South Africa - November 2001 - Species Lists

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Ostrich to Falcon
OstrichPygmy Falcon
Francolin to Woodpecker
Cape FrancolinSouthern Yellowbilled Hornbill
Lark to Longclaw
Whitethroated SwallowSpotted Prinia
Shrike to Bunting
Fiscal ShrikeCape Bunting

Part IV: Lesser Grey Shrike - Larklike Bunting


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Species Name
English
(Scientific)
German
Observations, Remarks
731 Lesser Grey Shrike
(Lanius minor)
Schwarzstirnwürger
Single birds in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
732 Fiscal Shrike
(Lanius collaris)
Fiskalwürger
Common throughout, birds in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park with white eyebrow stripe.
733 Red-backed Shrike
(Lanius collurio)
Neuntöter
1 near Nossob in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park on 25.11.
736 Southern Boubou
(Laniarius ferrugineus)
Flötenwürger
Only in the south around Cape Town.
739 Crimson-breasted Shrike
(Laniarius atrococcineus)
Rotbauchwürger
Common in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
740 Black-backed Puffback
(Dryoscopus cubla)
Schneeballwürger
In the dense forests of Natures Valley on 15.11.
741 Brubru
(Nilaus afer)
Brubruwürger
1 between Nossob and Twee Rivieren on 27.11.
742 Southern Tchagra
(Tchagra tchagra)
Kaptschagra
1 near the camp in De Hoop on 14.11.
746 Bokmakierie
(Telophorus zeylonus)
Bokmakiriwürger
Common.
757 Common Starling
(Sturnus vulgaris)
Star
Common in Cape Town.
759 Pied Starling
(Spreo bicolor)
Zweifarbstar
In the south some sightings.
760 Wattled Starling
(Creatophora cinerea)
Lappenstar
Only 1 group near the camp in De Hoop on 14.11.
762 Burchell's Starling
(Lamprotornis australis)
Riesenglanzstar
A small flock between Nossob and Unions End in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park on 26.11.
764 Cape Glossy Starling
(Lamprotornis nitens)
Rotschulter-Glanzstar
Common from Kenhardt northwards.
769 Red-winged Starling
(Onychognathus morio)
Rotschwingenstar
Common in Cape Town.
770 Pale-winged Starling
(Onychognathus nabouroup)
Fahlflügelstar
2 on the Sevilla Trail on 21.11., more common in the north, e.g. at Augrabies Falls National Park.
773 Cape Sugarbird
(Promerops cafer)
Kaphonigfresser
Easily found in Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden on 11.11.
775 Malachite Sunbird
(Nectarinia famosa)
Malachitnektarvogel
Some, e.g. Cape of Good Hope Reserve, Veldrif, etc..
777 Orange-breasted Sunbird
(Anthobaphes violacea)
Goldbrust-Nektarvogel
Only single birds around Cape Town, e.g. top of Table Mountain.
783 Lesser Double-collared Sunbird
(Cinnyris chalybea)
Halsbandnektarvogel
Common around Cape Town.
785 Greater Double-collared Sunbird
(Cinnyris afra)
Doppelband-Nektarvogel
1 on the Half-collared Kingfisher Trail in Wilderness Park
788 Dusky Sunbird
(Cinnyris fusca)
Rußnektarvogel
Single birds from Kenhardt northwards, e.g. Augrabies Falls.
792 Amethyst Sunbird
(Chalcomitra amethystina)
Amethystglanzköpfchen
AKA African Black Sunbird, 1 at Natures Valley on 15.11.
796 Cape White-eye
(Zosterops pallidus)
Kapbrillenvogel
Very common.
799 White-browed Sparrow-Weaver
(Plocepasser mahali)
Augenbrauenmahali
Common from Kenhardt northwards.
800 Sociable Weaver
(Philetairus socius)
Siedelweber
Common north of Brandvlei.
801 House Sparrow
(Passer domesticus)
Haussperling
Small numbers.
803 Cape Sparrow
(Passer melanurus)
Kapsperling
Common, especially in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
804 Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
(Passer diffusus)
Graukopfsperling
Common in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
806 Scaly-feathered Finch
(Sporopipes squamifrons)
Schurrbärtchen
Common from Kenhardt northwards, very common in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
813 Cape Weaver
(Ploceus capensis)
Kapweber
Common in the south
814 Southern Masked-Weaver
(Ploceus velatus)
Maskenweber
Common.
821 Red-billed Quelea
(Quelea quelea)
Blutschnabelweber
Common from Kenhardt northwards, probably an influx
824 Southern Red Bishop
(Euplectes orix)
Oryxweber
Common
827 Yellowrumped Widow
(Euplectes capensis)
Samtwida
Common in the south.
845 Violet-eared Waxbill
(Granatina granatina)
Granatastrild
Single birds in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
846 Common Waxbill
(Estrilda astrild)
Wellenastrild
Common.
850 Swee Waxbill
(Estrilda melanotis)
Grünastrild
Natures Valley on 15.11.
856 Red-headed Finch
(Amadina erythrocephala)
Rhododendrongimpel
Common in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
860 Pin-tailed Whydah
(Vidua macroura)
Dominikanerwitwe
Common, first near De Hoop Nature Reserve on 13.11.
861 Shaft-tailed Whydah
(Vidua regia)
Königswitwe
Single birds in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
870 Black-throated Canary
(Serinus atrogularis )
Angolagirlitz
At Onseepkans on 29.11., also in Kenhardt???
872 Cape Canary
(Serinus canicollis)
Gelbscheitelgirlitz
Some around Cape Town, e.g. at Boulders Beach on 11.11.
873 Forest Canary
(Serinus scotops)
Waldgirlitz
1 at Wilderness National Park on 15.11.
874 Cape Siskin
(Pseudochloroptila totta)
Hottentottengirlitz
2 on the Klipspringer Trail in the Potberg area of the De Hoop Nature Reserve on 13.11.
876 Black-headed Canary
(Alario alario)
Alariogirlitz
A flock near Brandvlei on 22.11., also some flocks around Pofadder, and Springbok.
877 Brimstone Canary
(Serinus sulphuratus)
Schwefelgirlitz
AKA Bully Canary, near De Hoop on 13.11.
878 Yellow Canary
(Serinus flaviventris)
Gelbbauchgirlitz
Common
879 White-throated Canary
(Serinus albogularis)
Weißkehlgirlitz
Common in rocky areas like Sevilla Trail, Travellers rest.
880 Protea Canary
(Serinus leucopterus)
Weißflügelgirlitz
Single Birds singing at Swartberg Pass on 17.11., also at Kransvlei Poort on 21.11.
881 Streaky-headed Seedeater
(Serinus gularis)
Brauengirlitz
AKA Streaky-headed Canary, Wilderness National Park on 15.11.
885 Cape Bunting
(Emberiza capensis)
Kapammer
Common
886 Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
(Emberiza tahapisi)
Bergammer
1 male on the Travellers Rest Sevilla Trail on 21.11. (GPS-Data: S 32°05'04.9''; E 19°05'10.6'')
887 Lark-like Bunting
(Emberiza impetuani)
Lerchenammer
Common



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