Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

November 2007 Bird Count 

Juvenile Cape Bulbul

 

Species

Presence

Species

Presence

GREBES

COUCALS
Great Crested Grebe

1

Burchell's Coucal

Dabchick 2 SWIFTS 
PELICANS Black Swift
White Pelican 3 Whiterumped Swift P
CORMORANTS Little Swift P
Whitebreasted Cormorant 11 Alpine Swift P
Cape Cormorant MOUSEBIRDS
Reed Cormorant 32 Whitebacked Mousebird P
DARTERS KINGFISHERS
Darter  78 Pied Kingfisher 24
HERONS, EGRETS AND BITTERNS Giant Kingfisher
Grey Heron 9 Malachite Kingfisher
Blackheaded Heron 4 BARBETS
Purple Heron 2 Acacia Pied Barbet
Blackcrowned Night Heron 3 LARKS AND FINCHLARKS 
Little Egret 25 Redcapped Lark
Yellow billed Egret SWALLOWS AND MARTINS 
Cattle Egret 7 European Swallow 
Little Bittern 1 Whitethroated Swallow P
IBIS AND SPOONBILLS Greater Striped Swallow P
Sacred Ibis 20 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Glossy Ibis 26 Black Sawwing
Hadeda Ibis 4 Rock Martin P
African Spoonbill 9 Brownthroated Martin P
FLAMINGOES CROWS AND RAVENS
Greater Flamingo Pied Crow 1
Lesser Flamingo Whitenecked Raven
DUCKS AND GEESE

BULBULS 
Whitefaced Duck Cape Bulbul P
Fulvous Duck THRUSHES, CHATS, ALETHES, ROBINS AND ROCKJUMPERS
Egyptian Goose 183 Olive Thrush
Yellowbilled Duck 36, 8(J) Cape Robin Chat P
Red-billed Teal Karoo Robin
Cape Teal TITBABBLERS, WARBLERS, APALISES, CROMBECS, CISTICOLAS AND PRINIAS
Cape Shoveller 3 Cape Reed Warbler P
Southern Pochard African Sedge Warbler P
Spurwinged Goose 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 7 Grassveld Pipit
BUZZARDS Orangethroated Longclaw
Steppe Buzzard SHRIKES
GOSHAWKS AND SPARROWHAWKS Fiscal Shrike P
Redbreasted Sparrowhawk Southern Boubou
Black Sparrowhawk

Bokmakierie P
African Goshawk 1 STARLINGS
HARRIERS European Starling P
African Marsh Harrier 3 Redwing Starling P
FALCONS AND KESTRELS SUGARBIRDS AND SUNBIRDS
Peregrine Falcon Malachite Sunbird P
Lanner Falcon Lesser Double collared Sunbird P
Rock Kestrel WHITE EYES
FRANCOLIN AND QUAIL Cape White Eye P
Cape Francolin 27 SPARROWS, WEAVERS, BISHOPS AND WIDOWS
GUINEAFOWL House Sparrow
Helmeted Guineafowl 4 Cape Sparrow P
RAIL, CRAKES, FLUFFTAILS, GALLINULES, MOORHENS AND COOTS  Cape Weaver
African Purple Swamp hen 1 Southern Masked Weaver P
Moorhen 10 Red Bishop
Redknobbed Coot 188 Yellowrumped Widow P
PLOVERS WAXBILLS 
Threebanded Plover 4 Common Waxbill P
Blacksmith Lapwing 26 Pintailed Whydah P
Ringed Plover  CANARIES, SISKINS, FINCHES AND BUNTINGS 
Crowned Plover Cape Canary
SNIPES, GODWITS, SANDPIPERS, STINTS, CURLEWS AND PHALAROPES Bully Canary P
Common Sandpiper OTHER
Marsh Sandpiper Mallard/Dutch Quacker 17
Greenshank  1 Common Peacock 1
AVOCETS AND STILTS

total species 

76
Blackwinged Stilt 85
Pied Avocet 4
DIKKOPS
Spotted Thickknees 5
Water Thickknees 
SKUAS, GULLS AND TERNS
Kelp Gull 18
Greyheaded Gull 1
Hartlaubs Gull 98
Caspian Tern
Common Tern 10
PIGEONS AND DOVES
Feral Pigeon P
Rock Pigeon P
Redeyed Dove P
Cape Turtle Dove P
Laughing Dove P
Rameron Pigeon P
CUCKOOS
Klaas's Cuckoo
Diederik Cuckoo 

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