Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Trip Away report- Richard's Bay 2014 Trip Bird List

Here is the bird list for the Richard's Bay Trip Away
from 19th-23rd September 2014

Birds recorded: (168 species) - compiled by Sandy Olver.

African Crowned Eagle Dark-backed Weaver Red-capped Robin-Chat
African Darter Dark-capped Bulbul Red-eyed Dove
African Dusky Flycatcher Egyptian Goose Red-faced Mousebird
African Firefinch Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove Red-fronted Tinkerbird
African Fish-Eagle Fan-tailed Widowbird Red-knobbed Coot
African Green-Pigeon Fork-tailed Drongo Reed Cormorant
African Harrier-Hawk Giant Kingfisher Rudd's Apalis
African Hoopoe Glossy Ibis Ruddy Turnstone
African Jacana Golden-breasted Bunting Ruff
African Palm-Swift Golden-tailed Woodpecker Rufous-winged Cisticola
African Paradise-Flycatcher Goliath Heron Scaly-throated Honeyguide
African Pied Wagtail Gorgeous Bush-Shrike Scarlet-chested Sunbird
African Purple Swamphen Great Egret Sombre Greenbul
African Sacred Ibis Great White Pelican Southern Black Flycatcher
Ashy Flycatcher Greater Flamingo Southern Boubou
Black Crake Green-backed Camaroptera Southern Brown-throated Weaver
Black Cuckooshrike Green-backed Heron Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
Black Saw-wing Green-winged Pytilia Southern Masked-Weaver
Black-backed Puffback Grey Crowned Crane Southern Red Bishop
Black-bellied Starling Grey Heron Speckled Mousebird
Black-collared Barbet Grey Plover Speckled Pigeon
Black-crowned Tchagra Grey Waxbill Spectacled Weaver
Black-headed Heron Grey-headed Gull Spur-winged Goose
Black-headed Oriole Hadeda Ibis Squacco Heron
Blacksmith Lapwing Hottentot Teal Swift Tern
Black-winged Stilt House Sparrow Tambourine Dove
Blue Waxbill Jackal Buzzard Tawny-flanked Prinia
Brimstone Canary Kittlitz’s Plover  Terrestrial Brownbul
Bronze Mannikin Laughing Dove Thick-billed Weaver
Brown Snake-Eagle Lesser Striped Swallow Three-banded Plover
Brown-hooded Kingfisher Lesser Swamp-Warbler Trumpeter Hornbill
Brown-throated Martin Little Bee-eater Village Weaver
Burchell's Coucal Little Egret Water Thick-knee
Cape Canary Little Grebe Whiskered Tern
Cape Cormorant Little Rush-Warbler White-backed Vulture
Cape Glossy Starling Little Stint White-bellied Sunbird
Cape Shoveler Little Swift White-breasted Cormorant
Cape Teal Livingstone's Turaco White-browed Scrub-Robin
Cape Wagtail Long-crested Eagle White-eared Barbet
Cape White-eye Malachite Kingfisher White-fronted Plover
Cardinal Woodpecker Marsh Sandpiper White-rumped Swift
Cattle Egret Olive Sunbird White-throated Swallow
Chinspot Batis Osprey Wire-tailed Swallow
Collared Sunbird Palm-nut Vulture Wood Sandpiper
Common Fiscal Pied Avocet Woolly-necked Stork
Common Greenshank Pied Crow Yellow Weaver
Common Moorhen Pied Kingfisher Yellow-bellied Greenbul
Common Myna Pin-tailed Whydah Yellow-billed Duck
Common Ostrich Plain-backed Pipit Yellow-billed Kite
Common Ringed Plover Purple Heron Yellow-billed Stork
Common Sandpiper Purple-banded Sunbird Yellow-breasted Apalis
Common Scimitarbill Purple-crested Turaco Yellow-fronted Canary
Common Waxbill Rattling Cisticola Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird
Common Whimbrel Red-billed Firefinch Yellow-throated Longclaw
Croaking Cisticola Red-billed Teal Yellow-throated Petronia
Curlew Sandpiper Red-breasted Swallow Zitting Cisticola

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Outing report- 14th September 2014 Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve

Photos by Doug Butcher

Attendees: Sandy Olver, Stan & Val Culley; Barrie Willis, Sue Hansbury, Hazel Nevin, Doug Butcher, Stanley & Asothe Gengan; Bobby & Hazel van Rooyen; Ina de Koker  and  Y Paruk. (13 attendees).

Knysna Turaco

Birds recorded: Black-headed Oriole, Olive Sunbird, Golden-tailed Woodpecker, Natal Spurfowl, Black-bellied Starling, Red-winged Starling, Cape White-eye, White-bellied Sunbird, Amethyst Sunbird, Grey Sunbird, Sombre Greenbul, Dark-capped Bulbul, Collared Sunbird, Greater Double-collared Sunbird, Cape Starling, African Dusky Flycatcher, Southern Boubou, Trumpeter Hornbill,  Hadeda Ibis, Spur-winged Goose, Cape Turtle-Dove, Black-collared Barbet, Tawny-flanked Prinia,  Red-eyed Dove, Knysna Turaco, Square-tailed Drongo, Speckled Mousebird, Black-backed Puffback,  African Paradise-Flycatcher, Ashy Flycatcher, Green Wood-Hoopoe, Yellow-breasted Apalis, Bar-throated Apalis, Yellow-billed Kite, Green-backed Camaroptera, Grey-headed Bush-Shrike, Brown-hooded Kingfisher, African Hoopoe, Dark-backed Weaver, Red-capped Robin-Chat, Giant Kingfisher, Yellow-throated Woodland-Warbler, Terrestrial Brownbul, White-necked Raven, African Crowned Eagle. (45 species). (List supplied by Sandy Olver).