Melrose Bird Sanctuary

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Location code: 26072803
Province: Gauteng
Biome: Grassland

  Monthly breakdown of cards Total
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Cards per month 26 21 25 23 24 23 24 36 22 37 19 27 307
No of Species 128 128 100 96 89 86 87 99 92 121 103 118 181
No of Breeding Species 55 15 10 7 5 9 4 15 13 20 18 19 61

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
Great Crested Grebe
  Podiceps cristatus
85000000000013073
Black-necked Grebe
  Podiceps nigricollis
40000000000003071
Little Grebe
  Tachybaptus ruficollis
65626457716575757362846368307208
White-breasted Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax carbo
151040004005114430713
Reed Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax africanus
81865239385271697773848167307206
African Darter
  Anhinga rufa
8044044814111111730721
Grey Heron
  Ardea cinerea
4224201329172528234142443030791
Black-headed Heron
  Ardea melanocephala
4224203025222136364332263130794
Goliath Heron
  Ardea goliath
80000000000013072
Purple Heron
  Ardea purpurea
12004404391154530715
Little Egret
  Egretta garzetta
19241213000803117830724
Yellow-billed Egret
  Egretta intermedia
40040000000013072
Cattle Egret
  Bubulcus ibis
46483217139138183821522630781
Squacco Heron
  Ardeola ralloides
45000000000013072
Green-backed Heron
  Butorides striata
2710844941127141141130734
Black Heron
  Egretta ardesiaca
80000000000013072
Little Bittern
  Ixobrychus minutus
05000040535423076
Black-crowned Night-Heron
  Nycticorax nycticorax
1910444261317233221371830756
Hamerkop
  Scopus umbretta
850489131101104730720
Abdim's Stork
  Ciconia abdimii
00440000000013072
African Sacred Ibis
  Threskiornis aethiopicus
2314491342914233221111730752
Glossy Ibis
  Plegadis falcinellus
85000000030423075
Hadeda Ibis
  Bostrychia hagedash
77576861466171617368586764307197
African Spoonbill
  Platalea alba
85000000000013073
Greater Flamingo
  Phoenicopterus ruber
05000000000003071
Spur-winged Goose
  Plectropterus gambensis
45004003030023075
Egyptian Goose
  Alopochen aegyptiacus
85816874799683869173898582307252
Cape Shoveler
  Anas smithii
125000003500023076
African Black Duck
  Anas sparsa
46334048335233284532374439307119
Yellow-billed Duck
  Anas undulata
69767265677875696873746771307218
Red-billed Teal
  Anas erythrorhyncha
014048134179161111930729
Cape Teal
  Anas capensis
05040000050423075
Hottentot Teal
  Anas hottentota
80000000000013072
White-faced Duck
  Dendrocygna viduata
45000000000013072
Fulvous Duck
  Dendrocygna bicolor
05000000000003071
Southern Pochard
  Netta erythrophthalma
8504000308167430713
Maccoa Duck
  Oxyura maccoa
4100444435507430713
Lanner Falcon
  Falco biarmicus
05000040000413073
Red-footed Falcon
  Falco vespertinus
05000000000003071
Black Kite
  Milvus migrans
410000000000013073
Yellow-billed Kite
  Milvus aegyptius
05000000000003071
Black-shouldered Kite
  Elanus caeruleus
40041313414914110730723
Wahlberg's Eagle
  Aquila wahlbergi
05000000000003071
Steppe Buzzard
  Buteo vulpinus
010000000005413074
Ovambo Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter ovampensis
00040000000003071
African Marsh-Harrier
  Circus ranivorus
00000000030003071
African Harrier-Hawk
  Polyboroides typus
00004000000003071
Swainson's Spurfowl
  Pternistis swainsonii
810444224053011630718
Helmeted Guineafowl
  Numida meleagris
73625661677467698270797870307214
African Rail
  Rallus caerulescens
0509890858117630718
Black Crake
  Amaurornis flavirostris
1919322221262131183016332530776
African Purple Swamphen
  Porphyrio madagascariensis
8100089065354530714
Common Moorhen
  Gallinula chloropus
92868487889692819181848987307267
Red-knobbed Coot
  Fulica cristata
92868887889192899189899390307275
African Finfoot
  Podica senegalensis
00000000035713074
Three-banded Plover
  Charadrius tricollaris
00400000000003071
Crowned Lapwing
  Vanellus coronatus
35193635385754472732163737307113
Blacksmith Lapwing
  Vanellus armatus
3524162621392942361911262730784
African Wattled Lapwing
  Vanellus senegallus
19516131717252223191641730751
African Snipe
  Gallinago nigripennis
05000000000003071
Ruff
  Philomachus pugnax
05000000000003071
Common Sandpiper
  Actitis hypoleucos
05400000035423075
Marsh Sandpiper
  Tringa stagnatilis
010000000000013072
Wood Sandpiper
  Tringa glareola
8140400060304330710
Spotted Thick-knee
  Burhinus capensis
1950440060350430712
Grey-headed Gull
  Larus cirrocephalus
85400000000013074
Speckled Pigeon
  Columba guinea
81716065756579787378687473307224
African Olive-Pigeon
  Columba arquatrix
4020082225252355111330739
Red-eyed Dove
  Streptopelia semitorquata
85676461466163678262587065307201
Cape Turtle-Dove
  Streptopelia capicola
92908883839683899184899388307271
Laughing Dove
  Streptopelia senegalensis
88908887889692869178899388307271
Grey Go-away-bird
  Corythaixoides concolor
3810163521352531272421262630780
Red-chested Cuckoo
  Cuculus solitarius
23500000002453221030732
Jacobin Cuckoo
  Clamator jacobinus
00000000005413072
Diderick Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx caprius
5424160000002468632030762
Barn Owl
  Tyto alba
40000000000003071
Marsh Owl
  Asio capensis
00000000005003071
Fiery-necked Nightjar
  Caprimulgus pectoralis
00040000000003071
White-rumped Swift
  Apus caffer
5862603544001854845235307107
Little Swift
  Apus affinis
54292413000092237301830754
African Palm-Swift
  Cypsiurus parvus
501912940030826261330739
Speckled Mousebird
  Colius striatus
54384039293954395957425946307142
White-backed Mousebird
  Colius colius
00008040000013073
Red-faced Mousebird
  Urocolius indicus
69626461756563696884847470307216
Pied Kingfisher
  Ceryle rudis
0104084039854530714
Giant Kingfisher
  Megaceryle maximus
00008440030023075
Half-collared Kingfisher
  Alcedo semitorquata
40000040000013072
Malachite Kingfisher
  Alcedo cristata
05800000030423075
Woodland Kingfisher
  Halcyon senegalensis
00000000000403071
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
  Halcyon albiventris
40000000000003071
European Bee-eater
  Merops apiaster
81480000003511430712
African Hoopoe
  Upupa africana
4000491781811164730723
Green Wood-Hoopoe
  Phoeniculus purpureus
271942625172522362221332330771
Black-collared Barbet
  Lybius torquatus
73383643503067473657746351307158
Acacia Pied Barbet
  Tricholaema leucomelas
00044000000013072
Crested Barbet
  Trachyphonus vaillantii
73675674716567506865847867307206
Greater Honeyguide
  Indicator indicator
40013040143616167930729
Lesser Honeyguide
  Indicator minor
1510448046361926151230737
Brown-backed Honeybird
  Prodotiscus regulus
00000000005003071
Cardinal Woodpecker
  Dendropicos fuscescens
15584813171151437151230738
Red-throated Wryneck
  Jynx ruficollis
00000040000003071
Barn Swallow
  Hirundo rustica
38484026000051937332030760
White-throated Swallow
  Hirundo albigularis
312928900028275763372730782
Greater Striped Swallow
  Hirundo cucullata
3110124000303011630719
Lesser Striped Swallow
  Hirundo abyssinica
4544000305114330710
South African Cliff-Swallow
  Hirundo spilodera
05000000000003071
Rock Martin
  Hirundo fuligula
00040000030013072
Common House-Martin
  Delichon urbicum
40000000000003071
Sand Martin
  Riparia riparia
00400000000413072
Brown-throated Martin
  Riparia paludicola
00404043000013074
Fork-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus adsimilis
00400000030013072
Eurasian Golden Oriole
  Oriolus oriolus
40000000035013073
Black-headed Oriole
  Oriolus larvatus
0000491369300430711
Pied Crow
  Corvus albus
1208429222125454358192430774
Dark-capped Bulbul
  Pycnonotus tricolor
88868483839683818284849385307262
Kurrichane Thrush
  Turdus libonyanus
40400003000013073
Groundscraper Thrush
  Psophocichla litsipsirupa
00000000000403071
African Stonechat
  Saxicola torquatus
05000000005413073
Cape Robin-Chat
  Cossypha caffra
46384057586146537376847059307180
Garden Warbler
  Sylvia borin
45000000585433078
Willow Warbler
  Phylloscopus trochilus
58574817000055963442930790
Great Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus arundinaceus
2314120000003011530716
Lesser Swamp-Warbler
  Acrocephalus gracilirostris
46241635333525585946583740307123
African Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus baeticatus
7348361700064162745935307106
Marsh Warbler
  Acrocephalus palustris
05400000000013072
Sedge Warbler
  Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
23242440000016515930729
Little Rush-Warbler
  Bradypterus baboecala
382432178131722415453523230797
Cape Grassbird
  Sphenoeacus afer
05000000530413074
Zitting Cisticola
  Cisticola juncidis
125000000030423076
Cloud Cisticola
  Cisticola textrix
05000000000003071
Neddicky
  Cisticola fulvicapilla
80400003000013074
Rattling Cisticola
  Cisticola chiniana
00000400000003071
Levaillant's Cisticola
  Cisticola tinniens
38574039504829283649634142307130
Tawny-flanked Prinia
  Prinia subflava
81817270676558787376848174307227
Black-chested Prinia
  Prinia flavicans
40004003030423075
Spotted Flycatcher
  Muscicapa striata
05000000000413072
Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler
  Parisoma subcaeruleum
00000443000013073
Fiscal Flycatcher
  Sigelus silens
150894261711181921111330741
African Paradise-Flycatcher
  Terpsiphone viridis
23108400000111111730720
Cape Wagtail
  Motacilla capensis
35433257465725332751634843307131
African Pipit
  Anthus cinnamomeus
05000000000003071
Common Fiscal
  Lanius collaris
88818087889192898273849385307262
Southern Boubou
  Laniarius ferrugineus
40000000030013072
Black-backed Puffback
  Dryoscopus cubla
151040090392721261130733
Bokmakierie
  Telophorus zeylonus
42434443546142395546635248307147
Common Myna
  Acridotheres tristis
88768487839192819181848985307262
Cape Glossy Starling
  Lamprotornis nitens
235498131711141632151430742
Red-winged Starling
  Onychognathus morio
05004403500023075
Pied Starling
  Spreo bicolor
0004008608110330710
White-bellied Sunbird
  Cinnyris talatala
40004400030013074
Amethyst Sunbird
  Chalcomitra amethystina
191944485057172514270222930788
House Sparrow
  Passer domesticus
191016989832314041030731
Cape Sparrow
  Passer melanurus
85715674798779677781898177307236
Cape Weaver
  Ploceus capensis
19191613383933365049534134307105
Southern Masked-Weaver
  Ploceus velatus
88908483889692899189899389307274
Thick-billed Weaver
  Amblyospiza albifrons
736752982221397768687849307150
Red-billed Quelea
  Quelea quelea
1914040043081122730722
Southern Red Bishop
  Euplectes orix
92908470676558726881899378307238
Yellow-crowned Bishop
  Euplectes afer
85000000005013074
Long-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes progne
05000000000003071
Red-headed Finch
  Amadina erythrocephala
40000000000003071
Bronze Mannikin
  Spermestes cucullatus
010804480500033079
Orange-breasted Waxbill
  Amandava subflava
8242817179035000830726
Common Waxbill
  Estrilda astrild
2348443938261311232742262930788
African Quailfinch
  Ortygospiza atricollis
45000000000013072
Pin-tailed Whydah
  Vidua macroura
313836134440182442482130765
Yellow-fronted Canary
  Crithagra mozambicus
00000400000003071
Black-throated Canary
  Crithagra atrogularis
191049813811141432151330739
Streaky-headed Seedeater
  Crithagra gularis
1510808986911519930728
Rock Dove
  Columba livia
3510162617263336231411262330771
Rose-ringed Parakeet
  Psittacula krameri
00000000000403071
Mallard
  Anas platyrhynchos
150400481105511630718
Karoo Thrush
  Turdus smithi
8141291394851126111030732
Olive Thrush
  Turdus olivaceus
1519243533222917271421112130766
Cape White-eye
  Zosterops virens
23383639503933253224472233307101
Burchell's Coucal
  Centropus burchelli
401200003145011430713
Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
  Passer diffusus
121944813136148114930728