Greater Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve

September 2011 Bird Count

Cape Spurfowl.

 

Scientific
 name

Common Name Totals

Scientific name

Common Name Totals
Podiceps cristatus Great Crested Grebe

8

Streptopelia semitorquata Redeyed Dove -
Tachybaptus ruficollis Dabchick 5 Streptopelia capicola Cape Turtle Dove -
Pelecanus onocrotalus White Pelican 1 Streptopelia senegalensis Laughing Dove 2
Phalacrocorax lucidus Whitebreasted Cormorant 33 Chrysococcyx klaas Klaas's Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax capensis Cape Cormorant - Chrysococcyx caprius Diederik Cuckoo -
Phalacrocorax africanus Reed Cormorant 324 Centropus burchellii Burchell's Coucal -
Anhinga rufa Darter 107 Apus barbatus Black Swift -
Ardea cinerea Grey Heron 3 Apus caffer Whiterumped Swift -
Ardea melanocephala Blackheaded Heron 5 Apus affinis Little Swift -
Ardea purpurea Purple Heron 3 Tachymarptis melba Alpine Swift 2
Nycticorax nycticorax Blackcrowned Night Heron 0 Colius colius Whitebacked Mousebird 4
Egretta garzetta Little Egret 38 Ceryle rudis Pied Kingfisher 22
Egretta intermedia Yellowbilled Egret - Megaceryle maximus Giant Kingfisher -
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret - Alcedo cristata Malachite Kingfisher 3
Ixobrychus minutus Little Bittern 1 Tricholaema leucomelas Acacia Pied Barbet -
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred Ibis 11 Calandrella cinerea Redcapped Lark -
Plegadis falcinellus Glossy Ibis 8 Hirundo rustica Barn Swallow -
Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda Ibis 11 Hirundo albigularis Whitethroated Swallow 1
Platalea alba African Spoonbill 6 Hirundo cucullata Greater Striped Swallow -
Phoenicopterus ruber Greater Flamingo - Hirundo dimidiata Pearlbreasted Swallow -
Dendrocygna viduata Whitefaced Duck - Psalidoprocne holomelaena Black Sawwing -
Dendrocygna bicolor Fulvous Duck - Hirundo fuligula Rock Martin -
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian Goose 123 Riparia paludicola Brownthroated Martin -
Anas undulata Yellowbilled Duck 59 Corvus albus Pied Crow 10
Anas erythrorhyncha Redbilled Teal 2 Corvus albicollis Whitenecked Raven -
Anas capensis Cape Teal 13 Pycnonotus capensis Cape Bulbul 5
Anas smithii Cape Shoveller 16 Cossypha caffra Cape Robin 5
Netta erythrophthalma Southern Pochard - Cercotrichas coryphoeus Karoo Robin -
Plectropterus gambensis Spurwinged Goose 6 Acrocephalus gracilirostris Lesser Swamp Warbler 2
Elanus caeruleus Black Shouldered Kite 4 Bradypterus baboecala Little Rush Warbler 3
Milvus migrans Yellowbilled Kite - Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird -
Haliaeetus vocifer African Fish Eagle 4 Cisticola tinniens Levaillant's Cisticola -
Buteo vulpinus Steppe Buzzard - Prinia maculosa Spotted Prinia 5
Accipiter rufiventris Redbreasted Sparrowhawk 1 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 4
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon - Laniarius ferrugineus Southern Boubou -
Falco biarmicus Lanner Falcon - Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie 5
Falco rupicolus Rock Kestrel - Sturnus vulgaris European Starling 4
Pternistis capensis Cape Spurfowl 21 Onychognathus morio Redwing Starling 2
Numida meleagris Helmeted Guineafowl 13 Nectarinia famosa Malachite Sunbird -
Porphyrio madagascariensis Arican Purple Swamphen - Cinnyris chalybeus Lesser Double collared Sunbird 3
Gallinula chloropus Moorhen 12 Zosterops virens Cape White Eye 3
Fulica cristata Redknobbed Coot 14 Passer domesticus House Sparrow -
Charadrius tricollaris Threebanded Plover 1 Passer melanurus Cape Sparrow 1
Vanellus armatus Blacksmith Lapwing 21 Ploceus capensis Cape Weaver 4
Vanellus coronatus Crowned Plover - Ploceus velatus Southern Masked Weaver 3
Actitis hypoleucos Common  Sandpiper - Euplectes orix Red Bishop -
Tringa nebularia Greenshank 10 Euplectes capensis Yellowrumped Widow 1
Himantopus himantopus Blackwinged Stilt 14 Estrilda astrild Common Waxbill 4
Recurvirostra avosetta Pied Avocet - Vidua macroura Pintailed Whydah 2
Burhinus capensis Spotted Thickknee 5 Serinus canicollis Cape Canary 5
Burhinus vermiculatus Water Thickknee - Crithagra sulphuratus Bully Canary -
Larus dominicanus Kelp Gull 16 Anas platyrhynchos Mallard / Dutch Quacker 21
Larus cirrocephalus Greyheaded Gull 1 Pavo cristatus Wiskered Tern -
Larus hartlaubii Hartlaubs Gull 457 Bubo capensis Spotted Eagle Owl -
Sterna caspia Caspian Tern 8 Polyboroides typus Gymnogene -
Sterna hirundo Common Tern 7 Amarurornis flavirostris White backed Duck -
Columba livia Feral Pigeon (Rock Pigeon) 3 Urocolius indicus Redfaced Mousebird -
Columba arquatrix Rameron Pigeon - Sigelus silens Fiscal Flycatcher -
Columba guinea Rock Pigeon (Speckled Pigeon) - -

Total

65

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