Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

May 2001 Bird Count 

Species Presence Species Presence
Great crested Grebe

9

Avocet 21

Dabchick

18

Blackwinged Stilt

25

White Pelican Spotted Dikkop
Whitebreasted Cormorant 12 Kelp Gull 4
Reed Cormorant 76 Hartlaub's gull 32
Darter 22 Caspian Tern 2
Grey Heron 2 Common Tern 1
Blackheaded Heron Feral Pigeon Yes
Purple Heron 2 Rock Pigeon Yes
Little Egret 2 Redeyed Dove Yes
Yellowbilled Egret 1 Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Cattle Egret 3 Laughing Dove Yes
Night Heron Black Swift
Little Bittern 1 Whiterumped Swift Yes
Sacred Ibis 4 Alpine Swift
Glossy Ibis 1 Whitebacked Mousebird 5
Hadeda Ibis 4 Pied Kingfisher 5
African Spoonbill 10 Giant Kingfisher 1
Egyptian Goose 44 Malachite Kingfisher 2
Yellowbilled Duck 4 European Swallow
Cape Teal 36 Whitethroated Swallow
Cape Shoveller 5 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Spurwing Goose 3 Greaterstriped Swallow
Blackshouldered Kite

2

Rock Martin
Species Presence Species Presence
African Fish Eagle 2 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 Cape reed WArbler Yes
Cape Francolin 10 African sedge Warbler Yes
Helmeted Guineafowl Yes Levailant's Cisticola Yes
Purple Galinule 5 Spotted Prinia Yes
Moorhen 28 Cape Wagtail Yes
Reknobbed Coot 772 Fiscal shrike Yes
Threebanded Plover 8 European starling Yes
Blacksmith Plover 5 Redwing Starling Yes
Greenshank Yes Lesser doublecollared Sunbird Yes
Cape white eye Yes Red billed Teal Yes
Cape Weaver Yes Burchell's Coucal Yes
Southern masked Weaver Yes Red breasted Sparrowhawk Yes
Yellowrumped widow

Cape Sparrow Yes
Common Waxbill Yes Grassbird Yes
Pintailed Whydah 3 Total Species 70
Cape Canary Yes    
Bully Canary Yes    
Mallard 4 ads, 2 chics    
       
       

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