JOHN HOPKINS – 20 November 2001

Around Creighton 20/11/01

Black-headed Heron – 3
Great Egret – 1
Cattle Egret – 25
Hamerkop – 1
Hadada Ibis – 10
Whitefaced Whistling Duck – 6
Egyptian Goose – common
Spurwinged Goose – 10
Yellowbilled Duck – 10
Blackshouldered Kite – 2
Yellow-billed (Black) Kite – 6
Gymnogene – 1
Black Goshawk – 1
Steppe Buzzard – 10
Jackal Buzzard – 2
Forest Buzzard – 1
Longcrested Eagle – 4
Rednecked Francolin – 1 seen and 1 heard
Common Quail – 2 seen and 5 heard
Helmeted Guineafowl – common
Blackrumped Buttonquail – 1 seen and 2 heard
Grey Crowned Crane – 3
Buffspotted Flufftail – 2 heard
Redchested Flufftail – 1 heard
Redknobbed Coot – 10
Stanley Bustard – 1
Blackwinged Lapwing – 4
African Snipe – 2
Speckled Pigeon – 6
Rameron Pigeon – 20
Redeyed Dove – 1
Laughing Dove – 5
Pied Cuckoo – 1
Redchested Cuckoo – 2 heard
Black Cuckoo – 2 heard
Dideric Cuckoo – 3
Alpine Swift – 1
African Swift – 2
Little Swift – 1
Speckled Mousebird – 6
Hoopoe – 1 heard
Green Woodhoopoe – 4
Greater Honeyguide – 1 heard
Rufousnecked Wryneck – 1
Rufous napped Lark – 5
Barn Swallow – 75
Whitethroated Swallow – 4
Blue Swallow – 3
Greater striped Swallow – 10
Cliff Swallow – 1
Cape Wagtail – 8
Orangethroated Longclaw – 4
African Pipit – 2
Common Bulbul – 25
Sombre Greenbul – 2
Orange ground Thrush – 2 heard
Olive Thrush – 1
Kurrichane Thrush – 1 heard
Tinkling Cisticola – 10
Croaking Cisticola – 1
Zitting Cisticola – 10
Palecrowned Cisticola – 2
Wingsnapping Cisticola – 2
Drakensburg Prinia – 4
Barthroated Apalis – 3
Barratt’s Warbler – 1 heard
Willow Warbler – 1 heard
Fantailed Grassbird – 2
Cape Robin-chat – 4
Chorister Robin – 1 heard
African Stonechat – 30
Cape Batis – 2
African Paradise-flycatcher – 4
Southern Black-tit – 7
Black (Amethyst) Sunbird – 3
Cape White-eye – 8
African Black-headed Oriole – 1
Common Fiscal – 6
Southern Boubou – 2
Forktailed Drongo – 10
Cape Crow – 6
Common Myna – several
Cape Glossy starling – 3
Redwinged Starling – 2
House Sparrow – 15
Southern Greyheaded Sparrow – 15
Cape Sparrow – 8
Spectacled Weaver – 3
Village Weaver – 4
Forest Weaver – 2
Redbilled Quelea – 300
Red Bishop – 20
Redshouldered Widowbird – 15
Whitewinged Widowbird – 15
Redcollared Widowbird – 4
Longtailed Widowbird – 50
Cuckoofinch – 1
Common Waxbill – 25
Orangebreasted (Zebra) Waxbill – 30
Quail finch – 1 seen and 1 heard
Variable Indigobird – 6
Pintailed Whydah – 30
Cape Canary – 12
Forest Canary – 20
Yellowfronted Canary – 3
Streaky headed Seedeater – 1
Goldenbreasted Bunting – 1 heard

Creighton-Sani Pass-Lesotho…..21/11/01

Little Grebe – 20
Longtailed Cormorant – 20
Grey Heron – 1
Blackheaded Heron – 3
Great Egret – 1
Sacred Ibis – 15
Bald Ibis – 15
Hadada Ibis – 10
Egyptian Goose – common
Spurwinged Goose – 5
African Black Duck – 1
Yellowbilled Duck – 6
Southern Pochard – 1
Blackshouldered Kite – 1
Yellowbilled(Black) Kite – 5
African Fisheagle – 1
Lammergeier – 3
Cape Griffon Vulture – 3
Gymnogene – 1
Jackal Buzzard – 2
Lanner Falcon – 1
Helmeted Guineafowl – common
Grey crowned Crane – 4
Redknobbed Coot – 20
Blacksmith Plover – 1
Speckled Pigeon – 6
Ringnecked Dove – 3
Redchested Cuckoo – 1 heard
Black Cuckoo – 1 heard
Alpine Swift – 6
African Swift – 100
Little Swift – 6
Whiterumped Swift – 2
Speckled Mousebird – 2
Halfcollared Kingfisher – 1
Ground Woodpecker – 8
Redcapped Lark – 2
Plain Martin – 5
Rock Martin – 4
Barn swallow – 20
Whitethroated Swallow – 4
Lesser Striped Swallow – 2
Cape Wagtail – 6
Mountain Pipit – 2
Common Bulbul – 6
Cape Rockthrush – 3
Sentinel Rockthrush – 6
Olive Thrush – 1
Orangebreasted Rockjumper – 3
Lazy Cisticola – 1
Karoo Prinia – 2
Barratts Warbler – 1 seen and 2 heard
Cape Grassbird – 2
African Yellow warbler – 2
Fairy Warbler – 3
Layards Warbler – 4
Cape Robin-chat – 20
African Stonechat – 15
Buffstreaked Chat – 2
Sicklewing Chat – 30
Familiar Chat – 2
Bush Blackcap – 3
Grey Tit – 2
Malachite Sunbird – 20
Greater Doublecollared Sunbird – 4
Cape Whit-eye – 10
Gurneys Sugarbird – 10
Common Fiscal – 6
Southern Boubou – 2
Bokmakierie – 1 heard
Forktailed drongo – 5
Cape Crow – 4
Whitenecked Raven – 3
Common Myna – several
Cape Glossy Starling – 2
Redwinged Starling – 4
Southern Greyheaded Sparrow – 20
Cape Sparrow – 10
Cape Weaver – 15
Red Bishop – 4
Yellow Bishop – 1
Redshouldered Widowbird – 5
Redcollared Widowbird – 4
Longtailed Widowbird – 10
Common Waxbill – 6
Pintailed Whydah – 6
Cape Canary – 10
Yellowfronted Canary – 2
Yellow Canary – 5
Streakyheaded Seedeater – 5
Drakensburg Siskin – 30
Cape Bunting – 5
Goldenbreasted Bunting – 2

Creighton area 22/11/01 morning only

Burchell’s Coucal – 1 heard
Levaillant’s Cisticola – 4
Rameron Pigeon – 20
Southern Boubou – 1 seen and 2 heard
Bluebilled Firefinch – 13
Cape Canary – 2
Forest Canary – 4
Bolmakierie – 1
Common Waxbill – 1
Redchested Cuckoo – 3 heard
Yellow Bishop – 1
Rednecked Francolin – 1
Speckled Mousebird – 20
Greater doublecollared sunbird – 2
Narina Togon – 1 heard
Cape Parrot – flocks of 5 and 6
Knysna Lourie – 1
Chorister Robin – 1
Orange ground thrush – 1
African Blackheaded Oriole – 1
Yellowthroated Warbler – 1
Southern Black-tit – 2
Starred Robin – 1
Grey Cuckooshrike – 1
Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird – 1
Steppe Buzzard – 1
Black Sawwing – 1
Stanley’s Bustard – 1
Blackbellied Korhaan – 3
Cuckoo finch – 1
Common Quail – 1 heard
Blackrumped Buttonquail – 1 heard