GOLDEN PIPIT: The bird was seen again today at Manyoni Private Game Reserve, in the vicinity of tent 2. I've heard from the manager that the bird was also seen yesterday.
Reported by Brad Smith.
RED-NECKED PHALAROPE: The bird at Kuifkopvisvanger was seen yesterday, in breeding plumage. There was also a GOLIATH HERON at the same site. Reported by Garret Skead, Anton Schultz and Luke Goddard. Photo attached (c) Luke Goddard.
LESSER MOORHEN: A juvenile bird was seen at Loch Lomond near Bethlehem yesterday, in a more accessible area in comparison to the two adults, which were also present. The juvenile was seen in the vicinity of the WESTERN YELLOW WAGTAILS. Reported by Martin Potgieter.
LESSER MOORHEN: A bird was seen at Mkomazana Lodge property on Monday, at the base of Sani Pass, Kwazulu-Natal, in the small pond in the trees between the bigger dams. Photo attached (c) Stuart McLean.
Reported by Stuart McLean.
Another bird was seen yesterday on a dam near Winterton (-28.829, 29.511). Reported by Dave Rimmer.
LONG-TAILED PARADISE WHYDAH: A bird was seen yesterday at the Karoo National Park in the Western Cape. Whilst this may represent a very unusual record for the province, I am told that there is a possibility of an escaped caged bird, therefore I can't confirm
this is a truly wild species. Reported by Krista Oswald.
GREATER SAND PLOVER: Seen yesterday at the Kromme River mouth at St Francis Bay. Reported by Andrew de Blocq and Mike Buckham.
Photo attached (c) Mike Buckham.
DWARF BITTERN: Seen yesterday at the Kumasinga hide in Mkuze Game Reserve. Reported by Adam Cruikshank.
WHITE-BROWED SPARROW-WEAVER: At least 3 birds present in the Pafuri area of Kruger National Park, which I believe is a very unusual bird for the park. Reported by Johann du Preez.
BROWN SNAKE EAGLE: Seen yesterday in the Eastern Cape (-33.175, 26.190). Reported by Justin Nicholau.
SOOTY FALCON: Seen at Mbazwana on Monday. Reported by Jonathan Sykes.
LONG-TAILED PARADISE WHYDAH: A bird was seen on Monday in La Lucia area. Reported by Paul Eslick.
LONG-CRESTED EAGLE: Sighted in the vicinity of the Victoria Bay turn-off outside George on Monday. Reported by Leonie Fouche.
I did not receive any good news about the Black-tailed Godwit at Marievale yesterday, but the AFRICAN CRAKE was still present at the site (-26.335, 28.515). Reported by Mark Tittley.