on: 21st November 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 3
Comments: 0

Black Eagle

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By: 17calbbievans
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Location: Baden Powell Dr, Breede River DC
Observed on: 22nd March 2014
Added to iSpot: 21st November 2014
Identifications: 1
Agreements: 7
Comments: 0
Description: Have held her several times

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