Bird list of the Agulhas Plain Project

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Alphabetical NameFull NameScientificSightingsPhotos
Apalis, Bar-throated Bar-throated ApalisApalis thoracica01
Avocet, Pied Pied AvocetRecurvirostra avosetta01
Barbet, Acacia Pied Acacia Pied BarbetTricholaema leucomelas4 4
Batis, Cape Cape BatisBatis capensis01
Bee-eater, Blue-cheeked Blue-cheeked Bee-eaterMerops persicus05
Bishop, Southern Red Southern Red BishopEuplectes orix02
Bishop, Yellow Yellow BishopEuplectes capensis01
Bittern, Little Little BitternIxobrychus minutus02
BokmakierieBokmakierieTelophorus zeylonus01
Boubou, Southern Southern BoubouLaniarius ferrugineus02
Bulbul, Cape Cape BulbulPycnonotus capensis01
Bunting, Cape Cape BuntingEmberiza capensis01
Bunting, Lark-like Lark-like BuntingEmberiza impetuani01
Bustard, Denham's Denham's BustardNeotis denhami02
Buttonquail, Hottentot Hottentot ButtonquailTurnix hottentottus03
Buzzard, CommonCommon BuzzardButeo buteo04
Buzzard, European HoneyEuropean Honey BuzzardPernis apivorus01
Buzzard, Forest Forest BuzzardButeo trizonatus01
Buzzard, Jackal Jackal BuzzardButeo rufofuscus09
Canary, Brimstone Brimstone CanaryCrithagra sulphurata1 0
Canary, Cape Cape CanarySerinus canicollis01
Canary, White-throated White-throated CanaryCrithagra albogularis01
Canary, Yellow Yellow CanaryCrithagra flaviventris02
Chat, Familiar Familiar ChatCercomela familiaris01
Cisticola, Cloud Cloud CisticolaCisticola textrix01
Cisticola, Grey-backed Grey-backed CisticolaCisticola subruficapilla02
Cisticola, Levaillant's Levaillant's CisticolaCisticola tinniens01
Cisticola, Zitting Zitting CisticolaCisticola juncidis02
Coot, Red-knobbed Red-knobbed cootFulica cristata01
Cormorant, Bank Bank CormorantPhalacrocorax neglectus02
Cormorant, Cape Cape CormorantPhalacrocorax capensis02
Cormorant, Crowned Crowned CormorantPhalacrocorax coronatus02
Cormorant, Reed Reed CormorantPhalacrocorax africanus01
Coucal, Burchell's Burchell's CoucalCentropus burchellii1 1
Courser, Temminck's Temminck's CourserCursorius temminckii03
Crake, Baillon's Baillon's CrakePorzana pusilla00
Crake, Black Black CrakeAmaurornis flavirostra01
Crane, Blue Blue CraneAnthropoides paradiseus02
Crombec, Long-billed Long-billed crombecSylvietta rufescens00
Crow, Cape Cape CrowCorvus capensis01
Crow, Pied Pied crowCorvus albus00
Cuckoo, Black Black CuckooCuculus clamosus00
Cuckoo, Common Common CuckooCuculus canorus02
Cuckoo, DiederikDiederik CuckooChrysococcyx caprius02
Cuckoo, Klaas's Klaas's CuckooChrysococcyx klaas01
Cuckoo, Red-chested Red-chested CuckooCuculus solitarius01
Cuckooshrike, Black Black CuckooshrikeCampephaga flava01
Curlew, Eurasian Eurasian CurlewNumenius arquata01
Darter, African African DarterAnhinga rufa01
Dove, Cape TurtleCape Turtle DoveStreptopelia capicola01
Dove, Laughing Laughing DoveStreptopelia senegalensis01
Dove, Namaqua Namaqua DoveOena capensis01
Dove, Red-eyed Red-eyed DoveStreptopelia semitorquata00
Dove, Rock Rock DoveColumba livia00
Dove, Tambourine Tambourine DoveTurtur tympanistria00
Drongo, Fork-tailed Fork-tailed DrongoDicrurus adsimilis01
Duck, African Black African Black DuckAnas sparsa03
Duck, Knob-billedKnob-billed DuckSarkidiornis melanotos01
Duck, Maccoa Maccoa DuckOxyura maccoa03
Duck, White-faced WhistlingWhite-faced Whistling DuckDendrocygna viduata02
Duck, Yellow-billed Yellow-billed DuckAnas undulata01
Eagle, African FishAfrican Fish EagleHaliaeetus vocifer03
Eagle, Black-chested Snake Black-chested Snake EagleCircaetus pectoralis01
Eagle, Booted Booted EagleHieraaetus pennatus03
Eagle, Brown SnakeBrown Snake EagleCircaetus cinereus01
Eagle, Long-crested Long-crested EagleLophaetus occipitalis00
Eagle, Martial Martial EaglePolemaetus bellicosus04
Eagle, Verreauxs' Verreauxs' EagleAquila verreauxii01
Egret, Little Little EgretEgretta garzetta1 1
Egret, Western Cattle Western Cattle EgretBubulcus ibis02
Egret, Yellow-billed Yellow-billed EgretEgretta intermedia01
Falcon, Amur Amur FalconFalco amurensis2 2
Falcon, Lanner Lanner FalconFalco biarmicus02
Falcon, Peregrine Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinus04
Fiscal, SouthernSouthern FiscalLanius collaris01
Flamingo, Greater Greater FlamingoPhoenicopterus roseus01
Flamingo, Lesser Lesser FlamingoPhoeniconaias minor03
Flufftail, Buff-spotted Buff-spotted FlufftailSarothrura elegans00
Flufftail, Red-chested Red-chested FlufftailSarothrura rufa00
Flufftail, Striped Striped FlufftailSarothrura affinis00
Flycatcher, African Dusky African Dusky FlycatcherMuscicapa adusta01
Flycatcher, African ParadiseAfrican Paradise FlycatcherTerpsiphone viridis03
Flycatcher, Fiscal Fiscal FlycatcherSigelus silens01
Flycatcher, Spotted Spotted flycatcherMuscicapa striata03
Francolin, Grey-winged Grey-winged FrancolinScleroptila afra02
Gannet, Cape Cape GannetMorus capensis02
Godwit, Bar-tailed Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica01
Goose, Egyptian Egyptian GooseAlopochen aegyptiaca01
Goose, Spur-winged Spur-winged GoosePlectropterus gambensis01
Goshawk, African African GoshawkAccipiter tachiro05
Goshawk, Pale ChantingPale Chanting GoshawkMelierax canorus02
Grassbird, Cape Cape GrassbirdSphenoeacus afer03
Grebe, Black-necked Black-necked GrebePodiceps nigricollis01
Grebe, Great Crested Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus01
Grebe, Little Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis02
Greenbul, Sombre Sombre GreenbulAndropadus importunus01
Greenshank, Common Common GreenshankTringa nebularia01
Guineafowl, Helmeted Helmeted GuineafowlNumida meleagris01
Gull, Grey-headed Grey-headed GullChroicocephalus cirrocephalus02
Gull, Hartlaub's Hartlaub's GullChroicocephalus hartlaubii01
Gull, Kelp Kelp GullLarus dominicanus02
HamerkopHamerkopScopus umbretta01
Harrier, African MarshAfrican Marsh HarrierCircus ranivorus01
Harrier, Black Black HarrierCircus maurus01
Harrier, Montagu's Montagu's HarrierCircus pygargus01
Hawk, African Harrier- African Harrier-HawkPolyboroides typus02
Heron, Black-crowned Night Black-crowned Night HeronNycticorax nycticorax02
Heron, Black-headed Black-headed HeronArdea melanocephala01
Heron, Goliath Goliath HeronArdea goliath01
Heron, Grey Grey HeronArdea cinerea02
Heron, Purple Purple HeronArdea purpurea02
Honeyguide, Greater Greater HoneyguideIndicator indicator02
Honeyguide, Lesser Lesser HoneyguideIndicator minor01
Hoopoe, African African HoopoeUpupa africana01
Ibis, African Sacred African Sacred IbisThreskiornis aethiopicus02
Ibis, Glossy Glossy IbisPlegadis falcinellus01
Ibis, Hadeda Hadeda IbisBostrychia hagedash01
Kestrel, Lesser Lesser KestrelFalco naumanni01
Kestrel, Rock Rock KestrelFalco rupicolus02
Kingfisher, Brown-hooded Brown-hooded KingfisherHalcyon albiventris03
Kingfisher, Giant Giant KingfisherMegaceryle maxima02
Kingfisher, Malachite Malachite KingfisherAlcedo cristata02
Kingfisher, Pied Pied KingfisherCeryle rudis02
Kite, Black-wingedBlack-winged KiteElanus caeruleus03
Kite, Yellow-billed Yellow-billed KiteMilvus aegyptius01
Knot, Red Red KnotCalidris canutus01
Korhaan, Southern Black Southern Black KorhaanAfrotis afra02
Lapwing, Blacksmith Blacksmith LapwingVanellus armatus00
Lapwing, Crowned Crowned LapwingVanellus coronatus01
Lark, Agulhas Long-billed Agulhas Long-billed LarkCerthilauda brevirostris2 2
Lark, Cape Clapper Cape Clapper LarkMirafra apiata01
Lark, Large-billed Large-billed LarkGalerida magnirostris02
Lark, Red-capped Red-capped LarkCalandrella cinerea01
Longclaw, Cape Cape LongclawMacronyx capensis01
Martin, Banded Banded MartinRiparia cincta01
Martin, Brown-throated Brown-throated MartinRiparia paludicola01
Martin, Common House Common House MartinDelichon urbicum01
Martin, Rock Rock MartinHirundo fuligula01
Moorhen, Common Common MoorhenGallinula chloropus01
Mousebird, Red-faced Red-faced MousebirdUrocolius indicus01
Mousebird, Speckled Speckled MousebirdColius striatus01
NeddickyNeddickyCisticola fulvicapilla01
Nightjar, Fiery-necked Fiery-necked NightjarCaprimulgus pectoralis00
Openbill, African African OpenbillAnastomus lamelligerus01
Osprey, WesternWestern OspreyPandion haliaetus02
Ostrich, Common Common OstrichStruthio camelus01
Owl, African Grass African Grass OwlTyto capensis04
Owl, African Wood African Wood OwlStrix woodfordii01
Owl, Spotted Eagle- Spotted Eagle-OwlBubo africanus04
Owl, Western Barn Western Barn OwlTyto alba01
Oystercatcher, African Black African Black OystercatcherHaematopus moquini02
Painted-snipe, Greater Greater Painted-snipeRostratula benghalensis01
Peafowl, Indian Indian PeafowlPavo cristatus00
Pelican, Great White Great White PelicanPelecanus onocrotalus04
Penguin, African African PenguinSpheniscus demersus01
Penguin, Macaroni Macaroni PenguinEudyptes chrysolophus04
Penguin, Northern Rockhopper Northern Rockhopper PenguinEudyptes moseleyi01
Petrel, Northern GiantNorthern Giant PetrelMacronectes halli01
Petrel, White-chinned White-chinned PetrelProcellaria aequinoctialis00
Pigeon, African Olive African Olive PigeonColumba arquatrix1 1
Pigeon, Speckled Speckled PigeonColumba guinea01
Pipit, African African PipitAnthus cinnamomeus01
Pipit, Long-billed Long-billed PipitAnthus similis01
Pipit, Plain-backed Plain-backed PipitAnthus leucophrys01
Plover, American Golden American Golden PloverPluvialis dominica04
Plover, Chestnut-banded Chestnut-banded PloverCharadrius pallidus02
Plover, Common Ringed Common Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula01
Plover, Greater Sand Greater Sand PloverCharadrius leschenaultii01
Plover, Grey Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola02
Plover, Kittlitz's Kittlitz's PloverCharadrius pecuarius02
Plover, Pacific Golden Pacific Golden PloverPluvialis fulva06
Plover, Three-banded Three-banded PloverCharadrius tricollaris01
Plover, White-fronted White-fronted PloverCharadrius marginatus01
Pochard, Southern Southern PochardNetta erythrophthalma01
Prinia, Karoo Karoo PriniaPrinia maculosa01
Quail-finch, African African Quail-finchOrtygospiza fuscocrissa00
Quail, Common Common QuailCoturnix coturnix02
Rail, African African RailRallus caerulescens02
Raven, White-necked White-necked RavenCorvus albicollis00
Robin-chat, Cape Cape Robin-ChatCossypha caffra03
Robin, Karoo Scrub Karoo Scrub RobinErythropygia coryphoeus01
Roller, European European RollerCoracias garrulus02
RuffRuffPhilomachus pugnax01
SanderlingSanderlingCalidris alba02
Sandpiper, Broad-billed Broad-billed SandpiperLimicola falcinellus03
Sandpiper, Common Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos01
Sandpiper, Curlew Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea01
Sandpiper, Marsh Marsh SandpiperTringa stagnatilis01
Sandpiper, Terek Terek SandpiperXenus cinereus01
Sandpiper, White-rumped White-rumped SandpiperCalidris fuscicollis03
Sandpiper, Wood Wood SandpiperTringa glareola01
Saw-wing, Black Black Saw-wingPsalidoprocne pristoptera01
SecretarybirdSecretarybirdSagittarius serpentarius02
Seedeater, Streaky-headed Streaky-headed SeedeaterCrithagra gularis01
Shelduck, South African South African ShelduckTadorna cana03
Shoveler, Cape Cape ShovelerAnas smithii01
Shrike, Lesser Grey Lesser Grey ShrikeLanius minor01
Skua, Subantarctic Subantarctic SkuaStercorarius antarcticus00
Snipe, African African SnipeGallinago nigripennis02
Sparrow, Cape Cape SparrowPasser melanurus01
Sparrow, House House SparrowPasser domesticus02
Sparrow, Southern Grey-headed Southern Grey-headed SparrowPasser diffusus01
Sparrowhawk, Black Black SparrowhawkAccipiter melanoleucus02
Sparrowhawk, Rufous-breastedRufous-breasted SparrowhawkAccipiter rufiventris00
Spoonbill, African African SpoonbillPlatalea alba01
Spurfowl, Cape Cape SpurfowlPternistis capensis01
Starling, Common Common StarlingSturnus vulgaris01
Starling, Pied Pied StarlingLamprotornis bicolor01
Starling, Red-winged Red-winged StarlingOnychognathus morio00
Starling, Wattled Wattled StarlingCreatophora cinerea02
Stilt, Black-winged Black-winged StiltHimantopus himantopus02
Stint, Little Little StintCalidris minuta01
Stonechat, African African StoneChatSaxicola torquatus02
Stork, Abdim's Abdim's StorkCiconia abdimii01
Stork, Black Black StorkCiconia nigra01
Stork, Marabou Marabou StorkLeptoptilos crumeniferus01
Stork, White White StorkCiconia ciconia02
Sugarbird, Cape Cape SugarbirdPromerops cafer03
Sunbird, Amethyst Amethyst SunbirdChalcomitra amethystina01
Sunbird, Greater Double-collared Greater Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris afer01
Sunbird, Malachite Malachite SunbirdNectarinia famosa01
Sunbird, Orange-breasted Orange-breasted SunbirdAnthobaphes violacea02
Sunbird, Southern Double-collared Southern Double-collared SunbirdCinnyris chalybeus02
Swallow, Barn Barn SwallowHirundo rustica03
Swallow, Greater Striped Greater Striped SwallowCecropis cucullata01
Swallow, Lesser Striped Lesser Striped SwallowCecropis abyssinica01
Swallow, Pearl-breasted Pearl-breasted SwallowHirundo dimidiata01
Swallow, White-throated White-throated SwallowHirundo albigularis01
Swamphen, African (Purple) African (Purple) SwamphenPorphyrio madagascariensis04
Swift, African Black African Black SwiftApus barbatus4 4
Swift, Alpine Alpine SwiftTachymarptis melba01
Swift, Common Common SwiftApus apus01
Swift, Horus Horus SwiftApus horus00
Swift, Little Little SwiftApus affinis01
Swift, White-rumped White-rumped SwiftApus caffer01
Tchagra, Southern Southern TchagraTchagra tchagra2 2
Teal, Cape Cape TealAnas capensis01
Teal, Hottentot Hottentot TealAnas hottentota02
Teal, Red-billed Red-billed TealAnas erythrorhyncha01
Tern, Caspian Caspian TernSterna caspia01
Tern, Common Common TernSterna hirundo02
Tern, Damara Damara TernSterna balaenarum02
Tern, Gull-billed Gull-billed TernGelochelidon nilotica03
Tern, Little Little TernSterna albifrons01
Tern, Sandwich Sandwich TernThalasseus sandvicensis01
Tern, Swift Swift TernThalasseus bergii01
Tern, Whiskered Whiskered TernChlidonias hybrida01
Thick-knee, Spotted Spotted Thick-kneeBurhinus capensis00
Thick-knee, Water Water Thick-kneeBurhinus vermiculatus01
Thrush, Groundscraper Groundscraper ThrushTurdus litsitsirupa01
Thrush, Olive Olive ThrushTurdus olivaceus01
Thrush, Sentinel RockSentinel Rock ThrushMonticola explorator02
Turnstone, Ruddy Ruddy TurnstoneArenaria interpres01
Vulture, Cape Cape VultureGyps coprotheres03
Wagtail, Cape Cape WagtailMotacilla capensis01
Warbler, African Reed African Reed WarblerAcrocephalus baeticatus00
Warbler, Lesser Swamp Lesser Swamp WarblerAcrocephalus gracilirostris02
Warbler, Little RushLittle Rush WarblerBradypterus baboecala00
Waxbill, Common Common WaxbillEstrilda astrild01
Waxbill, Swee Swee WaxbillCoccopygia melanotis02
Weaver, Cape Cape WeaverPloceus capensis01
Weaver, Southern Masked Southern Masked WeaverPloceus velatus01
Wheatear, Capped Capped WheatearOenanthe pileata02
WhimbrelWhimbrelNumenius phaeopus03
White-eye, Cape Cape White-eyeZosterops virens01
Whydah, Pin-tailed Pin-tailed WhydahVidua macroura02
Woodpecker, Cardinal Cardinal WoodpeckerDendropicos fuscescens02
Woodpecker, Ground Ground WoodpeckerGeocolaptes olivaceus01
Woodpecker, Knysna Knysna WoodpeckerCampethera notata02
Woodpecker, Olive Olive WoodpeckerDendropicos griseocephalus1 1


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