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BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING AUGUST 2020

Posted on the 9th August 2020

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG DURING AUGUST 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 August 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 @ Pringle Bay)
2. ALBATROSS, SHY/ BLOUBEKALBATROS (Pieter @ Betty’s Bay)
3. APALIS, BAR-THROATED/ BANDKEELKLEINJANTJIE (Steve @ Napier)
4. AVOCET, PIED/ BONTELSIE (Johan @ Vermont)
5. BARBET, ACACIA PIED/ BONTHOUTKAPPER (Steve @ Napier)
6. BATIS, CAPE/ KAAPSE BOSBONTROKKIE (Steve @ Napier)
7. BISHOP, SOUTHERN RED/ ROOIVINK (Steve @ Napier)
8. BISHOP, YELLOW/ KAAPSE FLAP (Steve @ Napier)
9. BITTERN, LITTLE/ KLEINRIETREIER (Jessie @ Elgin)
10. BOKMAKIERIE (Steve @ Napier)
11. BOUBOU, SOUTHERN/ SUIDELIKE WATERFISKAAL (Anton @ Onrus)
12. BROWNBUL, TERRESTRIAL/ BOSKRAPPER (Lester @ GVB NR)
13. BULBUL, CAPE/ KAAPSE TIPTOL (Anton @ Onrus)
14. BUNTING, CAPE/ ROOIVLERKSTREEPKOPPIE (Coerie @ Pringle Bay)
15. BUSH-SHRIKE, OLIVE/ OLYFBOSLAKSMAN (Lester @ GVB NR)
16. BUSTARD, DENHAM’S/ VELDPOU (Steve @ Napier)
17. BUTTONQUAIL, HOTTENTOT/ KAAPSE KWARTELTJIE (Dave @ H&A Valley)
18. BUZZARD, CAPE/ KAAPSEJAKKALSVOËL (Jessie @ Elgin)
19. BUZZARD, JACKAL/ ROOIBORSJAKKALSVOëL (Steve @ Napier)
20. CANARY, BRIMSTONE/ DIKBEKKANARIE (Anton @ Swartrivier)
21. CANARY, CAPE/ KAAPSE KANARIE (Steve @ Napier)
22. CANARY, FOREST/ GESTREEPTE KANARIE (Lester @ GVB NR)
23. CANARY, WHITE-THROATED/ WITKEELKANARIE (Steve @ Napier)
24. CANARY, YELLOW/ GEELKANARIE (Steve @ Napier)
25. CHAT, FAMILIAR/ GEWONE SPEKVRETER (Johan @ Swartrivier)

26. CISTICOLA, CLOUD/ GEVLEKTE KLOPKLOPPIE (Wim @ Agulhas Plains)
27. CISTICOLA, GREY-BACKED/ GRYSRUGTINKTINKIE (Steve @ Napier)
28. CISTICOLA, LEVAILLANT’S/ VLEITINTINKIE (Johan @ Vermont)
29. CISTICOLA, ZITTING/ LANDERYKLOPKLOPPIE (Johan @ Swartrivier Road)
30. COOT, RED-KNOBBED/ BLESHOENDER (Johan @ Onrus)
31. CORMORANT, BANK/ BANKDUIKER (Coerie @ Stony Point)
32. CORMORANT, CAPE/ TREKDUIKER (Johan @ Onrus)
33. CORMORANT, CROWNED/ KUIFKOPDUIKER (Johan @ Onrus)
34. CORMORANT, REED/ RIETDUIKER (Steve @ Napier)
35. CORMORANT, WHITE-BREASTED/ WITBORSDUIKER (Anton @ Onrus)
36. COUCAL, BURCHELL’S/ GEWONE VLEILOERIE (Johan @ Swartrivier)
37. CRAKE, BLACK/ SWARTRIETHAAN (Johan @ Onrus)
38. CRANE, BLUE/ BLOUKRAANVOëL (Steve @ Napier)
39. CROMBEC, LONG-BILLED/ BOSVELDSTOMPSTERT (Pieter @ Rooisand)
40. CROW, CAPE/ SWARTKRAAI (Steve @ Napier)
41. CROW, PIED/ WITBORSKRAAI (Steve @ Napier)
42. CUCKOO, KLAAS’S/ MEITJIE (Steve @ Napier)
43. CUCKOOSHRIKE, GREY/ BLOUKATAKOEROE (Lester @ GVB NR)
44. DARTER, AFRICAN/ SLANGHALSVOëL (Johan @ Swartrivier)
45. DOVE, LAUGHING/ ROOIBORSDUIFIE (Anton @ Onrus)
46. DOVE, NAMAQUA/ NAMAKWADUIFIE (Steve @ Napier)
47. DOVE, RED-EYED/ GROOTRINGDUIF (Anton @ Onrus)
48. DOVE, RING-NECKED/GEWONE TORTELDUIF (Steve @ Napier)
49. DOVE, ROCK/ TUINDUIF (Johan @ Vermont)
50. DOVE, TAMBOURINE/ WITBORSDUIFIE (Steve @ Napier)

51. DRONGO, FORK-TAILED/ MIKSTERTBYVANGER (Steve @ Napier)
52. DUCK, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTEEND (Jessie @ Elgin)
53. DUCK, FULVOUS/ FLUITEEND (SARBN @ Swellendam)
54. DUCK, WHITE-FACED WHISTLING/NONNETJIE-EEND (Johan @ Karwyderskraal Road)
55. DUCK, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKEEND (Steve @ Napier)
56. EAGLE, BOOTED/ DWERGAREND (Ross @ Swellendam)
57. EAGLE, AFRICAN FISH-/ VISAREND (Steve @ Napier)
58. EAGLE, MARTIAL/ BREëKOPAREND (Steve @ Napier)
59. EAGLE, VERREAUX’S/ WITKRUISAREND (Steve @ Napier)
60. EGRET, CATTLE/ BOSLUISVOëL of VEEREIER (Steve @ Napier)
61. EGRET, LITTLE/ KLEINWITREIER (Anton @ Onrus)
62. FALCON, LANNER/ EDELVALK (Steve @ Napier)
63. FALCON, PEREGRINE/ SWERFVALK (Johan @ Onrus)
64. FISCAL, COMMON/ FISKAALLAKSMAN (Anton @ Onrus)
65. FLAMINGO, GREATER/ GROOTFLAMINK (Johan @ Vermont)
66. FLAMINGO, LESSER/ KLEINFLAMINK (Johan @ Vermont)
67. FLYCATCHER, AFRICAN DUSKY/ DONKERVLIEëVANGER (Steve @ Napier)
68. FLYCATCHER, BLUE-MANTLED CRESTED/ BLOUKUIFVLIEëVANGER (Helen @ Harold Porter)
69. FLYCATCHER, FISCAL/ FISKAALVLEëVANGER (Anton @ Onrus)
70. FRANCOLIN, GREY-WINGED/ BERGPATRYS (Steve @ Napier)
71. GANNET, CAPE/ WITMALGAS (Pieter @ Betty’s Bay)
72. GOOSE, EGYPTIAN/ KOLGANS (Steve @ Napier)
73. GOOSE, SPUR-WINGED/ WILDEMAKOU (Steve @ Napier)
74. GOSHAWK, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SPERWER (Steve @ Napier)
75. GRASSBIRD, CAPE/ GRASVOëL (Daniël @ Kleinmond)

76. GREBE, BLACK-NECKED/ SWARTNEKDOBBERTJIE (Johan @ Fisherhaven)
77. GREBE, GREAT CRESTED/ KUIFKOPDOBBERTJIE (Pieter @ Kleinrivier)
78. GREBE, LITTLE/ KLEINDOBBERTJIE (Johan @ Vermont)
79. GREENBUL, SOMBRE/ GEWONE WILLIE (Steve @ Napier)
80. GREENSHANK, COMMON/ GROENPOOTRUITER (Pieter @ Fisherhaven)
81. GUINEAFOWL, HELMETED/GEWONE TARENTAAL (Anton @ Onrus)
82. GULL, GREY-HEADED/ GRYSKOPMEEU (Kadin @ Hermanus)
83. GULL, HARTLAUB’S/ HARTLAUBSE MEEU (Anton @ Onrus)
84. GULL, KELP/ KELPMEEU (Anton @ Onrus)
85. HAMERKOP (Pieter @ Tesselaarsdal)
86. HARRIER, AFRICAN MARSH-/AFRIKAANSE VLEIVALK (Koerie @ Rooisand)
87. HARRIER, BLACK/ WITKRUISVLEIVALK (Johan @ Greyton)
88. HARRIER-HAWK, AFRICAN (GYMNOGENE)/ KAALWANGVALK (Klaas @ Greyton)
89. HERON, BLACK-HEADED/ SWARTKOPREIER (Steve @ Napier)
90. HERON, GREY/ BLOUREIER (Johan @ Onrus)
91. HERON, PURPLE/ ROOIREIER (Coerie @ Kleinmond)
92. HONEYGUIDE, GREATER/ GROOTHEUNINGWYSER (Lester @ Helderstroom)
93. HONEYGUIDE, LESSER/ KLEINHEUNINGWYSER (Wim @ Agulhas Plains)
94. HOOPOE, AFRICAN/ HOEPHOEP (Johan @ Karwyderskraal)
95. IBIS, AFRICAN SACRED/ SKOORSTEENVEëR (Steve @ Napier)
96. IBIS, HADEDA/ HADEDA (Anton @ Onrus)
97. KESTREL, ROCK/ KRANSVALK (Steve @ Napier)
98. KINGFISHER, BROWN-HOODED/ BRUINKOPVISVANGER (Lester @ Helderstroom)
99. KINGFISHER, GIANT/ REUSEVISVANGER (Johan @ Onrus)
100. KINGFISHER, MALACHITE/ KUIFKOPVISVANGER (Johan @ Swartrivier)

101. KINGFISHER, PIED/ BONTVISVANGER (Johan @ Onrus)
102. KITE, BLACK-WINGED/ BLOUVALK (Steve @ Napier)
103. KITE, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKWOU (Lester @ Karwyderskraal)
104. KORHAAN, KAROO/ VAALKORHAAN (John Barrow @ Napier)
105. LAPWING, CROWNED/KROONKIEWIET (Steve @ Napier)
106. LAPWING, BLACKSMITH/ BONTKIEWIET (Steve @ Napier)
107. LARK, AGULHAS LONG-BILLED/ OVERBERGLANGBEKLEWERIK (Steve @ Napier)
108. LARK, CAPE CLAPPER/ KAAPSE KLAPPERTJIE (Johan @ Swartrivier)
109. LARK, LARGE-BILLED/ DIKBEKLEWERIK (Steve @ Napier)
110. LARK, RED-CAPPED/ ROOIKOPLEWERIK (Steve @ Napier)
111. LONGCLAW, CAPE/ ORANJEKEELKALKOENTJIE (Steve @ Napier)
112. MARTIN, BROWN-THROATED/ AFRIKAANSE OEWERSWAEL (Steve @ Napier)
113. MARTIN, ROCK/ KRANSSWAEL (Johan @ Vermont)
114. MOORHEN, COMMON/ GROOTWATERHOENDER (Johan @ Karwyderskraal)
115. MOUSEBIRD, RED-FACED/ ROOIWANGMUISVOëL (Anton @ Onrus)
116. MOUSEBIRD, SPECKLED/ GEVLEKTE MUISVOëL (Steve @ Napier)
117. NEDDICKY/ NEDDIKKIE (Johan @ Swartrivier)
118. NIGHT-HERON, BLACK-CROWNED /GEWONE NAGREIER (Johan @ Onrus)
119. NIGHTJAR, FIERY-NECKED/ AFRIKAANSE NAGUIL (Steve @ Napier)
120. OSTRICH, COMMON/ VOLSTRUIS (Steve @ Napier)
121. OWL, SPOTTED EAGLE-/ GEVLEKTE OORUIL (Steve @ Napier)
122. OYSTERCATCHER, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTTOBIE (Anton @ Onrus)
123. PEAFOWL, INDIAN/ MAKPOU (Steve @ Napier)
124. PELICAN, GREAT WHITE/ WITPELIKAAN (Paula @ Hermanus)
125. PENDULINE-TIT, CAPE/ KAAPSE KAPOKVOëL (Gerrit Wyma @ De Mond)

126. PENGUIN, AFRICAN/ BRILPIKKEWYN (Coerie @ Stony Point)
127. PETREL, NORTHERN GIANT/ GROOTNELLIE (Lester @ Pringle Bay)
128. PETREL, SOFT-PLUMAGED/ DONSVEERSTORMVOËL (Lester @ Pringle Bay)
129. PETREL, SOUTHERN GIANT/ REUSENELLIE (Pieter @ Betty’s Bay)
130. PETREL, WHITE-CHINNED/ BASSIAAN (Coerie @ Pringle Bay)
131. PIGEON, SPECKLED/ KRANSDUIF (Anton @ Onrus)
132. PIPIT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE KOESTER (Steve @ Napier)
133. PIPIT, PLAIN-BACKED/ DONKERKOESTER (Steve @ Napier)
134. PLOVER, CHESTNUT-BANDED/ ROOIBANDSTRANDKIEWIET (Riaan @ Agulhas NP)
135. PLOVER, KITTLITZ’S/ GEELBORSSTRANDKIEWIET (Johan @ Vermont)
136. PLOVER, THREE-BANDED/DRIEBANDSTRANDKIEWIET (Johan @ Vermont)
137. PLOVER, WHITE-FRONTED/ VAALSTRANDKIEWIET (Anton @ Onrus)
138. PRINIA, KAROO/ KAROOLANGSTERTJIE (Steve @ Napier)
139. QUAIL, COMMON/ AFRIKAANSE KWARTEL (John Barrow @ Napier)
140. RAIL, AFRICAN/ GROOTRIETHAAN (Jessie @ Elgin)
141. RAVEN, WHITE-NECKED/ WITHALSKRAAI (Steve @ Napier)
142. ROBIN-CHAT, CAPE/ GEWONE JANFREDERIK (Steve @ Napier)
143. ROBIN, KAROO SCRUB-/ SLANGVERKLIKKER (Steve @ Napier)
144. ROCK-JUMPER, CAPE/ KAAPSE BERGLYSTER (Chris @ Rotary Drive)
145. ROCK-THRUSH, CAPE/ KAAPSE KLIPLYSTER (Coerie @ Betty’s Bay)
146. SANDPIPER, CURLEW/ KROMBEKSTRANDLOPER (Wim @ Agulhas Plains)
147. SAW-WING, BLACK/ SWARTSAAGVLERKSWAEL (Steve @ Napier)
148. SECRETARYBIRD/ SEKRETARISVOëL (Wim @ Agulhas Plains)
149. SEEDEATER, STREAKY-HEADED/ STREEPKOPKANARIE (Anton @ Onrus)
150. SHEARWATER, SOOTY/ MALBAARTJIE (Pieter @ Stony Point)

151. SHOVELER, CAPE/ KAAPSE SLOPEEND (Johan @ Vermont)
152. SISKIN, CAPE/ KAAPSE PIETJIEKANARIE (Paula @ Fernkloof)
153. SKUA, BROWN /BRUINROOFMEEU (Pieter @ Betty’s Bay)
154. SNIPE, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SNIP (Ross @ Swellendam)
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 (Lester @ Helderstroom)
160. SPOONBILL, AFRICAN/ LEPELAAR (Coerie @ Kleinmond)
161. SPURFOWL, CAPE/ KAAPSE FISANT (Anton @ Onrus)
162. STARLING, COMMON/ EUROPESE SPREEU (Anton @ Onrus)
163. STARLING, PIED/ WITGATSPREEU (Steve @ Napier)
164. STARLING, RED-WINGED/ ROOIVLERKSPREEU (Coerie @ Betty’s Bay)
165. STILT, BLACK-WINGED/ ROOIPOOTELSIE (Johan @ Vermont)
166. STINT, LITTLE/ KLEINSTRANDLOPER (Riaan @ Agulhas NP)
167. STONECHAT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE BONTROKKIE (Steve @ Napier)
168. SUGARBIRD, CAPE/ KAAPSE SUIKERVOëL (Johan @ Onrus)
169. SUNBIRD, AMETHYST/SWARTSUIKERBEKKIE (Steve @ Napier)
170. SUNBIRD, GREATER DOUBLE-COLLARED/ GROOT-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE (Charles B @ Greyton)
171. SUNBIRD, MALACHITE/ JANGROENTJIE (Steve @ Napier)
172. SUNBIRD, ORANGE-BREASTED/ ORANJEBORSSUIKERBEKKIE (Johan @ Onrus)
173. SUNBIRD, SOUTHERN DOUBLE-COLLARED/ KLEIN-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE (Anton @ Onrus)
174. SWALLOW, GREATER STRIPED/ GROOTSTREEPSWAEL (Steve @ Napier)
175. SWALLOW , PEARL-BREASTED/ PêRELBORSSWAEL (Steve @ Napier)

176. SWALLOW, WHITE-THROATED/ WITKEELSWAEL (Steve @ Napier)
177. SWIFT, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTWINDSWAEL (Pieter @ Rooisand)
178. SWIFT, ALPINE/ WITPENSWINDSWAEL (Steve @ Napier)
179. SWIFT, LITTLE/ KLEINWINDSWAEL (Steve @ Napier)
180. SWIFT, WHITE-RUMPED/ WITKRUISWINDSWAEL (Lester @ Karwyderskraal)
181. TCHAGRA, SOUTHERN/ GRYSBORSTJAGRA (Johan @ Vermont)
182. TEAL, CAPE/ TEELEEND (Johan @ Vermont)
183. TEAL, HOTTENTOT/ GEVLEKTE EEND (Frank @ Swartrivier)
184. TEAL, RED-BILLED/ ROOIBEKEEND (Johan @ Karwyderskraal)
185. TERN, CASPIAN/ REUSESTERRETJIE (Carin @ Arabella)
186. TERN, COMMON/ GEWONE STERRETJIE (Johan @ Onrus)
187. TERN, GREATER CRESTED/ GEELBEKSTERRETJIE (Johan @ Onrus)
188. TERN, ROSEATE/ ROOIBORSSTERRETJIE (Riaan @ Danger Point)
189. THICK-KNEE, SPOTTED/ GEWONE DIKKOP (Anton @ Onrus)
190. THICK-KNEE, WATER/ WATERDIKKOP (Riaan @ Kleinbaai)
191. THRUSH, OLIVE/ OLYFLYSTER (Steve @ Napier)
192. VULTURE, CAPE/ KRANSAASVOëL (Pieter @ Tesselaarsdal)
193. WAGTAIL, CAPE/ GEWONE KWIKKIE (Steve @ Napier)
194. WAGTAIL, PIED/ BONTKWIKKIE (SARBN@ Gansbaai)
195. WARBLER, KNYSNA/ KNYSNARUIGTESANGER (Lester @ GVB NR)
196. WARBLER, LESSER SWAMP-/ KAAPSE RIETSANGER (Anton @ Karwyderskraal)
197. WARBLER , LITTLE RUSH-/ KAAPSE VLEISANGER (Steve @ Napier)
198. WARBLER, YELLOW-THROATED WOODLAND-/ GEELKEELSANGER (Lester @ GVB NR)
199. WAXBILL, COMMON/ ROOIBEKSYSIE (Steve @ Napier)
200. WAXBILL, SWEE/ SUIDELIKE SWIE (Johan @ Karwyderskraal)

201. WEAVER, CAPE/ KAAPSE WEWER (Anton @ Onrus)
202. WEAVER, SOUTHERN MASKED-/ SWARTKEELGEELVINK (Steve @ Napier)
203. WHEATEAR, CAPPED/ HOëVELDSKAAPWAGTER (Steve @ Napier)
204. WHIMBREL/ KLEINWULP (Riaan @ Kleinbaai)
205. WHITE-EYE, CAPE/ KAAPSE GLASOGIE (Anton @ Onrus)
206. WHYDAH, PIN-TAILED/ KONINGROOIBEKKIE (Steve @ Napier)
207. WOODPECKER, CARDINAL/ KARDINAALSPEG (Wim @ Agulhas Plains)
208. WOODPECKER, KNYSNA/ KNYSNASPEG (Lester @ GVB NR)
209. WOODPECKER, OLIVE/ GRYSKOPSPEG (Lester @ GVB NR) 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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