Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.

18 December 2013 Bird Count.

 
photograph by Robert Lith.

Bokmakierie.

Weather: sunny, hot, windy.

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

2

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe - Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican - Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove -
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 5 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant 4 Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 4 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 11 Apus barbatus Black Swift -
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron - Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
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 p
Egretta garzetta Little Egret - Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher 5
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 -
Platalea alba African Spoonbill 1 Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow -
Phoenicopterus minor Lesser Flamingo - Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow p
Thalassornis leuconotus Whitebacked Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 3 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin -
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 11 Corvus albus Pied Crow -
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal - Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul p
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 4 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin -
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose - Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler -
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite - Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler p
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite - Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle 1 Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola p
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Karoo 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 - Lanius collaris Common Fiscal p
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou -
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie -
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling p
Pternistis capensis Cape Spurfowl 3 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 2 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye -
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 82 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover - Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow p
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing - 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 Yellow Bishop -
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt - Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill -
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 4 Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah -
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 7
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - - Mallard hybrid -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 4 Bubo capensis Klaas's Cuckoo -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 2 Chlidonias hybrida Wiskered tern -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern - Amarurornis flavirostris Black Crake -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) p Urocolius indicus Red faced Mousebird -
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - - Greater Flamingo -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) - -

Total

31

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