Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

June 2002 Bird Count 

Species

Presence

Species

Presence
Ocean birds

Raptors
Kelp Gull 

2

Blackshouldered Kite

2

Greyheaded Gull 1 African Fish Eagle 2
Hartlaub's Gull 13 Steppe Buzzard 
Caspian Tern 1 Redbreasted Sparrowhawk
Common Tern Black Sparrowhawk 1
Inland water birds African Goshawk 
Greater Flamingo  African Marsh Harrier 1
White Pelican Peregrine Falcon
Whitebreasted Cormorant 3 Doves and coucals
Reed Cormorant 9 Feral Pigeon  Yes
Darter 11 Laughing Dove Yes
Grey Heron Rock Pigeon Yes
Blackheaded Heron 1 Rameron Pigeon Yes
Purple Heron Redeyed Dove Yes
Little Egret  2 Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Yellow billed Egret 1 Laughing Dove Yes
African Spoonbill 1 Burchell's Coucal Yes
Cattle Egret 1 Aerial feeders, Mousebirds & hole nesters
Night Heron  1 Black Swift  Yes
Little Bittern Whitethroated Swallow Yes
Sacred Ibis 1 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Glossy Ibis 1 Greaterstriped Swallow Yes
Hadeda

Rock Martin
Ducks & Wading birds Brownthroated Martin Yes
Great crested Grebe 1 Black Sawwing Swallow
Dabchick 1  Whiterumped Swift  Yes
Egyptian Goose 13 Little Swift 
Yellowbilled Duck Alpine Swift Yes
Red-billed Teal European Swallow Yes
Cape Teal 13 Whitebacked Mousebird Yes
Cape Shoveller 3 Giant Kingfisher  Yes
Purple Galinule 2 Malachite Kingfisher  1
Moorhen 2 Pied Kingfisher 5
Redknobbed Coot 133 Insect eaters (1) larks to robins
Threebanded Plover 1 Pied Crow  Yes
Blacksmith Plover 4 Whitenecked Raven 
Greenshank 1 Cape Bulbul  Yes
Southern Pochard Olive Thrush 
Common Sandpiper Cape Robin  Yes
Spurwing Goose Cape Wagtail 
Marsh Sandpiper

Orange-throated Longclaw 
Avocet 40 Insect eaters (2) warblers to starlings
Blackwinged Stilt 27 Cape Reed Warbler  Yes
Large terrestrial birds African Sedge Warbler  Yes
Water Dikkop  2 Grassbird
Spotted Dikkop 5 Levailant's Cisticola  Yes
Cape Francolin Yes Spotted Prinia  Yes
Helmeted Guineafowl Yes Fiscal Shrike
Nectar feeders

Southern Boubou

Malachite Sunbird 

European Starling 

Yes
Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird  Yes

Redwing Starling 

Yes
Cape white-eye  Yes Total Species 74
Seedeaters
Cape Sparrow 
Cape Weaver 
Southern Masked Weaver  Yes
Yellowrumped Widow  Yes
Common Waxbill  Yes
Pintailed Whydah  Yes
Cape Canary
Bully Canary  Yes

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