Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

July 2001 Bird Count 



Whitethroated Swallows

Species Presence Species Presence
Great crested Grebe

4

Avocet 13

Dabchick

3

Blackwinged Stilt

10

White Pelican Spotted Dikkop 5
Whitebreasted Cormorant 12 Kelp Gull 2
Reed Cormorant 33 Hartlaub's gull 24
Darter 6 Caspian Tern
Grey Heron Common Tern
Blackheaded Heron 2 Feral Pigeon Yes
Purple Heron 1 Rock Pigeon
Little Egret 1 Redeyed Dove Yes
Yellowbilled Egret 1 Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Cattle Egret 2 Laughing Dove Yes
Night Heron 1 Black Swift Yes
Little Bittern 1 Whiterumped Swift
Sacred Ibis Alpine Swift Yes
Glossy Ibis Whitebacked Mousebird Yes
Hadeda Ibis Pied Kingfisher 4
African Spoonbill Giant Kingfisher
Egyptian Goose 19 Malachite Kingfisher 3
Yellowbilled Duck 9 European Swallow
Cape Teal 14 Whitethroated Swallow
Cape Shoveller 16 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Spurwing Goose 2 Greaterstriped Swallow
Blackshouldered Kite

2

Rock Martin
Species Presence Species Presence
African Fish Eagle 2 Brownthroated Martin Yes
Steppe Buzard Black sawwing Swallow
Black Sparrowhawk 1 Pied Crow Yes
African Goshawk Cape bulbul Yes
African Marsh Harrier Cape Robin Yes
Perigrine Falcon Cape reed Warbler Yes
Cape Francolin 13 African sedge Warbler Yes
Helmeted Guineafowl Yes Levailant's Cisticola Yes
Purple Galinule 1 Spotted Prinia Yes
Moorhen 6 Cape Wagtail Yes
Reknobbed Coot 110 Fiscal shrike Yes
Threebanded Plover 3 European starling Yes
Blacksmith Plover 2 Redwing Starling Yes
Greenshank Lesser doublecollared Sunbird Yes
Cape white eye Yes Greywing Francolin 2
Cape Weaver 2 Burchell's Coucal 1
Southern masked Weaver Yes Red breasted Sparrowhawk 1
Yellowrumped widow

Yes

Grassbird Yes
Common Waxbill Yes Southern Bou bou Yes
Pintailed Whydah  Total Species 65
Cape Canary Yes    
Bully Canary Yes    
Mallard Yes    
       
       

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