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BIRDS RECORDED IN THE OVERBERG ON BIRDING BIG DAY ON 27 NOVEMBER 2021

Posted on the 29th November 2021

The following species have been recorded by BirdLife Overberg members and friends in the Overberg region of the Western Cape Province on BBD on 27 November 2021. Keep in mind that the place where it was seen only indicates the first report of the species seen during the day.

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 (Van der Stel Pass)
2. AVOCET, PIED/ BONTELSIE (Kleinmond)
3. BARBET, ACACIA PIED/ BONTHOUTKAPPER (Napier)
4. BATIS, CAPE/ KAAPSE BOSBONTROKKIE (Napier)
5. BISHOP, SOUTHERN RED/ ROOIVINK (Swartrivier Road)
6. BISHOP, YELLOW / KAAPSE FLAP (Swartrivier Road)
7. BITTERN, LITTLE/ KLEINRIETREIER (Pearly Beach)
8. BOKMAKIERIE (Hawston View Road)
9. BOUBOU, SOUTHERN/ SUIDELIKE WATERFISKAAL (Hawston)
10. BROWNBUL, TERRESTRIAL/ BOSKRAPPER (Grootvadersbosch)
11. BULBUL, CAPE/ KAAPSE TIPTOL (Onrus)
12. BUNTING, CAPE/ ROOIVLERKSTREEPKOPPIE (Napier)
13. BUSTARD, DENHAM’S/ VELDPOU (Karwyderskraal)
14. BUTTONQUAIL, FYNBOS (aka HOTTENTOT)/ KAAPSE KWARTELTJIE (Klipfontein Keep)
15. BUZZARD, COMMON/ BRUINJAKKALSVOëL (Karwyderskraal)
16. BUZZARD, FOREST/ BOSJAKKALSVOëL (Swartrivier Road)
17. BUZZARD, JACKAL/ ROOIBORSJAKKALSVOëL (Swartrivier Road)
18. CANARY, BRIMSTONE/ DIKBEKKANARIE (Van der Stel Pass)
19. CANARY, CAPE/ KAAPSE KANARIE (Onrus)
20. CANARY, WHITE-THROATED/ WITKEELKANARIE (Greyton)
21. CANARY, YELLOW/ GEELKANARIE (Van der Stel Pass)
22. CHAT, FAMILIAR/ GEWONE SPEKVRETER (Rooiels)
23. CISTICOLA, CLOUD/ GEVLEKTE KLOPKLOPPIE (Swartrivier Road)
24. CISTICOLA, LEVAILLANT’S/ VLEITINTINKIE (Vermont)
25. CISTICOLA, GREY-BACKED/ GRYSRUGTINKTINKIE (Swartrivier Road)

26. CISTICOLA, ZITTING/ LANDERYKLOPKLOPPIE (Swartrivier Road)
27. COOT, RED-KNOBBED/ BLESHOENDER (Vermont)
28. CORMORANT, CAPE/ TREKDUIKER (Kleinbaai)
29. CORMORANT, CROWNED/ KUIFKOPDUIKER (Kleinbaai)
30. CORMORANT, REED/ RIETDUIKER (Vermont)
31. CORMORANT, WHITE-BREASTED/ WITBORSDUIKER (Vermont)
32. COUCAL, BURCHELL’S/ GEWONE VLEILOERIE (Stanford)
33. CRAKE, BLACK/ SWARTRIETHAAN (Greyton)
34. CRANE, BLUE/ BLOUKRAANVOëL (Swartrivier Road)
35. CROMBEC, LONG-BILLED/ BOSVELDSTOMPSTERT (Meer-en-See)
36. CROW, CAPE SWARTKRAAI (Karwyderskraal)
37. CROW, PIED/ WITBORSKRAAI (Krige Road)
38. CUCKOO, BLACK/ SWARTKOEKOEK (Witkrans)
39. CUCKOO, DIDERICK/ DIEDERIKKIE (Swartrivier Road)
40. CUCKOO, KLAAS’S/ MEITJIE (Vermont)
41. CUCKOO, RED-CHESTED/ PIET-MY-VROU (Van der Stel Pass)
42. CUCKOOSHRIKE, BLACK/ SWARTKATAKOEROE (Grootvadersbosch)
43. CUCKOOSHRIKE, GREY/ BLOUKATAKOEROE (Grootvadersbosch)
44. CURLEW, EURASIAN/ GROOTWULP (Rooisand)
45. DARTER, AFRICAN/ SLANGHALSVOëL (Napier)
46. DOVE, LAUGHING/ ROOIBORSDUIFIE (Anton @ Onrus)
47. DOVE, NAMAQUA/ NAMAKWADUIFIE (Swartrivier Road)
48. DOVE, RED-EYED/ GROOTRINGDUIF (Anton @ Onrus)
49. DOVE, RING-NECKED/GEWONE TORTELDUIF (Vermont)
50. DOVE, ROCK/ TUINDUIF (Hawston)

51. DOVE, TAMBOURINE/ WITBORSDUIFIE (Napier)
52. DRONGO, FORK-TAILED/ MIKSTERTBYVANGER (Karwyderskraal)
53. DUCK, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTEEND (Greyton)
54. DUCK, WHITE-BACKED/ WITRUGEEND (Elgin)
55. DUCK, WHITE-FACED WHISTLING/NONNETJIE-EEND (Karwyderskraal)
56. DUCK, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKEEND (Vermont)
57. EAGLE, AFRICAN FISH-/ VISAREND (Napier)
58. EAGLE, LONG-CRESTED/ LANGKUIFAREND (Suurbraak)
59. EAGLE, MARTIAL/ BREëKOPAREND (R43 to Villiersdorp)
60. EGRET, GREAT/ GROOTWITREIER (Waschkraalvlei)
61. EGRET, LITTLE/ KLEINWITREIER (Kleinmond)
62. EGRET, WESTERN CATTLE/ BOSLUISVOëL of VEEREIER (Karwyderskraal)
63. FALCON, LANNER/ EDELVALK (Napier)
64. FALCON, PEREGRINE/ SWERFVALK (Stanford)
65. FINCH, RED-HEADED/ ROOIKOPVINK (Kleinbaai)
66. FISCAL, COMMON/ FISKAALLAKSMAN (Onrus)
67. FLAMINGO, GREATER/ GROOTFLAMINGO (Kleinmond)
68. FLAMINGO, LESSER/ KLEINFLAMINK (Klein River Estuary)
69. FLYCATCHER, AFRICAN DUSKY/ DONKERVLIEëVANGER (Van der Stel Pass)
70. FLYCATCHER, AFRICAN PARADISE-/ PARADYSVLIEëVANGER (Kleinmond)
71. FLYCATCHER, BLUE-MANTLED CRESTED/ BLOUKUIFVLIEëVANGER (Witkrans)
72. FLYCATCHER, FISCAL/ FISKAALVLEëVANGER (Onrus)
73. FRANCOLIN, GREY-WINGED/ BERGPATRYS (Napier)
74. GANNET, CAPE/ WITMALGAS (Vermont)
75. GODWIT, BAR-TAILED/ BANDSTERTGRIET (Meer-en-See)

76. GOOSE, EGYPTIAN/ KOLGANS (Vermont)
77. GOOSE, SPUR-WINGED/ WILDEMAKOU (Karwyderskraal)
78. GOSHAWK, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SPERWER (Onrus)
79. GRASSBIRD, CAPE/ GRASVOëL (Greyton)
80. GREBE, BLACK-NECKED/ SWARTNEKDOBBERTJIE (De Hoop)
81. GREBE, GREAT CRESTED/ KUIFKOPDOBBERTJIE (De Hoop)
82. GREBE, LITTLE/ KLEINDOBBERTJIE (Vermont)
83. GREENBUL, SOMBRE/ GEWONE WILLIE (Vermont)
84. GREENSHANK, COMMON/ GROENPOOTRUITER (Kleinbaai)
85. GUINEAFOWL, HELMETED/GEWONE TARENTAAL (Onrus)
86. GULL, GREY-HEADED/ GRYSKOPMEEU (Kleinmond)
87. GULL, HARTLAUB’S/ HARTLAUBSE MEEU (Vermont)
88. GULL, KELP/ KELPMEEU (Vermont)
89. HAMERKOP (Suurbraak)
90. HARRIER, AFRICAN MARSH-/AFRIKAANSE VLEIVALK (Greyton)
91. HARRIER, BLACK/ WITKRUISVLEIVALK (Pearly Beach area)
92. HARRIER-HAWK, AFRICAN (GYMNOGENE)/ KAALWANGVALK (Napier)
93. HERON-NIGHT, BLACK-CROWNED/GEWONE NAGREIER (Vermont)
94. HERON, BLACK-HEADED/ SWARTKOPREIER (Karwyderskraal)
95. HERON, GREY/ BLOUREIER (Vermont)
96. HERON, PURPLE/ ROOIREIER (Elgin)
97. HONEYBIRD, BROWN-BACKED/ SKERPBEKHEUNINGVOëL (Van der Stel Pass)
98. HONEYGUIDE, LESSER/ KLEINHEUNINGWYSER (Pearly Beach)
99. HOOPOE, AFRICAN/ HOEPHOEP (Karwyderskraal)
100. IBIS, AFRICAN SACRED/ SKOORSTEENVEëR (Karwyderskraal)

101. IBIS, GLOSSY/ GLANSIBIS (Agulhas region)
102. IBIS, HADEDA/ HADEDA (Anton @ Onrus)
103. JAEGER, PARASITIC/ ARKTIESE ROOFMEEU (Vermont)
104. KESTREL, ROCK/ KRANSVALK (Kleinbaai)
105. KINGFISHER, BROWN-HOODED/ BRUINKOPVISVANGER (Suurbraak)
106. KINGFISHER, GIANT/ REUSEVISVANGER (Kleinmond)
107. KINGFISHER, MALACHITE/ KUIFKOPVISVANGER (Stanford)
108. KINGFISHER, PIED/ BONTVISVANGER (Kleinmond)
109. KITE, BLACK-WINGED/ BLOUVALK (R43 at Botriver)
110. KITE, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKWOU (R43 at Botriver)
111. KORHAAN, KAROO/ KAROOKORHAAN (Overberg wheatbelt)
112. KORHAAN, SOUTHERN BLACK/ SWARTVLERKKORHAAN (Nuwejaarsriver wetlands)
113. LAPWING, BLACKSMITH/ BONTKIEWIET (Karwyderskraal)
114. LAPWING, CROWNED/KROONKIEWIET (Swartrivier road)
115. LARK, AGULHAS LONG-BILLED/ OVERBERGLANGBEKLEWERIK (Napier)
116. LARK, CAPE CLAPPER/ KAAPSE KLAPPERTJIE (Krige road)
117. LARK, LARGE-BILLED/ DIKBEKLEWERIK (Karwyderskraal)
118. LARK, RED-CAPPED/ ROOIKOPLEWERIK (Swartrivier road)
119. LONGCLAW, CAPE/ ORANJEKEELKALKOENTJIE (Agulhas Plains)
120. MALLARD/ GROENKOPEEND (Swellendam)
121. MARTIN, BROWN-THROATED/ AFRIKAANSE OEWERSWAEL (Van der Stel Pass)
122. MARTIN, BANDED/ GEBANDE OEWERSWAEL (Rooisand)
123. MARTIN, ROCK/ KRANSSWAEL(Karwyderskraal)
124. MARTIN, SAND/ EUROPESE OEWERSWAEL (Rooisand)
125. MOORHEN, COMMON/ GROOTWATERHOENDER (Vermont)

126. MOUSEBIRD, RED-FACED/ ROOIWANGMUISVOëL (Onrus)
127. MOUSEBIRD, SPECKLED/ GEVLEKTE MUISVOëL (Onrus)
128. MOUSEBIRD, WHITE-BACKED/ WITKRUISMUISVOËL (Bontebok NP)
129. NEDDICKY/ NEDDIKKIE (Karwyderskraal)
130. NIGHTJAR, FIERY-NECKED/ AFRIKAANSE NAGUIL (Kleinmond)
131. OSPREY, WESTERN/ VISVALK (Karwyderskraal)
132. OSTRICH, COMMON/ VOLSTRUIS (Napier)
133. OYSTERCATCHER, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTTOBIE (Kleinbaai)
134. OYSTERCATCHER, EURASIAN/ BONTTOBIE (Kleinriver estuary)
135. OWL, WESTERN BARN/ NONNETJIE-UIL (Nuwejaarsriver wetlands)
136. OWL, SPOTTED EAGLE-/ GEVLEKTE OORUIL (Napier)
137. PEAFOWL, COMMON/ GEWONE POU (Karwyderskraal)
138. PELICAN, GREAT WHITE/ WITPELIKAAN (Papiesvlei)
139. PENGUIN, AFRICAN/ BRILPIKKEWYN (Stony Point)
140. PETREL, WHITE-CHINNED/ BASSIAAN (Vermont)
141. PIGEON, AFRICAN OLIVE-/GEELBEKBOSDUIF (Witkrans)
142. PIGEON, SPECKLED/ KRANSDUIF (Onrus)
143. PIPIT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE KOESTER (Swartrivier road)
144. PIPIT, LONG-BILLED/ NICHOLSONSE KOESTER (Hawston View road)
145. PIPIT, PLAIN-BACKED/ DONKERKOESTER (Karwyderskraal)
146. PLOVER, COMMON RINGED/ RINGNEKSTRANDLOPER (Kleinbaai)
147. PLOVER, GREATER SAND/ GROOTRINGNEKKIEWIET (Kleinbaai)
148. PLOVER, GREY/ GRYSSTRANDKIEWIET (Kleinbaai)
149. PLOVER, KITTLITZ’S/ GEELBORSSTRANDKIEWIET (Kleinmond))
150. PLOVER, THREE-BANDED/DRIEBANDSTRANDKIEWIET (Swartrivier road)

151. PLOVER, WHITE-FRONTED/ VAALSTRANDKIEWIET (Kleinbaai)
152. POCHARD, SOUTHERN/ BRUINEEND (Agulhas Plains)
153. PRINIA, KAROO/ KAROOLANGSTERTJIE (Swartrivier road)
154. QUAIL, COMMON/ AFRIKAANSE KWARTEL (Swartrivier road)
155. QUELEA, RED-BILLED/ ROOIBEKKWELEA (Overberg Wheatbelt)
156. RAIL, AFRICAN/ GROOTRIETHAAN (Hawston)
157. RAVEN, WHITE-NECKED/ WITHALSKRAAI (Swartrivier road)
158. ROBIN, WHITE-STARRED/ WITKOLJANFREDERIK (Grootvadersbosch)
159. ROBIN-CHAT, CAPE/ GEWONE JANFREDERIK (Onrus)
160. ROBIN, KAROO SCRUB-/ SLANGVERKLIKKER (Napier)
161. ROCK-THRUSH, CAPE/ KAAPSE KLIPLYSTER (Kleinmond)
162. RUFF/ KEMPHAAN (Rooisand)
163. SANDERLING/ DRIETOONSTRANDLOPER (Rooisand)
164. SANDGROUSE, NAMAQUA/ KELKIEWYN (De Hoop NR)
165. SANDPIPER, COMMON/ GEWONE RUITER (Klein River Estuary)
166. SANDPIPER, CURLEW/ KROMBEKSTRANDLOPER (Kleinbaai)
167. SANDPIPER, MARSH/ MOERASRUITER (Kleinmond)
168. SAW-WING, BLACK/ SWARTSAAGVLERKSWAEL (Kleinmond)
169. SECRETARYBIRD/ SEKRETARISVOËL (De Hoop NR)
170. SEEDEATER, STREAKY-HEADED/ STREEPKOPKANARIE (Greyton)
171. SHELDUCK, SOUTH AFRICAN/ KOPEREEND (Greyton)
172. SHOVELER, CAPE/ KAAPSE SLOPEEND (Vermont)
173. SHRIKE, OLIVE BUSH/ OLYFBOSLAKSMAN (Grootvadersbosch)
174. SISKIN, CAPE/ KAAPSE PIETJIEKANARIE (Greyton)
175. SNIPE, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SNIP (Bontebok NP)

176. SNIPE, GREATER PAINTED/ GOUDSNIP (Pearly Beach)
177. SPARROW, CAPE/ GEWONE MOSSIE (Onrus)
178. SPARROW, HOUSE/ HUISMOSSIE (Onrus)
179. SPARROW, SOUTHERN GREY-HEADED/ (SUIDELIKE) GRYSKOPMOSSIE (Napier)
180. SPARROWHAWK, BLACK/ SWARTSPERWER (Kleinmond)
181. SPOONBILL, AFRICAN/ LEPELAAR (Krige road)
182. SPURFOWL, CAPE/ KAAPSE FISANT (Onrus)
183. SPURFOWL, RED-NECKED/ ROOIKEELFISANT (Tradouw Pass)
184. STARLING, COMMON/ EUROPESE SPREEU (Onrus)
185. STARLING, PIED/ WITGATSPREEU (Swartrivier road)
186. STARLING, RED-WINGED/ ROOIVLERKSPREEU (Greyton)
187. STARLING, WATTLED/ LELSPREEU (Klein River Estuary)
188. STILT, BLACK-WINGED/ ROOIPOOTELSIE (Botvlei)
189. STINT, LITTLE/ KLEINSTRANDLOPER (Kleinbaai)
190. STONECHAT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE BONTROKKIE (Karwyderskraal)
191. STORK, WHITE/ WITOOIEVAAR (Napier)
192. SUGARBIRD, CAPE/ KAAPSE SUIKERVOëL (Onrus)
193. SUNBIRD, AMETHYST/SWARTSUIKERBEKKIE (Van der Stel Pass)
194. SUNBIRD, GREATER DOUBLE-COLLARED/ GROOT-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE (Greyton)
195. SUNBIRD, MALACHITE/ JANGROENTJIE (Onrus)
196. SUNBIRD, ORANGE-BREASTED/ ORANJEBORSSUIKERBEKKIE (Kleinmond)
197. SUNBIRD, SOUTHERN DOUBLE-COLLARED/ KLEIN-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE (Onrus)
198. SWALLOW, BARN/ EUROPESE SWAEL (Karwyderskraal)
199. SWALLOW, GREATER STRIPED/ GROOTSTREEPSWAEL (Onrus)
200. SWALLOW, LESSER STRIPED/ KLEINSTREEPSWAEL (De Mond)

201. SWALLOW , PEARL-BREASTED/ PêRELBORSSWAEL (Karwyderskraal)
202. SWALLOW, WHITE-THROATED/ WITKEELSWAEL (Karwyderskraal)
203. SWIFT, AFRICAN PALM/ PALMWINDSWAEL (Grootvadersbosch)
204. SWIFT, ALPINE/ WITPENSWINDSWAEL (Onrus)
205. SWIFT, HORUS/ HORUSWINDSWAEL (Grootvadersbosch)
206. SWIFT, LITTLE/ KLEINWINDSWAEL (Van der Stel Pass)
207. SWIFT, WHITE-RUMPED/ WITKRUISWINDSWAEL (Karwyderskraal)
208. TCHAGRA, SOUTHERN/ GRYSBORSTJAGRA (Vermont)
209. TEAL, CAPE/ TEELEEND (Kleinmond)
210. TEAL, BLUE-BILLED (aka HOTTENTOT)/ GEVLEKTE EEND (Soetendalsvlei)
211. TEAL, RED-BILLED/ ROOIBEKEEND (Swartrivier road)
212. TERN, CASPIAN/ REUSESTERRETJIE (Kleinbaai)
213. TERN, COMMON/ GEWONE STERRETJIE (Kleinbaai)
214. TERN, DAMARA/ DAMARASTERRETJIE (De Mond)
215. TERN, GREATER CRESTED/ GEELBEKSTERRETJIE (Kleinbaai)
216. TERN, LITTLE/ KLEINSTERRETJIE (De Hoop NR)
217. TERN, SANDWICH/ GROOTSTERRETJIE (Kleinbaai)
218. TERN, WHISKERED/ WITBAARDSTERRETJIE (Wolvengat region)
219. THICK-KNEE, SPOTTED/ GEWONE DIKKOP (Onrus)
220. THICK-KNEE, WATER/ WATERDIKKOP (Meer-en-See)
221. THRUSH, OLIVE/ OLYFLYSTER (Onrus)
222. TIT, GREY/ PIET-TJOU-TJOU-GRYSMEES (Greyton)
223. TURNSTONE, RUDDY/ STEENLOPER (Kleinbaai)
224. WAGTAIL, CAPE/ GEWONE KWIKKIE (Onrus)
225. WARBLER, AFRICAN REED-/ KLEINRIETSANGER (Vermont)

226. WARBLER, KNYSNA/ KNYSNARUIGTESANGER (Grootvadersbosch)
227. WARBLER, LESSER SWAMP-/ KAAPSE RIETSANGER (Vermont)
228. WARBLER , LITTLE RUSH-/ KAAPSE VLEISANGER (Greyton)
229. WARBLER, VICTORIN’S/ ROOIBORSRUIGTESANGER (Grootvadersbosch)
230. WARBLER, WILLOW/ HOFSANGER (Grootvadersbosch)
231. WARBLER, YELLOW-THROATED WOODLAND/ GEELKEELSANGER (Grootvadersbosch)
232. WAXBILL, COMMON/ ROOIBEKSYSIE (Swartrivier road)
233. WAXBILL, SWEE/ SUIDELIKE SWIE (Greyton)
234. WEAVER, CAPE/ KAAPSE WEWER (Onrus)
235. WEAVER, SOUTHERN MASKED-/ SWARTKEELGEELVINK (Karwyderskraal)
236. WHEATEAR, CAPPED/ HOëVELDSKAAPWAGTER (Karwyderskraal)
237. WHIMBREL, EURASIAN/ KLEINWULP (Kleinbaai)
238. WHITE-EYE, CAPE/ KAAPSE GLASOGIE (Onrus)
239. WHYDAH, PIN-TAILED/ KONINGROOIBEKKIE (Van der Stel Pass)
240. WOODPECKER, CARDINAL/ KARDINAAL SPEG (Grootvadersbosch)
241. WOODPECKER, GROUND/ GRONDSPEG (Rooiels)
242. WOODPECKER, KNYSNA/ KNYSNASPEG (Grootvadersbosch)
243. WOODPECKER, OLIVE/ GRYSKOPSPEG (Harold Porter)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Images by Anton, Carin, Johan, Louis & Steve)

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