Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.

13 June 2013 Bird Count.

 

Hartlaubs Gull.

Weather: slightly cloudy, cold.

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

2

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Little Grebe 7 Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove p
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican 1 Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove -
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 7 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant - Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 6 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 16 Apus barbatus Black Swift -
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 3 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 4 Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron - Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift -
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron 1 Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird p
Egretta garzetta Little Egret 2 Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher 3
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret 5 Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher 1
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern - Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis 12 Calandrella cinerea Redcapped Lark -
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis - Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow -
Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda Ibis - Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow -
Platalea alba African Spoonbill 1 Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow p
Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo 2 Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Dendrocygna viduata Whitefaced Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 6 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin -
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 42 Corvus albus Pied Crow 7
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal 12 Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 17 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul p
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 16 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin p
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose 8 Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler p
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite - Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler p
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite - Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird p
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle 1 Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola p
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Karoo Prinia p
Accipiter rufiventris Redbreasted Sparrowhawk - Motacilla capensis Cape Wagtail -
Accipiter melanoleucus Black Sparrowhawk 1 Anthus cinnamomeus Grassveld Pipit p
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk - Macronyx capensis Orangethroated Longclaw -
Circus ranivorus African Marsh Harrier - Lanius collaris Common Fiscal p
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou -
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie -
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris Common Starling p
Pternistis capensis Cape Spurfowl 4 Onychognathus morio Redwing Starling -
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl 26 Nectarinia famosa Malachite Sunbird -
Porphyrio madagascariensis Arican Purple Swamphen - Cinnyris chalybeus Southern Double collared Sunbird p
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 14 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye p
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 72 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover - Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow p
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 4 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver p
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver -
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank - Euplectes capensis Yellowrumped Widow -
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt 4 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill p
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 10 Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah -
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee - Serinus canicollis Cape Canary -
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Thickknee - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary -
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 26 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker 4
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - - Mallard hybrid 4
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 14 Bubo capensis Klaas's Cuckoo -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern - Polyboroides typus Lesser Honey Guide -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern - Amarurornis flavirostris Black Crake -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) p Acrocephalus arundinaceus African Reed warbler p
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - - Maccoa Duck hybrid 1
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) - -

Total

57

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