Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

June 2007 Bird Count 


photograph by Ann Koeslag

African Fish Eagle

 

Species

Presence

Species

Presence

GREBES

COUCALS
Great Crested Grebe

9

Burchell's Coucal

Dabchick 105 SWIFTS 
PELICANS Black Swift
White Pelican 4 Whiterumped Swift
CORMORANTS Little Swift P
Whitebreasted Cormorant 64 Alpine Swift
Cape Cormorant 3 MOUSEBIRDS
Reed Cormorant 63 Whitebacked Mousebird P
DARTERS KINGFISHERS
Darter  105 Pied Kingfisher 15
HERONS, EGRETS AND BITTERNS Giant Kingfisher
Grey Heron 5 Malachite Kingfisher 3
Blackheaded Heron 4 BARBETS
Purple Heron 12 Acacia Pied Barbet
Blackcrowned Night Heron 3 LARKS AND FINCHLARKS 
Little Egret 19 Redcapped Lark P
Yellow billed Egret 1 SWALLOWS AND MARTINS 
Cattle Egret European Swallow 
Little Bittern Whitethroated Swallow
IBIS AND SPOONBILLS Greater Striped Swallow
Sacred Ibis 31 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Glossy Ibis Black Sawwing
Hadeda Ibis 20 Rock Martin P
African Spoonbill 33 Brownthroated Martin P
FLAMINGOES CROWS AND RAVENS
Greater Flamingo Pied Crow 7
Lesser Flamingo Whitenecked Raven
DUCKS AND GEESE

BULBULS 
Whitefaced Duck Cape Bulbul P
Fulvous Duck THRUSHES, CHATS, ALETHES, ROBINS AND ROCKJUMPERS
Egyptian Goose 101 Olive Thrush
Yellowbilled Duck 13 Cape Robin Chat P
Red-billed Teal Karoo Robin
Cape Teal 14 TITBABBLERS, WARBLERS, APALISES, CROMBECS, CISTICOLAS AND PRINIAS
Cape Shoveller 43 Cape Reed Warbler P
Southern Pochard African Sedge Warbler P
Spurwinged Goose 10 Grassbird
KITES Levaillant's Cisticola P
Black Shouldered Kite Spotted Prinia P
Yellowbilled Kite WAGTAILS, PIPITS AND LONGCLAWS
EAGLES Cape Wagtail
African Fish Eagle 5 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 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 80 SPARROWS, WEAVERS, BISHOPS AND WIDOWS
GUINEAFOWL House Sparrow
Helmeted Guineafowl 23 Cape Sparrow P
RAIL, CRAKES, FLUFFTAILS, GALLINULES, MOORHENS AND COOTS  Cape Weaver P
African Purple Swamp hen Southern Masked Weaver P
Moorhen 63 Red Bishop
Redknobbed Coot 1570 Yellowrumped Widow
PLOVERS WAXBILLS 
Threebanded Plover 1 Common Waxbill P
Blacksmith Lapwing 14 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 9
Greenshank  1 Common Peacock 1
AVOCETS AND STILTS

total species 

65
Blackwinged Stilt 38
Pied Avocet
DIKKOPS
Spotted Thickknees 5
Water Thickknees 
SKUAS, GULLS AND TERNS
Kelp Gull 8
Greyheaded Gull
Hartlaubs Gull 73
Caspian Tern 4
Common Tern 2
PIGEONS AND DOVES
Feral Pigeon P
Rock Pigeon P
Redeyed Dove
Cape Turtle Dove P
Laughing Dove P
CUCKOOS
Klaas's Cuckoo
Diederik Cuckoo 

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