Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve

November 2011 Bird Count.

Cape Robin Chat.

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

3

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Dabchick - Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican 1 Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove 1
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 4 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant - Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 11 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 68 Apus barbatus Black Swift 1
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 1 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 1 Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron 2 Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift 3
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron - Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird 4
Egretta garzetta Little Egret 1 Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher 19
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret - Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher 2
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern - Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis 3 Calandrella cinerea Redcapped Lark -
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis 3 Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow -
Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda Ibis 3 Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow 1
Platalea alba African Spoonbill - Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow 1
Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo - Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow 7
Dendrocygna viduata Whitefaced Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 23 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin -
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 22 Corvus albus Pied Crow 1
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal - Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 11 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul 4
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller - Cossypha caffra Cape Robin -
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose - Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler -
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite - Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler 1
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite 1 Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle 4 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 - Anthus cinnamomeus Grassveld Pipit -
Accipiter tachiro African Goshawk - Macronyx capensis Orangethroated Longclaw -
Circus ranivorus African Marsh Harrier - Lanius collaris Fiscal Shrike 2
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou -
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie 1
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris European Starling 4
Pternistis capensis Cape Spurfowl 3 Onychognathus morio Redwing Starling 1
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl - Nectarinia famosa Malachite Sunbird -
Porphyrio madagascariensis Arican Purple Swamphen - Cinnyris chalybeus Lesser Double collared Sunbird 5
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 7 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye 2
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 90 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover - Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow 1
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 6 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver 2
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver 4
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank - Euplectes capensis Yellowrumped Widow 1
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt 10 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill 4
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet - Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah -
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee 1 Serinus canicollis Cape Canary 1
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Thickknee - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary 2
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 7 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker 13
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull - Pavo cristatus Wiskered Tern -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 15 Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle Owl -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 5 Polyboroides typus Gymnogene -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern 1 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) 2 -

Total

58

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