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Birds Of The Wanderers Golf Club

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Compiled by Alison Chesters 

Below is a list of birds sighted on the Wanderers Golf Course since 1989. Due to ongoing changes to the course, some of the birds may or may not be found on the course currently. Comments or additional sightings should be sent via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Resident Breeding

008

 

Little Grebe

 

094

 

Hadeda Ibis

102

 

Egyptian Goose

 

156

 

Ovambo Sparrowhawk

157

 

Little Sparrowhawk

 

226

 

Common Moorhen

228

 

Redknobbed Coot

 

255

 

Crowned Plover

258

 

Blacksmith Plover

 

297

 

Spotted Thick-knee

348

 

Feral Pigeon

 

349

 

Speckled Pigeon

350

 

African Olive Pigeon

 

352

 

Red-Eyed Dove

354

 

Cape Turtle Dove

 

355

 

Laughing Dove

373

 

Grey Go-away bird

 

422

 

Redfaced Mousebird

424

 

Speckled Mousebird

 

451

 

African Hoopoe

452

 

Green Woodhoopoe

 

464

 

Black Collared Barbet

473

 

Crested Barbet

 

476

 

Lesser Honeyguide

483

 

Goldentailed Woodpecker

 

489

 

Rufous Breasted Wryneck

548

 

Pied Crow

 

568

 

Blackeyed Bulbul

577

 

Olive Thrush

 

601

 

Cape Robin-Chat

732

 

Common Fiscal

 

758

 

Indian Myna

796

 

Cape White-eye

 

801

 

House Sparrow

803

 

Cape Sparrow

 

804

 

Southern Greyheaded Sparrow

814

 

Southern Masked Weaver

 

 

 

 

Regular Visitor

058

 

Reed Cormorant

 

058

 

Grey Heron

067

 

Little Egret

 

071

 

Cattle Egret

091

 

African Sacred Ibis

 

105

 

African Black Duck

377

 

Red Chested Cuckoo

 

386

 

Diederik’s Cuckoo

401

 

Spotted Eagle Owl

 

415

 

White-rumped Swift

417

 

Little Swift

 

421

 

African Palm Swift

428

 

Pied Kingfisher

 

486

 

Cardinal Woodpecker

518

 

Barn Swallow

 

520

 

Whitethroated Swallow

526

 

Greater Striped Swallow

 

529

 

Rock Martin

643

 

Willow Warbler

 

710

 

African Paradise Flycatcher

764

 

Cape Glossy Starling

 

769

 

Redwinged Starling

870

 

Blackthroated Canary

 

881

 

Streaky-Headed Seed-Eater

Occasional Visitor

063

 

Blackheaded Heron

 

065

 

Purple Heron

072

 

Squacco Heron

 

074

 

Greenbacked Heron

081

 

Hamerkop

 

093

 

Glossy Ibis

104

 

Yellowbilled Duck

 

126

 

Yellowbilled Kite

149

 

Steppe Buzzard

 

169

 

African Harrier Hawk

203

 

Helmeted Guineafowl

 

260

 

African Wattled Plover

366

 

RoseRinged Parakeet

 

385

 

Klaas’s Cuckoo

391

 

Burchell’s Coucal

 

429

 

Giant Kingfisher

433

 

Woodland Kingfisher

 

435

 

Brownhooded Kingfisher

438

 

European Bee-eater

 

474

 

Greater Honeyguide

530

 

Common House Martin

 

534

 

Banded Martin

545

 

Blackheaded Oriole

 

645

 

Bar-throated Apalis

683

 

Tawney-Flanked Prinia

 

698

 

Fiscal Flycatcher

713

 

Cape Wagtail

 

736

 

Southern Bou Bou

740

 

Blacbacked Puffback

 

746

 

Bokmakierie

759

 

African Pied Starling

 

787

 

Whitebellied Sunbird

792

 

Amethyst Sunbird

 

824

 

Southern Red Bishop

860

 

Pintailed Whydah

 

 

 

 

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