Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

May 2007 Bird Count 



African Goshawk

 

Species

Presence

Species

Presence

GREBES

COUCALS
Great Crested Grebe

Burchell's Coucal

Dabchick 100 SWIFTS 
PELICANS Black Swift
White Pelican 1 Whiterumped Swift
CORMORANTS Little Swift P
Whitebreasted Cormorant 101 Alpine Swift
Cape Cormorant 12 MOUSEBIRDS
Reed Cormorant 224 Whitebacked Mousebird P
DARTERS KINGFISHERS
Darter  64 Pied Kingfisher 41
HERONS, EGRETS AND BITTERNS Giant Kingfisher
Grey Heron 4 Malachite Kingfisher 5
Blackheaded Heron 2 BARBETS
Purple Heron 7 Acacia Pied Barbet
Blackcrowned Night Heron 10 LARKS AND FINCHLARKS 
Little Egret 14 Redcapped Lark
Yellow billed Egret 4 SWALLOWS AND MARTINS 
Cattle Egret 1 European Swallow 
Little Bittern Whitethroated Swallow
IBIS AND SPOONBILLS Greater Striped Swallow
Sacred Ibis 6 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Glossy Ibis Black Sawwing
Hadeda Ibis 5 Rock Martin
African Spoonbill 30 Brownthroated Martin P
FLAMINGOES CROWS AND RAVENS
Greater Flamingo Pied Crow P
Lesser Flamingo Whitenecked Raven
DUCKS AND GEESE

BULBULS 
Whitefaced Duck Cape Bulbul P
Fulvous Duck THRUSHES, CHATS, ALETHES, ROBINS AND ROCKJUMPERS
Egyptian Goose 165 Olive Thrush P
Yellowbilled Duck 22 Cape Robin Chat P
Red-billed Teal 10 Karoo Robin
Cape Teal 3 TITBABBLERS, WARBLERS, APALISES, CROMBECS, CISTICOLAS AND PRINIAS
Cape Shoveller 49 Cape Reed Warbler P
Southern Pochard 1 African Sedge Warbler P
Spurwinged Goose 4 Grassbird
KITES Levaillant's Cisticola P
Black Shouldered Kite Spotted Prinia P
Yellowbilled Kite WAGTAILS, PIPITS AND LONGCLAWS
EAGLES Cape Wagtail P
African Fish Eagle 3 Grassveld Pipit
BUZZARDS Orangethroated Longclaw
Steppe Buzzard SHRIKES
GOSHAWKS AND SPARROWHAWKS Fiscal Shrike P
Redbreasted Sparrowhawk Southern Boubou P
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 1 Malachite Sunbird
Lanner Falcon Lesser Double collared Sunbird P
Rock Kestrel WHITE EYES
FRANCOLIN AND QUAIL Cape White Eye P
Cape Francolin 58 SPARROWS, WEAVERS, BISHOPS AND WIDOWS
GUINEAFOWL House Sparrow
Helmeted Guineafowl 8 Cape Sparrow
RAIL, CRAKES, FLUFFTAILS, GALLINULES, MOORHENS AND COOTS  Cape Weaver P
African Purple Swamp hen 7 Southern Masked Weaver P
Moorhen 80 Red Bishop
Redknobbed Coot 1796 Yellowrumped Widow
PLOVERS WAXBILLS 
Threebanded Plover 2 Common Waxbill P
Blacksmith Lapwing 28 Pintailed Whydah
Ringed Plover  CANARIES, SISKINS, FINCHES AND BUNTINGS 
Crowned Plover Cape Canary P
SNIPES, GODWITS, SANDPIPERS, STINTS, CURLEWS AND PHALAROPES Bully Canary
Common Sandpiper OTHER
Marsh Sandpiper Mallard/Dutch Quacker 12
Greenshank  1 Common Peacock
AVOCETS AND STILTS

total species 

69
Blackwinged Stilt 97
Pied Avocet 17
DIKKOPS
Spotted Thickknees 7
Water Thickknees 
SKUAS, GULLS AND TERNS
Kelp Gull 3
Greyheaded Gull 2
Hartlaubs Gull 153
Caspian Tern 5
Common Tern
PIGEONS AND DOVES
Feral Pigeon P
Rock Pigeon
Redeyed Dove
Cape Turtle Dove P
Laughing Dove P
CUCKOOS
Klaas's Cuckoo P
Diederik Cuckoo 

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