Zandvlei Trust 

April 1994, bird count by Eddie Friend (CBC)

Western entrance gate to Wildwood Bird Sanctuary in 1983, now the Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.

This data is from an old issue of the Zandvlei Trust Autumn Newsletter 1994.
Eddie Friend was the leader of the Cape Bird Club monthly bird counts for a number of years.

Weather conditions on the day were; cloudy, mild, with light drizzle and no wind.

 

Species

Qty

Species

Qty
Blackbacked Gull

2

Spoonbill 2
Hartlaub's Gull 9 Glossy Ibis 11
Caspian Tern 2 Purple Galinule 3
Great crested Grebe 1 Egyptian Goose 5
Cape Teal 24 Common Waxbill 8
Dabchick 2 Blacksmith Plover 11
Red Billed Teal 3 Blackwinged Stilt 10
Moorhen 4 Dikkop 2
Redknobbed Coot 45 Yellow Bishop 2
Whitebreasted Cormorant 14 Karoo Prinia 3
Reed Cormorant 10 Cape Weaver 2
Cape Shoveller 15 Levailant's Cisticola 3
Darter 12 African Sedge Warbler 4
Grey Heron 1 Cape Turtle Dove 8
Blackheaded Heron 1 Blackshouldered Kite 1
Purple Heron   1 Cape Bulbul 8
Little Egret 5 European Starling 20
Pied Kingfisher 1 Cape Robin 4
Gaint Kingfisher 3 Olive Thrush 1
Malachite Kingfisher 3 Cape Reed Warbler 10
Sacred Ibis 17

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