Ngwenya Lodge near Komatipoort

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11 years 9 months ago #649 by nkgray
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The following list has been compiled over 19 visits in the last 9 years and includes birds seen at Ngwenya, flying over Ngwenya or seen from Ngwenya on the opposite bank of the Crocodile River in the Kruger Park, plus nightjars heard.

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Roberts no. & name based on Roberts vii

55 White-breasted Cormorant
58 Reed Cormorant
60 Darter
62 Grey Heron
64 Goliath Heron
65 Purple Heron
66 Great Egret
67 Little Egret
68 Yellow-billed Egret
71 Cattle Egret
74 Green-backed Heron
76 Black-crowned Night-Heron
78 Little Bittern
81 Hamerkop
84 Black Stork
88 Saddle-billed Stork
89 Marabou Stork
90 Yellow-billed Stork
93 Glossy Ibis
94 Hadeda Ibis
99 White-faced Duck
100 Fulvous Duck
101 White-backed Duck
102 Egyptian Goose
104 Yellow-billed Duck
105 African Black Duck
113 Southern Pochard
115 Comb Duck
116 Spur-winged Goose
123 White-backed Vulture
125 White-headed Vulture
126.1 Yellow-billed Kite
132 Tawny Eagle
133 Steppe Eagle
146 Bateleur
148 African Fish-Eagle
156 Ovambo Sparrowhawk
159 Shikra
160 African Goshawk
161 Gabar Goshawk
170 Osprey
196 Natal Francolin
203 Helmeted Guineafowl
213 Black Crake
240 African Jacana
249 Three-banded Plover
255 Crowned Lapwing
258 Blacksmith Lapwing
260 African Wattled Lapwing
264 Common Sandpiper
266 Wood Sandpiper
269 Marsh Sandpiper
270 Greenshank
274 Little Stint
284 Ruff
298 Water Thick-Knee
352 Red-eyed Dove
353 African Mourning Dove
354 Cape Turtle Dove
355 Palm Dove
358 Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove
361 African Green-Pigeon
371 Purple-crested Lourie
373 Grey Lourie
377 Red-chested Cuckoo
382 Jacobin Cuckoo
386 Diderik Cuckoo
391 Burchell's Coucal
409 Mozambique Nightjar
412 Black Swift
415 Whiterumped Swift
416 Horus Swift
417 Little Swift
421 Palm Swift
424 Speckled Mousebird
426 Red-faced Mousebird
428 Pied Kingfisher
429 Giant Kingfisher
431 Malachite Kingfisher
432 Pygmy Kingfisher
433 Woodland Kingfisher
435 Brown-hooded Kingfisher
438 Eurasian Bee-Eater
441 Southern Carmine Bee-Eater
443 White-fronted Bee-Eater
444 Little Bee-Eater
446 Eurasian Roller
447 Lilac-breasted Roller
458 Southern Red-billed Hornbill
459 Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
464 Black-collared Barbet
471 Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird
473 Crested Barbet
483 Golden-tailed Woodpecker
486 Cardinal Woodpecker
518 Barn Swallow
520 White-throated Swallow
522 Wire-tailed Swallow
524 Red-breasted Swallow
527 Lesser Striped Swallow
530 House Martin
533 Brown-throated Martin
538 Black Cuckooshrike
541 Fork-tailed Drongo
545 Black-headed Oriole
554 Southern Black Tit
560 Arrow-marked Babbler
568 Dark-capped Bulbul
569 Terrestrial Bulbul
572 Sombre Greenbul
574 Yellow-bellied Bulbul
576 Kurrichane Thrush
580 Groundscraper Thrush
599 White-browed Robin-Chat
601 Cape Robin-Chat
602 White-throated Robin-Chat
613 White-browed Robin-Chat
617 Bearded Scrub-Robin
619 Garden Warbler
628 Great Reed Warbler
631 African Reed-Warbler
633 Marsh Warbler
635 Lesser Swamp-Warbler
643 Willow Warbler
648 Yellow-breasted Apalis
651 Long-billed Crombec
653 Yellow-bellied Eremomela
655 Green-capped Eremomela
657 Green-backed Camaroptera
672 Rattling Cisticola
674 Red-faced Cisticola
678 Croaking Cisticola
679 Lazy Cisticola
683 Tawny-flanked Prinia
689 Spotted Flycatcher
691 Ashy Flycatcher
694 Southern Black Flycatcher
696 Pale Flycatcher
701 Chinspot Batis
710 African Paradise-Flycatcher
711 African Pied Wagtail
733 Red-backed Shrike
735 Magpie Shrike
736 Southern Boubou
740 Black-backed Puffback
741 Brubru
743 Brown-crowned Tchagra
744 Black-crowned Tchagra
748 Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike
751 Grey-headed Bush-Shrike
761 Violet-backed Starling
762 Burchell's Starling
764 Cape Glossy Starling
765 Greater Blue-eared Starling
772 Red-billed Oxpecker
779 Marico Sunbird
787 White-bellied Sunbird
791 Scarlet-chested Sunbird
792 Amethyst Sunbird
793 Collared Sunbird
796 Cape White-eye
801 House Sparrow
804 Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
805 Yellow-throated Petronia
807 Thick-billed Weaver
810 Spectacled Weaver
811 Village Weaver
814 Southern Masked-Weaver
815 Lesser Masked-Weaver
816 Golden Weaver
821 Red-billed Quelea
824 Southern Red Bishop
829 White-winged Widowbird
834 Green-winged Pytilia
840 African Firefinch
841 Jameson's Firefinch
842 Red-billed Firefinch
844 Blue Waxbill
846 Common Waxbill
855 Cut-throat Finch
857 Bronze Mannikin
858 Red-backed Mannikin
860 Pin-tailed Whydah
867 Village Indigobird
869 Yellow-fronted Canary
884 Golden-breasted Bunting

TOTAL: 187 species

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9 years 9 months ago #7067 by nkgray
nkgray replied the topic:
The Ngwenya list has been updated to include my stay there during the early part of January this year. 5 species have been added, African Goshawk, Ruff, Jacobin Cuckoo, Red-billed Hornbill and Green-winged Pytilia, taking the list total to 187 species.

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