Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve

August 2010 Bird Count 

African Hoopoe

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

2

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Dabchick 12 Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove 1
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican 4 Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove -
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 41 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant 1 Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 35 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 83 Apus barbatus Black Swift -
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 2 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift 1
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 4 Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron 1 Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift -
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron - Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird 4
Egretta garzetta Little Egret 13 Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher 10
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret - Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher 2
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern 1 Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis 5 Calandrella cinerea Redcapped Lark -
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis 3 Hirundo rustica European Swallow -
Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda Ibis 5 Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow 1
Platalea alba African Spoonbill 7 Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow -
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 129 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin -
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 31 Corvus albus Pied Crow -
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 19 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul 4
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 30 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin 1
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose 32 Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler 4
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite 1 Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler -
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 2
Accipiter rufiventris Redbreasted Sparrowhawk - Motacilla capensis Cape Wagtail 2
Accipiter melanoleucus Black Sparrowhawk 1 Anthus cinnamomeus Grassveld Pipit -
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk - Macronyx capensis Orangethroated Longclaw -
Circus ranivorus African Marsh Harrier - Lanius collaris Fiscal Shrike 2
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou 1
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie 3
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris European Starling 4
Pternistis capensis Cape Francolin 28 Onychognathus morio Redwing Starling -
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl 4 Nectarinia famosa Malachite Sunbird -
Porphyrio madagascariensis Purple Gallinule - Cinnyris chalybeus Lesser Double collared Sunbird 4
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 10 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye 3
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 407 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover 1 Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow 3
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 27 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver 2
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver 1
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank 1 Euplectes capensis Yellowrumped Widow 1
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt 36 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill 4
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 93 Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah 1
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee 7 Serinus canicollis Cape Canary 1
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Dikkop - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary 1
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 28 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker 8
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - Pavo cristatus Common Peacock -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 175 Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle Owl -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 4 Polyboroides typus Gymnogene -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern - Amarurornis flavirostris White backed Duck -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) 1 Urocolius indicus Redfaced Mousebird 4
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - Sigelus silens Fiscal Flycatcher -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) 2 -

Total

65

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