Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.

14 April 2013 Bird Count.

 

Egyptian Goose.

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

1

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe 4 Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican 20 Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove -
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 14 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant - Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 3 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 22 Apus barbatus Black Swift p
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 3 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 1 Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron - Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift -
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron - Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird -
Egretta garzetta Little Egret - Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher p
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret 1 Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher -
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern - Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis - Calandrella cinerea Redcapped Lark -
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis - Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow -
Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda Ibis 1 Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow -
Platalea alba African Spoonbill 1 Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow p
Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo - Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Dendrocygna viduata Whitefaced Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 3 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin p
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 2 Corvus albus Pied Crow p
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 23 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul p
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller - Cossypha caffra Cape Robin p
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose 1 Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler p
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite - Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler p
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite - Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle - Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola -
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Spotted Prinia p
Accipiter rufiventris Redbreasted Sparrowhawk - Motacilla capensis Cape Wagtail -
Accipiter melanoleucus Black Sparrowhawk - Anthus cinnamomeus Grassveld Pipit -
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk - Macronyx capensis Orangethroated Longclaw -
Circus ranivorus African Marsh Harrier 1 Lanius collaris Fiscal Shrike p
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou p
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie p
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling p
Pternistis capensis Cape Spurfowl - Onychognathus morio Redwing Starling -
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl - Nectarinia famosa Malachite Sunbird -
Porphyrio madagascariensis Arican Purple Swamphen - Cinnyris chalybeus Southern Double collared Sunbird p
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 6 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye p
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 176 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover - Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow -
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 1 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver p
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver -
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank - Euplectes capensis Yellowrumped Widow -
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt 2 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill p
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet - Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah -
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee - Serinus canicollis Cape Canary p
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Thickknee - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary -
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 6 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker -
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - Pavo cristatus Wiskered Tern -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 25 Bubo capensis Klaas's Cuckoo p
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 1 Polyboroides typus Lesser Honey Guide -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern - Amarurornis flavirostris Black Crake -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) - Urocolius indicus Redfaced Mousebird p
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - Sigelus silens Fiscal Flycatcher -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) - -

Total

44

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