Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

June 2002 Bird Count 




Ocean birds

Kelp Gull 


Blackshouldered Kite


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

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 

Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird  Yes

Redwing Starling 

Cape white-eye  Yes Total Species 74
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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