Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.

13 February 2013 Bird Count.

 

Greater Flamingos in the Salt Marsh Pan during November 2002.

 

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 1 Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican 26 Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove -
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 4 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 5 Apus barbatus Black Swift -
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 2 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron - Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron 2 Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift -
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron - Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird p
Egretta garzetta Little Egret 1 Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher p
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret - Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher p
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern - Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis 3 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 ruber Greater Flamingo 8 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 6 Corvus albus Pied Crow p
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal 4 Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 7 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul -
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 17 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 1 Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle 2 Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola p
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard 1 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 2 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 p
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot +300 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover - Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow p
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 3 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 3 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill p
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 17 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 17 Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle Owl -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 3 Polyboroides typus Lesser Honey Guide -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern 3 Amarurornis flavirostris Black Crake -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) - Urocolius indicus Redfaced Mousebird -
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - Sigelus silens Fiscal Flycatcher -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) - -

Total

46

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