Drumblade South Afroca  
Nestled below Perdeberg Mountain,
Nature's little piece of Heaven
 
  
 
 

Cape Glossy Starling

Cape Glossy Starling

Cape White Eye

Cape White Eye

Pin-tailed Wydah

Pin-tailed Wydah

Yellow Crowned Bishop

Yellow Crowned Bishop

Barbet

Barbet
photo by Maria da Silva

Black Stork

Black Stork
photo by Cheryl van Kerkhof

Long Crested Eagle

Long Crested Eagle

Baby Eagle Owl

Baby Eagle Owl

Amurs Falcon

Amurs Falcon

Black_Sparrowhawk

Black Sparrowhawk?
photo by Bruce Welchman

Little Brown Jobs

Little Brown Jobs!
photo by Jeremy Glyn

* all other photos by
Martin Potgieter

 


 
 

 

Birds identified in and around Drumblade Conservancy
Pentad 2625_2800
Number of species = 205
Verified by observer no. 11783
Kevin Lavery (H.D.E.)(F.D.E.- YP) on 23/07/2019

ROBERTS
NUMBER

ENGLISH NAME

SCIENTIFIC NAME

4

Great Crested Grebe

Podiceps cristatus

6

Little Grebe

Tachybaptus ruficollis

47

White Breasted Cormorant

Phalacrocorax lucidus

50

Reed Cormorant

Phalacrocorax africanus

52

African Darter

Anhinga rufa

54

Grey Heron

Ardea cinerea

55

Black-headed Heron

Ardea metanocephala

57

Purple Heron

Ardea purpurea

58

Great Egret

Egretta alba

59

Little Egret

Egretta garzetta

61

Cattle Egret

Bubulcus ibis

62

Squacco Heron

Ardeola ralloides

64

Black Heron

Egretta ardesiaca

72

Hamerkop

Scopus umbretta

79

Black Stork

Ciconia nigra

80

White Stork

Ciconia ciconia

81

African Sacred Ibis

Threskirmis aethiopicus

83

Glossy Ibis

Plegadis falcinellus

84

Hadeda Ibis

Bostrychia hagedash

85

African Spoonbill

Platalea alba

88

Spur-winged Goose

Plectropterus gambensis

89

Egyptian Goose

Alopochen aegyptiacus

94

Cape Shoveler

Anas smithii

95

African Black Duck

Anas sparsa

96

Yellow-billed Duck

Anas undulata

97

Red-billed Teal

Anas erythrorthyncha

100

White-faced Duck

Dendrocygna viduata

101

Fulvous Duck

Dendrocygna bicolor

102

Southern Pochard

Netta arythrophthalma

105

Secretarybird

Sagittarius serpentarius

113

Peregrine Falcon

Falco peregrinus

119

AmurFalcon

Falco amurensis

123

Rock Kestrel

Falco rupicolus

129

Yellow-billed Kite

Milvus aegyptius

130

Black-wiged Kite

Elanus caerulues

152

Jackal Buzzard

Buteo rufofuscus

154

Steppe Buzzard

Buteo vulpinus

157

Ovambo Sparrowhawk

Accipiter ovampensis

159

Black Sparrowhawk

Accipiter melanoleucus

162

Gabar Goshawk

Melierax gabar

171

African Harrier-hawk

Polyboroides typus

178

Red-winged Francolin

Scleroptila levaillantii

179

Orange River Francolin

Scleroptila levaillantoides

185

Swainson’s Spurfowl

Pternistis swainsonii

192

Helmeted Guineafowl

Numida meteagris

203

Black Crake

Amauromis flavirostris

208

African Purple Swamphen

Porphyrio madagascariensis

210

Common Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus

212

Red-knobbed Coot

Fulica cristata

222

White-bellied Korhaan

Eupodotis senegalensis

238

Three-banded Plover

Chanradrius tricollaris

242

Crowned Lapwing

Vanellus coronatus

245

Blacksmith Lapwing

Vanellus armatus

247

African Wattled Lapwing

Vanellus senegallus

250

African Snipe

Gallinago nigripennis

256

Ruff Ruff

Philomachus pugnax

263

Common Greenshank

Tringa nebularia

264

Wood Sandpiper

Tringa glareola

270

Black-winged Stilt

Himantopus himantopus

275

Spotted Thick-knee

Burhinus capensis

277

Temminck’s Courser

Cursorius temminckii

288

Grey-headed Gull

Larus cirrocphalus

304

White—winged Tern

Chlidonias leucopterus

305

Whiskered Tern

Chlidonias hybrida

311

Speckled Pigeon

Columba guinea

312

African Olive Pigeon

Columba arquatrix

314

Red-eyed Dove

Streptopelia semitorquata

316

Cape Turtle-dove

Streptoprlia capicola

317

Laughing Dove

Streptopelia senegalensis

339

Grey Go-away Bird

Corythaixoides

343

Red-Chested Cuckoo

Cuculus solitaries

352

Diderick Cuckoo

Chrysococcyx caprius

359

Barn Owl

Tyto alba

361

Marsh Owl

Sio capensis

368

Spotted Eagle-owl

Bubo africanus

372

Rufous-checked Nightjar

Caprimulgus rufigena

380

African Black Swift

Apus barbatus

383

White-rumped Swift

Apus caffer

385

Little Swift

Apus affinis

387

African Palm swift

Cypsiunus parvus

390

Speckled Mousebird

Colius striatus

391

White-backed Mousebird

Colius colius

392

Red-faced Mousebird

Urocolius indicus

394

Pied Kingfisher

Ceryle rudis

397

Malachite Kingfisher

Alcedo cristata

404

European Bee-eater

Merops aplaster

411

Swallow-tailed Bee-eater

Merops hirundineus

418

African Hoopoe

Upupa africana

419

Green Wood-hoopoe

Phoeniculus purpureus

421

Common Scimitarbill

Rhinopormastus cyanomelas

424

African Grey Hornbill

Tockus nasutus

431

Black-collared Barbet

Lybius torquatus

432

Acacia Pied Barbet

Tracholaema leucomelas

439

Crested Barbet

Trachyphonus vaillantii

440

Greater Honeyguide

Indicator indicator

442

Lessor Honeyguide

Indicator minor

443

Brown-backed Honeyguide

Prodotiscus regulus

450

Cardinal Woodpecker

Dendropicos fuscescens

453

Red-throated Wryneck

Jynx ruficollis

456

Melodious Lark

Mirafra cheniana

458

Rufous-naped Lark

Mirafra afrivana

474

Spike-heeled Lark

Chersomanes aibofasciata

488

Red-capped Lark

Calandrella cinerea

493

Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

495

White-throated Swallow

Hirundo albigularis

502

Greater Striped Swallow

Hirundo cucullatta

508

Rock Martin

Hirundo fuligula

504

South African Cliff-swallow

Hirundo spilodera

509

Brown-throated Martin

Riparia paludicota

510

Banded Martin

Riparia cincta

514

Ashy Tit

Patus cinerascens

521

Black-headed Oriole

Oriolus larvatus

522

Pied Crow

Corvus albus

544

African Red-eyed Bulbul

Pycnontus nigricans

545

Dark-capped Bulbul

Pycnontus tricolor

552

Kurrichane Thrush

Turdus libonyanus

557

Groundscraper Thrush

Psophocichla litsipsirupa

560

Sentinal Rock-thrush

Monticola explorator

564

Mountain Wheatear

Oenanthe monticola

568

Capped Wheatear

Oenanthe pleata

575

Ant-eating Chat

Myrmecocichla formicivora

576

African Stonechat

Saxicola torquatus

581

Cape Robin-Chat

Cassypha caffra

586

Kalahari Scrub-robin

Cercotrichas paena

588

White-browed Scrub-Robin

Cercotrichas leucophrys

599

Willow Warbler

Phylloscopus trochilus

604

Lessor Swamp-Warbler

Acrocephalus gracilirostris

621

Long-billed Crombec

Sylvietta rufescens

622

Bar-throated Apalis

Apalis thoracica

629

Zitting Cisticola

Cisticola juncidis

630

Desert Cisticola

Cisticola aridulus

631

Cloud Cisticola

Cisticola textrix

634

Wing-snapping Cisticola

Cisticola ayresil

637

Neddicky

Cisticola fulvicapilla

639

Wailing Cisticola

Cisticola lais

642

Rattling Cisticola

Cisticola chiniana

646

Levaillant’s Cisticola

Cisticola tinniens

648

Lazy Cisticola

Cisticola aberrans

649

Tawny-Flanked Prinia

Prinia subflava

650

Black-chested Prinia

Prinia flavicans

654

Spotted Flycatcher

Muscicapa striata

658

Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler

Parisoma subcaeruleum

665

Fiscal Flycatcher

Sigelus silens

673

Chinspot Batis

Batis molitor

678

Fairy Flycatcher

Stenostira scita

682

Paradise Fly-catcher

Terpsipone viridis

683

Long-billed Pipit

Arthus similis

686

Cape Wagtail

Motacilla capenis

692

African Pipit

Arthus cinnamomeus

703

Cape Longclaw

Macronyx capensis

706

Lessor Grey Shrike

Lanius minor

707

Common Fiscal

Lanius collaris

708

Red-backed Shrike

Lanius collurio

709

Southern Boubou

Laniarius ferrugineus

711

Crimson-breasted Shrike

Laniarius atroccineus

714

Brown-Crowned Tchagra

Tchagra australis

722

Bokmakierie

Telophorus zeylonus

727

White-crested Helmet-shrike

Prionops plumatus

734

Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis

735

Wattled Starling

Creatophora cinerea

737

Cape Glossy Starling

Lamprotorris nitens

746

Pied Starling

Spreo bicolor

751

Malachite Sunbird

Nectarinia famosa

758

Greater Double-collared Sunbird

Cinnyris afer

763

White-bellied Sunbird

Cinnyris talatala

772

Amethyst Sunbird

Chalcomitra amethystina

784

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

786

Cape Sparrow

Passer melanurus

799

Cape Weaver

Ploceus capensis

780

White-browed Sparrow-weaver

Plocepasser mahali

803

Southern Masked Weaver

Ploceus velatus

804

Thick-billed Weaver

Amblyospiza albifrons

805

Red-billed Quelea

Quelea quelea

808

Southern Red Bishop

Euplectes orix

812

Yellow-crowned Bishop

Euplectes afer

813

Red-collared Widowbird

Euplectes ardens

814

White-winged Widowbird

Euplectes albonotatus

818

Long-tailed Widowbird

Euplectes progne

820

Red-headed Finch

Amadina erythrocephala

830

Green-winged Pytilia

Pytilia melba

833

African Firefinch

Lagonosticta rubricata

835

Jameson’s Firefinch

Lagonosticta rhodopareia

838

Orang-breasted Waxbill

Amandava subflava

839

Blue Waxbill

Uraeginthus angolensis

841

Black-faced Waxbill

Estrilda erythrontos

843

Common Waxbill

Estrilda astrild

844

African Quailfinch

Ortygospiza atricollis

847

Shaft-tailed Whydah

Vidua regia

852

Long-tailed Paradise-whydah

Vidua paradisaea

859

Yellow-fronted Canary

Crithagra mazambica

860

Black-throated Canary

Crithagra atrogularis

866

Yellow Canary

Crithagra flaviventris

867

Streaky-headed Seedeater

Crithagra gularis

872

Cinnamon-breasted Bunting

Emberiza tahapisi

940

Rock Dove

Columba livia

1016

Mallard Duck

Anas platyrhynchos

1035

Northern Black Korhaan

Afrotis afraoides

1104

Karoo Thrush

Turdus smithi

1172

Cape White-eye

Zosterops virens

1183

Eastern Clapper Lark

Mirafra fasciolata

4126

Eastern Long-billed Lark

Certhilauda semitorquata

4131

Burchell’s Cougal

Centropus burchelli

4142

Southern Grey-headed Sparrow

Passer diffuses

 

Drumblade Conservancy Reg No GCA065

Our list has grown to 205 - updated July 2019
we have added the Roberts numbers and Latin names to assist you to look up the pictures of the birds on the list

With thanks to Kevin Lavery of the SA Bird Atlas Project for his assistance

 
 
 
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Please respect our wildlife - it is very precious to us. Car lights will blind all nocturnal creatures - flashing your lights at them does more harm than good. Animals have no sense of speed, so slow down or stop all together, until the animal has moved out of the way.