Shakati Bird List

Bird-list, Shakati private Game Reserve

Last update 30. March 2016 

  • The numbers refer to species frequency: 4 = common, 3 = less common, 2 = few, 1 = single record.
  • ? means ALMOST sure, hereby signalling that the species must be additionally confirmed.
  • The sequence of the species and the bird names – at least the groups – follow the SASOL “Birds of Southern Africa”. The English names follow the new names from the 3rd edition of the book.
  • Total 260 species.
Roberts Reference # English Name Afrikaans Name Latin Name Frequency
8 Little Grebe Kleindobbertjie Tachydaptus ruficollis 1
55 White-breasted Cormorant Witborsduiker Phalacrocorax lucidus 1
58 Reed Cormorant Rietduike Phalacrocorax africanus 3
60 African Darter Slanghalsvoël Anhinga rufa 2
64 Goliath Heron Reuse Reier Ardea goliath 2
65 Purple Heron Rooireier Ardea purpurea 2
67 Little Egret Kleinwitreier Egretta garzetta 1
69 Black Heron Swartreier Egretta ardesiaca 1
71 Cattle Egret Bosluisvoël Bubulcus ibis 3
72 Squacco Heron Ralreier Ardeola ralloides 2
74 Green-backed Heron   Groenrugreier Butorides striatus 3
76 Black-crowned Night-heron Gewone nagreier Nycticorax nycticorax 2
77 White-backed Night-heron Witrugnagreier Gorsachius leuconotus 2
78 Little Bittern Kleinrietreier Ixobrychus minutus 2
81 Hamerkop Hamerkop Scopus umbretta 3
83 White Stork Witooievaar Ciconia ciconia 3
84 Black Stork Grootswartooievaar Ciconia nigra 1
85 Abdims Stork Kleinswartooievaar Ciconia abdimii 2
87 Openbilled Stork Oopbekooievaar Anastomus lamelligerus 2
  African Spoonbill Lepelaar Platalea alba 1
94 Hadeda Ibis Hadeda Bostrychia hagedash 3
99 White-faced Duck   Nonnetjie-eend Dendrocygna viduata 3
102 Egyptian Goose   Kolgans Alopochen aegyptiacus 3
105 African Black Duck Swarteend Anas sparsa 2
115 Comb Duck Knobbeleend Sarkidiornis melanotos 3
116 Spur-winged Goose   Wildemakou Plectropterus gambensis 3
118 Secretarybird Secretaris voel Sagittarius serpentarius 2
122 Cape Vulture Kransaasvoël Gyps coprotheres 2
126 Black Kite Swartwou Milvus migrans 1
127 Black-shouldered Kite   Blouvalk Elanus caeruleus 2
130 European Honey Buzzard Wespedief Pernis apivorus 2
132 Tawny Eagle Roofarend Aquila rapax 1
135 Wahlberg´s Eagle Bruinarend Aquila wahlbergi 3
136 Booted Eagle Dwergarend Hieraaetus pennatus 2
137 African Hawk-eagle Afrikaanse Jagarend Hieraaetus fasciatus 2
142 Brown Snake-eagle Bruinslangarend Circaetus cinereus 2
143 Black-chested Snake-eagle Swartborsslangarend Circaetus gallicus 2
148 African Fish-eagle Visarend Haleaeetus vocifer 2
149 Steppe Buzzard Bruinjakkalvoël Buteo buteo 3
152 Jackal Buzzard Rooiborsjakkalvoël Buteo rufofuscus 1
154 Lizard Buzzard Akkedisvalk Kaupifalco monogrammicus 2
157 Little Sparrowhawk Kleinsperwer Accipiter minullus 2
159 Shikra Gebande Sperwer Accipiter badius 3
161 Gabar Goshawk Kleinsingvalk Micronisus gabar 1
? Black Sparrowhawk Swartsperwer Accipiter melanoleucus 1
166 Montagu`s Harrier Bloupaddavreter Circus pygargus 1
167 Pallid Harrier Witborsvleivalk Circus macrourus 1
169 African Harrier-hawk Kaalwangvalk Polyboroides typus 2
172 Lanner Falcon ? Edelvalk ? Falco biarmicus ? 1
173 Eurasian Hobby Europese Boomvalk Falco subbuteo 2
174 African Hobby Afrikaanse Boomvalk Falco cuvierii 2
180 Amur Falcon Oostelike Rooipootvalk Falco Amurensis 2
183 Lesser Kestrel Kleinrooivalk Falco naumanni 2
188 Coqui Francolin Swempie Francolinis coqui 3
189 Crested Francolin Bospatrys Francolinus sephaena 3
201 Harlequin Quail Bontkwartel Coturnix delegorguei 1
203 Helmeted Guineafowl Gewone Tarentaal Numida meleagris 4
205 Small Buttonquail Bosveldkwarteltjie Turnix sylvaticus 2
213 Black Crake Swartriethaan Amaurornis flavirostris 2
223 African Purple Swamphen Grootkoningriethann Porphyrio madagascariensis 1
237 Red-crested Korhaan Boskorhaan Eupodotis ruficrista 2
249 Three-banded Plover Driebandstrandkiewit Charadrius tricollaris 2
255 Crowned Lapwing Kroonkiewiet Vanellus coronatus 2
258 Blacksmith Lapwing Bontkiewiet Vanellus armatus 1
260 African Wattled Lapwing Leikiewiet Vanellus senegallus 3
264 Common Sandpiper Gewone Ruiter Tringa hypoleucos 2
265 Green Sandpiper Witgatruiter Tringa ochropus 1
266 Wood Sandpiper Bosruiter Tringa glareola 2
270 Common Greenshank Groenpootruiter Tringa nebularia 1
297 Spotted Thick-knee Gewone Dikkop Burhinus capensis 2
303 Bronze-winged courser Bronsvlerkdrawwertjie Rhinoptilus chalcopterus 1
349 Speckled Pigeon Kransduif Columba guinea 2
352 Red-eyed Dove Grootringduif Streptopelia semitorquata 4
354 Cape Turtle-dove Gewone Tortelduif Streptopelia capicola 4
355 Laughing Dove Rooiborsduifie Streptopelia senegalensis 4
356 Namaqua Dove Namakwaduifie Oena capensis 3
358 Emerald-spotted Dove Groenvlekduifie Turtur chalcospilos 4
361 African Green Pigeon Papegaaiduif Treron calvus 2
373 Grey Go-away-bird Kwevoël Corythaixoides concolor 4
375 African Cuckoo Afrikaanse Koekoek Cuculus gularis 3
377 Red-chested Cuckoo Piet-my-vrou Cuculus solitarius 4
378 Black Cuckoo Swartkoekoek Cuculus clamosus 3
381 Levaillant´s Cuckoo Gestreepte Nuwejaarsvoel Clamator levaillantii 2
382 Jacobin Cuckoo Bontnuwejaarsvoël Clamator jacobinus 3
385 Klaas’s Cuckoo Meitjie Chrysococcys klaas 3
386 Diderick Cuckoo Diederikkie Chrysococcyx caprius 4
391 Burchell’s Coucal   Gewone Vleiloerie Centropus burchellii 2
392 Barnowl Nonnetjie Uil Tyto alba 2
398 Pearl-spotted Owlet Witkoluil Glaucidium perlatum 1
397 Southern White-faced Scops-owl Witwanguil Otus leucotis 2
401 Spotted Eagle Owl Gevlekte Ooruil Bubo africanus 3
405 Fiery-necked Nightjar Afrikaanse Naguil Caprimulgus pectoralis 3
406 Rufous-cheeked Nightjar Rooiwang Naguil Caprimulgus rufigena 1
408 Freckled Nightjar Donker Naguil Caprimulgus tristigma 3
409 Square-tailed Nightjar Laeveldnaguil Caprimulgus fossii 1
411 European Swift Europese Windswael? Apus apus? 3
415 White-rumped Swift Witkruiswindswael Apus caffer 2
416 Horus Swift Horuswindswael Apus horus 2
417 Little Swift Kleinwindswael Apus affinis 3
421 African Palm-swift Palmwindswael Cypsiurus parvus 2
424 Speckled Mousebird Gevlekte Muisvoël Colius striatus 2
426 Red-faced Mousebird Rooiwangmuisvoël Urocolius indicus 3
428 Pied Kingfisher Bontviesvanger Ceryle rudis 2
429 Giant Kingfisher Reuse Visvanger Ceryle maxima 2
430 Half-collared Kingfisher Blouvisvanger Alcedo semitorquata 1
431 Malachite Kingfisher Kuifkopvisvanger Alcedo cristata 2
432 African Pygmy Kingfisher Dwergvisvanger Ispidina picta 3
433 Woodland Kingfisher Bosveldvisvanger Halcyon senegalensis 4
435 Brown-hooded Kingfisher Bruinkopvisvanger Halcyon albiventris 3
436 Grey-headed Kingfisher Gryskopvisvanger Halcyon leucocephala 2
437 Striped Kingfisher Gestreepte Visvanger Halcyon chelicuti 2
438 European Bee-eater Europese Byvreter Merops apiaster 4
440 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Blouwang Byvreter Merops persicus 1
443 White-fronted Bee-eater Rooikeelbyvreter Merops bullockoides 3
444 Little Bee-eater Kleinbyvreter Merops pusillus 3
445 Swallow-tailed Bee-eater Swaelstert Byvreter Merops hirundineus 2
446 European Roller? Europese Troupant? Coracias garrulous? 1
447 Lilac-breasted Roller Gewone Troupant Coracias caudate 2
449 Purple Roller Groottroupant Coracias naevius 2
451 African Hoopoe Afrikaanse Hoephoep Upupa Africana 2
452 Green Wood-hoopoe Gewone Kakelaar Phoeniculus purpureus 3
454 Common Scimitarbill Swartbekkakelaar Rhinopomastus cyanomelas 2
457 African Grey Hornbill Grysneushoringvoël Tockus nasatus 3
458 Red-billed Hornbill Rooibekneushoringvoel Tockus erythrorhynrhus 2
459 Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Geelbekneushoringvoël Tockus leucomelas 2
464 Black-collared Barbet Rooikophoutkapper Lybius torquatus 3
465 Acacia Pied Barbet Bonthoutkapper Tricholaema leucomelas 2
470 Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Geelblestinker Pogoniulus chrysoconus 3
473 Crested Barbet Kuifkophoutkapper Trachyphonus vaillantii 3
474 Greater Honeyguide Grootheuningwyser Indicator indicator 2
476 Lesser Honeyguide Kleinheuningwyser Indicator minor 3
478 Brown-backed Honeybird Skerpbekheuningvoel Prodotiscus regulus 2
481 Bennett´s Woodpecker Bennettse Speg Campethera bennettii 3
483 Golden-tailed Woodpecker Goudstertspeg Campethera abingoni 3
486 Cardinal Woodpecker Kardinaalspeg Dendropicos fuscescens 4
487 Bearded Woodpecker Baard Speg Thripias namaquus 2
490 African Broadbill? Breëbek? Smithornis capensis? 1
494 Rufous-naped Lark Rooineklewerik Mirafra Africana 3
497 Fawn-coloured Lark Vaalbruinlewerik Mirafra africanoides 2
498 Sabota Lark Sabotale Werik Mirafra sabota 2
505 Dusky Lark Donkerlewerik Pinarocorys nigricans 1
518 Barn Swallow Europese Swael Hirundo rustica 4
520 White-throated Swallow Witkeelswael Hirundo albigularis 3
522 Wire-tailed Swallow Draadstertswael Hirundo smithii 2
523 Pearl-breasted Swallow Perelborsswael Hirundo dimidiate 3
524 Red-breasted Swallow Rooiborsswael Hirundo semirufa 1
527 Lesser Striped Swallow Kleinstreepswael Hirundo abyssinica 4
528 South African Cliff Swallow Familieswael Hirundo cucullata 2
529 Rock Martin Kransswael Hirundo fuligula 3
530 Common House Martin Huisswael Delichon urbica 3
531 Grey-rumped Swallow Gryskruisswael Pseudohirundo griseopyga 1
532 Sand Martin Europese Oewerswael Riparia riparia 2
533 Brown-throated Martin Afrikaanse Oewerswael Riparia paludicola 1
534 Banded Martin Gebande Oewerswael Riparia cincta 1
538 Black Cuckooshrike Swartcatakoeroe Campephaga flava 3
541 Fork-tailed Drongo Mikstertbyvanger Dicrurus adsimilis 4
543 Eurasian Golden Oriole Europese Wielewaal Oriolus oriolus 1
545 Black-headed Oriole Oostelike Swartkopwielewaal Oriolus larvatus 4
554 Southern Black Tit Gewone Swartmees Parus niger 3
558 Grey Penduline Tit Gryskapokvoel Anthoscopus caroli 1
560 Arrow-marked Babbler Pylvlekkatlagter Turdoides jardineii 3
567 African Red-eyed Bulbul Rooioogtiptol Pycnonotus nigricans 1
568 Dark-capped Bulbul Swartoogtiptol Pycnonotus barbatus 4
574 Yellow-bellied Greenbul Afrikaanse Geelborswillie Chlorocichla flaviventris 2
576 Kurrichane Trush Rooibeklyster Turdus libonyana 4
580 Ground-scraper Trush Gevlekte Lyster Turdus litsitsirupa 4
589 Familiar Chat Gewone Spekvreter Cercomela familiaris 1
593 Mocking Cliff-chat Dassievoël Thamnolaea cinna momeiventris 1
595 Anteating Chat Swartpiek Myrmecocichla formicivora 1
596 African Stonechat Gewone Bontrokkie Saxicola torquata 2
602 White-throated Robin-chat Afrikaanse Witkeeljanfrederik Cossypha humeralis 3
613 White-browed Scrub-robin Gestreepte Wipstert Erythropygia leucophrys 4
619 Garden Warbler Tuinsanger Sylvia borin 1
620 Common Whitethroat? Gewone Witkeelsanger ? Sylvia communis ? 1
621 Chestnut-ventet Tit-babbler Bosveldtjeriktik Parisoma subcaeruleum 1
626 Olive-tree Warbler Olyfboomsanger Hippolais olivetorum 1
627 River Warbler Sprinkaansanger Locustella fluviatilis 1
628 Great Reed-warbler Groot Rietsanger Acrocephalus arundinaceus 2
633 Marsh Warbler Europese Rietsanger Acrocephalus palustris 2
631 African Reed-warbler Kleinrietsanger Acrocephalus baeticatus 2
630 Eurasian Reed-warbler? Hermanse Rietsanger? Acrocephalus scirpaceus? 1
635 Cape Reed Warbler Kaapse Rietsanger Acrocephalus gracilirostris 2
637 African Yellow Warbler Geelsanger Chloropeta natalensis 1
638 African Sedge Warbler Kaapse Vleisanger Bradypterus babeocala 2
643 Willow Warbler Hofsanger Phylloscopus trochilus 4
645 Bar-throated Apalis Bandkeelklein Jantjie Apalis thoracica 2
651 Long-billed Crombec Bosveldstrompstert Sylvietta rufescens 3
653 Yellow-bellied Eremomela Geelpensbossanger Eremomela icteropygialis 1
655 Green-capped Eremomela Donkerwangbossanger Eremomela scotops 2
657 Grey-backed Camaroptera Grys Kwe-kwevoël Cameroptera brevicaudata 4
664 Zitting Cisticola Landeryklopkloppie Cisticola juncidis 2
665 Desert Cisticola Woestynklopkloppie Cisticola aridulus 2
666 Cloud Cisticola? Gevlekte Klopkloppie? Cisticola textrix? 1
672 Rattling Cisticola Bosveldtinktinkie Cisticola chiniana 3
679 Lazy Cisticola Luitinktinkie Cisticola aberrans 2
681 Neddicky Neddikkie Cisticola fulvicapillus 4
683 Tawny-flanked Prinia Bruinsylangstertjie Prinia subflava 4
689 Spotted Flycatcher Europese Vlieevanger Muscicapa striata 4
691 Ashy Flycatcher Blougrysvlieevanger Muscicapa caerulescens 1
693 Grey Tit-flycatcher Waaierstertvlieëvanger Myioparus plumbeus 2
694 Southern Black Flycatcher Suidelike Swartvlieevanger Melaenornis pammelaina 3
696 Pale Flycatcher Muiskleurvlieevanger Bradornis pallidus 3
701 Chinspot Batis Witliesbosbontrokkie Batis molitor 3
710 African Paradise-flycatcher Paradysvlieevanger Tersiphone viridis 4
711 African Pied Wagtail Bontkwikkie Motacilla aguimp 2
713 Cape Wagtail Gewone Kwikkie Motacilla capensis 2
720 Striped Pipit Gestreepte Koeste Anthus lineiventris 2
723 Bushveld Pipit Bosveldkoester Anthus caffer 3
731 Lesser Grey Shrike Gryslaksman Lanius minor 1
732 Common Fiscal Fiskaallaksman Lanius collaris 1
733 Red-backed Shrike Rooiruglaksman Lanius collurio 3
735 Magpie Shrike Langstertlaksman Corvinella melanoleuca 2
736 Southern Boubou Suidelike Waterfiskaal Laniarius ferrugineus 3
740 Black-backed Puffback Swartrugsneeubal Dryoscopus cubla 4
741 Brubru Bontroklaksman Nilaus afer 3
743 Brown-crowned Tchagra Rooivlerktjagra Tchagra australis 4
744 Black-crowned Tchagra Swartkroontjagra Tchagra senegala 2
748 Orange-breasted Bush Shrike Oranjeborsboslaksman Telophorus sulfureopectus 2
751 Grey-headed Bush Shrike Spookvoël Malaconotus blanchoti 2
753 White-crested Helmet Shrike Withelmlaksman Prionops plumatus 3
754 Retz´s Helmet-shrike Swarthelmlaksman Prionops retzii 1
756 Southern White-crowned Shrike Kremetartlaksman Eurocephalus anguitimens 2
758 Common Myna Indiese Spreeu Acridotheres tristis 2
760 Wattled Starling Lelspreeu Creatophora cinerea 3
761 Violet-backed Starling Witborsspreeu Cinnyricinclus leucogaster 4
762 Burchells Starling Grootglansspreeu Lamprotornis australis 1
764 Cape Glossy Starling Kleinglansspreeu Lamprotornis nitens 3
769 Red-winged Starling Roouvlerkspreeu Onychognathus morio 2
772 Red-billed Oxpecker Rooibekrenostervoel Buphagus erythrorhynchus 1
779 Marico Sunbird Maricosuikerbekkie Nectarinia mariquensis 2
787 White-bellied Sunbird Witpenssuikerbekkie Nectarinia talatala 4
792 Amethyst Sunbird Afrikaanse Swartsuikerbekkie Nectarinia amethystina 3
796 Cape White-eye Kaapse Glasogie Zosterops pallidus 4
804 Southern Grey-headed Sparrow Gryskopmossie Passer diffusus 2
805 Yellow-throated Petronia Geelvlekmossie Petronia superciliaris 2
807 Thick-billed weaver Dikbekwewer Amblyospiza albifrons 1
811 Village Weaver Bontrugwewer Ploceus cucullatus 4
813 Cape Weaver Kaapse Wewer Ploceus capensis 2
814 Southern Masked Weaver Swartkeelgeelvink Ploceus velatus 4
819 Red-headed Weaver Rooikopwewer Anaplectes rubriceps 3
821 Red-billed Quelea? Rooibekkwelea? Quelea quelea? 2
822 Red-headed Quelea Rooikopkwelea Quelea erythrops 2
824 Southern Red Bishop Rooivink Euplectes orix 2
829 White-winged Widowbird Witvlerkflap Euplectes albonotatus 2
834 Green-winged Pytilia Gewone Melba Pytilia melba 1
841 Jameson´s Firefinch Jamesonse Robbin Lagonosticta rhodopareia 3
842 Red-billed Firefinch Rooibekvuurvinkie Lagonosticta senegala 1
844 Blue Waxbill Gewone Blousysie Uraeginthus angolensis 4
845 Violet-eared Waxbill Koningblousysie Uraeginthus granatinus 2
846 Common Waxbill Rooibeksyssie Estrilda astril 3
857 Bronze Mannikin Gewone Fret Spermestes cucullatus 3
860 Pin-tailed Whydah Koningrooibekkie Vidua macroura 1
862 Long-tailed Paradise Whydah Gewone Paradysvink Vidua paradisaea 1
864 Dusky Indigobird Gewone Blouvinkie Vidua funerea 1
869 Yellow-fronted Canary Geeloogkanarie Serinus mozambicus 4
870 Black-throated Canary Bergkanarie Serinus atrogularis 2
881 Streaky-headed Seed-eater Steepkopkanarie Serinus gularis 2
884 Golden-breasted Bunting Rooirugstreepkoppie Emberiza flaviventris 4
  Lark-like Bunting Vaalstreepkoppie Emberiza impetuani 1
886 Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Klipstreepkoppie Emberiza tahapis 3

 

 

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