Tulbagh & Vindoux Bird Checklist:

Key:
Resident = Species present all year
Visitor = Species could turn up any month of the year depending on local conditions
Summer Visitor = Usually present from Oct – Mar
Common = A species that is likely to be found daily in suitable habitat
Fairly Common = A species that is likely to found in suitable habitat but requires some effort
Uncommon = A species that is infrequently recorded
Scarce = A species that only turns up occasionally
1 Guineafowl, Helmeted – Common Resident
2 Francolin, Grey-winged – Uncommon Resident
3 Spurfowl, Cape – Common Resident
4 Quail, Common – Uncommon Summer Visitor
5 Duck, White-faced – Scarce Visitor
6 Duck, White-backed – Scarce Visitor
7 Goose, Spur-winged – Fairly Common Resident
8 Goose, Egyptian – Common Resident
9 Shelduck, South African – Uncommon Visitor
10 Teal, Cape  – Uncommon Visitor
11 Duck, African Black – Uncommon Resident
12 Duck, Yellow-billed – Common Resident
13 Shoveler, Cape – Uncommon Visitor
14 Teal, Red-billed – Uncommon Visitor
15 Grebe, Little Fairly – Common Resident
16 Ibis, African Sacred – Common Resident
17 Ibis, Hadeda – Common Resident
18 Spoonbill, African – Scarce Visitor
19 Night-Heron, Black-crowned – Uncommon Resident
20 Egret, Western Cattle – Common Resident
21 Heron, Grey – Fairly Common Resident
22 Heron, Black-headed – Common Resident
23 Heron, Purple – Fairly Common Resident
24 Egret, Little – Uncommon Resident
25 Hamerkop – Fairly Common Resident
26 Cormorant, White-breasted – Fairly Common Resident
27 Cormorant, Reed – Common Resident
28 Darter, African  – Common Resident
29 Secretarybird – Scarce Visitor
30 Kite, Black-winged – Fairly Common Resident
31 Kite, Yellow-billed – Common Summer Visitor
32 Eagle, Verreaux’s – Uncommon Resident
33 Eagle, Booted – Uncommon Summer Visitor
34 Eagle, African Fish – Fairly Common Resident
35 Harrier, African Marsh – Uncommon Resident
36 Harrier, Black – Scarce Visitor
37 Harrier-Hawk, African – Uncommon Resident
38 Buzzard, Steppe – Fairly Common Summer Visitor/Resident
39 Buzzard, Jackal – Fairly Common Resident
40 Goshawk, African – Uncommon Resident
41 Sparrowhawk, Rufous-chested – Scarce Resident
42 Sparrowhawk, Black – Scarce Resident
43 Coot, Red-knobbed – Common Resident
44 Swamphen, African Purple – Scarce Resident
45 Moorhen, Common – Fairly Common Resident
46 Crake, Black – Uncommon Resident

47 Crane, Blue – Fairly Common Resident
48 Thick-knee, Water – Uncommon Resident
49 Thick-knee, Spotted – Uncommon Resident
50 Stilt, Black-winged – Uncommon Resident
51 Lapwing, Blacksmith – Fairly Common Resident
52 Lapwing, Crowned – Uncommon Visitor
53 Plover, Kittlitz’s – Scarce Resident/Visitor
54 Plover, Three-banded – Fairly Common Resident
55 Sandpiper, Common – Fairly Common Summer Visitor
56 Dove, Rock – Common Resident
57 Pigeon, Speckled – Common Resident
58 Pigeon, African Olive – Uncommon Resident
59 Dove, Red-eyed – Common Resident
60 Dove, Cape Turtle –  Common Resident
61 Dove, Laughing –  Common Resident
62 Dove, Tambourine – Uncommon Resident
63 Dove, Namaqua – Scarce Visitor
64 Cuckoo, Klaas’s – Uncommon Summer Visitor
65 Owl, Barn – Uncommon Resident
66 Eagle-Owl, Spotted -Fairly Common Resident
67 Nightjar, Fiery-necked – Uncommon Resident
68 Swift, Alpine – Fairly Common Resident
69 Swift, African Black – Fairly Common Resident
70 Swift, Little Fairly – Common Visitor
71 Swift, White-rumped – Common Summer Visitor
72 Mousebird, Speckled – Common Resident
73 Mousebird, White-backed – Uncommon Resident
74 Mousebird, Red-faced  – Uncommon Resident
75 Kingfisher, Malachite – Uncommon Resident
76 Kingfisher, Pied Fairly – Common Resident
77 Kingfisher, Giant – Uncommon Resident
78 Hoopoe, African – Uncommon Resident
79 Barbet, Acacia Pied – Uncommon Resident
80 Honeyguise, Lesser – Uncommon Resident
81 Woodpecker, Cardinal – Uncommon Resident
82 Woodpecker, Ground – Uncommon Resident
83 Kestrel, Rock –  Fairly Common Resident
84 Falcon, Lanner – Uncommon Resident
85 Batis, Cape – Common Resident
86 Bokmakierie – Common Resident
87 Boubou, Southern – Fairly Common Resident
88 Fiscal, Southern – Common Resident
89 Drongo, Fork-tailed – Fairly Common Resident
90 Flycatcher, African Paradise – Fairly Common Resident
91 Crow, Pied – Common Resident
92 Raven, White-necked – Fairly Common Resident
93 Saw-wing, Black – Uncommon localised Resident
94 Swallow, Barn – Common Summer Visitor

95 Swallow, White-throated – Common Summer Visitor
96 Swallow, Pearl-breasted – Fairly Common Summer Visitor
97 Swallow, Greater Striped – Common Summer Visitor
98 Martin, Rock – Common Resident
99 Martin, Common House – Scarce Summer Visitor
100 Martin, Brown-throated – Fairly Common Summer Visitor
101 Lark, Cape-clapper – Uncommon Resident
102 Lark, Red-capped – Fairly Common Resident
103 Lark, Large-billed – Uncommon Resident
104 Cisticola, Zitting – Fairly Common Resident
105 Cisticola, Cloud  – Fairly Common Resident
106 Neddicky – Fairly Common Resident
107 Cisticola, Grey-backed – Fairly Common Resident
108 Cisticola, Levaillant’s – Common Resident
109 Prinia, Karoo – Common Resident
110 Apalis, Bar-throated – Common Resident
111 Bulbul, Cape – Common Resident
112 Greenbul, Sombre – Uncommon Resident
113 Warbler, Lesser Swamp – Fairly Common Resident
114 Warbler, African Reed  – Uncommon Summer Visitor
115 Warbler, Little Rush – Fairly Common Resident
116 Warbler, Victorin’s – Uncommon Resident
117 Grassbird, Cape – Fairly Common Resident
118 Crombec, Long-billed – Uncommon Resident
119 Sugarbird, Cape – Fairly Common Resident
120 White-eye, Cape – Common Resident
121 Starling, Common – Common Resident
122 Starling, Red-winged – Fairly Common Resident
123 Starling, Pied – Uncommon Visitor
124 Thrush, Olive – Common Resident
125 Robin-Chat, Cape – Common Resident
126 Scrub-Robin, Karoo – Fairly Common Resident
127 Stonechat, African – Common Resident
128 Wheatear, Mountain – Uncommon Resident
129 Wheatear, Capped – Uncommon Resident
130 Chat, Familiar – Uncommon Resident
131 Flycatcher, Spotted – Uncommon Summer Visitor
132 Flycatcher, African Dusky – Fairly Common Resident
133 Flycatcher, Fiscal – Common Resident
134 Sunbird, Malachite – Common Resident
135 Sunbird, Orange-breasted – Fairly Common Resident
136 Sunbird, Southern Double-collared – Common Resident
137 Sparrow, House – Common Resident
138 Sparrow, Cape – Common Resident
139 Sparrow, Southern Grey-headed – Fairly Common Resident
140 Weaver, Cape – Common Resident
141 Weaver, Southern Masked – Common Resident
142 Bishop, Southern Red – Common Resident
143 Bishop, Yellow – Common Resident
144 Waxbill, Swee – Fairly Common Resident
145 Waxbill, Common – Fairly Common Resident
146 Whydah, Pin-tailed – Fairly Common Resident
147 Wagtail, Cape – Common Resident
148 Pipit, African – Common Resident
149 Pipit, Long-billed – Uncommon Resident
150 Longclaw, Cape – Common Resident
151 Siskin, Cape – Uncommon Resident
152 Canary, Cape – Common Resident
153 Canary, Brimstone – Fairly Common Resident
154 Canary, White-throated – Uncommon Resident
155 Canary, Yellow – Uncommon Resident
156 Seedeater, Streaky-headed – Common Resident
157 Bunting, Cape Fairly – Common Resident

Produced by: Keith Valentine/Rockjumper Birding Tours
Last Update: 24/04/2016