PLedge Nature Reserve
Birds seen in Pledge Nature Reserve

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Roberts VIScientific NameEnglish VernacularAfrikaanse Vernacular
58Phalacrocorax africanusReed CormorantRietduiker
62Ardea cinereaGrey HeronBloureier
63Ardea melanocephalaBlack-headed HeronSwartkopreier
67Egretta garzettaLittle EgretKleinwitreier
78Ixobrychus minutusLittle BitternKleinrietreier
94Bostrychia hagedashHadeda IbisHadeda
102Alopochen aegyptiacusEgyptian GooseKolgans
104Anas undulataYellow-billed DuckGeelbekeend
148Haliaeetus vociferAfrican Fish-EagleVisarend
150Buteo oreophilusForest BuzzardBosjakkalsvoel
157Accipiter minullusLittle SparrowhawkKleinsperwer
160Accipiter tachiroAfrican GoshawkAfrikaansesperwer
169Polyboroides typus African Harrier-hawk Kaalwangvalk
170Pandion haliaetusOspreyVisvalk
198Francolinus aferRed-necked Spurfowl (Francolin)Rooikeelfisant
203Numida meleagrisHelmeted GuineafowlGewone tarentaal
213Amaurornis flavirostrisBlack CrakeSwartriethaan
297Burhinus capensisSpotted Thick-knee (Dikkop)Dikkop
312Larus dominicanusKelp GullSwartrugmeeu
349Columba guineaSpeckled (Rock) PigeonKransduif
350Columba arquatrixAfrican Olive-Pigeon (Rameron)Geelbekbosduif
352Streptopelia semitorquataRed-eyed DoveGrootringduif
354Streptopelia capicolaCape Turtle-DoveGewone Tortelduif
355Streptopelia senegalensisLaughing DoveRooibosduifie
360Aplopelia larvataLemon (Cinnamon) DoveKaneelduifie
370Tauraco corythaixKnysna Turaco (Lourie)Knysnaloerie
377Cuculus solitariusRed-chested CuckooPiet-my-vrou
384Chrysococcyx cupreusAfrican Emerald CuckooMooimeisie
385Chrysococcyx klaasKlaas's CuckooMeitjie
386Chrysococcyx capriusDiderick CuckooDiederikkie
391Centropus superciliosusBurchell's CoucalGewone Vleiloerie
394Strix woodfordiiAfrican Wood-OwlBosuil
401Bubo africanusSpotted Eagle-OwlGevlekte Ooruil
405Caprimulgus pectoralisFiery-necked NightjarAfrikaanse Naguil
415Apus cafferWhiterumped SwiftWitkruiswindswael
418Apus melbaAlpine SwiftWitpenswindswael
424Collus striatusSpeckled MousebirdGevlekte Muisvoel
428Ceryle rudisPied KingfisherBontvisvanger
431Alcedo cristataMalachite KingfisherKuifkopvisvanger
435Halcyon albiventrisBrown-hooded KingfisherBruinkopvisvanger
451Upupa epopsAfrican HoopoeHoephoep
476Indicator minorLesser HoneyguideKleinheuningwyser
484Campethera notataKnysna WoodpeckerKnysnaspeg
488Mesopicos griseocephalusOlive WoodpeckerGryskopspeg
518Hirundu rusticaBarn (European) SwallowEuropese Swael
520Hirundo albigularisWhite-throated SwallowWitkeelswael
526Hirundo cucullataGreater Striped SwallowGrootstreepswael
529Hirundo fuligulaRock MartinKransswael
536Psalidoprocne holomelasBlack Saw-wing (Swallow)Swartsaagvlerkswael
538Campephaga flavaBlack CuckooshrikeSwartkatakoeroe
540Coracina caesiaGrey CuckooshrikeBloukatakoeroe
541Dicrurus adsimilisFork-tailed DrongoMikstertbyvanger
545Oriolus larvatusBlack-headed OrioleSwartkopwielewaal
550Corvus albicollisWhite-necked RavenWithalskraai
566Pycnonotus capensisCape BulbulKaapse Tiptol
569Phyllastrephus terrestrisTerrestrial Brownbul (Bulbul)Boskrapper
572Andropadus importunusSombre Greenbul (Bulbul)Gewone Willie
577Turdus olivaceusOlive ThrushOlyflyster
598Cossypha dichroaChorister Robin-ChatLawaaimaker Janfrederik
601Cossypha caffraCape Robin-ChatGewone Janfrederik
635Acrocephalus gracilirostrisLesser Swamp-Warbler (Cape Reed)Kaapse Rietsanger
638Bradypterus baboecalaLittle Rush-Warbler (African Sedge)Kaapse Vleisanger
640Bradypterus sylvaticusKnysna WarblerKnysnaruitersanger
644Phylloscopus ruficapillaYellow-throated Woodland WarblerGeelkeelsanger
645Apalis thoracicaBar-throated ApalisBandkeelkleinjantjie
661Sphenoeacus aferCape GrassbirdGrasvoel
681Cisticola fulvicapillaNeddickyNeddikkie
686Prinia maculosaKaroo (Spotted) PriniaKaroolangstertjie
690Muscicapa adustaAfrican Dusky FlycatcherDonkervlieevanger
698Sigelus silensFiscal FlycatcherFiskaalvlieevanger
700Batis capensisCape BatisKaapse bosbontrokkie
708Trochocercus cyanomelasBlue-mantled Crested-FlycatcherBloukuifvlieevanger
710Terpsiphone viridisAfrican Paradise-FlycatcherParadysvlieevanger
713Motacilla capensisCape WagtailGewone Kwikkie
632Lanius collarisCommon Fiscal (Shrike)Fiskaallaksman
736Laniarius ferrugineusSouthern BoubouSuidelike Waterfiskaal
740Dryoscopus cublaBlack-backed PuffbackSneeubal
750Telophorus olivaceusOlive Bush-ShrikeOlyfboslaksman
757Sturnus vulgarisCommon (European) StarlingEuropese Spreeu
768Lamprotornis corruscusBlack-bellied StarlingSwartpensglansspreeu
769Onychognathus morioRed-winged StarlingRooivlerkspreeu
783Nectarinia chalybeaSouthern (Lesser) Double-collared SunbirdKlienrooiborssuikerbekkie
785Nectarinia afraGreater Double-collared SunbirdGrootrooiborssuikerbekkie
789Nectarinia veroxiiGrey SunbirdGryssuikerbekkie
792Nectarinia amethystinaAmethyst (Black) SunbirdSwartsuikerbekkie
796Zosterops pallidusCape White-eyeKaapse Glasogie
801Passer domesticusHouse SparrowHuismossie
803Passer melanurusCape SparrowGewone Mossie
804Passer diffususSouthern Grey-Headed SparrowGryskopmossie
813Ploceus capensisCape WeaverKaapse Wewer
827Euplectes capensisYellow Bishop (Yellow-rumped)Kaapse Flap
846Estrilda astrildCommon WaxbillRooibeksysie
850Estrilda melanotisSwee WaxbillSuidelike Swie
860Vidua macrouraPin-tailed WhydahKoningrooibekkie
872Serinus canicollisCape CanaryKaapsekanarie
873Serinus scotopsForest CanaryGestreepte Kanarie
877Serinus sulphuratusBrimstone (Bully) CanaryDikbekkanarie
881Serinus gularisStreaky-headed Seedeater (Canary)Streepkopkanarie






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