Giants Castle Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064)

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Location code: 29112924
Province: Kwa-Zulu Natal
Biome: Grassland

  Monthly breakdown of cards Total
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Cards per month 10 7 5 5 3 4 14 6 10 1 1 36 102
No of Species 136 110 81 48 51 63 157 82 105 53 52 151 217
No of Breeding Species 24 13 11 1 1 2 39 3 39 4 16 73 97

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
1029600001450600100172410224
White-breasted Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax carbo
400200007000100071027
Reed Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax africanus
10140000702000361026
Grey Heron
  Ardea cinerea
2000000001000031023
Black-headed Heron
  Ardea melanocephala
20000002101000061026
Great Egret
  Egretta alba
00000070000011021
Cattle Egret
  Bubulcus ibis
4014000000000051025
Hamerkop
  Scopus umbretta
4002000251401000091029
Black Stork
  Ciconia nigra
000000001000321022
White Stork
  Ciconia ciconia
3029000070000681028
Southern Bald Ibis
  Geronticus calvus
10000050433340010031710217
Hadeda Ibis
  Bostrychia hagedash
90578006725438370100100696410265
Egyptian Goose
  Alopochen aegyptiacus
10000000001000331023
African Black Duck
  Anas sparsa
3029200025717200081410214
Yellow-billed Duck
  Anas undulata
000000140000021022
Secretarybird
  Sagittarius serpentarius
1000033014171000061026
Cape Vulture
  Gyps coprotheres
304320067752967500100253410235
Peregrine Falcon
  Falco peregrinus
000000001000841024
Lanner Falcon
  Falco biarmicus
014006710036502000142210222
Amur Falcon
  Falco amurensis
2029000000000041024
Rock Kestrel
  Falco rupicolus
50294000021505000393310234
Yellow-billed Kite
  Milvus aegyptius
100000000001001161026
Black-shouldered Kite
  Elanus caeruleus
1002020330210201000141510215
Verreaux's Eagle
  Aquila verreauxii
20140002529174000282310223
Long-crested Eagle
  Lophaetus occipitalis
00000070000321022
Martial Eagle
  Polemaetus bellicosus
1002000070000861026
African Crowned Eagle
  Stephanoaetus coronatus
100000000000631023
Bearded Vulture
  Gypaetus barbatus
004003310050836000283410235
Jackal Buzzard
  Buteo rufofuscus
908610080100100798390100100818510287
Steppe Buzzard
  Buteo vulpinus
501420200000000362110221
Forest Buzzard
  Buteo trizonatus
00000070000011021
Rufous-chested Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter rufiventris
0000001433000351025
Black Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter melanoleucus
1000033070000031023
African Goshawk
  Accipiter tachiro
00000000000621022
African Marsh-Harrier
  Circus ranivorus
00000070000321022
Black Harrier
  Circus maurus
100000070000021022
African Harrier-Hawk
  Polyboroides typus
101400025733200081110211
Grey-winged Francolin
  Scleroptila africanus
01400000010001471027
Shelley's Francolin
  Scleroptila shelleyi
00000070000011021
Red-winged Francolin
  Scleroptila levaillantii
20140000733100100111210212
Natal Spurfowl
  Pternistis natalensis
1000000717000341024
Swainson's Spurfowl
  Pternistis swainsonii
00000000000311021
Red-necked Spurfowl
  Pternistis afer
101400002101000171210212
Common Quail
  Coturnix coturnix
3029200007000100332010220
Helmeted Guineafowl
  Numida meleagris
20294000070101000362210222
African Rail
  Rallus caerulescens
00000070000011021
Common Moorhen
  Gallinula chloropus
000000140000021022
Red-knobbed Coot
  Fulica cristata
00000070000011021
Grey Crowned Crane
  Balearica regulorum
000000140000021022
Blue Crane
  Anthropoides paradiseus
00000070000011021
Denham's Bustard
  Neotis denhami
00000070000011021
Three-banded Plover
  Charadrius tricollaris
00000000000311021
Blacksmith Lapwing
  Vanellus armatus
000000140000021022
Grey-headed Gull
  Larus cirrocephalus
00000070000011021
Speckled Pigeon
  Columba guinea
807160401001007967800100566810269
African Olive-Pigeon
  Columba arquatrix
8057600001417000443310234
Red-eyed Dove
  Streptopelia semitorquata
80436080025438360100100565710258
Cape Turtle-Dove
  Streptopelia capicola
4014402033504383301000644810249
Laughing Dove
  Streptopelia senegalensis
10040000701000671027
Lemon Dove
  Aplopelia larvata
014000000000321022
Red-chested Cuckoo
  Cuculus solitarius
701400007010100100834110242
Black Cuckoo
  Cuculus clamosus
00000000000831023
Jacobin Cuckoo
  Clamator jacobinus
014000000000631023
Klaas's Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx klaas
1014000001701000391810218
Diderick Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx caprius
202900007000100361910219
Barn Owl
  Tyto alba
000000001000011021
Cape Eagle-Owl
  Bubo capensis
000000001000011021
Spotted Eagle-Owl
  Bubo africanus
00000070000011021
Fiery-necked Nightjar
  Caprimulgus pectoralis
00000070000011021
Freckled Nightjar
  Caprimulgus tristigma
000000001000011021
Common Swift
  Apus apus
1000000000001151025
African Black Swift
  Apus barbatus
60576020002117401000534110242
White-rumped Swift
  Apus caffer
502980400000201000694010241
Horus Swift
  Apus horus
304340000001000191610216
Little Swift
  Apus affinis
105720200070000141310213
Alpine Swift
  Tachymarptis melba
3014000014172000472510226
Speckled Mousebird
  Colius striatus
3029204000140200031310213
Red-faced Mousebird
  Urocolius indicus
00000000000311021
Pied Kingfisher
  Ceryle rudis
00000070000011021
Giant Kingfisher
  Megaceryle maximus
6014202002573330100100142310223
African Pygmy-Kingfisher
  Ispidina picta
00000000000311021
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
  Halcyon albiventris
100000001710001481028
African Hoopoe
  Upupa africana
0020000001000021022
Green Wood-Hoopoe
  Phoeniculus purpureus
00000070000011021
Black-collared Barbet
  Lybius torquatus
01400001401000351025
Ground Woodpecker
  Geocolaptes olivaceus
7057100010075575060100100505810259
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
  Campethera abingoni
00000070000011021
Cardinal Woodpecker
  Dendropicos fuscescens
1014000070000031023
Olive Woodpecker
  Dendropicos griseocephalus
2002000029332000111510215
Red-throated Wryneck
  Jynx ruficollis
101400330017400061010210
Rufous-naped Lark
  Mirafra africana
100000000000011021
Large-billed Lark
  Galerida magnirostris
00000000000311021
Barn Swallow
  Hirundo rustica
7043200000000100282210222
White-throated Swallow
  Hirundo albigularis
5029000000201000332210222
Greater Striped Swallow
  Hirundo cucullata
808610080007020100100926010261
Lesser Striped Swallow
  Hirundo abyssinica
0020000000001981028
Rock Martin
  Hirundo fuligula
602910040100100645090100100837410275
Common House-Martin
  Delichon urbicum
0020000000001151025
Brown-throated Martin
  Riparia paludicola
601460000211710100100142210222
Banded Martin
  Riparia cincta
30294000071700100191710217
Black Saw-wing
  Psalidoprocne holomelaena
604320800070101000332810229
Black Cuckooshrike
  Campephaga flava
00000070000011021
Grey Cuckooshrike
  Coracina caesia
0140000140000031023
Fork-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus adsimilis
3014202067255767101000283210233
Black-headed Oriole
  Oriolus larvatus
101400025140000051025
Pied Crow
  Corvus albus
0000002101000351025
Cape Crow
  Corvus capensis
90714010067505067800100506210263
White-necked Raven
  Corvus albicollis
60718040100758667100100100647310274
Southern Black Tit
  Parus niger
2014003305017100061510215
Bush Blackcap
  Lioptilus nigricapillus
804320000140100100423010231
African Red-eyed Bulbul
  Pycnonotus nigricans
200000000000021022
Dark-capped Bulbul
  Pycnonotus tricolor
701001008010010010010090100100929210294
Kurrichane Thrush
  Turdus libonyanus
00000021001000041024
Groundscraper Thrush
  Psophocichla litsipsirupa
1000000717000031023
Cape Rock-Thrush
  Monticola rupestris
80718001001007967100100100567010271
Sentinel Rock-Thrush
  Monticola explorator
300000014501000111310213
Mountain Wheatear
  Oenanthe monticola
100000070000021022
Buff-streaked Chat
  Oenanthe bifasciata
3043600100501450300062410224
Familiar Chat
  Cercomela familiaris
60438006750576750100100425010251
Sickle-winged Chat
  Cercomela sinuata
000002570000021022
Mocking Cliff-Chat
  Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
100000070000641024
African Stonechat
  Saxicola torquatus
801006020100100100100100100100818510287
Chorister Robin-Chat
  Cossypha dichroa
4002000251401000141410214
Cape Robin-Chat
  Cossypha caffra
9057606067100100100100100100928810290
White-starred Robin
  Pogonocichla stellata
1000200000000641024
Willow Warbler
  Phylloscopus trochilus
2029000000000871027
Lesser Swamp-Warbler
  Acrocephalus gracilirostris
000000001000011021
Little Rush-Warbler
  Bradypterus baboecala
00000070000321022
Barratt's Warbler
  Bradypterus barratti
104300001417000362010220
Broad-tailed Warbler
  Schoenicola brevirostris
00000000000621022
Cape Grassbird
  Sphenoeacus afer
80866003350575080100100837010271
Bar-throated Apalis
  Apalis thoracica
707120033254317400100504410245
Zitting Cisticola
  Cisticola juncidis
300000000000341024
Cloud Cisticola
  Cisticola textrix
3000033250000100891029
Wing-snapping Cisticola
  Cisticola ayresii
20290000717000442210222
Neddicky
  Cisticola fulvicapilla
5000002529171000332410224
Wailing Cisticola
  Cisticola lais
80861002033502150801000866810269
Rattling Cisticola
  Cisticola chiniana
00000070000011021
Levaillant's Cisticola
  Cisticola tinniens
6086602067505067401000816410265
Croaking Cisticola
  Cisticola natalensis
000000717000021022
Lazy Cisticola
  Cisticola aberrans
3043200330365001000172310223
Tawny-flanked Prinia
  Prinia subflava
10140000702000881028
Spotted Flycatcher
  Muscicapa striata
1000000001000331023
African Dusky Flycatcher
  Muscicapa adusta
505760200036040100100564310244
Southern Black Flycatcher
  Melaenornis pammelaina
00000070000011021
Fiscal Flycatcher
  Sigelus silens
000000140000021022
Dark-capped Yellow Warbler
  Chloropeta natalensis
805700007030100100312810229
Yellow-throated Woodland-Warbler
  Phylloscopus ruficapilla
10292000254333000141810218
Cape Batis
  Batis capensis
80434020335057831000504810249
Chinspot Batis
  Batis molitor
000000001000011021
Fairy Flycatcher
  Stenostira scita
004020330701000061026
African Paradise-Flycatcher
  Terpsiphone viridis
70434000014010100100503410235
Cape Wagtail
  Motacilla capensis
8086808067100716790100100757810280
African Pipit
  Anthus cinnamomeus
1000002514001000361026
Long-billed Pipit
  Anthus similis
100020025717000671027
Plain-backed Pipit
  Anthus leucophrys
000000033101000041024
African Rock Pipit
  Anthus crenatus
000067070000031023
Yellow-breasted Pipit
  Anthus chloris
100000000000631023
Cape Longclaw
  Macronyx capensis
4057600050363340100100424010241
Common Fiscal
  Lanius collaris
505760206775573360100100585610257
Red-backed Shrike
  Lanius collurio
002000000000011021
Southern Boubou
  Laniarius ferrugineus
504302033752933701000363910240
Black-backed Puffback
  Dryoscopus cubla
10290002514173000171610216
Bokmakierie
  Telophorus zeylonus
6086802010050713360100100475810259
Common Myna
  Acridotheres tristis
000000701000021022
Cape Glossy Starling
  Lamprotornis nitens
1014000070000031023
Red-winged Starling
  Onychognathus morio
90100808010010093100100100100949410296
Pied Starling
  Spreo bicolor
1000067029000081010210
Gurney's Sugarbird
  Promerops gurneyi
40576006710036503000444310244
Malachite Sunbird
  Nectarinia famosa
901008080050218370100100947510277
Greater Double-collared Sunbird
  Cinnyris afer
9043804067100866790100100727510277
Southern Double-collared Sunbird
  Cinnyris chalybeus
3014020003650100061610216
White-bellied Sunbird
  Cinnyris talatala
000000140000021022
Amethyst Sunbird
  Chalcomitra amethystina
0020600070000251410214
House Sparrow
  Passer domesticus
6029602067502150600100444410245
Cape Sparrow
  Passer melanurus
1000000017000021022
Yellow-throated Petronia
  Petronia superciliaris
00000000000621022
Spectacled Weaver
  Ploceus ocularis
00000070000011021
Village Weaver
  Ploceus cucullatus
014000070000021022
Cape Weaver
  Ploceus capensis
80430067100868390100100837410275
Red-billed Quelea
  Quelea quelea
00000000000621022
Southern Red Bishop
  Euplectes orix
101440000700001191029
Yellow Bishop
  Euplectes capensis
702940203375573330100100394410245
Yellow-crowned Bishop
  Euplectes afer
300000000000031023
Red-collared Widowbird
  Euplectes ardens
6086402000213350100100815510256
Fan-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes axillaris
20140000700001181028
Long-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes progne
4029200001401000251910219
Bronze Mannikin
  Spermestes cucullatus
00000070000011021
Swee Waxbill
  Coccopygia melanotis
10002000290000141110211
African Firefinch
  Lagonosticta rubricata
0140002570000861026
Orange-breasted Waxbill
  Amandava subflava
000000140000021022
Common Waxbill
  Estrilda astrild
70578020330215020100100614810249
African Quailfinch
  Ortygospiza atricollis
30140000140100100111210212
Pin-tailed Whydah
  Vidua macroura
8010060800000000644410245
Drakensberg Siskin
  Crithagra symonsi
0000025017000851025
Cape Canary
  Serinus canicollis
602920206775578380100100947110272
Forest Canary
  Crithagra scotops
202900025365000061510215
Yellow-fronted Canary
  Crithagra mozambicus
10290000210000141110211
Brimstone Canary
  Crithagra sulphuratus
000002570000021022
Yellow Canary
  Crithagra flaviventris
000033070000021022
Streaky-headed Seedeater
  Crithagra gularis
302906033507172000111910219
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza tahapisi
0020000140100100671027
Cape Bunting
  Emberiza capensis
00000000000621022
Golden-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza flaviventris
10000025141701000891029
Mountain Pipit
  Anthus hoeschi
100000750171000681028
Rock Dove
  Columba livia
014000000000011021
Drakensberg Rock-jumper
  Chaetops aurantius
000000701000641024
Drakensberg Prinia
  Prinia hypoxantha
0142000000000021022
Olive Thrush
  Turdus olivaceus
014000000000011021
Cape White-eye
  Zosterops virens
014000000000011021
Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
  Passer diffusus
014000000000011021