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Eastern South Africa in Autumn - 11 Day Trip report TRIP LIST

LIST OF BIRDS RECORDED - INDICATOR BIRDING 15 -25 April 2005

(Endemic Status), Sasol Page Number, Common Name, Scientific Name, Number of day recorded, Localities recorded.

   p 30   Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis   6   Many
   p 56   White-breasted Cormorant Phalacrocorax lucidus     2   Thulisakela, St Lucia
   p 56   Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus     7   Many
   p 56   African Darter Anhinga rufa     5   Many
   p 58   Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus     3   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 58   Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens     4   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 60   Grey Heron Ardea cinerea     5   Many
   p 60   Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala     6   Many
   p 60   Goliath Heron Ardea goliath     4   St Lucia, Richards bay, Mkhuze
   p 60   Purple Heron Ardea purpurea     3   Richards Bay
   p 62   Great Egret Egretta alba     6   Many
   p 62   Little Egret Egretta garzetta     3   Mkhuze, Mtunzini
   p 62   Yellow-billed Egret Egretta intermedia     5   Many
   p 62   Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis     10   Many
   p 62   Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides     3   Richards Bay
   p 66   Green-backed Heron Butorides striata     1   Bonamanzi
   p 66   Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus     1   Richards bay
   p 68   White Stork Ciconia ciconia     1   en-route
   p 68   Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis     3   Mkhuze
   p 70   Woolly-necked Stork Ciconia episcopus     1   St Lucia
   p 70   African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus     1   Mkhuze
   p 70   Saddle-billed Stork Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis     1   St Lucia
   p 72   Hamerkop Scopus umbretta     5   Mkhuze, Memel
   p 72   African Spoonbill Platalea alba     2   St Lucia
SA p 74   Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus     4   Many
   p 74   African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus     7   Many
   p 74   Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus     2   Elandsvlei,
   p 74   Hadeda Ibis Bostrychia hagedash     11   Many
SnA p 76   South African Shelduck Tadorna cana     1   en-route
   p 76   Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca     10   Many
   p 76   Comb Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos     1   Mkhuze
   p 76   Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis     6   Many
   p 78   White-faced Duck Dendrocygna viduata     1   Mkhuze
   p 78   Fulvous Duck Dendrocygna bicolor     1   Elandsvlei
   p 78   White-backed Duck Thalassornis leuconotus     1   Elandsvlei
   p 78   Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
NE p 80   Cape Shoveler Anas smithii     2   Elandsvlei, Memel
   p 80   Yellow-billed Duck Anas undulata     8   Many
   p 80   African Black Duck Anas sparsa     1   Underberg
   p 82   Cape Teal Anas capensis     1   Mtunzini
   p 82   Hottentot Teal Anas hottentota     1   Richards Bay
   p 82   Red-billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha     6   Many
   p 86   White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus     3   Mkhuze
   p 88   Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus     1   Sani Pass
   p 92   African Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer     6   Many
   p 92   Osprey Pandion haliaetus     1   Underberg
   p 94   Brown Snake-Eagle Circaetus cinereus     4   Luiperdskloof. Mkhuze
   p 94   Black-chested Snake-Eagle Circaetus pectoralis     2   Pienaarsriver, St Lucia
   p 100   Martial Eagle Polemaetus bellicosus     1   Mkhuze
   p 100   African Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus     1   St Lucia
   p 102   Long-crested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis     2   Sani Pass
SnA p 104   Jackal Buzzard Buteo rufofuscus     5   Many
SA p 106   Forest Buzzard Buteo trizonatus     1   Xumeni
   p 106   African Harrier-Hawk Polyboroides typus     1   Dhlinza, St Lucia
SnA p 108   Black Harrier Circus maurus     1   Memel
   p 108   African Marsh-Harrier Circus ranivorus     1   St Lucia
   p 112   Black-shouldered Kite Elanus caeruleus     6   Many
   p 118   Ovambo Sparrowhawk Accipiter ovampensis     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
   p 118   Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus     1   Dhlinza
   p 120   Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris     1   Memel
   p 120   Black Sparrowhawk Accipiter melanoleucus     2   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
   p 120   African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro     1   Mtunzini
   p 122   Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus     2   Underberg
   p 124   Rock Kestrel Falco rupicolis     2   Memel, Sani Pass
   p 124   Greater Kestrel Falco rupicoloides     3   Gauteng Grasslands
NE p 136   Natal Spurfowl Pternistis natalensis     1   Pienaarsriver
NE p 136   Swainson's Spurfowl Pternistis swainsonii     4   Many
SA p 138   Grey-winged Francolin Scleroptila africanus     2   Sani Pass
   p 140   Crested Francolin Dendroperdix sephaena     3   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 142   Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris     3   Pienaarsriver, Memel
   p 142   Crested Guineafowl Guttera edouardi     2   Mkhuze
   p 143   Common Ostrich Struthio camelus     4   Many
   p 144   Common Quail Coturnix coturnix     2   Memel
   p 144   Kurrichane Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus     3   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
   p 146   Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus     5   Many
   p 146   Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata     6   Many
   p 148   Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostris     5   Many
   p 148   African Purple Swamphen Porphyrio madagascariensis     4   Many
   p 148   African Jacana Actophilornis africanus     5   Many
   p 148   Lesser Jacana Microparra capensis     1   Richards Bay
   p 150   African Rail Rallus caerulescens     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
   p 154   Grey Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum     3   Memel, Underberg
   p 156   Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami     3   Gauteng Grasslands, Memel, Sani Pass
SA p 158   Blue Korhaan Eupodotis caerulescens     1   Memel
NE p 160   Northern Black Korhaan Afrotis afraoides     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 162   Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus     4   Many
   p 164   Kittlitz's Plover Charadrius pecuarius     4   Pienaarsriver,
   p 164   Three-banded Plover Charadrius tricollaris     3   Mkhuze, St Lucia
   p 166   White-fronted Plover Charadrius marginatus     2   St Lucia
   p 168   Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus     6   Many
   p 168   Black-winged Lapwing Vanellus melanopterus     1   Highover
   p 170   Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus     7   Many
   p 170   African Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus     5   Many
   p 178   Little Stint Calidris minuta     1   St Lucia
   p 180   Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola     2   Pienaarsriver, Mtunzini
   p 182   Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis     1   St Lucia
   p 182   Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia     2   Bonamanzi
   p 186   African Snipe Gallinago nigripennis     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
   p 202   Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis     2   Elandsvlei, Mkhuze
   p 202   Water Thick-knee Burhinus vermiculatus     2   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 202   Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
   p 208   Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus     5   Many
   p 216   Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida     3   Elandsvlei, Mkhuze
   p 216   White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus     1   Elandsvlei
   p 220   Rock Dove Columba livia     1   Johannesburg
   p 220   Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea     5   Many
   p 220   African Olive-Pigeon Columba arquatrix     1   Xumeni
   p 220   Lemon Dove Aplopelia larvata     1   Xumeni
   p 222   Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata     8   Many
   p 222   Cape Turtle-Dove Streptopelia capicola     8   Many
   p 222   Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis     7   Many
   p 224   Namaqua Dove Oena capensis     4   Pienaarsriver
   p 224   Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove Turtur chalcospilos     4   Many
   p 224   Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria     2   St Lucia
SA p 226   Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus     1   Xumeni
SA p 230   Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix     h   Heard Xumeni
   p 230   Livingstone's Turaco Tauraco livingstonii     1   St Lucia
   p 230   Purple-crested Turaco Gallirex porphyreolophus     h   Heard Mkhuze
   p 230   Grey Go-away-bird Corythaixoides concolor     3   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 234   Jacobin Cuckoo Clamator jacobinus     1   Bonamanzi
   p 236   African Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx cupreus     1   Highover
NE p 238   Burchell's Coucal Centropus burchellii     5   Many
   p 238   Green Malkoha Ceuthmochares aereus     1   Mkhuze
   p 240   Barn Owl Tyto alba     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 240   Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus     1   Mkhuze
   p 242   Marsh Owl Asio capensis     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
   p 242   African Scops-Owl Otus senegalensis     h   Heard Mkhuze
   p 242   Southern White-faced Scops-Owl Ptilopsus granti     h   Heard Mkhuze
   p 242   Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 244   Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis     1   Mkhuze
   p 248   African Black Swift Apus barbatus     3   Elandsvlei, Sani Pass, Highover
   p 248   Alpine Swift Tachymarptis melba     2   Highover, Mkhuze
   p 250   White-rumped Swift Apus caffer     7   Many
   p 250   Horus Swift Apus horus     1   Sani Pass
   p 250   Little Swift Apus affinis     7   Many
   p 250   African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus     5   Many
RAR p 252   African Broadbill Smithornis capensis     1   Mkhuze
   p 252   Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus     6   Many
   p 252   Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus     4   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 252   Narina Trogon Apaloderma narina     1   Mkhuze
   p 254   Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis     6   Many
   p 254   Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maximus     1   Richards Bay
   p 254   Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata     1   Mkhuze
   p 256   Woodland Kingfisher Halcyon senegalensis     1   Rust de Winter
   p 256   Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris     6   Many
   p 256   Striped Kingfisher Halcyon chelicuti     3   Seringveld, Mkhuze
   p 258   Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops persicus     5   Pienaarsriver, Thulisakhela, St Luci
   p 258   White-fronted Bee-eater Merops bullockoides     4   Many
   p 260   Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus     4   Mkhuze
   p 262   Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus     1   Rust de Winter
   p 264   Trumpeter Hornbill Bycanistes bucinator     5   Many
NE p 266   Southern Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus     2   Rust de Winter, Pienaarsriver
NE p 266   Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas     3   Pienaarsriver
   p 266   African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus     2   Seringveld, Pienaarsriver
   p 266   Crowned Hornbill Tockus alboterminatus     3   Dhlinza, St Lucia
   p 268   African Hoopoe Upupa africana     3   Mtunzini, Mkhuze
   p 268   Green Wood-Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus     3   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 268   Common Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus cyanomelas     1   Mkhuze
   p 270   Brown-backed Honeybird Prodotiscus regulus     1   Highover
   p 272   Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus     5   Many
   p 272   White-eared Barbet Stactolaema leucotis     4   Many
   p 272   Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii     4   Many
NE p 274   Acacia Pied Barbet Tricholaema leucomelas     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 274   Red-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus pusillus     2   Highover, Mkhuze
   p 274   Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus     h   Heard Seringveld
   p 274   Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus     6   Many
SA p 276   Ground Woodpecker Geocolaptes olivaceus     1   Sani Pass
   p 276   Olive Woodpecker Dendropicos griseocephalus     1   Highover, Xumeni
   p 276   Red-throated Wryneck Jynx ruficollis     2   Ezemvelo, Sani Pass
   p 278   Bennett's Woodpecker Campethera bennettii     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 278   Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni     2   Bonamanzi, Mkhuze
   p 278   Cardinal Woodpecker Dendropicos fuscescens     2   Pienaarsriver
   p 278   Bearded Woodpecker Dendropicos namaquus     1   Rust de Winter
SnA p 280   Melodious Lark Mirafra cheniana     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
SnA p 280   Eastern Clapper Lark Mirafra [apiata] fasciolata     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
NE p 284   Sabota Lark Calendulauda sabota     1   Pienaarsriver
SA p 284   Large-billed Lark Galerida magnirostris     1   Sani Pass
   p 284   Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana     4   Pienaarsriver, St Lucia
   p 284   Red-capped Lark Calandrella cinerea     4   Many
SA p 286   Eastern Long-billed Lark Certhilauda semitorquata     1   Memel
NE p 290   Spike-heeled Lark Chersomanes albofasciata     2   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
   p 290   Chestnut-backed Sparrowlark Eremopterix leucotis     1   Pienaarsriver
NE p 292   Greater Striped Swallow Hirundo cucullata     5   Many
SA p 292   South African Cliff-Swallow Hirundo spilodera     2   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
   p 292   Lesser Striped Swallow Hirundo abyssinica     7   Many
   p 294   Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica     9   Many
   p 294   White-throated Swallow Hirundo albigularis     3   Elandsvlei, St Lucia
   p 294   Pearl-breasted Swallow Hirundo dimidiata     2   Seringveld, Pienaarsriver
   p 296   Common House-Martin Delichon urbicum     2   Elandsvlei, Memel
   p 296   Grey-rumped Swallow Pseudhirundo griseopyga     2   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 296   Black Saw-wing Psalidoprocne holomelaena     5   Many
   p 298   Rock Martin Hirundo fuligula     2   Elandsvlei, Sani Pass
   p 298   Brown-throated Martin Riparia paludicola     5   Many
   p 298   Banded Martin Riparia cincta     4   Many
   p 300   Black Cuckooshrike Campephaga flava     5   Mkhuze
   p 300   Grey Cuckooshrike Coracina caesia     h   Heard Dhlinza
   p 300   Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis     10   Many
   p 300   Square-tailed Drongo Dicrurus ludwigii     5   Many
   p 302   Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus     3   Xumeni. Dhlinza
   p 304   Cape Crow Corvus capensis     4   Memel, Sani Pass
   p 304   Pied Crow Corvus albus     5   Many
   p 304   White-necked Raven Corvus albicollis     2   Sani Pass
SnA p 306   Grey Tit Parus afer     1   Sani Pass
   p 306   Southern Black Tit Parus niger     3   Dhlinza, Mkhuze
SnA p 308   Southern Pied Babbler Turdoides bicolor     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 308   Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii     4   Many
SA p 310   Bush Blackcap Lioptilus nigricapillus     1   Sani Pass
   p 310   Dark-capped Bulbul Pycnonotus tricolor     9   Many
   p 310   Terrestrial Brownbul Phyllastrephus terrestris     5   Many
   p 312   Yellow-streaked Greenbul Phyllastrephus flavostriatus     h   Heard Xumeni
   p 312   Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus     2   St Lucia
   p 312   Yellow-bellied Greenbul Chlorocichla flaviventris     4   Many
   p 312   Eastern Nicator Nicator gularis     h   Heard Mkhuze
RAR p 314   Orange Ground-Thrush Zoothera gurneyi     1   Xumeni
SnA p 314   Karoo Thrush Turdus smithi     h   Heard Memel
   p 314   Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus     2   Underberg, Xumeni
   p 314   Spotted Ground-Thrush Zoothera guttata     1   Dhlinza
   p 314   Groundscraper Thrush Psophocichla litsipsirupa     1   Rust de Winter
SA p 316   Cape Rock-Thrush Monticola rupestris     1   Sani Pass
SA p 316   Sentinel Rock-Thrush Monticola explorator     1   Sani Pass
SA p 316   Drakensberg Rock-jumper Chaetops aurantius     1   Sani Pass
SnA p 318   Mountain Wheatear Oenanthe monticola     1   Memel
SnA p 318   Sickle-winged Chat Cercomela sinuata     1   Sani Pass
   p 318   Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris     3   Ezemvelo, Sani Pass
   p 320   African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus     9   Many
SA p 322   Buff-streaked Chat Oenanthe bifasciata     1   Sani Pass
SnA p 322   (Southern) Anteating Chat Myrmecocichla formicivora     4   Many
SA p 324   Chorister Robin-Chat Cossypha dichroa     1   Dhlinza
SnA p 324   White-throated Robin-Chat Cossypha humeralis     2   Rust de Winter
   p 324   White-browed Robin-Chat Cossypha heuglini     h   Heard Mkhuze
   p 324   Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis     4   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 324   Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra     3   Underberg, Sani Pass
SnA p 326   Kalahari Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas paena     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 326   White-browed Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas leucophrys     3   Pienaarsriver, Bonamanzi
SnA p 326   Brown Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas signata     1   Mkhuze
   p 326   Bearded Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas quadrivirgata     3   Mkhuze
   p 330   Yellow-throated Woodland-Warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla     1   Xumeni
NE p 332   Cape Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus minutus     h   Heard Pienaarsriver
   p 332   Grey Penduline-Tit Anthoscopus caroli     1   Mkhuze
NE p 332   Burnt-necked Eremomela Eremomela usticollis     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 332   Green-capped Eremomela Eremomela scotops     h   Heard Seringveld
SnA p 334   Barratt's Warbler Bradypterus barratti     h   Heard Xumeni
   p 334   Little Rush-Warbler Bradypterus baboecala     h   Heard Gauteng Grasslands
   p 336   Lesser Swamp-Warbler Acrocephalus gracilirostris     2   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
   p 338   Dark-capped Yellow Warbler Chloropeta natalensis     1   Sani Pass
SnA p 340   Cape Grassbird Sphenoeacus afer     2   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
   p 340   Grey-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brevicaudata     h   Heard Pienaarsriver
   p 340   Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura     1   Mkhuze
   p 340   Stierling's Wren-Warbler Calamonastes stierlingi     h   Heard Mkhuze
NE p 342   Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler Parisoma subcaeruleum     1   Pienaarsriver
SnA p 342   Layard's Tit-Babbler Parisoma layardi     1   Sani Pass
   p 342   Long-billed Crombec Sylvietta rufescens     5   Many
NE p 344   Rudd's Apalis Apalis ruddi     2   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 344   Bar-throated Apalis Apalis thoracica     2   Luiperdskloof, Xumeni
   p 344   Yellow-breasted Apalis Apalis flavida     4   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 346   Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis     8   Many
   p 346   Desert Cisticola Cisticola aridulus     2   Pienaarsriver, Gauteng Grasslands
   p 346   Wing-snapping Cisticola Cisticola ayresii     1   Memel
NE p 346   Cloud Cisticola Cisticola textrix     1   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands
   p 346   Neddicky Cisticola fulvicapilla     2   Highveld Grasslands, Pienaarsriver
   p 348   Wailing Cisticola Cisticola lais     2   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
   p 348   Rattling Cisticola Cisticola chiniana     4   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 348   Croaking Cisticola Cisticola natalensis     h   Heard St Lucia
   p 348   Lazy Cisticola Cisticola aberrans     h   Heard Luiperdskloof
   p 350   Red-faced Cisticola Cisticola erythrops     h   Heard Mkhuze
   p 350   Levaillant's Cisticola Cisticola tinniens     2   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
NE p 352   Black-chested Prinia Prinia flavicans     2   Pienaarsriver
SA p 352   Drakensberg Prinia Prinia hypoxantha     2   Sani Pass
SnA p 352   Karoo Prinia Prinia maculosa     1   Sani Pass
   p 352   Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava     2   Luiperdskloof, Mkhuze
SnA p 354   Fiscal Flycatcher Sigelus silens     1   Bonamanzi
   p 354   African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta     5   Many
   p 354   Ashy Flycatcher Muscicapa caerulescens     2   Bonamanzi, Mkhuze
   p 354   Grey Tit-Flycatcher Myioparus plumbeus     1   Mkhuze
   p 354   Southern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina     6   Many
SnA p 356   Marico Flycatcher Bradornis mariquensis     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 356   Pale Flycatcher Bradornis pallidus     1   Bonamanzi
   p 356   Blue-mantled Crested Flycatcher Trochocercus cyanomelas     2   Highover
   p 356   African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis     2   Mkhuze
SnA p 358   Cape White-eye Zosterops capensis     5   Many
   p 358   African Yellow White-eye Zosterops senegalensis     1   Mkhuze
SnA p 360   Cape Batis Batis capensis     2   Xumeni, Dhlinza
   p 360   Chinspot Batis Batis molitor     3   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 360   Woodward's Batis Batis fratrum     1   St Lucia
   p 360   Black-throated Wattle-eye Platysteira peltata     1   Mtunzini
   p 362   African Pied Wagtail Motacilla aguimp     6   Many
   p 362   Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis     6   Many
SA p 364   African Rock Pipit Anthus crenatus     h   Heard Sani Pass
   p 364   Long-billed Pipit Anthus similis     2   Sani Pass
   p 366   African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus     5   Many
   p 368   Striped Pipit Anthus lineiventris     h   Heard Luiperdskloof
   p 368   Bushveld Pipit Anthus caffer     1   Mkhuze
SA p 370   Yellow-breasted Pipit Anthus chloris     1   Memel
SnA p 370   Cape Longclaw Macronyx capensis     3   Gauteng Grasslands, Memel
   p 370   Yellow-throated Longclaw Macronyx croceus     2   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 370   Rosy-throated Longclaw Macronyx ameliae     1   Bonamanzi
NE p 372   Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus     2   Rust de Winter, Pienaarsriver
   p 372   Common Fiscal Lanius collaris     8   Many
   p 372   Magpie Shrike Corvinella melanoleuca     2   Rust de Winter, Pienaarsriver
SnA p 374   Southern Boubou Laniarius ferrugineus     3   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 374   Brown-crowned Tchagra Tchagra australis     4   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 374   Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus     1   Bonamanzi
NE p 376   Bokmakierie Telophorus zeylonus     1   Sani Pass
NE p 376   Olive Bush-Shrike Telophorus olivaceus     h   Heard Xumeni
   p 376   Gorgeous Bush-Shrike Telophorus quadricolor     2   Mkhuze
   p 376   Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike Telophorus sulfureopectus     1   Mkhuze
   p 376   Grey-headed Bush-Shrike Malaconotus blanchoti     2   Mkhuze
   p 378   Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla     7   Many
   p 378   Brubru Nilaus afer     4   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 378   White-crested Helmet-Shrike Prionops plumatus     1   Mkhuze
NE p 380   Cape Glossy Starling Lamprotornis nitens     6   Many
   p 380   Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster     3   Mkhuze
   p 380   Black-bellied Starling Lamprotornis corruscus     5   Many
NE p 382   Burchell's Starling Lamprotornis australis     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 382   Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio     3   Highover, Sani Pass
SA p 384   Pied Starling Spreo bicolor     4   Memel, Sani Pass
   p 384   Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris     1   Underberg
   p 384   Common Myna Acridotheres tristis     6   Many
   p 384   Wattled Starling Creatophora cinerea     1   Mkhuze
   p 384   Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus     h   Heard Pienaarsriver
SnA p 386   Gurney's Sugarbird Promerops gurneyi     1   Sani Pass
   p 386   Malachite Sunbird Nectarinia famosa     1   Sani Pass
   p 388   Grey Sunbird Cyanomitra veroxii     1   St Lucia
   p 388   Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea     2   St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 388   Scarlet-chested Sunbird Chalcomitra senegalensis     4   Mtunzini
   p 390   White-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris talatala     2   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 390   Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris     5   Many
SnA p 392   Southern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris chalybeus     1   Xumeni
SA p 392   Greater Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris afer     3   Luiperdskloof, Sani Pass
SnA p 394   Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus     3   Many
   p 394   House Sparrow Passer domesticus     4   Many
   p 394   Southern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer diffusus     5   Many
   p 394   Yellow-throated Petronia Petronia superciliaris     2   Mkhuze
   p 396   Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 396   White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 396   Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons     4   Many
   p 396   Dark-backed Weaver Ploceus bicolor     1   Mkhuze
   p 398   Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis     h   Heard Mtunzini, St Lucia, Mkhuze
   p 398   Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus     1   Mkhuze
   p 398   Southern Masked-Weaver Ploceus velatus     4   Many
SA p 400   Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis     2   Bronkhorstspruit Grasslands, Memel
   p 400   Yellow Weaver Ploceus subaureus     2   Mtunzini
   p 402   Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea     6   Many
   p 402   Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix     5   Many
   p 402   Yellow-crowned Bishop Euplectes afer     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 404   Yellow Bishop Euplectes capensis     1   Elandsvlei
   p 404   Fan-tailed Widowbird Euplectes axillaris     2   Underberg
   p 404   White-winged Widowbird Euplectes albonotatus     3   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 404   Red-collared Widowbird Euplectes ardens     1   Sani Pass
   p 404   Long-tailed Widowbird Euplectes progne     5   Many
NE p 406   Shaft-tailed Whydah Vidua regia     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 406   Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura     7   Many
   p 406   Long-tailed Paradise-Whydah Vidua paradisaea     3   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 408   Dusky Indigobird Vidua funerea     2   Mkhuze
   p 408   Purple Indigobird Vidua purpurascens     1   Mkhuze
   p 408   Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata     1   Pienaarsriver
SnA p 410   Swee Waxbill Coccopygia melanotis     1   Xumeni
   p 410   African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata     1   Mkhuze
   p 410   Jameson's Firefinch Lagonosticta rhodopareia     2   Rust de Winter
   p 410   Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala     2   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
NE p 412   Violet-eared Waxbill Granatina granatina     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 412   Blue Waxbill Uraeginthus angolensis     4   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 412   Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild     9   Many
   p 412   Black-faced Waxbill Estrilda erythronotos     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 412   Grey Waxbill Estrilda perreini     h   Heard Mkhuze
NE p 414   Scaly-feathered Finch Sporopipes squamifrons     1   Pienaarsriver
NE p 414   Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala     2   Bapsfontein, Kgomo-kgomo
   p 414   Cut-throat Finch Amadina fasciata     1   Pienaarsriver
   p 414   Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus     5   Many
   p 414   Red-backed Mannikin Spermestes bicolor     2   Mtunzini, Bonamanzi
   p 416   Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba     3   Pienaarsriver, Mkhuze
   p 416   African Quailfinch Ortygospiza atricollis     2   Gauteng Grasslands, Memel, St Lucia
   p 416   Orange-breasted Waxbill Amandava subflava     3   Elansdsvlei, Gauteng Grasslands
SnA p 418   Pink-throated Twinspot Hypargos margaritatus     1   Mkhuze
   p 418   Green Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula     3   Mtunzini, St Lucia
NE p 420   Lemon-breasted Canary Serinus citrinipectus     1   Bonamanzi
NE p 420   Yellow Canary Serinus flaviventris     1   Sani Pass
SA p 420   Forest Canary Serinus scotops     1   Xumeni
   p 420   Yellow-fronted Canary Serinus mozambicus     8   Many
   p 420   Black-throated Canary Serinus atrogularis     3   Pienaarsriver, Gauteng Grasslands
   p 420   Cape Canary Serinus canicollis     2   Memel, Sani Pass
   p 420   Brimstone Canary Serinus sulphuratus     1   St Lucia
NE p 422   Streaky-headed Seedeater Serinus gularis     2   Sani Pass
SA p 422   Drakensberg Siskin Pseudochloroptila symonsi     1   Sani Pass
NE p 424   Cape Bunting Emberiza capensis     2   Sani Pass
   p 424   Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris     3   Bonamanzi, Mkhuze
   p 424   Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi     2   Gauteng Grasslands, Memel
 

Summary Statistics:
Species seen: 362
Total Species Recorded: 383 (21 Species heard only)
Endemics and near endemics Seen: 77 Species

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