Friends of Vrolijkheid - Birds Recorded at Vrolijkheid

BIRDS RECORDED IN VROLIJKHEID NATURE RESERVE, MCGREGOR
Names from Sasol Guide (3rd edition)





























ID Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Br? Status
















1 Common Ostrich X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
6 Great Crested Grebe
X






X


Visitor
7 Black-necked Grebe
X
X




X
X
Visitor
8 Little Grebe X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
55 White-breasted Cormorant X X X X X X X X X X X X
Resident
58 Reed Cormorant X X X X X X X X X X X X
Resident
60 African Darter X X X X X X X X X X X X
Resident
62 Grey Heron X X X X X X X X X X X X
Resident
63 Black-headed Heron X X X
X X X X
X


Resident
64 Goliath Heron









X

Vagrant
65 Purple Heron

X
X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
66 Great Egret




X X





Vagrant
67 Little Egret X X X X

X X X X X X
Resident
68 Yellow-billed Egret X X X X X X


X X X
Visitor
71 Cattle Egret X X X X X X X X X X X X
Resident
72 Squacco Heron








X


Vagrant
76 Black-crowned Night Heron
X

X X X X X X X X
Visitor
78 Little Bittern
X










Visitor
81 Hamerkop X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
84 Black Stork X







X


Visitor
91 African Sacred Ibis X X X X X X
X X X X X
Resident
93 Glossy Ibis






X X



Visitor
94 Hadeda Ibis X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
95 African Spoonbill X X X X X X X X X X X X
Resident
100 Fulvous Duck








X


Vagrant
102 Egyptian Goose X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
103 South African Shelduck X X X X X X X X X X
X Yes Visitor
104 Yellow-billed Duck X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
105 African Black Duck





X X X



Visitor
106 Cape Teal

X









Visitor
108 Red-billed Teal X X X X

X



X Yes Visitor
112 Cape Shoveler
X
X


X X X X X
Visitor
113 Southern Pochard








X X X
Visitor
116 Spur-winged Goose X X
X X X
X X X


Visitor
117 Maccoa Duck










X
Vagrant
122 Cape Vulture
X





X



Vagrant
126 Yellow-billed Kite








X


Vagrant
127 Black-shouldered Kite X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
131 Verreauxs' Eagle X

X
X
X
X


Visitor
136 Booted Eagle X







X X X
Intra-African migrant
140 Martial Eagle

X




X



Vagrant
148 African Fish-Eagle X

X X

X X X
X
Visitor
149 Steppe Buzzard

X




X
X X
European migrant
152 Jackal Buzzard X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
155 Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk









X

Visitor
158 Black Sparrowhawk



X







Visitor
160 African Goshawk


X




X


Visitor
162 Southern Pale Chanting Goshawk X X X X X X X X X X X
Yes Resident
165 African Marsh-Harrier X







X


Visitor
166 Montagu's Harrier
X










Vagrant
168 Black Harrier





X





Vagrant
169 African Harrier-Hawk X











Vagrant
172 Lanner Falcon

X

X X





Visitor
181 Rock Kestrel




X X X X


Yes Resident
190 Grey-winged Francolin X









X Yes Visitor
195 Cape Spurfowl X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
200 Common Quail



X

X X X

Yes Intra-African migrant
203 Helmeted Guineafowl X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
208 Blue Crane







X X


Vagrant
210 African Rail



X X X X X X X
Yes Resident
213 Black Crake

X
X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
217 Red-chested Flufftail



X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
226 Common Moorhen X X X
X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
228 Red-knobbed Coot X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
239 Southern Black Korhaan X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
248 Kittlitz's Plover X X X X



X X X X Yes Visitor
249 Three-banded Plover X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
255 Crowned Lapwing X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
258 Blacksmith Lapwing X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
264 Common Sandpiper X X X X




X X X
European migrant
266 Wood Sandpiper X











European migrant
270 Common Greenshank X X X X


X X X X X
European migrant
272 Curlew Sandpiper X








X

European migrant
274 Little Stint X











European migrant
286 African Snipe X

X X

X


X
Visitor
295 Black-winged Stilt X X



X
X

X
Visitor
297 Spotted Thick-knee X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
298 Water Thick-knee X











Visitor
301 Double-banded Courser X X


X

X X

Yes Visitor
339 White-winged Tern










X
Vagrant
344 Namaqua Sandgrouse X X X

X X

X X

Visitor
349 Speckled Pigeon X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
352 Red-eyed Dove X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
354 Cape Turtle-Dove X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
355 Laughing Dove X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
356 Namaqua Dove X X
X


X X X X X Yes Visitor
380 Great Spotted Cuckoo


X


X X



Vagrant
385 Klaas's Cuckoo





X X X X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
386 Diderick Cuckoo X





X X X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
391 Burchell's Courcal X





X X X X X Yes Resident
392 Barn Owl


X




X

Yes Visitor
401 Spotted Eagle-Owl


X

X




Yes Resident
405 Fiery-necked Nightjar


X








Resident
406 Rufous-cheeked Nightjar








X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
412 African Black Swift X X X



X X X X X
Intra-African migrant
415 White-rumped Swift X X X X


X X X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
416 Horus Swift








X


Intra-African migrant
417 Little Swift X X X X X X X X X X X X
Resident
418 Alpine Swift X X
X


X X X X X
Intra-African migrant
424 Speckled Mousebird X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
425 White-backed Mousebird X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
426 Red-faced Mousebird X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
428 Pied Kingfisher

X X X X X X

X
Yes Resident
429 Giant Kingfisher X X X X X X
X



Yes Resident
431 Malachite Kingfisher


X X

X X X

Yes Visitor
435 Brown-hooded Kingfisher


X


X X


Yes Visitor
438 European Bee-eater X X








X
Intra-African migrant
451 African Hoopoe X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
465 Acacia Pied Barbet X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
474 Greater Honeyguide






X X



Visitor
476 Lesser Honeyguide








X


Visitor
480 Ground Woodpecker X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
486 Cardinal Woodpecker



X

X X


Yes Visitor
495 Cape Clapper Lark




X X X X X X X Yes Resident
500 (Karoo?) Longbilled Lark X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
507 Red-capped Lark

X X X X X X X X X X Yes Visitor
512 Large-billed Lark X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
518 Barn Swallow X X X





X X X
European migrant
520 White-throated Swallow X X X



X X X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
523 Pearl-breasted Swallow X X X X


X X X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
526 Greater Striped Swallow X X X X X

X X X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
529 Rock Martin X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
530 Common House-Martin X X










European migrant
533 Brown-throated Martin X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
534 Banded Martin










X
Vagrant
541 Fork-tailed Drongo
X










Visitor
548 Pied Crow


X








Visitor
550 White-necked Raven X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
551 Grey Tit X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
557 Cape Penduline-Tit X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
566 Cape Bulbul X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
572 Sombre Greenbul


X X X X X X X X
Yes Resident
577 Olive Thrush



X X X

X X
Yes Resident
586 Mountain Wheatear


X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
587 Capped Wheatear
X X X X



X X X
Resident
589 Familiar Chat X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
592 Karoo Chat X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
596 African Stonechat X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
601 Cape Robin-Chat X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
614 Karoo Scrub-Robin X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
621 Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
622 Layard's Tit-Babbler X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
631 African Reed- Warbler X X X



X X X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
635 Lesser Swamp-Warbler X

X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
638 Little Rush-Warbler X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Intra-African migrant
643 Willow Warbler X







X
X
European migrant
645 Bar-throated Apalis X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
651 Long-billed Crombec X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
653 Yellow-bellied Eremomela X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
661 Cape Grassbird








X


Visitor
664 Zitting Cisticola X X X

X X X X X X X Yes Resident
669 Grey-backed Cisticola X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
677 Levaillant's Cisticola X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
686 Karoo Prinia X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
687 Namaqua Warbler X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
688 Rufous-eared Warbler X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
698 Fiscal Flycatcher X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
700 Cape Batis


X


X




Visitor
706 Fairy Flycatcher X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
710 African Paradise-Flycatcher








X


Intra-African migrant
713 Cape Wagtail X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
716 African Pipit X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
717 Long-billed Pipit


X X X X X X X X
Yes Resident
718 Plain-backed Pipit




X X


X

Visitor
721 African Rock Pipit X X X
X


X X X X Yes Resident
727 Cape Longclaw X X X X X X X X X X X
Yes Resident
732 Common Fiscal X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
736 Southern Boubou X X X X X



X


Resident
742 Southern Tchagra

X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
746 Bokmakierie X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
757 Common Starling X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
759 Pied Starling X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
760 Wattled Starling X
X X X X X X X X X X
Resident
769 Red-winged Starling X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
775 Malachite Sunbird X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
783 Southern Double-collared Sunbird X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
796 Cape White-eye X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
801 House Sparrow X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
803 Cape Sparrow X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
813 Cape Weaver X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
814 Southern Masked-Weaver X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
821 Red-billed Quelea

X









Vagrant
824 Southern Red Bishop

X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
















827 Yellow Bishop



X X X X X


Yes Visitor
842 Red-billed Firefinch







X



Vagrant
846 Common Waxbill X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
850 Swee Waxbill






X X X X X Yes Visitor
860 Pin-tailed Whydah

X X


X X X


Visitor
872 Cape Canary X X X
X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
876 Black-headed Canary



X X X X X X

Yes Visitor
877 Brimstone Canary X X



X X X


Yes Visitor
878 Yellow Canary X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
879 White-throated Canary X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
881 Streaky-headed Seedeater X
X
X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
885 Cape Bunting X X X X X X X X X X X X Yes Resident
887 Lark-like Bunting
X





X X X
Yes Visitor


















Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec


Species recorded per month = 128 120 117 120 115 114 116 135 139 151 131 130





















As at March 2011






















Total no. of species recorded = 196






Total recorded breeding = 119

















Please report additions to:






Resident = 107

Rob Martin

Visitor = 47

Tel: (021) 8521711






Vagrant = 17

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it






Intra-African migrant = 16









European migrant = 9
















Rob Martin | Dawn Tyler | Elsie Martin
<< Start < Prev 1 2 3 Next > End >>
(Page 2 of 3)