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Bird List - Mariannhill Landfill Conservancy
No. Scientific Name Common Name
1 Apalis thoracica Apalis - Bar-throated
2 Lybius torquatus Barbet - Blackcollared
3 Trachyphonus vailantii Barbet - Crested
4 Stactolaema leucotis Barbet - White-eared
5 Batis capensis Batis - Cape
6 Batis molitor Batis - Chinspot
7 Merops pusillus Bee-eater - Little
8 Euplectes orix Bishop - Red /- Southern R.
9 Telophorus olivaceus Bushshrike - Olive
10 Prionops plumatus Helmetshrike - White
11 Laniarius ferrugineus Boubou - Southern
12 Pycnonotus barbatus Bulbul - Black-eyed /- Dark-capped
13 Phyllastrephus terrestris Brownbul - Terrestrial.
14 Buteo rufofuscus Buzzard - Jackal
15 Crithagra sulphuratus Canary - Brimstone/Bully
16 Serinus canicollis Canary - Cape
17 Serinus gularis Canary - Streaky headed
18 Serinus mozambicus Canary - Yellow eyed /- Yellow-fronted
19 Cisticola tinniens Cisticola - Levaillant's
20 Cisticola fulvicapilla Cisticola - Piping (Neddicky)
21 Cisticola chinianus Cisticola - Rattling
22 Cercomela familiaris Chat - Familiar
23 Phalacrocorax capensis Cormorant - Cape
24 Phalacrocorax africanus Cormorant - Reed (Long-tailed)
25 Phalacrocorax (c.) lucidus Cormorant - White-breasted (Great)
26 Centropus burchelli Coucal - Burchell's
27 Amaurornis flavirostra Crake - Black
28 Corvus albus Crow - Pied
29 Corvus splendens Crow - House
30 Chrysococcyx cupreus Cuckoo - African Emerald
31 Chrysococcyx caprius Cuckoo - Diederik
32 Cuculus canorus Cuckoo - European (Common)
33 Chrysococcyx klaas Cuckoo - Klaas's
34 Cuculus solitarius Cuckoo - Red-chested
35 Campephaga flava Cuckoo-shrike - Black
36 Anhinga rufa Darter - African
37 Burhinus capensis Dikkop - Spotted (Thick-knee)
38 Columba larvata Dove - Cinnamon (Lemon)
39 Turtur chalcospilos Dove - Emerald-spotted Wood
40 Streptopelia senegalensis Dove - Laughing
41 Streptopelia semitorquata Dove - Redeyed
42 Turtur tympanistria Dove - Tambourine
43 Dicrurus adsimilis Drongo - Forktailed
44 Dicrurus ludwigii Drongo - Square-tailed
45 Thalassornis leuconotus Duck - White-backed
46 Dendrocygna viduata Duck - White-faced (WF Whistling)
47 Haliaeetus vocifer Eagle - African Fish
48 Lophaetus occipitalis Eagle - Long-crested
49 Bubulcus ibis Egret - Cattle
50 Egretta garzetta Egret - Little
51 Falco biarmicus Falcon - Lanner
52 Falco peregrinus Falcon - Peregrine
53 Lagonosticta rubricata Firefinch - Bluebilled/African
54 Sarothrura elegans Flufftail - Buff-spotted
55 Muscicapa adusta Flycatcher - African Dusky
56 Trepsiphone viridis Flycatcher - Paradise
57 Melaenornis pammelaina Flycatcher - Southern Black
58 Pternistes natalensis Francolin - Natal
59 Alopochen aegyptiacus Goose - Egyptian
60 Plectropterus gambensis Goose - Spur-winged
61 Accipiter tachiro Goshawk - African
62 Sphenoeacus afer Grassbird - (Cape)
63 Andropadus importunis Greenbul - Sombre
64 Polyboroides typus Gymnogene (African Harrier Hawk)
65 Scopus umbretta Hamerkop
66 Ardea melanocephala Heron - Blackheaded
67 Ardea goliath Heron - Goliath
68 Ardea cinerea Heron -Gray
69 Butorides striatus Heron - Green-backed (Striated)
70 Indicator indicator Honeyguide - Greater
71 Upupa africana Hoopoe - African
72 Phoeniculus purpureus Hoopoe - Red-billed (Green) Wood -
73 Tockus alboterminatus Hornbill - Crowned
74 Ceratogymna bucinator Hornbill - Trumpeter
75 Bostrychia hagedash Ibis - Hadeda
76 Threskiornis aethiopicus Ibis - Sacred
77 Ispidina picta Kingfisher - African Pygmy
78 Halcyon albiventris Kingfisher - Brown-hooded
79 Megaceryle maxima Kingfisher - Giant
80 Alcedo cristata Kingfisher - Malachite
81 Ceryle rudis Kingfisher - Pied
82 Milvus parasitus Kite - Yellowbilled
83 Eupodotis melanogaster Korhaan - Black-bellied (Bustard)
84 Mirafra africana Lark - Rufous-naped
85 Macronyx capensis Longclaw - Orange-throated (Cape)
86 Macronyx croceus Longclaw - Yellow-throated
87 Tauraco corythaix Lourie - Knysna /Turaco
88 Musophaga porphyreolopha Lourie - Purplecrested
89 Spermestes cucullatus Mannikin - Bronze
90 Riparia paludicola Martin - Brownthroated
91 Delichon urbica Martin - Common House
92 Gallinula chloropus Moorhen - Common
93 Urocolius indicus Mousebird - Red-faced
94 Colius striatus Mousebird - Speckled
95 Acridotheres tristis Myna - Indian /- Common
96 Caprimulgus pectoralis Nightjar - Fiery-necked
97 Anastomus lamelligerus Openbill - African
98 Oriolus larvatus Oriole - Blackheaded
99 Tyto capensis Owl - African Grass
100 Tyto alba Owl - Barn
101 Bubo africanus Owl - Spotted Eagle
102 Columba livia Pigeon - Feral (Rock Dove)
103 Columba guinea Pigeon - Speckled
104 Anthus cinnamomeus Pipit - Grassveld (African)
105 Vanellus armatus Plover - Blacksmith
106 Charadrius hiaticula Plover - Common Ringed
107 Vanellus coronatus Plover - Crowned (Lapwing)
108 Prinia subflava Prinia - Tawnyflanked
109 Dryoscopus cubla Puffback - Black-backed
110 Coturnix coturnix Quail - Common
111 Cossypha caffra Robin - Cape (Robin-Chat)
112 Cossypha natalensis Robin - Natal Robin (Red-capped R-Chat)
113 Cercotrichas leucophrys Robin - Whitebrowed
114 Lanius collaris Shrike - Fiscal /Common
115 Lanius collurio Shrike - Red-backed
116 Gallinago nigripennis Snipe - African
117 Passer domesticus Sparrow - House
118 Passer diffusus Sparrow - Southern Grey-headed
119 Accipiter melanoleucus Sparrowhawk - Black
120 Accipiter minullus Sparrowhawk - Little
121 Platalea alba Spoonbill - African
122 Leptoptilos crumeniferus Stork - Marabou
123 Lamprotornis corruscus Starling - Blackbellied
124 Onychognathus morio Starling - Red-winged
125 Himantopus himantopus Stilt - Black-winged
126 Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis Stork - Saddle-billed
127 Mycteria ibis Stork - Yellow-billed
128 Ciconia ciconia Stork - White
129 Ciconia episcopus Stork - Woolly-necked
130 Nectarinia amethystina Sunbird - Black /- Amethyst
131 Anthreptes collaris Sunbird - Collared
132 Nectarinia olivacea Sunbird - Eastern Olive
133 Cyanomitra veroxii Sunbird - Grey
134 Nectarinia chalybea Sunbird - Lesser (Southern) Double-collared
135 Nectarinia famosa Sunbird - Malachite
136 Psalidoprocne holomelas Saw-wing - Black
137 Hirundo rustica Swallow - European /- Barn
138 Hirundo cucullata Swallow - Greater Striped
139 Hirundo abyssinica Swallow - Lesser Striped
140 Hirundo albigularis Swallow - White-throated
141 Apus affinis Swift - Little
142 Cypsiurus parvus Swift - Palm
143 Apus caffer Swift - White Rumped
144 Tchagra tchagra Tchagra - Southern
145 Parus niger Tit - Southern Black
146 Turdus libonyanus Thrush - Kurrichane
147 Turdus olivaceus Thrush - Olive
148 Apaloderma narina Trogon - Narina
149 Motacilla aguimp Wagtail - African Pied
150 Motacilla capensis Wagtail - Cape
151 Acrocephalus baeticatus Warbler - African Marsh (Reed)
152 Acrocephalus gracilirostris Warbler - Cape Reed (Lesser Swamp)
153 Estrilda astrild Waxbill - Common
154 Ploceus velatus Weaver - Southern Masked
155 Ploceus cucullatus Weaver - Spottedbacked /- Village
156 Amblyospiza albifrons Weaver - Thickbilled
157 Ploceus subaureus Weaver - Yellow
158 Euplectes progne Widow(bird) - Long-tailed
159 Zosterops pallidus White-eye - Cape
160 Vidua macroura Whydah - Pintailed
162 Dendropicos fuscescens Woodpecker - Cardinal
163 Campethera abingoni Woodpecker - Golden-tailed