Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

October 2001 Bird Count 

Species

Presence

Species

Presence
Great crested Grebe

1

Avocet

Dabchick

1

Blackwinged Stilt

12

White Pelican 1 Spotted Dikkop 5
Whitebreasted Cormorant 5 Kelp Gull 5
Reed Cormorant 3 Hartlaub's gull 4
Darter 12 Caspian Tern 1
Grey Heron Common Tern
Blackheaded Heron 1 Feral Pigeon Yes
Purple Heron Rock Pigeon
Little Egret 1 Redeyed Dove Yes
Yellowbilled Egret Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Cattle Egret Laughing Dove Yes
Night Heron Black Swift Yes
Little Bittern Whiterumped Swift
Sacred Ibis 8 Alpine Swift Yes
Glossy Ibis 1 Whitebacked Mousebird Yes
Hadeda Ibis 2 Pied Kingfisher 6
African Spoonbill 1 Giant Kingfisher
Egyptian Goose 9 Malachite Kingfisher 1
Yellowbilled Duck 1 European Swallow
Cape Teal 2 Whitethroated Swallow Yes
Cape Shoveller 5 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Spurwing Goose 1 Greaterstriped Swallow Yes
Blackshouldered Kite

2

Rock Martin Yes

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 5 African sedge Warbler Yes
Helmeted Guineafowl Yes Levailant's Cisticola Yes
Purple Galinule 1 Spotted Prinia Yes
Moorhen 1 Cape Wagtail
Reknobbed Coot 76 Fiscal shrike Yes
Threebanded Plover 1 European starling Yes
Blacksmith Plover 3 Redwing Starling Yes
Greenshank Lesser doublecollared Sunbird Yes
Cape white eye Yes Other
Cape Weaver Yes Burchell's Coucal 1
Southern masked Weaver Yes Olive Thrush 1
Yellowrumped widow

Yes

 Southern Bou Bou Yes
Common Waxbill Yes Water Dikkop 2
Pintailed Whydah Yes Common Sandpiper 1
Cape Canary Yes House Crow 1
Bully Canary Yes Total Species 69
Mallard 2

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