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BIRDS RECORDED DURING THE BLO OUTING TO DE MOND ON 26 MARCH 2022

Posted on the 27th March 2022

Members and friends of BirdLife Overberg enjoyed a wonderful outing to the De Mond Nature Reserve on Saturday 26 March 2022. We thank Steve Peck for organising the outing and leading the group. Find herewith the impressive list of species recorded on the day. A photo gallery of images taken on the day will be posted soon. The images below are by Johan van der Westhuizen.

The next Saturday morning outing will be to Jessie Walton’s farm in the Elgin district on 23 April – details to follow.

SPECIES RECORDED FROM HOME TO DE MOND

1. BUZZARD, COMMON/ BRUINJAKKALSVOËL
2. BUZZARD, JACKAL/ ROOIBORSJAKKALSVOëL
3. CANARY, CAPE/ KAAPSE KANARIE
4. FLAMINGO, GREATER/ GROOTFLAMINK
5. GOSHAWK, AFRICAN/ AFRIKAANSE SPERWER
6. MOORHEN, COMMON/ GROOTWATERHOENDER
7. EGRET, WESTERN CATTLE/ BOSLUISVOëL of VEEREIER
8. HARRIER, AFRICAN MARSH/ AFRIKAANSE VLEIVALK
9. OWL, SPOTTED EAGLE/ GEVLEKTE OORUIL
10. PIGEON, SPECKLED/ KRANSDUIF
11. PIPIT, PLAIN-BACKED/ DONKERKOESTER
12. RAVEN, WHITE-NECKED/ WITHALSKRAAI
13. STARLING, RED-WINGED/ ROOIVLERKSPREEU

SPECIES RECORDED AT DE MOND – THIS INCLUDES THE PRINSKRAAL ACCESS ROAD

14. APALIS, BAR-THROATED/ BANDKEELKLEINJANTJIE
15. BARBET, ACACIA PIED/ BONTHOUTKAPPER
16. BATIS, CAPE/ KAAPSE BOSBONTROKKIE
17. BISHOP, SOUTHERN RED/ ROOIVINK
18. BOKMAKIERIE
19. BOUBOU, SOUTHERN/ SUIDELIKE WATERFISKAAL
20. BULBUL, CAPE/ KAAPSE TIPTOL
21. BUNTING, CAPE/ ROOIVLERKSTREEPKOPPIE
22. BUSTARD, DENHAM’S/ VELDPOU
23. CANARY, YELLOW/ GEELKANARIE
24. CHAT, FAMILIAR/ GEWONE SPELVRETER
25. CISTICOLA, GREY-BACKED/ GRYSRUGTINKTINKIE
26. CISTICOLA, LEVAILLANT’S/ VLEITINKTINKIE
27. CISTICOLA, ZITTING/ LANDERYKLOPKLOPPIE
28. CORMORANT, CAPE/ TREKDUIKER
29. CORMORANT, REED/ RIETDUIKER
30. CORMORANT, WHITE-BREASTED/ WITBORSDUIKER
31. CRANE, BLUE/ BLOUKRAANVOëL
32. CROW, CAPE/ SWARTKRAAI
33. CUCKOO, KLAAS’S/ MEITJIE
34. DARTER, AFRICAN/ SLANGHALSVOËL
35. DOVE, LAUGHING/ ROOIBORSDUIFIE
36. DOVE, RED-EYED/ GROOTRINGDUIF
37. DOVE, RING-NECKED/GEWONE TORTELDUIF
38. DRONGO, FORK-TAILED/ MIKSTERBYEVANGER
39. EAGLE, AFRICAN FISH/ VISAREND
40. EGRET, LITTLE/ KLEINWITREIER
41. FISCAL, COMMON/ FISKAALLAKSMAN
42. FLYCATCHER, FISCAL/ FISKAALVLEëVANGER
43. GOOSE, EGYPTIAN/ KOLGANS
44. GOOSE, SPUR-WINGED/ WILDEMAKOU

45. GREENBUL, SOMBRE/ GEWONE WILLIE
46. GREENSHANK, COMMON/ GROENPOOTRUITER
47. GUINEAFOWL, HELMETED/GEWONE TARENTAAL
48. GULL, GREY-HEADED/ GRYSKOPMEEU
49. GULL, KELP/ KELPMEEU
50. HARRIER, BLACK/ WITKRUISVLEIVALK
51. HERON-NIGHT, BLACK-CROWNED/GEWONE NAGREIER
52. HERON, BLACK-HEADED/ SWARTKOPREIER
53. HERON, GREY/ BLOUREIER
54. HERON, PURPLE/ ROOIREIER
55. IBIS, AFRICAN SACRED/ SKOORSTEENVEëR
56. IBIS, HADEDA/ HADEDA
57. KESTREL, ROCK/ ROOIVALK
58. KINGFISHER, PIED/ BONTVISVANGER
59. KITE, BLACK-WINGED/ BLOUVALKIE
60. KNOT, RED/ KNOET
61. KORHAAN, SOUTHERN BLACK/ WITVLERKKORHAAN
62. LAPWING, CROWNED/ KROONKIEWIET
63. LARK, AGULHAS LONG-BILLED/ OVERBERGLANGBEKLEWERIK
64. LARK, LARGE-BILLED/ DIKBEKLEWERIK
65. LARK, RED-CAPPED/ ROOIKOPLEWERIK
66. LONGCLAW, CAPE/ ORANJEBORSKALKOENTJIE
67. MARTIN, BROWN-THROATED/ AFRIKAANSE OEWERSWAEL
68. MOUSEBIRD, SPECKLED/ GEVLEKTE MUISVOëL
69. OSTRICH, COMMON/ VOLSTRUIS
70. OYSTERCATCHER, AFRICAN BLACK/ SWARTTOBIE
71. PLOVER, COMMON RINGED/ RINGNEKSTRANDKIEWIET
72. PLOVER, GREY/ GRYSSTRANDKIEWIET
73. PLOVER, KITTLITZ’S/ GEELBORSSTANDKIEWIET
74. PLOVER, WHITE-FRONTED/ VAALSTRANDKIEWIET

75. PRINIA, KAROO/ KAROOLANGSTERTJIE
76. ROBIN-CHAT, CAPE/ GEWONE JANFREDERIK
77. SANDPIPER, CURLEW/ KROMBEKSTRANDLOPER
78. SANDPIPER, MARSH/ MOERASRUITER
79. SEEDEATER, STREAKY-HEADED/ STREEPKOPKANARIE
80. SPARROW, CAPE/ GEWONE MOSSIE
81. SPURFOWL, CAPE/ KAAPSE FISANT
82. STARLING, COMMON/ EUROPESE SPREEU
83. STARLING, PIED/ WITGATSPREEU
84. STINT, LITTLE/ KLEINSTRANDLOPER
85. STONECHAT, AFRICAN/ GEWONE BONTROKKIE
86. SUNBIRD, MALACHITE/ JANGROENTJIE

87. SUNBIRD, SOUTHERN DOUBLE-COLLARED/ KLEIN-ROOIBANDSUIKERBEKKIE
88. SWALLOW, BARN/ EUROPESE SWAEL
89. SWALLOW, GREATER STRIPED/ GROOTSTREEPSWAEL
90. SWALLOW, WHITE-THROATED/ WITKEELSWAEL
91. TERN, CASPIAN/ REUSESTERRETJIE
92. TERN, COMMON/ GEWONE STERRETJIE
93. TERN, DAMARA/ DAMARASTERRETJIE
94. TERN, GREATER CRESTED/ GEELBEKSTERRETJIE
95. TERN, LITTLE/ KLEINSTERRETJIE
96. TERN, SANDWICH/ GROOTSTERRETJIE
97. THRUSH, OLIVE/ OLYFLYSTER
98. WAGTAIL, CAPE/ GEWONE KWIKKIE
99. WAXBILL, COMMON/ ROOIBEKSYSIE
100. WEAVER, CAPE/ KAAPSE WEWER
101. WHEATEAR, CAPPED/ HOËVELDSE SKAAPWAGTER
102. WHIMBREL, EURASIAN/ KLEINWULP
103. WHITE-EYE, CAPE/ KAAPSE GLASOGIE

SPECIES RECORDED FROM DE MOND TO HOME

104. COOT, RED-KNOBBED/ BLESHOENDER
105. CROW, PIED/ WITBORSKRAAI
106. DUCK, YELLOW-BILLED/ GEELBEKEEND
107. LAPWING, BLACKSMITH/ BONTKIEWIET
108. PLOVER, THREE-BANDED/ DRIEBANDSTRANDLOPER
109. SECRETARYBIRD/ SEKRETARISVOËL
110. SWAMPHEN, AFRICAN/ KONINGRIETHAAN
111. TEAL, CAPE/ TEELEEND
112. TEAL, RED-BILLED/ ROOIBEKEEND
113. THICK-KNEE, SPOTTED/ GEWONE DIKKOP

Denham's Bustard near Prinskraal
Secretarybird near Caledon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern Boubou
Yellow Canary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spotted Thick-knee

 

 

 

 

 

White-fronted Plover

 

 

 

 

 

Kelp Gull with Grey Plover

 

 

 

 

 

Black Harrier flying over the estuary!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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