Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve

November 2010 Bird Count 

Greyheaded Gull.

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

5

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Dabchick - Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
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 9 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal 2
Anhinga rufa Darter 64 Apus barbatus Black Swift -
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 1 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 10 Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron 2 Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift -
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron 2 Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird 1
Egretta garzetta Little Egret - Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher 18
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret 1 Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher 1
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern - Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis 4 Calandrella cinerea Redcapped Lark 1
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis 12 Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow -
Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda Ibis 9 Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow 3
Platalea alba African Spoonbill 3 Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow 1
Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo - Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow 1
Dendrocygna viduata Whitefaced Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 47 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin -
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 9 Corvus albus Pied Crow 3
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven 3
Anas capensis Cape Teal 9 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul 4
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 10 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin 1
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose 2 Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler -
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite 2 Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler 3
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite - Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle 3 Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola 1
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Spotted Prinia 4
Accipiter rufiventris Redbreasted Sparrowhawk - Motacilla capensis Cape Wagtail 1
Accipiter melanoleucus Black Sparrowhawk 3 Anthus cinnamomeus Grassveld Pipit -
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk - Macronyx capensis Orangethroated Longclaw -
Circus ranivorus African Marsh Harrier 3 Lanius collaris Fiscal Shrike 3
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou -
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie -
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris European Starling 4
Pternistis capensis Cape Spurfowl 26 Onychognathus morio Redwing Starling 3
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl 5 Nectarinia famosa Malachite Sunbird -
Porphyrio madagascariensis Arican Purple Swamphen - Cinnyris chalybeus Lesser Double collared Sunbird 1
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 11 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye 2
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 389 Passer domesticus House Sparrow 1
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover 4 Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow 2
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 10 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver 2
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver 1
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank 17 Euplectes capensis Yellowrumped Widow 3
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt 26 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill 3
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet 155 Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah 1
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee - Serinus canicollis Cape Canary 2
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Thickknee - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary 1
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 10 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker 12
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - Pavo cristatus Wiskered Tern -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 14 Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle Owl -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 2 Polyboroides typus Gymnogene -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern 5 Amarurornis flavirostris White backed Duck -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) 1 Urocolius indicus Redfaced Mousebird -
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - Sigelus silens Fiscal Flycatcher -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) 8 -

Total

69

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