Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

February 2001 Bird Count 

Species Presence Species Presence
Great crested Grebe

2

Avocet 30

Dabchick

5

Blackwinged Stilt

85

White Pelican 2 Spotted Dikkop -
Whitebreasted Cormorant 5 Kelp Gull 3
Reed Cormorant 17 Hartlaub's gull 8
Darter 24 Caspian Tern 6
Grey Heron 1 Common Tern 4
Blackheaded Heron 1 Feral Pigeon -
Purple Heron 1 Rock Pigeon Yes
Little Egret 2 Redeyed Dove Yes
Yellowbilled Egret 1 Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Cattle Egret 2 Laughing Dove Yes
Night Heron - Black Swift Yes
Little Bittern 3 Whiterumped Swift Yes
Sacred Ibis 9 Alpine Swift Yes
Glossy Ibis 2 Whitebacked Mousebird -
Hadeda Ibis 2 Pied Kingfisher 9
African Spoonbill 1 Giant Kingfisher -
Egyptian Goose 12 Malachite Kingfisher 1
Yellowbilled Duck 3 European Swallow Yes
Cape Teal 25 Whitethroated Swallow Yes
Cape Shoveller 7 Pearlbreasted Swallow 2
Spurwing Goose 3 Greaterstriped Swallow Yes
Blackshouldered Kite

2

Rock Martin -
Species Presence Species Presence
African Fish Eagle 2 Brownthroated Martin Yes
Steppe Buzard 1 Black sawwing Swallow 1
Black Sparrowhawk - Pied Crow Yes
African Goshawk 1 Cape bulbul Yes
African Marsh Harrier - Cape Robin Yes
Perigrine Falcon 1 Cape reed WArbler Yes
Cape Francolin 7 African sedge Warbler Yes
Helmeted Guineafowl 8 Levailant's Cisticola Yes
Purple Galinule 1 Spotted Prinia Yes
Moorhen 11 Cape Wagtail Yes
Reknobbed Coot +/-600 Fiscal shrike -
Threebanded Plover 7 European starling Yes
Blacksmith Plover 15 Redwing Starling -
Greenshank Yes Lesser doublecollared Sunbird Yes
Cape white eye Yes Total Species 71
Cape Weaver -    
Southern masked Weaver Yes    
Yellowrumped widow

-

   
Common Waxbill Yes    
Pintailed Whydah -    
Cape Canary Yes    
Bully Canary Yes    
Mallard -    
       
       

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