Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

July 2007 Bird Count 


photograph by Andrew Jenkins

Peregrine Falcon

 

Species

Presence

Species

Presence

GREBES

COUCALS
Great Crested Grebe

Burchell's Coucal

Dabchick 26 SWIFTS 
PELICANS Black Swift
White Pelican 4 Whiterumped Swift
CORMORANTS Little Swift P
Whitebreasted Cormorant 54 Alpine Swift
Cape Cormorant 3 MOUSEBIRDS
Reed Cormorant 37 Whitebacked Mousebird P
DARTERS KINGFISHERS
Darter  53 Pied Kingfisher 15
HERONS, EGRETS AND BITTERNS Giant Kingfisher
Grey Heron 3 Malachite Kingfisher 2
Blackheaded Heron 1 BARBETS
Purple Heron 2 Acacia Pied Barbet
Blackcrowned Night Heron LARKS AND FINCHLARKS 
Little Egret 6 Redcapped Lark
Yellow billed Egret SWALLOWS AND MARTINS 
Cattle Egret 1 European Swallow 
Little Bittern Whitethroated Swallow
IBIS AND SPOONBILLS Greater Striped Swallow
Sacred Ibis 4 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Glossy Ibis Black Sawwing
Hadeda Ibis 14 Rock Martin
African Spoonbill 1 Brownthroated Martin
FLAMINGOES CROWS AND RAVENS
Greater Flamingo Pied Crow P
Lesser Flamingo Whitenecked Raven
DUCKS AND GEESE

BULBULS 
Whitefaced Duck Cape Bulbul P
Fulvous Duck THRUSHES, CHATS, ALETHES, ROBINS AND ROCKJUMPERS
Egyptian Goose 71 Olive Thrush
Yellowbilled Duck 17 Cape Robin Chat P
Red-billed Teal 7 Karoo Robin
Cape Teal 4 TITBABBLERS, WARBLERS, APALISES, CROMBECS, CISTICOLAS AND PRINIAS
Cape Shoveller 14 Cape Reed Warbler P
Southern Pochard African Sedge Warbler P
Spurwinged Goose 6 Grassbird
KITES Levaillant's Cisticola
Black Shouldered Kite 1 Spotted Prinia P
Yellowbilled Kite WAGTAILS, PIPITS AND LONGCLAWS
EAGLES Cape Wagtail
African Fish Eagle 3 Grassveld Pipit
BUZZARDS Orangethroated Longclaw
Steppe Buzzard SHRIKES
GOSHAWKS AND SPARROWHAWKS Fiscal Shrike P
Redbreasted Sparrowhawk Southern Boubou
Black Sparrowhawk

Bokmakierie P
African Goshawk STARLINGS
HARRIERS European Starling P
African Marsh Harrier 1 Redwing Starling P
FALCONS AND KESTRELS SUGARBIRDS AND SUNBIRDS
Peregrine Falcon Malachite Sunbird
Lanner Falcon Lesser Double collared Sunbird P
Rock Kestrel WHITE EYES
FRANCOLIN AND QUAIL Cape White Eye P
Cape Francolin 59 SPARROWS, WEAVERS, BISHOPS AND WIDOWS
GUINEAFOWL House Sparrow
Helmeted Guineafowl 8 Cape Sparrow P
RAIL, CRAKES, FLUFFTAILS, GALLINULES, MOORHENS AND COOTS  Cape Weaver P
African Purple Swamp hen Southern Masked Weaver P
Moorhen 75 Red Bishop
Redknobbed Coot 389 Yellowrumped Widow
PLOVERS WAXBILLS 
Threebanded Plover 1 Common Waxbill P
Blacksmith Lapwing 17 Pintailed Whydah
Ringed Plover  CANARIES, SISKINS, FINCHES AND BUNTINGS 
Crowned Plover Cape Canary
SNIPES, GODWITS, SANDPIPERS, STINTS, CURLEWS AND PHALAROPES Bully Canary
Common Sandpiper OTHER
Marsh Sandpiper Mallard/Dutch Quacker 16
Greenshank  1 Common Peacock
AVOCETS AND STILTS

total species 

62
Blackwinged Stilt 5
Pied Avocet 2
DIKKOPS
Spotted Thickknees 2
Water Thickknees 
SKUAS, GULLS AND TERNS
Kelp Gull 28
Greyheaded Gull
Hartlaubs Gull 50
Caspian Tern 4
Common Tern 2
PIGEONS AND DOVES
Feral Pigeon P
Rock Pigeon
Redeyed Dove
Cape Turtle Dove P
Laughing Dove P
CUCKOOS
Klaas's Cuckoo
Diederik Cuckoo 

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