Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve 

September 2001 Bird Count 

Species

Presence

Species

Presence
Great crested Grebe

1

Avocet

Dabchick

Blackwinged Stilt

3

White Pelican 4 Spotted Dikkop 4
Whitebreasted Cormorant 2 Kelp Gull 12
Reed Cormorant 5 Hartlaub's gull 2
Darter 8 Caspian Tern
Grey Heron Common Tern
Blackheaded Heron 2 Feral Pigeon
Purple Heron Rock Pigeon
Little Egret 2 Redeyed Dove Yes
Yellowbilled Egret Cape Turtle Dove Yes
Cattle Egret Laughing Dove Yes
Night Heron Black Swift
Little Bittern 1 Whiterumped Swift
Sacred Ibis Alpine Swift Yes
Glossy Ibis Whitebacked Mousebird Yes
Hadeda Ibis 1 Pied Kingfisher 5
African Spoonbill Giant Kingfisher
Egyptian Goose 16 Malachite Kingfisher
Yellowbilled Duck 3 European Swallow
Cape Teal 3 Whitethroated Swallow Yes
Cape Shoveller 2 Pearlbreasted Swallow
Spurwing Goose Greaterstriped Swallow Yes
Blackshouldered Kite

2

Rock Martin

Species

Presence

Species

Presence
African Fish Eagle 2 Brownthroated Martin
Steppe Buzard Black sawwing Swallow
Black Sparrowhawk 1 Pied Crow Yes
African Goshawk Cape bulbul Yes
African Marsh Harrier 1 Cape Robin Yes
Perigrine Falcon Cape reed Warbler Yes
Cape Francolin 7 African sedge Warbler Yes
Helmeted Guineafowl Yes Levailant's Cisticola Yes
Purple Galinule 1 Spotted Prinia Yes
Moorhen 2 Cape Wagtail Yes
Reknobbed Coot 36 Fiscal shrike Yes
Threebanded Plover European starling Yes
Blacksmith Plover 2 Redwing Starling Yes
Greenshank Lesser doublecollared Sunbird Yes
Cape white eye Other
Cape Weaver Yes Burchell's Coucal 2
Southern masked Weaver Yes Olive Thrush 1
Yellowrumped widow

Yes

 Total Species 57
Common Waxbill Yes
Pintailed Whydah Yes
Cape Canary
Bully Canary Yes
Mallard Yes

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