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LIST OF SPECIES SEEN BY BLO MEMBERS ON GLOBAL BIG BIRD DAY IN MAY 2020

Posted on the 10th May 2020

THE BLO CHECKLIST FOR 9 MAY 2020

This is a list of bird species seen by BirdLife Overberg members and a few other friends on 9 May 2020 as part of the Cornell Lab Big Bird Count. The name and place stated in brackets merely indicates who reported a sighting of the species before any of the other participants during the month of May. The list will be updated as new reports are received.

1. APALIS, BAR-THROATED/ BANDKEELKLEINJANTJIE (Carin at Arabella)
2. BARBET, ACACIA PIED/ BONTHOUTKAPPER (Steve at Napier)
3. BATIS, CAPE/ KAAPSE BOSBONTROKKIE (Anton at Onrus)
4. BISHOP, SOUTHERN RED/ ROOIVINK (Carin at Arabella)
5. BISHOP, YELLOW / KAAPSE FLAP (Carin at Arabella)
6. BOKMAKIERIE (Carin at Arabella)
7. BOUBOU, SOUTHERN/ SUIDELIKE WATERFISKAAL (Anton at Onrus)
8. BULBUL, CAPE/ KAAPSE TIPTOL (Anton at Onrus)
9. BUNTING, CAPE/ ROOIVLERKSTREEPKOPPIE (Steve at Napier)
10. BUZZARD, JACKAL/ ROOIBORSJAKKALSVOëL (Steve at Napier)
11. CANARY, BRIMSTONE/ DIKBEKKANARIE (Carin at Arabella)
12. CANARY, CAPE/ KAAPSE KANARIE (Johan at Hermanus)
13. CHAT, FAMILIAR/ GEWONE SPEKVRETER (Steve at Napier)
14. CISTICOLA, GREY-BACKED/ GRYSRUGTINKTINKIE (Steve at Napier)
15. CISTICOLA, LEVAILLANT’S/ VLEITINTINKIE (Carin at Arabella)
16. COOT, RED-KNOBBED/ BLESHOENDER (Anton at Onrus)
17. CORMORANT, BANK/ BANKDUIKER (David at Betty’s Bay)
18. CORMORANT, CAPE/ TREKDUIKER (Anton at Onrus)
19. CORMORANT, REED/ RIETDUIKER (Anton at Onrus)
20. CORMORANT, WHITE-BREASTED/ WITBORSDUIKER (Anton at Onrus)
21. COUCAL, BURCHELL’S/ GEWONE VLEILOERIE (David at Betty’s Bay)
22. CRAKE, BLACK/ SWARTRIETHAAN (Richard at Stanford)
23. CRANE, BLUE/ BLOUKRAANVOëL (Carin at Arabella)
24. CROMBEC, LONG-BILLED/ BOSVELDSTOMPSTERT (Anton at Vermont)
25. CROW, CAPE/ SWARTKRAAI (Carin at Arabella)
26. CROW, PIED/ WITBORSKRAAI (Anton at Onrus)
27. DARTER, AFRICAN/ SLANGHALSVOëL (Anton at Onrus)
28. DOVE, LAUGHING/ ROOIBORSDUIFIE (Anton at Onrus)
29. DOVE, RED-EYED/ GROOTRINGDUIF (Anton at Onrus)
30. DOVE, RING-NECKED/ TORTELDUIF (Carin at Arabella)
31. DOVE, ROCK/ TUINDUIF (Carin at Arabella)
32. DRONGO, FORK-TAILED/ MIKSTERTBYVANGER (Carin at Arabella)
33. DUCK, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTEEND (Carin at Arabella)
34. DUCK, WHITE-BACKED/ WITRUGEEND (Richard at Stanford)
35. DUCK, WHITE-FACED WHISTLING-/ NONNETJIE-EEND (Carin at Arabella)
36. DUCK, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKEEND (Carin at Arabella)
37. EAGLE, AFRICAN FISH-/ VISAREND (Carin at Arabella)
38. EAGLE, VERREAUX’S (BLACK)/ WITKRUISAREND (Steve at Napier)
39. EGRET, WESTERN CATTLE/ BOSLUISVOëL of VEEREIER (Carin at Arabella)
40. EGRET, INTERMEDIATE (YELLOW-BILLED)/ GEELBEKWITREIER (David at Betty’s Bay)
41. EGRET, LITTLE/ KLEINWITREIER (Anton at Onrus)
42. FALCON, PEREGRINE/ SWERFVALK (David at Betty’s Bay)
43. FISCAL, SOUTHERN/ FISKAALLAKSMAN (Carin at Arabella)
44. FLYCATCHER, AFRICAN DUSKY/ DONKERVLIEëVANGER (Steve at Napier)
45. FLYCATCHER, FISCAL/ FISKAALVLEëVANGER (Anton at Onrus)
46. GANNET, CAPE/ WITMALGAS (Johan at Onrus)
47. GOOSE, EGYPTIAN/ KOLGANS (Anton at Onrus)
48. GOOSE, SPUR-WINGED/ WILDEMAKOU (Carin at Arabella)
49. GOSHAWK, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SPERWER (Anton at Onrus)
50. GRASSBIRD, CAPE/ GRASVOëL (Carin at Arabella)
51. GREBE, GREAT CRESTED/ KUIFKOPDOBBERTJIE (Carin at Arabella)
52. GREBE, LITTLE/ KLEINDOBBERTJIE (Carin at Arabella)
53. GREENBUL, SOMBRE/ GEWONE WILLIE (Anton at Onrus)
54. GUINEAFOWL, HELMETED/GEWONE TARENTAAL (Carin at Arabella)
55. GULL, GREY-HEADED/ GRYSKOPMEEU (Anton at Onrus)
56. GULL, HARTLAUB’S/ HARTLAUBSE MEEU (Anton at Onrus)
57. GULL, KELP/ KELPMEEU (Anton at Onrus)
58. HARRIER-HAWK, AFRICAN (GYMNOGENE)/ KAALWANGVALK (Elaine in Onrus)
59. HERON, BLACK-HEADED/ SWARTKOPREIER (Anton at Onrus)
60. HERON, GREY/ BLOUREIER (Anton at Onrus)
61. HERON, PURPLE/ ROOIREIER (Carl at Kleinmond)
62. HOOPOE, AFRICAN/ HOEPHOEP (Anton in Hermanus)
63. IBIS, AFRICAN SACRED/ SKOORSTEENVEëR (Anton at Onrus)
64. IBIS, HADEDA/ HADEDA (Anton at Onrus)
65. JAEGER, PARASITIC/ ARKTIESE ROOFMEEU (Lester at Vermont)
66. KESTREL, ROCK/ KRANSVALK (Anton at Onrus)
67. KINGFISHER, GIANT/ REUSEVISVANGER (Carin at Arabella)
68. KINGFISHER, MALACHITE/ KUIFKOPVISVANGER (Carl at Kleinmond)
69. KINGFISHER, PIED/ BONTVISVANGER (Anton at Onrus)
70. KITE, BLACK-SHOULDERED/ BLOUVALK (Steve at Napier)
71. LAPWING, BLACKSMITH/ BONTKIEWIET (Anton at Onrus)
72. MARTIN, BROWN-THROATED/ AFRIKAANSE OEWERSWAEL (Carin at Arabella)
73. MARTIN, ROCK/ KRANSSWAEL (David at Betty’s Bay)
74. MOORHEN, COMMON/ GROOTWATERHOENDER (Anton at Onrus)
75. MOUSEBIRD, RED-FACED/ ROOIWANGMUISVOëL (Anton at Onrus)
76. MOUSEBIRD, SPECKLED/ GEVLEKTE MUISVOëL (Anton at Onrus)
77. NEDDICKY/ NEDDIKKIE (Helen at Rooiels)
78. NIGHT-HERON, BLACK-CROWNED/GEWONE NAGREIER (Carl at Kleinmond)
79. NIGHTJAR, FIERY-NECKED/ AFRIKAANSE NAGUIL (Steve at Napier)
80. OYSTERCATCHER, AFRICAN/ SWARTTOBIE (Anton at Onrus)
81. PEAFOWL, INDIAN/ GEWONE POU (Steve at Napier)
82. PENGUIN, AFRICAN/ BRILPIKKEWYN (David at Betty’s Bay)
83. PETREL, WHITE-CHINNED/ BASSIAAN (Johan at Vermont)
84. PIGEON, SPECKLED/ KRANSDUIF (Anton at Onrus)
85. PIPIT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE KOESTER (Steve at Napier)
86. PIPIT, LONG-BILLED/ NICHOLSONSE KOESTER (Steve at Napier)
87. PIPIT, PLAIN-BACKED/ DONKERKOESTER (Steve at Napier)
88. PLOVER, KITTLITZ’S/ GEELBORSSTRANDKIEWIET (Carin at Arabella)
89. PLOVER, THREE-BANDED/DRIEBANDSTRANDKIEWIET (Riaan at Kleinbaai)
90. PLOVER, WHITE-FRONTED/ VAALSTRANDKIEWIET (Anton at Onrus)
91. PRINIA, KAROO/ KAROOLANGSTERTJIE (Carin at Arabella)
92. RAVEN, WHITE-NECKED/ WITHALSKRAAI (Steve at Napier)
93. REED-WARBLER, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE RIETSANGER (Carin at Arabella)
94. ROBIN-CHAT, CAPE/ GEWONE JANFREDERIK (Anton at Onrus)
95. ROCK-JUMPER, CAPE/ KAAPSE BERGLYSTER (Helen at Rooiels)
96. ROCK-THRUSH, CAPE/ KAAPSE KLIPLYSTER (David at Betty’s Bay)
97. RUSH-WARBLER, LITTLE (Anton at Vermont)
98. SAW-WING, BLACK/ SWARTSAAGVLERKSWAEL (Carin at Arabella)
99. SEEDEATER, STREAKY-HEADED/ STREEPKOPKANARIE (Carin at Arabella)
100. SHOVELER, CAPE/ KAAPSE SLOPEEND (Carin at Arabella)
101. SISKIN, CAPE/ KAAPSE PIETJIEKANARIE (Helen at Rooiels)
102. SKUA, SUBANTARCTIC/BRUINROOFMEEU (Johan at Vermont)
103. SPARROW, CAPE/ GEWONE MOSSIE (Anton at Onrus)
104. SPARROW, HOUSE/ HUISMOSSIE (Anton at Onrus)
105. SPARROW, SOUTHERN GREY-HEADED/ (SUIDELIKE) GRYSKOPMOSSIE (Anton at Onrus)
106. SPARROWHAWK, BLACK/ SWARTSPERWER (Steve at Napier)
107. SPARROWHAWK, RUFOUS-CHESTED/ ROOIBORSSPERWER (Johan at Onrus)
108. SPOONBILL, AFRICAN/ LEPELAAR (Carin at Arabella)
109. SPURFOWL, CAPE/ KAAPSE FISANT (Anton at Onrus)
110. STARLING, COMMON/ EUROPESE SPREEU (Anton at Onrus)
111. STARLING, RED-WINGED/ ROOIVLERKSPREEU (Anton in Hermanus)
112. STILT, BLACK-WINGED/ ROOIPOOTELSIE (Carin at Arabella)
113. STONECHAT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE BONTROKKIE (Carin at Arabella)
114. SUGARBIRD, CAPE/ KAAPSE SUIKERVOëL (Carin at Arabella)
115. SUNBIRD, AMETHYST/SWARTSUIKERBEKKIE (Steve at Napier)
116. SUNBIRD, MALACHITE/ JANGROENTJIE (Carin at Arabella)
117. SUNBIRD, ORANGE-BREASTED/ ORANJEBORSSUIKERBEKKIE (Dawid ar Arabella)
118. SUNBIRD, SOUTHERN DOUBLE-COLLARED/ KLEIN-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE (Anton at Onrus)
119. SWALLOW, BARN/ EUROPESE SWAEL (Carin at Arabella)
120. SWALLOW, GREATER STRIPED/ GROOTSTREEPSWAEL (David at Betty’s Bay)
121. SWAMPHEN, AFRICAN PURPLE/ GROOTKONINGRIETHAAN (Carl at Kleinmond)
122. TCHAGRA, SOUTHERN/ GRYSBORSTJAGRA (Johan at Hermanus)
123. TEAL, RED-BILLED/ ROOIBEKEEND (Carin at Arabella)
124. TERN, COMMON/ GEWONE STERRETJIE (Anton at Onrus)
125. TERN, GREATER CRESTED/ GEELBEKSTERRETJIE (Anton at Onrus)
126. TERN, CASPIAN. REUSESTERRETJIE (Carin at Arabella)
127. TERN, SANDWICH/ GROOTSTERRETJIE (Anton at Onrus)
128. THICK-KNEE, SPOTTED/ GEWONE DIKKOP (Anton at Onrus)
129. THICK-KNEE, WATER/ WATERDIKKOP (Carin at Arabella)
130. THRUSH, OLIVE/ OLYFLYSTER (Anton at Onrus)
131. WAGTAIL, CAPE/ GEWONE KWIKKIE (Anton at Onrus)
132. WARBLER, LESSER SWAMP-/ KAAPSE RIETSANGER (Anton at Onrus)
133. WARBLER , LITTLE RUSH-/ KAAPSE VLEISANGER (Anton at Onrus)
134. WAXBILL, COMMON/ ROOIBEKSYSIE (Carl at Kleinmond)
135. WAXBILL, SWEE/ SUIDELIKE SWIE (Carin at Arabella)
136. WEAVER, CAPE/ KAAPSE WEWER (Anton at Onrus)
137. WEAVER, SOUTHERN MASKED-/ SWARTKEELGEELVINK (Steve at Napier)
138. WHIMBREL/ KLEINWULP (Anton at Onrus)
139. WHITE-EYE, CAPE/ KAAPSE GLASOGIE (Anton at Onrus)
140. WHYDAH, PIN-TAILED/ KONINGROOIBEKKIE (Carin at Arabella)
141. WOODPECKER, GROUND/ GRONDSPEG (Helen at Rooiels)

Se the report elsewhere on this website.

Southern Boubou
Southern Fiscal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

African Goshawk
Blue Crane

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bar-throated Apalis
Grey-backed Cisticola

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Images provided by Steve Peck).

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