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SPECIES RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG ON BIRDING BIG DAY 2020

Posted on the 30th November 2020

BIRDS SEEN IN THE OVERBERG ON BIRDING BIG DAY ON 28 NOVEMBER 2020

The following species have been identified by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province on BirdLife South Africa’s Birding Big Day on 28 November 2020. 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. APALIS, BAR-THROATED/ BANDKEELKLEINJANTJIE
2. AVOCET, PIED/ BONTELSIE
3. BARBET, ACACIA PIED/ BONTHOUTKAPPER
4. BATIS, CAPE/ KAAPSE BOSBONTROKKIE
5. BISHOP, SOUTHERN RED/ ROOIVINK
6. BISHOP, YELLOW / KAAPSE FLAP
7. BITTERN, LITTLE/ KLEINRIETREIER
8. BOKMAKIERIE
9. BOUBOU, SOUTHERN/ SUIDELIKE WATERFISKAAL
10. BULBUL, CAPE/ KAAPSE TIPTOL
11. BUNTING, CAPE/ ROOIVLERKSTREEPKOPPIE
12. BUSTARD, DENHAM’S/ VELDPOU
13. BUZZARD, COMMON/ BRUINJAKKALSVOëL
14. BUZZARD, JACKAL/ ROOIBORSJAKKALSVOëL
15. CANARY, BRIMSTONE/ DIKBEKKANARIE
16. CANARY, CAPE/ KAAPSE KANARIE
17. CANARY, WHITE-THROATED/ WITKEELKANARIE
18. CANARY, YELLOW/ GEELKANARIE
19. CHAT, FAMILIAR/ GEWONE SPEKVRETER
20. CISTICOLA, CLOUD/ GEVLEKTE KLOPKLOPPIE
21. CISTICOLA, GREY-BACKED/ GRYSRUGTINKTINKIE
22. CISTICOLA, LEVAILLANT’S/ VLEITINTINKIE
23. CISTICOLA, ZITTING/ LANDERYKLOPKLOPPIE
24. COOT, RED-KNOBBED/ BLESHOENDER
25. CORMORANT, BANK/ BANKDUIKER 

26. CORMORANT, CAPE/ TREKDUIKER
27. CORMORANT, CROWNED/ KUIFKOPDUIKER
28. CORMORANT, REED/ RIETDUIKER
29. CORMORANT, WHITE-BREASTED/ WITBORSDUIKER
30. COUCAL, BURCHELL’S/ GEWONE VLEILOERIE
31. CRAKE, BLACK/ SWARTRIETHAAN
32. CRANE, BLUE/ BLOUKRAANVOëL
33. CROW, CAPE/ SWARTKRAAI
34. CROW, PIED/ WITBORSKRAAI
35. CUCKOO, DIDERICK/ DIEDERIKKIE
36. CUCKOO, KLAAS’S/ MEITJIE
37. CUCKOO, RED-CHESTED/ PIET-MY-VROU
38. CURLEW, EURASIAN/ GROOTWULP
39. DARTER, AFRICAN/ SLANGHALSVOëL
40. DOVE, LAUGHING/ ROOIBORSDUIFIE
41. DOVE, NAMAQUA/ NAMAKWADUIFIE
42. DOVE, RED-EYED/ GROOTRINGDUIF
43. DOVE, RING-NECKED/GEWONE TORTELDUIF
44. DOVE, ROCK/ TUINDUIF
45. DOVE, TAMBOURINE/ WITBORSDUIFIE
46. DRONGO, FORK-TAILED/ MIKSTERTBYVANGER
47. DUCK, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTEEND
48. DUCK, WHITE-BACKED/ WITRUGEEND
49. DUCK, WHITE-FACED WHISTLING/NONNETJIE-EEND
50. DUCK, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKEEND 

51. EAGLE, AFRICAN FISH-/ VISAREND
52. EAGLE, BOOTED/ DWERGAREND
53. EAGLE, VERREAUX’S/ WITKRUISAREND
54. EGRET, INTERMEDIATE (YELLOW-BILLED)/ GEELBEKWITREIER
55. EGRET, LITTLE/ KLEINWITREIER
56. EGRET, WESTERN CATTLE/ BOSLUISVOËL
57. FALCON, PEREGRINE/ SWERFVALK
58. FISCAL, COMMON/ FISKAALLAKSMAN
59. FLAMINGO, GREATER/ GROOTFLAMINK
60. FLAMINGO, LESSER/ KLEINFLAMINK
61. FLUFFTAIL, BUFF-SPOTTED/GEVLEKTE VLEIKUIKEN
62. FLUFFTAIL, RED-CHESTED/ROOIBORSVLEIKUIKEN
63. FLYCATCHER, AFRICAN DUSKY/ DONKERVLIEëVANGER
64. FLYCATCHER, AFRICAN PARADISE-/ PARADYSVLIEëVANGER
65. FLYCATCHER, BLUE-MANTLED CRESTED/ BLOUKUIFVLIEëVANGER
66. FLYCATCHER, FISCAL/ FISKAALVLEëVANGER
67. FLYCATCHER, SPOTTED/ EUROPESE VLEëVANGER
68. FRANCOLIN, GREY-WINGED/ BERGPATRYS
69. GANNET, CAPE/ WITMALGAS
70. GODWIT, BAR-TAILED/ BANDSTERTGRIET
71. GOOSE, EGYPTIAN/ KOLGANS
72. GOOSE, SPUR-WINGED/ WILDEMAKOU
73. GOSHAWK, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SPERWER
74. GOSHAWK, SOUTHERN PALE CHANTING/ BLEEKSINGVALK
75. GRASSBIRD, CAPE/ GRASVOëL

76. GREBE, GREAT CRESTED/ KUIFKOPDOBBERTJIE
77. GREBE, LITTLE/ KLEINDOBBERTJIE
78. GREENBUL, SOMBRE/ GEWONE WILLIE
79. GREENSHANK, COMMON/ GROENPOOTRUITER
80. GUINEAFOWL, HELMETED/GEWONE TARENTAAL
81. GULL, GREY-HEADED/ GRYSKOPMEEU
82. GULL, HARTLAUB’S/ HARTLAUBSE MEEU
83. GULL, KELP/ KELPMEEU
84. HAMERKOP
85. HARRIER, AFRICAN MARSH-/AFRIKAANSE VLEIVALK
86. HARRIER, BLACK/ WITKRUISVLEIVALK
87. HARRIER-HAWK, AFRICAN (GYMNOGENE)/ KAALWANGVALK
88. HERON-NIGHT, BLACK-CROWNED/GEWONE NAGREIER
89. HERON, BLACK-HEADED/ SWARTKOPREIER
90. HERON, GREY/ BLOUREIER
91. HERON, PURPLE/ ROOIREIER
92. HONEYBIRD, BROWN-BACKED/ SKERPBEKHEUNINGVOëL
93. HONEYGUIDE, GREATER/ GROOTHEUNINGWYSER
94. HONEYGUIDE, LESSER/ KLEINHEUNINGWYSER
95. HOOPOE, AFRICAN/ HOEPHOEP
96. IBIS, AFRICAN SACRED/ SKOORSTEENVEëR
97. IBIS, HADEDA/ HADEDA
98. IBIS, GLOSSY/ GLANSIBIS
99. KESTREL, ROCK/ KRANSVALK
100. KINGFISHER, BROWN-HOODED/ BRUINKOPVISVANGER

101. KINGFISHER, GIANT/ REUSEVISVANGER
102. KINGFISHER, MALACHITE/ KUIFKOPVISVANGER
103. KINGFISHER, PIED/ BONTVISVANGER
104. KITE, BLACK-WINGED/ BLOUVALK
105. KITE, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKWOU
106. KORHAAN, SOUTHERN BLACK/SWARTVLERKKORHAAN
107. LAPWING, CROWNED/KROONKIEWIET
108. LAPWING, BLACKSMITH/ BONTKIEWIET
109. LARK, AGULHAS LONG-BILLED/ OVERBERGLANGBEKLEWERIK
110. LARK, CAPE CLAPPER/ KAAPSE KLAPPERTJIE
111. LARK, LARGE-BILLED/ DIKBEKLEWERIK
112. LARK, RED-CAPPED/ ROOIKOPLEWERIK
113. LONGCLAW, CAPE/ ORANJEKEELKALKOENTJIE
114. MARTIN, BROWN-THROATED/ AFRIKAANSE OEWERSWAEL
115. MARTIN, ROCK/ KRANSSWAEL
116. MOORHEN, COMMON/ GROOTWATERHOENDER
117. MOUSEBIRD, RED-FACED/ ROOIWANGMUISVOëL
118. MOUSEBIRD, SPECKLED/ GEVLEKTE MUISVOëL
119. NEDDICKY/ NEDDIKKIE
120. NIGHTJAR, FIERY-NECKED/ AFRIKAANSE NAGUIL
121. OSPREY, WESTERN/ VISVALK
122. OSTRICH, COMMON/ VOLSTRUIS
123. OYSTERCATCHER, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTTOBIE
124. OWL, WESTERN BARN/ NONNETJIE-UIL
125. OWL, SPOTTED EAGLE-/ GEVLEKTE OORUIL 

126. PEAFOWL, COMMON/ GEWONE POU
127. PELICAN, GREAT WHITE/ WITPELIKAAN
128. PENGUIN, AFRICAN/ BRILPIKKEWYN
129. PETREL, WHITE-CHINNED/ BASSIAAN
130. PIGEON, SPECKLED/ KRANSDUIF
131. PIPIT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE KOESTER
132. PIPIT, NICHOLSON’S (Long-billed)/ NICHOLSONKOESTER
133. PIPIT, PLAIN-BACKED/ DONKERKOESTER
134. PLOVER, CHESTNUT-BANDED/ ROOIBANDSTRANDKIEWIET
135. PLOVER, COMMON RINGED/ RINGNEKSTRANDLOPER
136. PLOVER, GREY/ GRYSSTRANDKIEWIET
137. PLOVER, KITTLITZ’S/ GEELBORSSTRANDKIEWIET
138. PLOVER, THREE-BANDED/DRIEBANDSTRANDKIEWIET
139. PLOVER, WHITE-FRONTED/ VAALSTRANDKIEWIET
140. POCHARD, SOUTHERN/ BRUINEEND
141. PRINIA, KAROO/ KAROOLANGSTERTJIE
142. QUAIL, COMMON/ AFRIKAANSE KWARTEL
143. RAIL, AFRICAN/ GROOTRIETHAAN
144. RAVEN, WHITE-NECKED/ WITHALSKRAAI
145. ROBIN-CHAT, CAPE/ GEWONE JANFREDERIK
146. ROBIN, KAROO SCRUB-/ SLANGVERKLIKKER
147. ROCK-JUMPER, CAPE/ KAAPSE BERGLYSTER
148. ROCK-THRUSH, CAPE/ KAAPSE KLIPLYSTER
149. RUFF/ KEMPHAAN
150. SANDERLING/ DRIETOONSTRANDLOPER 

151. SANDPIPER, COMMON/ GEWONE RUITER
152. SANDPIPER, CURLEW/ KROMBEKSTRANDLOPER
153. SANDPIPER, MARSH/ MOERASRUITER
154. SANDPIPER, TEREK/ TEREKRUITER
155. SANDPIPER, WOOD/ BOSRUITER
156. SAW-WING, BLACK/ SWARTSAAGVLERKSWAEL
157. SECRETARYBIRD/ SEKRETARISVOëL
158. SEEDEATER, PROTEA/ WITVLERKKANARIE
159. SEEDEATER, STREAKY-HEADED/ STREEPKOPKANARIE
160. SHELDUCK, SOUTH AFRICAN/ KOPEREEND
161. SHOVELER, CAPE/ KAAPSE SLOPEEND
162. SISKIN, CAPE/ KAAPSE PIETJIEKANARIE
163. SNIPE, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SNIP
164. SPARROW, CAPE/ GEWONE MOSSIE
165. SPARROW, HOUSE/ HUISMOSSIE
166. SPARROW, SOUTHERN GREY-HEADED/ (SUIDELIKE) GRYSKOPMOSSIE
167. SPARROWHAWK, BLACK/ SWARTSPERWER
168. SPARROWHAWK, RUFOUS-CHESTED/ ROOIBORSSPERWER
169. SPOONBILL, AFRICAN/ LEPELAAR
170. SPURFOWL, CAPE/ KAAPSE FISANT
171. STARLING, COMMON/ EUROPESE SPREEU
172. STARLING, PIED/ WITGATSPREEU
173. STARLING, RED-WINGED/ ROOIVLERKSPREEU
174. STARLING, WATTLED/ LELSPREEU
175. STILT, BLACK-WINGED/ ROOIPOOTELSIE 

176. STINT, LITTLE/ KLEINSTRANDLOPER
177. STORK, WHITE/ WITOOIEVAAR
178. SUGARBIRD, CAPE/ KAAPSE SUIKERVOëL
179. SUNBIRD, AMETHYST/SWARTSUIKERBEKKIE
180. SUNBIRD, MALACHITE/ JANGROENTJIE
181. SUNBIRD, ORANGE-BREASTED/ ORANJEBORSSUIKERBEKKIE
182. SUNBIRD, SOUTHERN DOUBLE-COLLARED/ KLEIN-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE
183. SWALLOW, BARN/ EUROPESE SWAEL
184. SWALLOW, GREATER STRIPED/ GROOTSTREEPSWAEL
185. SWALLOW, LESSER STRIPED/ KLEINSTREEPSWAEL
186. SWALLOW , PEARL-BREASTED/ PêRELBORSSWAEL
187. SWALLOW, WHITE-THROATED/ WITKEELSWAEL
188. SWAMPHEN, AFRICAN PURPLE/ GROOTKONINGRIETHAAN
189. SWIFT, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTWINDSWAEL
190. SWIFT, ALPINE/ WITPENSWINDSWAEL
191. SWIFT, HORUS/ HORUSWINDSWAEL
192. SWIFT, LITTLE/ KLEINWINDSWAEL
193. SWIFT, WHITE-RUMPED/ WITKRUISWINDSWAEL
194. TCHAGRA, SOUTHERN/ GRYSBORSTJAGRA
195. TEAL, CAPE/ TEELEEND
196. TEAL, BLUE-BILLED (aka HOTTENTOT)/ GEVLEKTE EEND
197. TEAL, RED-BILLED/ ROOIBEKEEND
198. TERN, CASPIAN/ REUSESTERRETJIE
199. TERN, COMMON/ GEWONE STERRETJIE
200. TERN, DAMARA/ DAMARASTERRETJIE 

201. TERN, GREATER CRESTED (aka SWIFT)/ GEELBEKSTERRETJIE
202. TERN, SANDWICH/ GROOTSTERRETJIE
203. TERN, WHISKERED/ WITBAARDSTERRETJIE
204. THICK-KNEE, SPOTTED/ GEWONE DIKKOP
205. THICK-KNEE, WATER/ WATERDIKKOP
206. THRUSH, OLIVE/ OLYFLYSTER
207. TURNSTONE, RUDDY/ STEENLOPER
208. WAGTAIL, CAPE/ GEWONE KWIKKIE
209. WARBLER, AFRICAN REED-/ KLEINRIETSANGER
210. WARBLER, LESSER SWAMP-/ KAAPSE RIETSANGER
211. WARBLER , LITTLE RUSH-/ KAAPSE VLEISANGER
212. WARBLER, VICTORIN'S/ ROOIBORSRUIGTESANGER
213. WAXBILL, COMMON/ ROOIBEKSYSIE
214. WAXBILL, SWEE/ SUIDELIKE SWIE
215. WEAVER, CAPE/ KAAPSE WEWER
216. WEAVER, SOUTHERN MASKED-/ SWARTKEELGEELVINK
217. WHEATEAR, CAPPED/ HOëVELDSKAAPWAGTER
218. WHIMBREL, EURASIAN/ KLEINWULP
219. WHITE-EYE, CAPE/ KAAPSE GLASOGIE
220. WHYDAH, PIN-TAILED/ KONINGROOIBEKKIE
221. WOODPECKER, CARDINAL/ KARDINAALSPEG
222. WOODPECKER, OLIVE/ GRYSKOPSPEG
223. WOODPECKER, KNYSNA/ KNYSNASPEG
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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