Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

June 2001 Bird Count 

Species Presence Species Presence
Great crested Grebe

4

Avocet

Dabchick

6

Blackwinged Stilt

28

White Pelican 7 Spotted Dikkop 5
Whitebreasted Cormorant 17 Kelp Gull Yes
Reed Cormorant 29 Hartlaub's gull 18
Darter 22 Caspian Tern 1
Grey Heron 1 Common Tern
Blackheaded Heron 1 Feral Pigeon Yes
Purple Heron 1 Rock Pigeon
Little Egret 2 Redeyed Dove Yes
Yellowbilled Egret 1 Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Cattle Egret 8 Laughing Dove Yes
Night Heron 2 Black Swift
Little Bittern 1 Whiterumped Swift
Sacred Ibis 2 Alpine Swift
Glossy Ibis 1 Whitebacked Mousebird Yes
Hadeda Ibis 3 Pied Kingfisher 5
African Spoonbill 2 Giant Kingfisher 1
Egyptian Goose 25 Malachite Kingfisher 2
Yellowbilled Duck 4 European Swallow
Cape Teal 35 Whitethroated Swallow
Cape Shoveller 18 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Spurwing Goose 2 Greaterstriped Swallow
Blackshouldered Kite

2

Rock Martin Yes
Species Presence Species Presence
African Fish Eagle 2, 1 imm Brownthroated Martin Yes
Steppe Buzard Black sawwing Swallow
Black Sparrowhawk Pied Crow Yes
African Goshawk Cape bulbul Yes
African Marsh Harrier Cape Robin Yes
Perigrine Falcon 1 Cape reed WArbler Yes
Cape Francolin 8 African sedge Warbler
Helmeted Guineafowl Yes Levailant's Cisticola Yes
Purple Galinule Spotted Prinia Yes
Moorhen 11 Cape Wagtail Yes
Reknobbed Coot 581 Fiscal shrike Yes
Threebanded Plover 2 European starling Yes
Blacksmith Plover 6 Redwing Starling Yes
Greenshank Lesser doublecollared Sunbird Yes
Cape white eye Yes Greywing Francolin 2
Cape Weaver Burchell's Coucal Yes
Southern masked Weaver Yes Red breasted Sparrowhawk Yes
Yellowrumped widow

Yes

Greyheaded Gull 1
Common Waxbill Yes Total Species 68
Pintailed Whydah    
Cape Canary    
Bully Canary Yes    
Mallard 1M, 1F    
       
       

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