Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.

14 December 2012 Bird Count.

 

Cape Bulbul chicks.

 

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 Dabchick - Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove p
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican - Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove -
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 6 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant - Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 11 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 4 Apus barbatus Black Swift p
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 3 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 3 Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron - Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift -
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron - Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird p
Egretta garzetta Little Egret - Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher p
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 - Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow p
Platalea alba African Spoonbill - Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow -
Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo 19 Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Dendrocygna viduata Whitefaced Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose - Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin p
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck - Corvus albus Pied Crow p
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 4 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul p
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 2 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin -
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose - 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 p
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Spotted Prinia p
Accipiter rufiventris Redbreasted Sparrowhawk - Motacilla capensis Cape Wagtail p
Accipiter melanoleucus Black Sparrowhawk - Anthus cinnamomeus Grassveld Pipit -
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk - Macronyx capensis Orangethroated Longclaw -
Circus ranivorus African Marsh Harrier - Lanius collaris Fiscal Shrike p
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou p
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie -
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris European Starling p
Pternistis capensis Cape Spurfowl p 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 1 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye -
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 262 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover 1 Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow p
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 2 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver -
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver p
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 5 Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah -
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee - Serinus canicollis Cape Canary -
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 56 Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle Owl -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 4 Polyboroides typus House Martin p
Sterna hirundo Common Tern - Amarurornis flavirostris Black Crake -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) p Urocolius indicus Redfaced Mousebird -
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - Sigelus silens Fiscal Flycatcher -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) - -

Total

40

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