Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve

January 2011 Bird Count 

Southern Red Bishop.

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

1

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Dabchick 1 Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican - Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove 1
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant - Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant - Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 12 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 40 Apus barbatus Black Swift 1
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 7 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 6 Apus affinis Little Swift 1
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron 2 Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift 3
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron 2 Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird 2
Egretta garzetta Little Egret 12 Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher 4
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret 7 Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret 9 Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher 1
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern - Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis 13 Calandrella cinerea Redcapped Lark -
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis - Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow -
Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda Ibis 2 Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow 4
Platalea alba African Spoonbill 6 Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow 4
Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo - Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Dendrocygna viduata Whitefaced Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin 1
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 18 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin 1
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 20 Corvus albus Pied Crow -
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 6 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul 4
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 6 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin 2
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin 1
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose - Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler 1
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite 1 Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler 2
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite 1 Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle 1 Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola 1
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Spotted Prinia 3
Accipiter rufiventris Redbreasted Sparrowhawk - Motacilla capensis Cape Wagtail 1
Accipiter melanoleucus Black Sparrowhawk - Anthus cinnamomeus Grassveld Pipit -
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk 1 Macronyx capensis Orangethroated Longclaw -
Circus ranivorus African Marsh Harrier 1 Lanius collaris Fiscal Shrike 2
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou -
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie 3
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris European Starling 2
Pternistis capensis Cape Spurfowl 10 Onychognathus morio Redwing Starling -
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl 1 Nectarinia famosa Malachite Sunbird -
Porphyrio madagascariensis Arican Purple Swamphen - Cinnyris chalybeus Lesser Double collared Sunbird 2
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 11 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye 1
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 991 Passer domesticus House Sparrow 1
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover 2 Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow 4
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 3 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver 1
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver 1
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank 2 Euplectes capensis Yellowrumped Widow -
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt 47 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill 3
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 155 Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah 1
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee - Serinus canicollis Cape Canary 1
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Thickknee - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary -
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 13 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker 2
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - Pavo cristatus Wiskered Tern -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 12 Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle Owl -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern - Polyboroides typus Gymnogene -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern 7 Amarurornis flavirostris White backed Duck -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) 3 Urocolius indicus Redfaced Mousebird -
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - Sigelus silens Fiscal Flycatcher -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) 3 -

Total

68

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