Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.

23 April 2014 Bird Count.

Weather: sunny, SE light wind, 08h30, 23 degrees C.

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

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Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe - Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican - Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove 2
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 2 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant - Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 1 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 1 Apus barbatus Black Swift 12
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron - Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift 4
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron - 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 2
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret - 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 2 Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow -
Platalea alba African Spoonbill - Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow 2
Phoenicopterus minor Lesser Flamingo - Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Thalassornis leuconotus Whitebacked Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 1 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin 1
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck - Corvus albus Pied Crow -
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven 2
Anas capensis Cape Teal 10 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul 15
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 6 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin Chat 4
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose - Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler 3
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite 1 Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler 1
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite - Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle - Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola 2
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Karoo Prinia 8
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 - Lanius collaris Common Fiscal 1
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou -
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie -
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling -
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 4
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 3 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye 2
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 450 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover - Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow -
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 2 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver -
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver -
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank - Euplectes capensis Yellow Bishop -
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt - Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill 8
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 1 Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah 2
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee - Serinus canicollis Cape Canary -
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Thickknee - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary -
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 3 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker -
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - - Mallard hybrid -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull - Bubo capensis Klaas's Cuckoo -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern - Chlidonias hybrida Wiskered tern -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern - Amarurornis flavirostris Black Crake -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) - - Great White Egret -
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - - Greater Flamingo -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) - -

Total

31

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