Polokwane (Pietersburg) Bird Sanctuary

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Location code: 23512927
Province: Limpopo (prev NP)
Biome: Savanna
Southern African Birding

  Monthly breakdown of cards Total
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Cards per month 3 6 4 3 5 4 5 5 7 7 5 6 60
No of Species 172 163 150 128 119 117 137 145 147 154 146 179 251
No of Breeding Species 21 3 15 5 4 1 5 3 2 58 59 85 130

Breeding indicator key
    No breeding data     Possible or Probable breeding     Confirmed breeding

Species Monthly reporting rate (RR %) Total
RR %
Cards
at site
Cards
with
spp
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Little Grebe
  Tachybaptus ruficollis
6783756780100100100100868067856051
White-breasted Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax carbo
1006710010010010010010010010010083956057
Reed Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax africanus
6767100100100758060100716067786047
African Darter
  Anhinga rufa
100831001008010010080100866050856051
Grey Heron
  Ardea cinerea
0172504050020029017176010
Black-headed Heron
  Ardea melanocephala
33000004020141401712607
Purple Heron
  Ardea purpurea
3300334002020000010606
Great Egret
  Egretta alba
000330020000003602
Little Egret
  Egretta garzetta
100837567605040029438050536032
Yellow-billed Egret
  Egretta intermedia
330000002000003602
Cattle Egret
  Bubulcus ibis
1006775678025804029714033576034
Squacco Heron
  Ardeola ralloides
6733503300020006033226013
Green-backed Heron
  Butorides striata
1008310067100751008057866083826049
Black-crowned Night-Heron
  Nycticorax nycticorax
10050753320501004086714033586035
Hamerkop
  Scopus umbretta
33675010020501008071574050606036
Abdim's Stork
  Ciconia abdimii
05000000000005603
White Stork
  Ciconia ciconia
3367253300000001713608
African Sacred Ibis
  Threskiornis aethiopicus
10010010067802560100100864067786047
Southern Bald Ibis
  Geronticus calvus
00000002000002601
Glossy Ibis
  Plegadis falcinellus
673300000200003312607
Hadeda Ibis
  Bostrychia hagedash
1001005067807580100100716050786047
African Spoonbill
  Platalea alba
000020000140003602
Spur-winged Goose
  Plectropterus gambensis
67175067002020002033206012
Egyptian Goose
  Alopochen aegyptiacus
10050756780758040100866083756045
Comb Duck
  Sarkidiornis melanotos
67330002520404371017286017
Cape Shoveler
  Anas smithii
3300000204029290013608
African Black Duck
  Anas sparsa
000000020290005603
Yellow-billed Duck
  Anas undulata
1008375678050100100100100100100906054
Red-billed Teal
  Anas erythrorhyncha
6767751008075100808686100100856051
Hottentot Teal
  Anas hottentota
67332510000808071572033476028
White-faced Duck
  Dendrocygna viduata
6767756720504060298640100586035
Fulvous Duck
  Dendrocygna bicolor
000000200000173602
Southern Pochard
  Netta erythrophthalma
1008350676075100801008610067826049
Secretarybird
  Sagittarius serpentarius
00000000014002601
Cape Vulture
  Gyps coprotheres
00000020200144008605
Lanner Falcon
  Falco biarmicus
0000002020140005603
Amur Falcon
  Falco amurensis
033250000000005603
Lesser Kestrel
  Falco naumanni
01700000000002601
Black Kite
  Milvus migrans
100675000000014017186011
Yellow-billed Kite
  Milvus aegyptius
100100500000043714067426025
Black-shouldered Kite
  Elanus caeruleus
6750506740754010086714050626037
Wahlberg's Eagle
  Aquila wahlbergi
017000000029005603
Long-crested Eagle
  Lophaetus occipitalis
67332567605002043574017386023
African Hawk-Eagle
  Aquila spilogaster
33172500000000338605
Black-chested Snake-Eagle
  Circaetus pectoralis
0025000400142903313608
African Fish-Eagle
  Haliaeetus vocifer
6733753380758010086434017606036
Jackal Buzzard
  Buteo rufofuscus
0000000202929008605
Steppe Buzzard
  Buteo vulpinus
6750756700000144050276016
Little Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter minullus
01700000000002601
African Harrier-Hawk
  Polyboroides typus
3300332002020029201715609
Osprey
  Pandion haliaetus
33000000000002601
Coqui Francolin
  Peliperdix coqui
33000000000002601
Crested Francolin
  Dendroperdix sephaena
1006775676075404086576067656039
Natal Spurfowl
  Pternistis natalensis
10033753340751004071434017536032
Swainson's Spurfowl
  Pternistis swainsonii
33337533400606057574083506030
Helmeted Guineafowl
  Numida meleagris
333350674050408071432033476028
Black Crake
  Amaurornis flavirostris
1005075676075406086436083656039
African Purple Swamphen
  Porphyrio madagascariensis
6717506740252020140400256015
Common Moorhen
  Gallinula chloropus
1001007567100100808010010080100926055
Red-knobbed Coot
  Fulica cristata
10050501001001008080100866067806048
White-bellied Korhaan
  Eupodotis senegalensis
00000000000172601
African Jacana
  Actophilornis africanus
6750501002025406043294033436026
Three-banded Plover
  Charadrius tricollaris
1005075674050806057436083626037
Crowned Lapwing
  Vanellus coronatus
0170338025206029572017326019
Blacksmith Lapwing
  Vanellus armatus
1008310067100751008086714083826049
African Snipe
  Gallinago nigripennis
331700000200060010606
Curlew Sandpiper
  Calidris ferruginea
33000000000002601
Little Stint
  Calidris minuta
675050670004014432083356021
Ruff
  Philomachus pugnax
10067753300040435760100486029
Common Sandpiper
  Actitis hypoleucos
67025330002043434083306018
Marsh Sandpiper
  Tringa stagnatilis
1005025000004329100100386023
Common Greenshank
  Tringa nebularia
67335033002005706050306018
Wood Sandpiper
  Tringa glareola
100835033000608671100100606036
Black-winged Stilt
  Himantopus himantopus
676775672050606071868083676040
Spotted Thick-knee
  Burhinus capensis
00000000000172601
White-winged Tern
  Chlidonias leucopterus
00033000000002601
Speckled Pigeon
  Columba guinea
00002025020290203313608
Red-eyed Dove
  Streptopelia semitorquata
100100100100100758010086866083886053
Cape Turtle-Dove
  Streptopelia capicola
678375334025606057292017476028
Laughing Dove
  Streptopelia senegalensis
100837510080100808057574017686041
Namaqua Dove
  Oena capensis
3305067202540607157033386023
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove
  Turtur chalcospilos
00000000014002601
Grey Go-away-bird
  Corythaixoides concolor
67330334025206071434033406024
Common Cuckoo
  Cuculus canorus
00250000000002601
Red-chested Cuckoo
  Cuculus solitarius
33170000000438067226013
Black Cuckoo
  Cuculus clamosus
000000000020173602
Jacobin Cuckoo
  Clamator jacobinus
33025330000000177604
Klaas's Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx klaas
0170000000140175603
Diderick Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx caprius
100100750000001480100386023
Barn Owl
  Tyto alba
33000025000292008605
Spotted Eagle-Owl
  Bubo africanus
000330002000003602
Fiery-necked Nightjar
  Caprimulgus pectoralis
000000000020173602
African Black Swift
  Apus barbatus
00000002000002601
White-rumped Swift
  Apus caffer
333350020250029144017226013
Little Swift
  Apus affinis
1006750676025602086716067626037
Alpine Swift
  Tachymarptis melba
00000040000003602
African Palm-Swift
  Cypsiurus parvus
1008375020754080861006083706042
Speckled Mousebird
  Colius striatus
67677510080010010071862083726043
Red-faced Mousebird
  Urocolius indicus
3317500000202943033206012
Pied Kingfisher
  Ceryle rudis
676750674050404043292017426025
Giant Kingfisher
  Megaceryle maximus
3333256720004043142017256015
Malachite Kingfisher
  Alcedo cristata
10010050676050404043294050536032
African Pygmy-Kingfisher
  Ispidina picta
033002000000005603
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
  Halcyon albiventris
6783100671007580807186100100856051
European Bee-eater
  Merops apiaster
67337567000200292083306018
Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
  Merops persicus
33000000000002601
White-fronted Bee-eater
  Merops bullockoides
676775674075100100100434067706042
Little Bee-eater
  Merops pusillus
67025020750204329017236014
African Hoopoe
  Upupa africana
1008350676050808086714083726043
Green Wood-Hoopoe
  Phoeniculus purpureus
00000000000172601
Common Scimitarbill
  Rhinopomastus cyanomelas
676750100607560043434033506030
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
  Tockus leucomelas
000000200140003602
Black-collared Barbet
  Lybius torquatus
67502506025206043292017356021
Acacia Pied Barbet
  Tricholaema leucomelas
10033756740751008057434050606036
Crested Barbet
  Trachyphonus vaillantii
100337567407580405757050536032
Greater Honeyguide
  Indicator indicator
000000001400173602
Brown-backed Honeybird
  Prodotiscus regulus
00000002000002601
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
  Campethera abingoni
100172502025604057144017336020
Cardinal Woodpecker
  Dendropicos fuscescens
33332567205040202902017276016
Bearded Woodpecker
  Dendropicos namaquus
00000002000002601
Rufous-naped Lark
  Mirafra africana
330000000014003602
Sabota Lark
  Calendulauda sabota
3333250402560014146033286017
Short-clawed Lark
  Certhilauda chuana
01700000000002601
Barn Swallow
  Hirundo rustica
100675067000014148050336020
White-throated Swallow
  Hirundo albigularis
050250200001414201715609
Pearl-breasted Swallow
  Hirundo dimidiata
33000202540043001715609
Red-breasted Swallow
  Hirundo semirufa
1000000000043401715609
Greater Striped Swallow
  Hirundo cucullata
671725330002014144033206012
Lesser Striped Swallow
  Hirundo abyssinica
1008350330002029868033436026
Rock Martin
  Hirundo fuligula
000020020000003602
Common House-Martin
  Delichon urbicum
0025330000000175603
Sand Martin
  Riparia riparia
01700000000002601
Brown-throated Martin
  Riparia paludicola
000000202000003602
Ashy Tit
  Parus cinerascens
100672533407560043572083506030
Fork-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus adsimilis
678375678050808043574083676040
African Golden Oriole
  Oriolus auratus
33000000000002601
Black-headed Oriole
  Oriolus larvatus
331703320020401429017186011
Pied Crow
  Corvus albus
33025020040201429017176010
Southern Black Tit
  Parus niger
00000002000002601
Arrow-marked Babbler
  Turdoides jardineii
0172533202502014292017186011
African Red-eyed Bulbul
  Pycnonotus nigricans
0000025020002005603
Dark-capped Bulbul
  Pycnonotus tricolor
10083756760258010086436083726043
Terrestrial Brownbul
  Phyllastrephus terrestris
331750332050602057142033336020
Yellow-bellied Greenbul
  Chlorocichla flaviventris
33335033407506014146033356021
Sombre Greenbul
  Andropadus importunus
335025332050208071436033456027
Kurrichane Thrush
  Turdus libonyanus
6733500402540029436017336020
Groundscraper Thrush
  Psophocichla litsipsirupa
00000000140002601
Anteating Chat
  Myrmecocichla formicivora
0003302520201414201713608
African Stonechat
  Saxicola torquatus
331725330502000140013608
White-browed Robin-Chat
  Cossypha heuglini
03303320002029292033206012
Cape Robin-Chat
  Cossypha caffra
3333067050606071294050426025
White-throated Robin-Chat
  Cossypha humeralis
671725336075806043578067556033
Kalahari Scrub-Robin
  Cercotrichas paena
3300005020001403312607
White-browed Scrub-Robin
  Cercotrichas leucophrys
675050338050806043574033536032
Common Whitethroat
  Sylvia communis
330000000140003602
Garden Warbler
  Sylvia borin
00250000000002601
Icterine Warbler
  Hippolais icterina
00000000000172601
Willow Warbler
  Phylloscopus trochilus
1008375000000298083376022
Burnt-necked Eremomela
  Eremomela usticollis
67172506002020141400186011
Great Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus arundinaceus
331700000000003602
Lesser Swamp-Warbler
  Acrocephalus gracilirostris
67175033601008080712910033586035
African Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus baeticatus
01700000000002601
Sedge Warbler
  Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
67172533000000403315609
Little Rush-Warbler
  Bradypterus baboecala
10067506720254080867110033626037
Long-billed Crombec
  Sylvietta rufescens
01700202540402943017226013
Bar-throated Apalis
  Apalis thoracica
10033503360100406043578033556033
Zitting Cisticola
  Cisticola juncidis
0172500000000175603
Desert Cisticola
  Cisticola aridulus
6702500000014007604
Neddicky
  Cisticola fulvicapilla
3317006025408014574033356021
Rattling Cisticola
  Cisticola chiniana
10033253340100604057574050526031
Levaillant's Cisticola
  Cisticola tinniens
1001750330020200144033236014
Croaking Cisticola
  Cisticola natalensis
00000000000172601
Tawny-flanked Prinia
  Prinia subflava
3367756760508010071718083726043
Black-chested Prinia
  Prinia flavicans
6733033207502071434017356021
Spotted Flycatcher
  Muscicapa striata
1008375330000008033306018
African Dusky Flycatcher
  Muscicapa adusta
3300020250000005603
Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler
  Parisoma subcaeruleum
671775332050606057578050526031
Marico Flycatcher
  Bradornis mariquensis
331725020040000201713608
Pale Flycatcher
  Bradornis pallidus
01700000000002601
Southern Black Flycatcher
  Melaenornis pammelaina
0170020000014005603
Fiscal Flycatcher
  Sigelus silens
3300000402000201710606
Chinspot Batis
  Batis molitor
03350676050806057574017486029
African Paradise-Flycatcher
  Terpsiphone viridis
3333253300200002050176010
Cape Wagtail
  Motacilla capensis
10050503340751001005757083626037
African Pipit
  Anthus cinnamomeus
0025330000002005603
Bushveld Pipit
  Anthus caffer
00000000002002601
Lesser Grey Shrike
  Lanius minor
33000000000002601
Common Fiscal
  Lanius collaris
1008350676075808057574033636038
Red-backed Shrike
  Lanius collurio
1008375330000008050326019
Southern Boubou
  Laniarius ferrugineus
10083501006075100801001008083856051
Crimson-breasted Shrike
  Laniarius atrococcineus
002500020000003602
Black-backed Puffback
  Dryoscopus cubla
673350334025606043434033436026
Brown-crowned Tchagra
  Tchagra australis
67025000020014201712607
Black-crowned Tchagra
  Tchagra senegalus
000002520000003602
Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus sulfureopectus
00000002000002601
Grey-headed Bush-Shrike
  Malaconotus blanchoti
0170005000141401710606
Magpie Shrike
  Corvinella melanoleuca
00000020000002601
Brubru
  Nilaus afer
00000252000020177604
Common Myna
  Acridotheres tristis
00000002000002601
Wattled Starling
  Creatophora cinerea
000005060405771017286017
Cape Glossy Starling
  Lamprotornis nitens
3317506720504002929400286017
Red-winged Starling
  Onychognathus morio
000000200000173602
Malachite Sunbird
  Nectarinia famosa
000330250000003602
Marico Sunbird
  Cinnyris mariquensis
33175033607520043436050406024
White-bellied Sunbird
  Cinnyris talatala
6783256720258080711004033606036
Amethyst Sunbird
  Chalcomitra amethystina
0330000402000008605
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver
  Plocepasser mahali
33172533200602029142017236014
House Sparrow
  Passer domesticus
67330020500043142033236014
Cape Sparrow
  Passer melanurus
6717753380501006057576050586035
Yellow-throated Petronia
  Petronia superciliaris
00000000000172601
Scaly-feathered Finch
  Sporopipes squamifrons
33335033402506043576017386023
Spectacled Weaver
  Ploceus ocularis
671750334025604043292033376022
Lesser Masked-Weaver
  Ploceus intermedius
3302500000002005603
Village Weaver
  Ploceus cucullatus
0172500004014001710606
Southern Masked-Weaver
  Ploceus velatus
10067250050602029718067486029
Thick-billed Weaver
  Amblyospiza albifrons
6717500000043296033256015
Red-billed Quelea
  Quelea quelea
10050753360254040572910067556033
Southern Red Bishop
  Euplectes orix
10010075332025404043296083536032
Yellow-crowned Bishop
  Euplectes afer
0335000000000178605
Red-collared Widowbird
  Euplectes ardens
00000000000172601
White-winged Widowbird
  Euplectes albonotatus
100100503300202014142067356021
Red-headed Finch
  Amadina erythrocephala
33003300200029008605
Cut-throat Finch
  Amadina fasciata
00000000000172601
Bronze Mannikin
  Spermestes cucullatus
67170674025202057432050356021
Green-winged Pytilia
  Pytilia melba
0170332002040290033176010
African Firefinch
  Lagonosticta rubricata
331703300202000008605
Jameson's Firefinch
  Lagonosticta rhodopareia
6750753340754040295710033526031
Red-billed Firefinch
  Lagonosticta senegala
01725332075408071436017426025
Orange-breasted Waxbill
  Amandava subflava
673350060754002914400326019
Blue Waxbill
  Uraeginthus angolensis
100835010080758010071868067806048
Violet-eared Waxbill
  Granatina granatina
3317000000014005603
Black-faced Waxbill
  Estrilda erythronotos
10067100100405060808657017606036
Common Waxbill
  Estrilda astrild
100831001008010060601007140100826049
African Quailfinch
  Ortygospiza atricollis
33000200200000177604
Pin-tailed Whydah
  Vidua macroura
100677500250043576033386023
Dusky Indigobird
  Vidua funerea
330000000000173602
Village Indigobird
  Vidua chalybeata
6710010010000200008050386023
Long-tailed Paradise-Whydah
  Vidua paradisaea
10033250000014001713608
Yellow-fronted Canary
  Crithagra mozambicus
10050503380751006086578050686041
Black-throated Canary
  Crithagra atrogularis
675025676075404043294017436026
Yellow Canary
  Crithagra flaviventris
3302500000000175603
Streaky-headed Seedeater
  Crithagra gularis
00000002000002601
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza tahapisi
0025000000040177604
Golden-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza flaviventris
00250000000002601
Rock Dove
  Columba livia
33175002050206057436033386023
Northern Black Korhaan
  Afrotis afraoides
3300000001402005603