Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve

July 2010 Bird Count 


photograph by Greg Morgan

Orangebreasted Sunbird

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

6

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Dabchick 16 Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican 1 Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove -
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 31 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant - Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 56 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 43 Apus barbatus Black Swift -
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 2 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 2 Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron - Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift -
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron - Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird 4
Egretta garzetta Little Egret 10 Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher 7
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret 4 Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher 1
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern 1 Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis 7 Calandrella cinerea Redcapped Lark -
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis - Hirundo rustica European Swallow -
Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda Ibis 5 Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow -
Platalea alba African Spoonbill 2 Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow -
Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo - Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Dendrocygna viduata Whitefaced Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 112 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin -
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 19 Corvus albus Pied Crow 2
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 20 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul 4
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 7 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin 5
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose 81 Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler 4
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite - Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler 5
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite - Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle 2 Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola 3
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Spotted Prinia 5
Accipiter rufiventris Redbreasted Sparrowhawk - Motacilla capensis Cape Wagtail 1
Accipiter melanoleucus Black Sparrowhawk 1 Anthus cinnamomeus Grassveld Pipit -
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk - Macronyx capensis Orangethroated Longclaw -
Circus ranivorus African Marsh Harrier - Lanius collaris Fiscal Shrike 3
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon 1 Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou -
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie 5
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris European Starling 5
Pternistis capensis Cape Francolin 32 Onychognathus morio Redwing Starling -
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl 4 Nectarinia famosa Malachite Sunbird -
Porphyrio madagascariensis Purple Gallinule 17 Cinnyris chalybeus Lesser Double collared Sunbird 4
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 35 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye 2
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 546 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover - Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow 4
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 42 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver 3
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver 5
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank - Euplectes capensis Yellowrumped Widow -
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt 31 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill 4
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet - Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah 1
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee 1 Serinus canicollis Cape Canary 3
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Dikkop - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary 1
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 21 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker 35
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - Pavo cristatus Common Peacock -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 211 Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle Owl -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 2 Polyboroides typus Gymnogene -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern - Amarurornis flavirostris White backed Duck 3
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) 3 Urocolius indicus Redfaced Mousebird 10
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - Sigelus silens Fiscal Flycatcher -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) - -

Total

60

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