List supplied by Birdlife Port Natal. To learn more about individual bird species visit the on-line version of Robert’s Book on Birds:

Unless stated all images ©Trevor Hardaker

bird strip

Greater Double-collared Sunbird                     Klaas’s Cuckoo                Orange-breasted Bush-shrike


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1Hadeda Ibis Bostrychia hagedash Call
2 Dark-capped Bulbul Pycnonotus tricolor Call
3 Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus Call
4 Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata
5 Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus Call
6 Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus Bird call
7 Cape White-eye Zosterops virens Call
8 Yellow-fronted Canary Crithagra mozambicus
9 Purple-crested Turaco Gallirex porphyreolophus Call
10 Sombre Greenbul Andropadus mportunus
11 Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra Call
12 Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis Call
13 Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina Call
14 Olive Sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea Call
15 Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava Call
16 Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis Call
17 Black-headed Oriole Oriolus larvatus Call
18 Red-winged Starling Onychognathus morio Call
19 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiacus
20 Southern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis ammelaina
21 Speckled Mousebird Colius striatus Call
22 Red-backed Mannikin Spermestes bicolor
23 Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura Call
24 Collared Sunbird Hedydipna collaris Call
25 Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris Call
26 White-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris talatala Call
27 Cape Batis Batis capensis Call
28 Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis
29 Southern Grey-headed Sparrow Passer diffusus Call
30 Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus Call
31 Southern Black Tit Parus niger Call
32 Golden-tailed Woodpecker Campethera abingoni Call
33 Bar-throated Apalis Apalis thoracica Call
34 Greater Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris afer Call
35 Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris
36 Common Fiscal Lanius collaris Call
37 Black-backed Puffback Dryoscopus cubla Call
38 Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Call
39 Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus bilineatus Call
40 African Dusky Flycatcher Muscicapa adusta Call
41 Black-bellied Starling Lamprotornis corruscus
42 Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons Call
43 African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata Call
44 Trumpeter Hornbill Bycanistes bucinator Call
45 African Crowned Eagle Stephanoaetus coronatus Call
46 Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura Call
47 House Sparrow Passer domesticus Call
48 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus Call
49 Yellow-billed Kite Milvus aegyptius Call
50 Green Wood-Hoopoe Phoeniculus purpureus Call
51 Lesser Striped Swallow Hirundo abyssinica
52 Square-tailed Drongo Dicrurus ludwigii Call
53 Southern Boubou Laniarius ferrugineus Call
54 African Paradise-Flycatcher Terpsiphone viridis Call
55 Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala Call
56 African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro Call
57 Streaky-headed Seedeater Crithagra gularis Call
58 Natal Spurfowl Pternistis natalensis Call
59 Little Rush-Warbler Bradypterus baboecala Call
60 Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix Call
61 African Palm-Swift Cypsiurus parvus
62 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis Call
63 Pied Crow Corvus albus Call
64 African Stonechat Saxicola torquatus Call
65 Reed Cormorant Phalacrocorax africanus
66 Red-capped Robin-Chat Cossypha natalensis Call
67 African Pipit Anthus cinnamomeus Call
68 Terrestrial Brownbul Phyllastrephus terrestris Call
69 Black Cuckooshrike Campephaga flava Call
70 Cape Wagtail Motacilla capensis Call
71 Neddicky Neddicky Cisticola fulvicapilla Call
72 Klaas’s Cuckoo Chrysococcyx klaas Call
73 Dark-backed Weaver Ploceus bicolor Call                          Page 2  Page 3 

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