Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

January 2001 Bird Count 

Species Presence Species Presence
Great crested Grebe

5

Avocet 90

Dabchick

5

Blackwinged Stilt

35

White Pelican 4 Spotted Dikkop -
Whitebreasted Cormorant 8 Kelp Gull Yes
Reed Cormorant 18 Hartlaub's gull Yes
Darter 24 Caspian Tern 2
Grey Heron 1 Common Tern -
Blackheaded Heron 1 Feral Pigeon Yes
Purple Heron 1 Rock Pigeon Yes
Little Egret 2 Redeyed Dove Yes
Yellowbilled Egret 3 Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Cattle Egret 1 Laughing Dove Yes
Night Heron - Black Swift -
Little Bittern 2 Whiterumped Swift Yes
Sacred Ibis 3 Alpine Swift -
Glossy Ibis 3 Whitebacked Mousebird Yes
Hadeda Ibis - Pied Kingfisher 8
African Spoonbill 1 Giant Kingfisher -
Egyptian Goose 16 Malachite Kingfisher 2
Yellowbilled Duck 2 European Swallow Yes
Cape Teal 20 Whitethroated Swallow Yes
Cape Shoveller 3 Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Spurwing Goose 19 Greaterstriped Swallow Yes
Blackshouldered Kite

1

Rock Martin -
Species Presence Species Presence
African Fish Eagle 2 Brownthroated Martin Yes
Steppe Buzard 1 Black sawwing Swallow -
Black Sparrowhawk - Pied Crow -
African Goshawk - Cape bulbul Yes
African Marsh Harrier - Cape Robin Yes
Perigrine Falcon 1 Cape reed WArbler Yes
Cape Francolin - African sedge Warbler Yes
Helmeted Guineafowl 3 Levailant's Cisticola Yes
Purple Galinule 2 Spotted Prinia Yes
Moorhen 8 Cape Wagtail Yes
Reknobbed Coot +/-500 Fiscal shrike Yes
Threebanded Plover 3 European starling Yes
Blacksmith Plover 8 Redwing Starling Yes
Greenshank Yes Lesser doublecollared Sunbird Yes
Cape white eye Yes Red billed Teal Yes
Cape Weaver Yes Burchell's Coucal Yes
Southern masked Weaver Yes Red breasted Sparrowhawk Yes
Yellowrumped widow

-

Total Species 73
Common Waxbill Yes    
Pintailed Whydah Yes    
Cape Canary Yes    
Bully Canary Yes    
Mallard 1ad, 7chics    
       
       

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