Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

April 2001 Bird Count 

Species Presence Species Presence
Great crested Grebe

4

Avocet 28

Dabchick

2

Blackwinged Stilt

27

White Pelican 1 Spotted Dikkop -
Whitebreasted Cormorant 5 Kelp Gull 9
Reed Cormorant 15 Hartlaub's gull 15
Darter 16 Caspian Tern 2
Grey Heron 1 Common Tern 2
Blackheaded Heron - Feral Pigeon Yes
Purple Heron 1 Rock Pigeon Yes
Little Egret 3 Redeyed Dove Yes
Yellowbilled Egret 1 Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Cattle Egret 3 Laughing Dove Yes
Night Heron 2 Black Swift -
Little Bittern 2 Whiterumped Swift -
Sacred Ibis 1 Alpine Swift -
Glossy Ibis 2 Whitebacked Mousebird -
Hadeda Ibis 3 Pied Kingfisher 7
African Spoonbill 11 Giant Kingfisher 1
Egyptian Goose 28 Malachite Kingfisher 2
Yellowbilled Duck 5 European Swallow -
Cape Teal 21 Whitethroated Swallow Yes
Cape Shoveller 13 Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Spurwing Goose 1 Greaterstriped Swallow -
Blackshouldered Kite

2

Rock Martin -
Species Presence Species Presence
African Fish Eagle 2 Brownthroated Martin Yes
Steppe Buzard - Black sawwing Swallow -
Black Sparrowhawk - Pied Crow Yes
African Goshawk - Cape bulbul Yes
African Marsh Harrier - Cape Robin Yes
Perigrine Falcon - Cape reed WArbler Yes
Cape Francolin 7 African sedge Warbler Yes
Helmeted Guineafowl - Levailant's Cisticola Yes
Purple Galinule 2 Spotted Prinia Yes
Moorhen 15 Cape Wagtail Yes
Reknobbed Coot 401 Fiscal shrike Yes
Threebanded Plover 14 European starling Yes
Blacksmith Plover 13 Redwing Starling Yes
Greenshank - Lesser doublecollared Sunbird Yes
Cape white eye Yes Red billed Teal 1
Cape Weaver Yes Burchell's Coucal 1
Southern masked Weaver Yes Red breasted Sparrowhawk 1
Yellowrumped widow

-

Marsh Sandpiper 1
Common Waxbill Yes Malachite Sunbird Yes
Pintailed Whydah - Total Species 69
Cape Canary Yes    
Bully Canary Yes    
Mallard 3    
       
       

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