Bird watching

Here is a list of all the different bird species found at Koedoeberg Game Lodge. So far we have identified around 80 different kinds, making Koedoeberg a delight for bird watchers. We would like to extend a special thanks to Carel van Heerden for compiling the list and providing us with some photographs.  Carel can be contacted on +27.83.261.7352 or at cvanheerden@oldmutualpfa.com.

Species identified on Koedoeberg:

  1. Guinea Fowl — Tarentaal
  2. Secretary Bird — Sekretarisvoël
  3. African Fish Eagle — Visarend
  4. Cape Vulture — Krans Aasvoël
  5. White Backed Vulture — Witrug Aasvoël
  6. Lappet-Faced Vulture — Swart Aasvoël
  7. Black-Chested Snake Eagle — Swartbors Slangarend
  8. Steppe Buzzard — Bruin Jakkalsvoël
  9. Black Winged Kite — Blou Valk
  10. Yellow Bold Kite — Geelbekwou
  11. Eastern Red Footed Kestrel — Oostelike Rooipootvalk
  12. Spotted Eagle Owl — Gevlekte Ooruil
  13. European Night Owl — Europese Naguil
  14. Grey Loerie — Kwêvoël
  15. White Backed Moosebird — Witkruis Muisvoël
  16. Redfaced Moosebird — Rooiwang Muisvoël
  17. Crested Barbet — Kuifkop Houtkapper
  18. Pied Barbet — Bont Houtkapper
  19. Yellow Fronted Tinker Barbet — Geelbles Tinker
  20. Brown Hooded Kingfisher — Bruinkop Visvanger
  21. European Bee Eater — Europese Byvreter
  22. Scimitar-Billed Wood Hoopoe — Swartbek Kakelaar
  23. Red Billed Wood Hoopoe — Rooibek Kakelaar
  24. Southern Yellow Billed Hornbill — Geelbek Neushoringvoël
  25. Black Sunbird — Swart Suikerbekkie
  26. Marico Sunbird — Marico Suikerbekkie
  27. European Night Jar — Europese Naguil
  28. Piew Crow — Witborskraai
  29. Fiscal Srike — Fiskaal Laksman
  30. Red Backed Srike — Rooirug Laksman
  31. Red Chested Srike — Rooibors Laksman
  32. Red Chested Cuckoo — Piet-My-Vrou
  33. Black Cuckoo — Swart Koekoek
  34. Cacobin Cuckoo — Bont Nuwejaarsvoël
  35. Diederik Cuckoo — Diederikkie
  36. Black Cuckoosrike — Swart Katakoeroe
  37. Forktailed Dronge — Mikstert Byevanger
  38. Blackheaded Oriole — Swartkop Wielewaal
  39. Red Eyed Bulbul — Rooi-Oog Tiptol
  40. Arrow Marked Babbler — Pylvlek Katlagter
  41. Pied Babbler — Wit Katlagter
  42. Kurrichane Thrush — Rooibek Lyster
  43. Ground Scraper Thrush — Gevlekte Lyster
  44. Ant-Eating Chat — Swartpiek
  45. White Throated Robin — Witkeel Jan-Frederik
  46. Cape Robin — Gewone Jan-Frederik
  47. Kalahari Robin — Kalahari Wipstert
  48. Paradise Flycatcher — Paradys Vlieëvanger
  49. Fiscal Flycatcher — Fiskaal Vlieëvanger
  50. Spotted Flycatcher — Europese Vlieëvanger
  51. Marico Flycatcher — Marico Vlieëvanger
  52. Chat Flycatcher — Groot Vlieëvanger
  53. Whittled Starling — Lel Spreeu
  54. Glossy Starling — Kleinglans Spreeu
  55. Redwinged Starling — Rooivlek Spreeu
  56. Capewhite Eye — Kaapse Glasogie
  57. Titbabbler — Bosveldcheriktik
  58. Yellow Billed Duck — Geelbek Eend
  59. Spur Winged Goose — Wilde Makou
  60. Egyptian Goose — Kolgans
  61. Red Billed Teal — Rooibek Eend
  62. Grey Heron — Bloureier
  63. Cattle Egret — Veereier
  64. Hammerkop — Hammerkop
  65. Black Stork — Groot Swart Ooievaar
  66. Hadeda — Hadeda
  67. Ostrich — Volstruis
  68. Red Crested — Bos Korhaan
  69. White Quilted — Witvlerk Korhaan
  70. Crowned Plover — Kroon Kiewiet
  71. Blacksmith Plover — Bont Kiewiet
  72. Wattled Plover — Lel Kiewiet
  73. Three Banded Plover — Drieband Strandkiewiet
  74. Coqui Francolin — Sweempie
  75. Crested Francolin — Bospatrys
  76. Swainson’s Francolin — Bosveldfisant

 

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