Ntabamoya

Bird life

Here is a list of the birds identified at Ntabamoya to date. The list is categorised according to Roberts' Birds of Southern Africa Fifth edition 1985, and is sorted by common name.

Roberts No.CommonNameLatin NameAfrikaans NameZulu name
¹ Unconfirmed sightings
560 (533) Arrowmarked Babbler Turdoides jardineii Pylvlekkatlagter iHlekehle
464 (431) Blackcollared Barbet Lybius torquatus Rooikophoutkapper isiQonqotho
473 (439) Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii Kuifkophoutkapper
825 (809) Firecrowned / Blackwinged Bishop Euplectes hordeaceus Vuurkopvink
826 (812) Golden Bishop Euplectes afer Goudgeelvink
824 (808) Red Bishop Euplectes oris Rooivink Intakansini
76 (69) Heron Blackcrowned Night Nycticorax nycticorax Gewone Nagreier uSiba
545 (521) Oriole Blackheaded Oriolus larvaus Swartkopwielewaal umBhicongo
736 (709) Southern Boubou Laniarius ferrugineus Suidelike Waterfiskaal iGqumusha
741 (731) Brubru Nilaus afer Bontroklaksman
568 (545) Blackeyed Bulbul Pycnonotus barbatus Swartoogtiptol iPhothwe
150 (155) Forest / Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus Bergjakkalsvöel
152 (152) Jackal Buzzard Buteo rufofuscus Rooiborsjakkalsvöel isiKhobotho
149 (154) Steppe Buzzard Buteo buteo Bruinjakkalsvöel Isangxa (X)
878 (866) Yellow Canary Sernius flaviventris Persblouvinke
596 (576) Stone Chat Saxicola torquata Gewone bontrokkie isiChegu
228 (212) Red knobbed Coot Fulica cristata Bleshoender Unompemvana (X)
58 (50) Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus Rietduiker Ugwide (X)
209 (214) Crowned Crane Balearica regulorum Mahem uNohemu
547 (523) Black Crow Corvus capensis Swartkraai iNgwababane
548 (522) Pied Crow Corvus albus Witborskraai iGwababa
378 (344) Black Cuckoo Cuculus clamosus Swartkoekoek iNdodosibona
386 (352) Diedrick Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius Diederikie uNononekhanda
385 (351) Klaas's Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas Meitjie
377 (343) Red crested Cuckoo Cuculus solitarius Piet-my-vrou uPhezukomkhono
538 (513) Black Cuckooshrike Campephaga flava Swarkatakoeroe iNhlangu
60 (52) Darter Anhinga melanogaster Slanghalsvöel Ivuzi (X)
354 (316) Cape Turtle Dove Streptopelia capicola Gewone Tortelduif uSamdokwe
355 (317) Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis Rooiborsduifie / Lemoenduifie uKhonzane
352 (314) Red eyed turtle Dove Streptopelia semitorquata Grootringduif iHophe
541 (517) Forktailed Drongo Dicurus asilmilus Mikstertbyvanger iNtengu
101 (104) Whitebacked Duck Thalassornis leuconotis
99 (100) Whitefaced Duck Dendrocygna viduata Nonnetjie-eend
104 (96) Yellowbilled Duck Anas undulata Geelbekeend iDada
139 (138) Longcrested Eagle Lophaetus occipitalis Langkuifarend isiPhungumangathi
71 (61) Cattle Egret Bubulcus Ibis Bosluisvoel umLindankomo
148 (149) African Fish Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer Visarend iNkwazi
710 (682) Paradise Flycatcher Terpisphone viridis Paradysvlieëvanger iNzwece
199 (185) Swainsons Francolin Francolinus swainsonii Bosveldfisant
102 (89) Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus Kolgans iLongwe
116 (88) Spur winged Goose Plectropetrus gambensis Wildemakou iHophe
8 (6) Little / Dabchick Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Kleindobbertjie Unoyamembi (X)
203 (192) Helmeted / crowned Guinea fowl Numida meleagris Gewone tarentaal iMpangele
169 (171) Gymnogene Polyboroides typus Kaalwangvalk
81 (72) Hamerkop Scopus umbretta Hamerkop uThekwane
63 (55) Blackeheaded Heron Ardea melanocephala Swartkopreier uNokilonki
62 (54) Grey Heron Ardea cinera Bloureier uNokilonki
452 (419) Redbilled wood Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus Gewone kakelaar unukani
451 (418) Hoopoe Upupa epops Hoephoep umZolozolo
94 (84) Hadeda Ibis Bostrychia hagedash Hadeda iNkankane
91 (81) Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus Skoorsteenveër umXwagele
180 (119) Eastern Redfooted Kestrel Falco amurensis Oostelike Rooipootvalk
435 (402) Brownhooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris Bruinkopvisvanger uNongobotsha
429 (395) Giant Kingfisher Ceryle maxima Reuse visvanger isiVuba
431 (397) Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata Kuifkopvisvanger uZangozolo
428 (394) Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis Bontvisvanger isiXula
126 (129) Yellow billed / Black Kite Milvus migrans Geelbekkwou / Swartwou uKholwe
507 (488) Red capped Lark Calandrella cinerea Rooikoplewerik umNtoli
727 (703) Orangethroated Longclaw Macronyx capensis Oranjekeelkalkoentjie iNqomfi
424 (390) Speckled Mousebird Colius straitus Gevlekte muisvöel iNdlazi
758 (734) Indian Myna Acridotheres tristis Indiese spreeu
408 (374) Freckled Nightjar Caprimulgus tristigma Donkernaguil
392 (359) Barn Owl Tyto alba Nonnetjie-uil umZwelele
400 (367) Cape eagle Owl Bubo capensis Kaapse Ooruil isiKhovampondo
349 (311) Rock / Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea Kransduif / Bosduif iVukuthu
258 (245) Blacksmith Plover Vanellus armatus Bont kiewiet iNdudmela
761 (736) Starling Plumcoloured Cinnyricinclus leucogaster Witborsspreeu
200 / 205 Quail
601 (581) Cape Robin Cossypha caffra Gewone Janfrederik uGaga
446 (412) European Roller Coracias garrulus Europese troupant iFefe
118 (105) Secretarybird Sagittarius serpetarius Sekretarisvöel iNtungunono
732 (707) Fiscal Shrike Lanius collaris Fiskaallaksman iLunga
803 (786) Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus Gewone mossie uPhenyane
801 (784) House Sparrow Passer domesticus Huismossie
764 (737) Glossy Starling Lamprotornis nitens Kleinglansspreeu iKhwezi
792 (772) Black Sunbird Nectarinia amethystina Swartsuikerbekkie Ingcungcu
785 (758) Greater doublecollared Sunbird Nectarinia afra Groot-rooiborsssuikerbekkie iNcuncu
783 (760) Lesser Doublecollared Sunbird Nectarinia chalybea Klein-rooiborssuikerbekkie iNcuncu
526 (502) Greater striped Swallow Hirundo cucullata Grootstreepswoel iNkonjane
108 (97) Red billed Teal Anas erythrorhyncha Rooibekeend iDada
580 (557) Groundscraper Thrush Turdus litsitsirupa Gevlekte lyster
122 (106) Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres Kransaasvöel iNqe
713 (686) Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis Gewone kwikkie umVemve
846 (843) Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild Rooibeksysie iNtiyane
813 (799) Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis Kaapse wewer Ihobo-hobo (X)
816 (801) Golden Weaver Ploceus xanthops Goudwewer iHlokohloko
814 (803) Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus Swartkeelgeelvink iHlokohloko
810 (791) Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis Brilwewer iGelegekle
811 (797) Spottedbacked Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Botrugwewer iHlokohloko
796 (775) Cape White-eye Zosterops pallidus Kaapse glasogie / Groenglasogie umBicini
832 (818) Longtailed Widow Euplectes progne Langstertflap iSakabuli
828 (816) Redshouldered Widow Euplectes axillaris Kolstertflap iNtaka
829 (814) Whitewinged Widow Euplectes albonotatus Witvlerkflap iNtakansinsi
827 (810) Yellowrumped / Cape Bishop Widow Euplectes capensis Kaapse Flap Isakhomba (X)
860 (846) Pintailed Wydah Vidua macroura Koningrooibekkie / Koningweduweetjie uHlekwane

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