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BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG IN JULY 2020

Posted on the 20th July 2020

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING JULY 2020

The following species have until now been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province during the month of July 2020. Keep in mind that the name of the birder and the place where it was seen only indicates the first report of the species seen during the month.

This is an amazing list of species seen and we encourage all birders in the region to inform Anton at birding@overberg.co.za or WhatsApp at 082 550 3347 of additional species encountered

1. ALBATROSS, BLACK-BROWED/ SWARTRUGALBATROS (Lester @ Betty’s Bay)
2. ALBATROSS, SHY/ BLOUBEKALBATROS (Lester @ Betty’s Bay)
3. APALIS, BAR-THROATED/ BANDKEELKLEINJANTJIE (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
4. AVOCET, PIED/ BONTELSIE (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
5. BARBET, ACACIA PIED/ BONTHOUTKAPPER (Steve @ Napier)
6. BATIS, CAPE/ KAAPSE BOSBONTROKKIE (Anton @ Onrus)
7. BISHOP, SOUTHERN RED/ ROOIVINK (Carin @ Arabella)
8. BISHOP, YELLOW/ KAAPSE FLAP (Pieter @ Elim)
9. BOKMAKIERIE (Carl @ Rooisand)
10. BOUBOU, SOUTHERN/ SUIDELIKE WATERFISKAAL (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
11. BULBUL, CAPE/ KAAPSE TIPTOL (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
12. BUNTING, CAPE/ ROOIVLERKSTREEPKOPPIE (Steve @ Napier)
13. BUSTARD, DENHAM’S/ VELDPOU (Pieter @ Elim)
14. BUTTONQUAIL, HOTTENTOT/ KAAPSE KWARTELTJIE (Pieter @ Elim)
15. BUZZARD, CAPE/ KAAPSEJAKKALSVOËL (Jessie @ Elgin)
16. BUZZARD, JACKAL/ ROOIBORSJAKKALSVOëL (Carl @ Rooisand)
17. CANARY, BRIMSTONE/ DIKBEKKANARIE (Johan @ Vermont)
18. CANARY, CAPE/ KAAPSE KANARIE (Anton @ Onrus)
19. CANARY, YELLOW/ GEELKANARIE (Lester @ Swartrivier Road)
20. CHAT, FAMILIAR/ GEWONE SPEKVRETER (Steve @ Napier)
21. CISTICOLA, CLOUD/ GEVLEKTE KLOPKLOPPIE (Pieter @ Elim)
22. CISTICOLA, GREY-BACKED/ GRYSRUGTINKTINKIE (Lester @ Swartrivier Road)
23. CISTICOLA, LEVAILLANT’S/ VLEITINTINKIE (Johan @ Vermont)
24. CISTICOLA, ZITTING/ LANDERYKLOPKLOPPIE (Lester @ Swartrivier Road)
25. COOT, RED-KNOBBED/ BLESHOENDER (Johan @ Onrus)
26. CORMORANT, BANK/ BANKDUIKER (David @ Stony Point)
27. CORMORANT, CAPE/ TREKDUIKER (Anton @ Onrus)
28. CORMORANT, CROWNED/ KUIFKOPDUIKER (Johan @ Onrus)
29. CORMORANT, REED/ RIETDUIKER (Anton @ Onrus)
30. CORMORANT, WHITE-BREASTED/ WITBORSDUIKER (Anton @ Onrus)
31. COUCAL, BURCHELL’S/ GEWONE VLEILOERIE (Carin @ Arabella)
32. CRAKE, BLACK/ SWARTRIETHAAN (Johan @ Onrus)
33. CRANE, BLUE/ BLOUKRAANVOëL (Steve @ Napier)
34. CROMBEC, LONG-BILLED/ BOSVELDSTOMPSTERT (Kadin @ Meer-en-See)
35. CROW, CAPE/ SWARTKRAAI (Steve @ Napier)
36. CROW, PIED/ WITBORSKRAAI (Steve @ Napier)
37. CUCKOO, KLAAS’S/ MEITJIE (Steve @ Napier)
38. CUCKOOSHRIKE, BLACK/ SWARTKATAKOEROE (Ross @ Bontebok National Park)
39. DARTER, AFRICAN/ SLANGHALSVOëL (Anton @ Onrus)
40. DOVE, LAUGHING/ ROOIBORSDUIFIE (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
41. DOVE, RED-EYED/ GROOTRINGDUIF (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
42. DOVE, RING-NECKED/GEWONE TORTELDUIF (Carin @ Arabella)
43. DOVE, ROCK/ TUINDUIF (Steve @ Napier)
44. DOVE, TAMBOURINE/ WITBORSDUIFIE (Dave @ De Bos Dam)
45. DRONGO, FORK-TAILED/ MIKSTERTBYVANGER (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
46. DUCK, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTEEND (Pieter @ Riviersonderend)
47. DUCK, WHITE-BACKED/ WITRUGEEND (Jessie @ Elgin)
48. DUCK, WHITE-FACED WHISTLING/NONNETJIE-EEND (Lester @ Karwyderskraal Road)
49. DUCK, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKEEND (Anton @ Onrus)
50. EAGLE, AFRICAN FISH-/ VISAREND (Steve @ Napier)

51. EAGLE, MARTIAL/ BREëKOPAREND (Steve @ Napier)
52. EAGLE, VERREAUX’S/ WITKRUISAREND (Steve @ Napier)
53. EGRET, CATTLE/ BOSLUISVOëL of VEEREIER (Anton @ Onrus)
54. EGRET, INTERMEDIATE (YELLOW-BILLED)/ GEELBEKWITREIER (David @ Betty’s Bay)
55. EGRET, LITTLE/ KLEINWITREIER (Anton @ Onrus)
56. FALCON, LANNER/ EDELVALK (Steve @ Napier)
57. FALCON, PEREGRINE/ SWERFVALK (Rynhard @ Sandbaai)
58. FISCAL, COMMON/ FISKAALLAKSMAN (Anton @ Onrus)
59. FLAMINGO, GREATER/ GROOTFLAMINK (Anton @ Fisherhaven)
60. FLAMINGO, LESSER/ KLEINFLAMINK (Carl @ Rooisand)
61. FLUFFTAIL, BUFF-SPOTTED/GEVLEKTE VLEIKUIKEN (Francie @ Elgin)
62. FLYCATCHER, AFRICAN DUSKY/ DONKERVLIEëVANGER (Steve @ Napier)
63. FLYCATCHER, BLUE-MANTLED CRESTED/ BLOUKUIFVLIEëVANGER (Ross @ Buffeljags River)
64. FLYCATCHER, FISCAL/ FISKAALVLEëVANGER (Anton @ Onrus)
65. FRANCOLIN, GREY-WINGED/ BERGPATRYS (Steve @ Napier)
66. GANNET, CAPE/ WITMALGAS (Johan @ Vermont)
67. GODWIT, BAR-TAILED/ BANDSTERTGRIET (Pieter @ Uilenkraal estuary)
68. GOOSE, EGYPTIAN/ KOLGANS (Anton @ Onrus)
69. GOOSE, SPUR-WINGED/ WILDEMAKOU (Steve @ Napier)
70. GOSHAWK, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SPERWER (Anton @ Onrus)
71. GRASSBIRD, CAPE/ GRASVOëL (Carin @ Arabella)
72. GREBE, BLACK-NECKED/ SWARTNEKDOBBERTJIE (Anton @ Fisherhaven)
73. GREBE, GREAT CRESTED/ KUIFKOPDOBBERTJIE (Carin @ Arabella)
74. GREBE, LITTLE/ KLEINDOBBERTJIE (Anton @ Fisherhaven)
75. GREENBUL, SOMBRE/ GEWONE WILLIE (Anton @ Onrus)
76. GREENSHANK, COMMON/ GROENPOOTRUITER (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
77. GUINEAFOWL, HELMETED/GEWONE TARENTAAL (Anton @ Onrus)
78. GULL, HARTLAUB’S/ HARTLAUBSE MEEU (Anton @ Onrus)
79. GULL, GREY-HEADED/ GRYSKOPMEEU (Anton @ Onrus)
80. GULL, KELP/ KELPMEEU (Anton @ Onrus)
81. HAMERKOP (Steve @ Napier)
82. HARRIER, AFRICAN MARSH-/AFRIKAANSE VLEIVALK (Johan @ Rooisand)
83. HARRIER, BLACK/ WITKRUISVLEIVALK (Pieter @ Elim)
84. HARRIER-HAWK, AFRICAN (GYMNOGENE)/ KAALWANGVALK (Steve @ Napier)
85. HERON, BLACK-HEADED/ SWARTKOPREIER (Steve @ Napier)
86. HERON, GREY/ BLOUREIER (Anton @ Onrus)
87. HERON, PURPLE/ ROOIREIER (Carl @ Kleinmond)
88. HONEY BUZZARD, EUROPEAN/ WESPEDIEF (Benno Klinck at Grootvadersbosch)
89. HOOPOE, AFRICAN/ HOEPHOEP (Anton @ Onrus)
90. IBIS, AFRICAN SACRED/ SKOORSTEENVEëR (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
91. IBIS, GLOSSY/ GLANSIBIS (Johan @ Rooisand)
92. IBIS, HADEDA/ HADEDA (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
93. KESTREL, ROCK/ KRANSVALK (Pieter @ Elim)
94. KINGFISHER, BROWN-HOODED/ BRUINKOPVISVANGER (Steve @ Napier)
95. KINGFISHER, GIANT/ REUSEVISVANGER (Steve @ Napier)
96. KINGFISHER, MALACHITE/ KUIFKOPVISVANGER (Chris @ Botvlei)
97. KINGFISHER, PIED/ BONTVISVANGER (Johan @ Onrus)
98. KITE, BLACK-WINGED/ BLOUVALK (David @ Rooisand)
99. KORHAAN, KAROO/ VAALKORHAAN (Cornel Bester @ Napier)
100. KORHAAN, SOUTHERN BLACK/SWARTVLERKKORHAAN (Lester @ Bredasdorp)

101. LAPWING, CROWNED/KROONKIEWIET (Lester @ Swartrivier Road)
102. LAPWING, BLACKSMITH/ BONTKIEWIET (Anton @ Onrus)
103. LARK, AGULHAS LONG-BILLED/ OVERBERGLANGBEKLEWERIK (Steve @ Napier)
104. LARK, CAPE CLAPPER/ KAAPSE KLAPPERTJIE (Steve @ Napier)
105. LARK, LARGE-BILLED/ DIKBEKLEWERIK (Steve @ Napier)
106. LARK, RED-CAPPED/ ROOIKOPLEWERIK (Steve @ Napier)
107. LONGCLAW, CAPE/ ORANJEKEELKALKOENTJIE (Lester @ Swartrivier Road)
108. MARTIN, BROWN-THROATED/ AFRIKAANSE OEWERSWAEL (Steve @ Napier)
109. MARTIN, ROCK/ KRANSSWAEL (Johan @ Onrus)
110. MOORHEN, COMMON/ GROOTWATERHOENDER (Johan @ Onrus)
111. MOUSEBIRD, RED-FACED/ ROOIWANGMUISVOëL (Anton @ Onrus)
112. MOUSEBIRD, SPECKLED/ GEVLEKTE MUISVOëL (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
113. NEDDICKY/ NEDDIKKIE (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
114. NIGHT-HERON, BLACK-CROWNED /GEWONE NAGREIER (Johan @ Onrus)
115. NIGHTJAR, FIERY-NECKED/ AFRIKAANSE NAGUIL (Steve @ Napier)
116. OSTRICH, COMMON/ VOLSTRUIS (Steve @ Napier)
117. OWL, BARN/ NONNETJIE-UIL (Jessie @ Elgin)
118. OWL, MARSH/ VLEI-UIL (Confirmed sighting details confidential).
119. OWL, SPOTTED EAGLE-/ GEVLEKTE OORUIL (Pieter @ Elim)
120. OYSTERCATCHER, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTTOBIE (Anton @ Onrus)
121. PARAKEET, ROSE-NECKED/ RINGNEKPARKIET (Louis @ Fisherhaven)
122. PEAFOWL, INDIAN/ MAKPOU (Steve @ Napier)
123. PELICAN, GREAT WHITE/ WITPELIKAAN (Pieter @ Hermanus)
124. PENGUIN, AFRICAN/ BRILPIKKEWYN (David @ Stony Point)
125. PETREL, SOUTHERN GIANT/ REUSENELLIE (Lester @ Betty’s Bay)
126. PETREL, WHITE-CHINNED/ BASSIAAN (Lester @ Betty’s Bay)
127. PIGEON, AFRICAN OLIVE-/GEELBEKBOSDUIF (Pieter @ Elim)
128. PIGEON, SPECKLED/ KRANSDUIF (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
129. PIPIT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE KOESTER (Carl @ Rooisand)
130. PIPIT, PLAIN-BACKED/ DONKERKOESTER (Carl @ Rooisand)
131. PIPIT, LONG-BILLED/ NICHOLSONSE KOESTER (Steve @ Napier)
132. PLOVER, CHESTNUT-BANDED/ ROOIBANDSTRANDKIEWIET (Riaan @ Uilenkraal)
133. PLOVER, GREY/ GRYSSTRANDKIEWIET (Pieter @ Uilenkraal Estuary)
134. PLOVER, KITTLITZ’S/ GEELBORSSTRANDKIEWIET (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
135. PLOVER, THREE-BANDED/DRIEBANDSTRANDKIEWIET (Johan @ Onrus)
136. PLOVER, WHITE-FRONTED/ VAALSTRANDKIEWIET (Johan @ Onrus)
137. POCHARD, SOUTHERN/ BRUINEEND (Carin @ Arabella)
138. PRINIA, KAROO/ KAROOLANGSTERTJIE (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
139. PRION, ANTARCTIC/ ANTARKTIESE WALVISVOËL (Lester @ Pringle Bay)
140. RAIL, AFRICAN/ GROOTRIETHAAN (Jessie @ Elgin)
141. RAVEN, WHITE-NECKED/ WITHALSKRAAI (Steve @ Napier)
142. ROBIN-CHAT, CAPE/ GEWONE JANFREDERIK (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
143. ROBIN, KAROO SCRUB-/ SLANGVERKLIKKER (Steve @ Napier)
144. ROCK-JUMPER, CAPE/ KAAPSE BERGLYSTER (Gary @ Rooiels)
145. ROCK-THRUSH, CAPE/ KAAPSE KLIPLYSTER (David @ Betty’s Bay)
146. ROCK-THRUSH, SENTINEL/ LANGTOONKLIPLYSTER (Almari @ Rooiels)
147. SANDPIPER, CURLEW/ KROMBEKSTRANDLOPER (Grant @ Uilenkraals Estuary)
148. SECRETARYBIRD/ SEKRETARISVOëL (Steve @ Napier)
149. SEEDEATER, STREAKY-HEADED/ STREEPKOPKANARIE (Steve @ Napier)
150. SHEARWATER, SOOTY/ MALBAARTJIE (David @ Stony Point)

151. SHOVELER, CAPE/ KAAPSE SLOPEEND (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
152. SNAKE EAGLE, BLACK-CHESTED/ SWARTBORSSLANGAREND (SA Rare Bird News @ Riviersonderend)
153. SNIPE, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SNIP (Lester @ Karwyderskraal Road)
154. SKUA, BROWN /BRUINROOFMEEU (Pieter @ Hermanus)
155. SPARROW, CAPE/ GEWONE MOSSIE (Anton @ Onrus)
156. SPARROW, HOUSE/ HUISMOSSIE (Anton @ Onrus)
157. SPARROW, SOUTHERN GREY-HEADED/ (SUIDELIKE)/ GRYSKOPMOSSIE (Steve @ Napier)
158. SPARROWHAWK, BLACK/ SWARTSPERWER (Steve @ Napier)
159. SPARROWHAWK, RUFOUS-CHESTED/ ROOIBORSSPERWER (Johan @ Onrus)
160. SPOONBILL, AFRICAN/ LEPELAAR (Carin @ Arabella)
161. SPURFOWL, CAPE/ KAAPSE FISANT (Anton @ Onrus)
162. STARLING, COMMON/ EUROPESE SPREEU (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
163. STARLING, PIED/ WITGATSPREEU (Steve @ Napier)
164. STARLING, RED-WINGED/ ROOIVLERKSPREEU (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
165. STARLING, WATTLED/ LELSPREEU (Carin @ Swartrivier Road)
166. STORK, WHITE/ WITOOIEVAAR (Steve @ Napier)
167. STILT, BLACK-WINGED/ ROOIPOOTELSIE (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
168. STONECHAT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE BONTROKKIE (Carin @ Arabella)
169. SUGARBIRD, CAPE/ KAAPSE SUIKERVOëL (Anton @ Onrus)
170. SUNBIRD, AMETHYST/SWARTSUIKERBEKKIE (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
171. SUNBIRD, DUSKY/ NAMAKWASUIKERBEKKIE (Johan @ Vermont)
172. SUNBIRD, GREATER DOUBLE-COLLARED/ GROOT-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE (Pieter @ Riviersonderend)
173. SUNBIRD, MALACHITE/ JANGROENTJIE (Steve @ Napier)
174. SUNBIRD, ORANGE-BREASTED/ ORANJEBORSSUIKERBEKKIE (Lester @ Swartrivier Road)
175. SUNBIRD, SOUTHERN DOUBLE-COLLARED/ KLEIN-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
176. SWAMPHEN, AFRICAN PURPLE/ GROOTKONINGRIETHAAN (Pieter @ Stanford)
177. SWIFT, ALPINE/ WITPENSWINDSWAEL (Carin @ Arabella)
178. SWIFT, LITTLE/ KLEINWINDSWAEL (Johan @ Onrus)
179. TCHAGRA, SOUTHERN/ GRYSBORSTJAGRA (Steve @ Napier)
180. TEAL, CAPE/ TEELEEND (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
181. TEAL, RED-BILLED/ ROOIBEKEEND (Carin @ Arabella)
182. TERN, CASPIAN/ REUSESTERRETJIE (Anton @ Meer-en-See)
183. TERN, COMMON/ GEWONE STERRETJIE (Carin @ Arabella)
184. TERN, GREATER CRESTED/ GEELBEKSTERRETJIE (Anton @ Onrus)
185. TERN, ROSEATE/ ROOIBORSSTERRETJIE (Riaan @ Kleinbaai)
186. THICK-KNEE, SPOTTED/ GEWONE DIKKOP (Anton @ Onrus)
187. THICK-KNEE, WATER/ WATERDIKKOP (Carin @ Arabella)
188. THRUSH, OLIVE/ OLYFLYSTER (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
189. TURNSTONE, RUDDY/ STEENLOPER (Pieter le Roux @ Kleinbaai)
190. WAGTAIL, CAPE/ GEWONE KWIKKIE (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
191. WAGTAIL, PIED/ BONTKWIKKIE (Pieter le Roux @ Gansbaai)
192. WARBLER, LESSER SWAMP-/ KAAPSE RIETSANGER (Johan @ Onrus)
193. WARBLER , LITTLE RUSH-/ KAAPSE VLEISANGER (Lester @ Karwyderskraal Road)
194. WARBLER, VICTORIN'S/ ROOIBORSRUIGTESANGER (Pieter @ Hermanus)
195. WAXBILL, COMMON/ ROOIBEKSYSIE (Steve @ Napier)
196. WAXBILL, SWEE/ SUIDELIKE SWIE (Pieter @ Elim)
197. WEAVER, CAPE/ KAAPSE WEWER (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
198. WEAVER, SOUTHERN MASKED-/ SWARTKEELGEELVINK (Steve @ Napier)
199. WHEATEAR, CAPPED/ HOëVELDSKAAPWAGTER (Steve @ Napier)
200. WHIMBREL/ KLEINWULP (Pieter @ Elim)

201. WHITE-EYE, CAPE/ KAAPSE GLASOGIE (Daniël @ Kleinmond)
202. WHYDAH, PIN-TAILED/ KONINGROOIBEKKIE (Carin @ Arabella)
203. WOODPECKER, CARDINAL/ KARDINAALSPEG (Pieter @ Genadendal)
204. WOODPECKER, GROUND/ GRONDSPEG (Gary @ Rooiels)
205. WOODPECKER, OLIVE/ GRYSKOPSPEG (Pieter @ Elim)


 

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