Tala Game Reserve

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Location code: 29493032
Province: Kwa-Zulu Natal
Biome: Savanna

  Monthly breakdown of cards Total
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Cards per month 11 8 10 10 7 7 10 10 5 11 10 6 105
No of Species 199 188 205 180 160 147 163 166 164 206 198 193 285
No of Breeding Species 10 8 4 4 3 2 6 5 9 18 23 5 50

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
Common Ostrich
  Struthio camelus
82888090718690906082100838510589
Little Grebe
  Tachybaptus ruficollis
6488608086100100801009190508210586
White-breasted Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax carbo
9163907086579080608290677910583
Reed Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax africanus
73888090100716010010091100838610590
African Darter
  Anhinga rufa
91888070868670701009170838110585
Grey Heron
  Ardea cinerea
4538303043574010201830333210534
Black-headed Heron
  Ardea melanocephala
8210010060100868010010082901008910593
Goliath Heron
  Ardea goliath
000000100000011051
Purple Heron
  Ardea purpurea
00020014000920061056
Great Egret
  Egretta alba
4525202001410020270171710518
Yellow-billed Egret
  Egretta intermedia
9131000000090041054
Cattle Egret
  Bubulcus ibis
64886040294310301006430835010553
Black Heron
  Egretta ardesiaca
013000000000011051
Black-crowned Night-Heron
  Nycticorax nycticorax
0010100000000021052
Hamerkop
  Scopus umbretta
4550704057296060602720174510547
White Stork
  Ciconia ciconia
363810000010000171010510
African Sacred Ibis
  Threskiornis aethiopicus
1838303071716070603640334510547
Glossy Ibis
  Plegadis falcinellus
913000000090031053
Hadeda Ibis
  Bostrychia hagedash
9110010010010010010010010010010010099105104
African Spoonbill
  Platalea alba
4563503057433070606420504810550
Spur-winged Goose
  Plectropterus gambensis
73639080861006070807350507210576
Egyptian Goose
  Alopochen aegyptiacus
9110010080100100100100809110010095105100
South African Shelduck
  Tadorna cana
18252002914200209001210513
Comb Duck
  Sarkidiornis melanotos
001000000000011051
African Pygmy-Goose
  Nettapus auritus
00000010100010031053
Cape Shoveler
  Anas smithii
925304029578080402730173910541
African Black Duck
  Anas sparsa
0000000020910031053
Yellow-billed Duck
  Anas undulata
828890801001001001001001001001009410599
Red-billed Teal
  Anas erythrorhyncha
3625303043577030405590334610548
Hottentot Teal
  Anas hottentota
1802010142910102000171110512
White-faced Duck
  Dendrocygna viduata
9138204057297030806460835410557
Southern Pochard
  Netta erythrophthalma
00000050202018001010510
White-backed Duck
  Thalassornis leuconotus
9010000000901741054
Secretarybird
  Sagittarius serpentarius
1813020003030092001310514
Lanner Falcon
  Falco biarmicus
18133010141420202094001810519
Amur Falcon
  Falco amurensis
90000000000011051
Rock Kestrel
  Falco rupicolus
00001404050200001010511
Black Kite
  Milvus migrans
90000001020901751055
Yellow-billed Kite
  Milvus aegyptius
82100100000308091100834810550
Black-shouldered Kite
  Elanus caeruleus
18030100294020202720332110522
Wahlberg's Eagle
  Aquila wahlbergi
36502000000401830171710518
Long-crested Eagle
  Lophaetus occipitalis
82508050868680701004560336810571
Booted Eagle
  Aquila pennatus
0000140000001721052
Martial Eagle
  Polemaetus bellicosus
913001414203040181001310514
African Crowned Eagle
  Stephanoaetus coronatus
9001000000010031053
African Fish-Eagle
  Haliaeetus vocifer
5563704057575080606460676010563
Jackal Buzzard
  Buteo rufofuscus
7350504071574040406440335010553
Steppe Buzzard
  Buteo vulpinus
91884000000055901004010542
Black Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter melanoleucus
00100140010090041054
African Goshawk
  Accipiter tachiro
0130000000020031053
African Marsh-Harrier
  Circus ranivorus
925204014434030201810172410525
African Harrier-Hawk
  Polyboroides typus
00010141420100010071057
Osprey
  Pandion haliaetus
01300014000001731053
Coqui Francolin
  Peliperdix coqui
0000014002000021052
Shelley's Francolin
  Scleroptila shelleyi
3625000010100272001210513
Natal Spurfowl
  Pternistis natalensis
276350605743300603630173810540
Common Quail
  Coturnix coturnix
0131001414000940091059
Helmeted Guineafowl
  Numida meleagris
01310000000003341054
Crested Guineafowl
  Guttera edouardi
000100000000011051
African Rail
  Rallus caerulescens
000100292010000061056
Baillon's Crake
  Porzana pusilla
000000100000011051
Black Crake
  Amaurornis flavirostris
4525506043718040404540505010552
Red-chested Flufftail
  Sarothrura rufa
002000000090031053
African Purple Swamphen
  Porphyrio madagascariensis
00301000300201820171210513
Common Moorhen
  Gallinula chloropus
8275100701001009010010091100839010595
Red-knobbed Coot
  Fulica cristata
911001009010010010010010010010010098105103
Grey Crowned Crane
  Balearica regulorum
1813201029141030200001310514
Blue Crane
  Anthropoides paradiseus
180000000000021052
African Jacana
  Actophilornis africanus
5538304071578060804550505310556
Common Ringed Plover
  Charadrius hiaticula
901000000000021052
Kittlitz's Plover
  Charadrius pecuarius
18252010290000910171110512
Three-banded Plover
  Charadrius tricollaris
647560701001009050808290507510579
Crowned Lapwing
  Vanellus coronatus
00301029292010602750332310524
Black-winged Lapwing
  Vanellus melanopterus
27504020430102020930172410525
Blacksmith Lapwing
  Vanellus armatus
9110090901008610010010010090839410599
African Snipe
  Gallinago nigripennis
181310014433030202710171910520
Curlew Sandpiper
  Calidris ferruginea
925200000001810081058
Little Stint
  Calidris minuta
27505000000202740172010521
Ruff
  Philomachus pugnax
7375707000010404540504110543
Common Sandpiper
  Actitis hypoleucos
01310000000901741054
Marsh Sandpiper
  Tringa stagnatilis
000000000010011051
Common Greenshank
  Tringa nebularia
1850100000020910171010511
Wood Sandpiper
  Tringa glareola
6463806000010403650674010542
Black-winged Stilt
  Himantopus himantopus
92502014010000101791059
Spotted Thick-knee
  Burhinus capensis
0000003010090051055
Bronze-winged Courser
  Rhinoptilus chalcopterus
000000000001711051
Whiskered Tern
  Chlidonias hybrida
90000000090021052
Speckled Pigeon
  Columba guinea
9133010434320100010171610517
African Olive-Pigeon
  Columba arquatrix
000000000910021052
Red-eyed Dove
  Streptopelia semitorquata
6425808057573050808280676310566
Cape Turtle-Dove
  Streptopelia capicola
911001001001001001009010010010010098105103
Laughing Dove
  Streptopelia senegalensis
18250100010020003391059
Namaqua Dove
  Oena capensis
01310101400020003371057
Tambourine Dove
  Turtur tympanistria
27252020142900002001310514
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove
  Turtur chalcospilos
5563305071578040606470675810561
Purple-crested Turaco
  Gallirex porphyreolophus
0132010140002090071057
Common Cuckoo
  Cuculus canorus
013000000000011051
Red-chested Cuckoo
  Cuculus solitarius
013000000208270331910520
Black Cuckoo
  Cuculus clamosus
27000000003660331410515
Jacobin Cuckoo
  Clamator jacobinus
0020000000010031053
African Emerald Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx cupreus
900000000901731053
Klaas's Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx klaas
9003014000204540171510516
Diderick Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx caprius
9188500000001001001004710549
European Nightjar
  Caprimulgus europaeus
9381000000000051055
Fiery-necked Nightjar
  Caprimulgus pectoralis
000100000090021052
Common Swift
  Apus apus
002000000000021052
African Black Swift
  Apus barbatus
9130104314202020920501710518
White-rumped Swift
  Apus caffer
18134020140100202720171710518
Little Swift
  Apus affinis
91330108603030204550673110533
Alpine Swift
  Tachymarptis melba
913100140002090061056
African Palm-Swift
  Cypsiurus parvus
1802010140020000081058
Speckled Mousebird
  Colius striatus
646390901005770508082901007710581
Red-faced Mousebird
  Urocolius indicus
00030141410020920331110512
Narina Trogon
  Apaloderma narina
0010100000000021052
Pied Kingfisher
  Ceryle rudis
3638707057435050603660335010553
Giant Kingfisher
  Megaceryle maximus
025303001401002710171410515
Half-collared Kingfisher
  Alcedo semitorquata
0000140100000021052
Malachite Kingfisher
  Alcedo cristata
272520402929400201810502510526
African Pygmy-Kingfisher
  Ispidina picta
0000000001820041054
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
  Halcyon albiventris
8263607071579080606480677110575
Little Bee-eater
  Merops pusillus
925102014010102000171010511
European Roller
  Coracias garrulus
36251000000000071057
African Hoopoe
  Upupa africana
6463907086717060809180837510579
Green Wood-Hoopoe
  Phoeniculus purpureus
4563606057298060808270836410567
Common Scimitarbill
  Rhinopomastus cyanomelas
647580701404040606460175110554
Southern Ground-Hornbill
  Bucorvus leadbeateri
013000000000011051
Black-collared Barbet
  Lybius torquatus
7375100908610070708091601008210586
Acacia Pied Barbet
  Tricholaema leucomelas
4575605086715040403620174910551
Red-fronted Tinkerbird
  Pogoniulus pusillus
271330200141010091001310514
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird
  Pogoniulus bilineatus
00101014000000031053
Crested Barbet
  Trachyphonus vaillantii
7375901001007110080808270678310587
Greater Honeyguide
  Indicator indicator
0000140000001721052
Scaly-throated Honeyguide
  Indicator variegatus
000000000910021052
Lesser Honeyguide
  Indicator minor
36252020430103020554002710528
Brown-backed Honeybird
  Prodotiscus regulus
270000290100272001010511
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
  Campethera abingoni
3650604043715050806440505110554
Cardinal Woodpecker
  Dendropicos fuscescens
5575405071438050809160676310566
Olive Woodpecker
  Dendropicos griseocephalus
000000000001711051
Red-throated Wryneck
  Jynx ruficollis
6438506057438060606480506010563
Rufous-naped Lark
  Mirafra africana
9110060508686707010082901008010584
Red-capped Lark
  Calandrella cinerea
0010101443302004520171810519
Barn Swallow
  Hirundo rustica
91100100700000064901005410557
White-throated Swallow
  Hirundo albigularis
827580300004080911001005710560
Greater Striped Swallow
  Hirundo cucullata
275030014001001820331710518
Lesser Striped Swallow
  Hirundo abyssinica
3650301000020404550332710528
Rock Martin
  Hirundo fuligula
0000014030000041054
Common House-Martin
  Delichon urbicum
900000010000021052
Sand Martin
  Riparia riparia
0010000000001721052
Brown-throated Martin
  Riparia paludicola
7363604086718050207350676210565
Banded Martin
  Riparia cincta
01310100000000031053
Black Saw-wing
  Psalidoprocne holomelaena
735070502901010404550504110543
Black Cuckooshrike
  Campephaga flava
91320104300002730331510516
Grey Cuckooshrike
  Coracina caesia
00000000090011051
Fork-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus adsimilis
9110010010010010010010010010010010099105104
Square-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus ludwigii
000100000000011051
Black-headed Oriole
  Oriolus larvatus
272530407106020405520173410536
Pied Crow
  Corvus albus
0000142930102092001010511
Cape Crow
  Corvus capensis
0020000000901741054
White-necked Raven
  Corvus albicollis
91330302957302060180332510526
Southern Black Tit
  Parus niger
7388907086576060408280677210576
Dark-capped Bulbul
  Pycnonotus tricolor
9110010010010010010010010010010010099105104
Terrestrial Brownbul
  Phyllastrephus terrestris
36501010572930040910332410525
Yellow-bellied Greenbul
  Chlorocichla flaviventris
0001000000910031053
Sombre Greenbul
  Andropadus importunus
737590801001009060808290838310587
Kurrichane Thrush
  Turdus libonyanus
1850307057718050606460675510558
Groundscraper Thrush
  Psophocichla litsipsirupa
36382010291450100273002410525
Cape Rock-Thrush
  Monticola rupestris
18132020141401020181001310514
Familiar Chat
  Cercomela familiaris
4550602043576030604530504510547
Mocking Cliff-Chat
  Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
4575504057147030604530174510547
African Stonechat
  Saxicola torquatus
6410070901001001001001008250838510589
Red-capped Robin-Chat
  Cossypha natalensis
18131001414010202750331710518
Cape Robin-Chat
  Cossypha caffra
737580901007190801008270838210586
White-browed Scrub-Robin
  Cercotrichas leucophrys
82100801001001009090100911001009310598
Garden Warbler
  Sylvia borin
901000000090031053
Willow Warbler
  Phylloscopus trochilus
64759030000003650833710539
Great Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus arundinaceus
01320000000001741054
Lesser Swamp-Warbler
  Acrocephalus gracilirostris
180102001420001840331510516
African Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus baeticatus
013010000001810051055
Marsh Warbler
  Acrocephalus palustris
00501000000901781058
Sedge Warbler
  Acrocephalus schoenobaenus
01320100000000041054
Little Rush-Warbler
  Bradypterus baboecala
64254010141410406064301003810540
Broad-tailed Warbler
  Schoenicola brevirostris
000000010000011051
Cape Grassbird
  Sphenoeacus afer
7388806086718060808280677510579
Long-billed Crombec
  Sylvietta rufescens
0132040434330400910502410525
Bar-throated Apalis
  Apalis thoracica
7338606086296050409160506010563
Yellow-breasted Apalis
  Apalis flavida
000100000000011051
Green-backed Camaroptera
  Camaroptera brachyura
273820201414302020183002210523
Zitting Cisticola
  Cisticola juncidis
9110010080864350308091901007810582
Cloud Cisticola
  Cisticola textrix
000000000010011051
Wing-snapping Cisticola
  Cisticola ayresii
36381000010003640171710518
Pale-crowned Cisticola
  Cisticola cinnamomeus
013100000009103361056
Neddicky
  Cisticola fulvicapilla
827580808610080100100100901008910593
Rattling Cisticola
  Cisticola chiniana
64634050435730408082801005910562
Levaillant's Cisticola
  Cisticola tinniens
7375806043716070609140676710570
Croaking Cisticola
  Cisticola natalensis
8288504029290504082100675610559
Lazy Cisticola
  Cisticola aberrans
5563805071145040605520675110554
Tawny-flanked Prinia
  Prinia subflava
91888070100869010010091100839010594
Spotted Flycatcher
  Muscicapa striata
8263601000000910672610527
African Dusky Flycatcher
  Muscicapa adusta
925102057436030204550503410536
Southern Black Flycatcher
  Melaenornis pammelaina
918890100100100100100100100908395105100
Fiscal Flycatcher
  Sigelus silens
5575607010086100906064100507610580
Dark-capped Yellow Warbler
  Chloropeta natalensis
1825500000040030171410515
Cape Batis
  Batis capensis
91310104301000001791059
Chinspot Batis
  Batis molitor
91100909010010090100808260838910593
African Paradise-Flycatcher
  Terpsiphone viridis
73887060000104010070835110554
African Pied Wagtail
  Motacilla aguimp
91320302943303002740172510526
Cape Wagtail
  Motacilla capensis
9110010090100100100901001001008396105101
African Pipit
  Anthus cinnamomeus
9110080901001009090100911001009310598
Long-billed Pipit
  Anthus similis
000000000010011051
Plain-backed Pipit
  Anthus leucophrys
000000000010011051
Cape Longclaw
  Macronyx capensis
2738503071714040405550504610548
Yellow-throated Longclaw
  Macronyx croceus
91889080100861001008010090679010595
Common Fiscal
  Lanius collaris
91100100801001009010010010010010096105101
Red-backed Shrike
  Lanius collurio
8210080300000209501003910541
Southern Boubou
  Laniarius ferrugineus
8288100808686100808091901008910593
Black-backed Puffback
  Dryoscopus cubla
001020000000103361056
Southern Tchagra
  Tchagra tchagra
181310000002000051055
Black-crowned Tchagra
  Tchagra senegalus
73889080864350701008260837410578
Olive Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus olivaceus
27383010140020202750332310524
Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus sulfureopectus
5575605043040306010070505410557
Gorgeous Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus quadricolor
913102000100403650331810519
Bokmakierie
  Telophorus zeylonus
000000000910021052
Grey-headed Bush-Shrike
  Malaconotus blanchoti
900200000000031053
Brubru
  Nilaus afer
64757070431420401006480675810561
Common Myna
  Acridotheres tristis
90200000001820071057
Wattled Starling
  Creatophora cinerea
0000000001810031053
Violet-backed Starling
  Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
646340201400009190834110543
Cape Glossy Starling
  Lamprotornis nitens
8275100100861001008010091901009110596
Black-bellied Starling
  Lamprotornis corruscus
901000141000010051055
Red-winged Starling
  Onychognathus morio
456360405743503005550334610548
Red-billed Oxpecker
  Buphagus erythrorhynchus
0000002000010031053
Malachite Sunbird
  Nectarinia famosa
00100014020000041054
Greater Double-collared Sunbird
  Cinnyris afer
01310104302010000171010510
White-bellied Sunbird
  Cinnyris talatala
64256080861009090100100901008110585
Grey Sunbird
  Cyanomitra veroxii
000000200000021052
Olive Sunbird
  Cyanomitra olivacea
00001414002000031053
Collared Sunbird
  Hedydipna collaris
001010290000010051055
Amethyst Sunbird
  Chalcomitra amethystina
6475905010071100906010080838110585
House Sparrow
  Passer domesticus
3650706071868060405580836410567
Cape Sparrow
  Passer melanurus
4513305043714050804540334410546
Yellow-throated Petronia
  Petronia superciliaris
5563603057294040606430174610548
Dark-backed Weaver
  Ploceus bicolor
000100000000011051
Spectacled Weaver
  Ploceus ocularis
73759080100868070608260677710581
Lesser Masked-Weaver
  Ploceus intermedius
001000000000011051
Village Weaver
  Ploceus cucullatus
9110010090100100100100100100908396105101
Cape Weaver
  Ploceus capensis
5504000439080807370334910551
Yellow Weaver
  Ploceus subaureus
900000000910031053
Southern Masked-Weaver
  Ploceus velatus
18000000001805071057
Thick-billed Weaver
  Amblyospiza albifrons
938403043291020206450333210534
Red-billed Quelea
  Quelea quelea
180101014001001830331210513
Red-headed Quelea
  Quelea erythrops
001000000000011051
Southern Red Bishop
  Euplectes orix
911007050711007080100911001008410588
Red-collared Widowbird
  Euplectes ardens
8288603029143008010090835710560
White-winged Widowbird
  Euplectes albonotatus
64885000020102036701003810540
Fan-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes axillaris
9110060408686606080100901007810582
Long-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes progne
000001400000011051
Bronze Mannikin
  Spermestes cucullatus
5550603043576040802730334610548
Red-backed Mannikin
  Spermestes bicolor
000000000001711051
African Firefinch
  Lagonosticta rubricata
3638206071718080608270676110564
Orange-breasted Waxbill
  Amandava subflava
90001414201020001781058
Blue Waxbill
  Uraeginthus angolensis
18131070434330301001870333710539
Grey Waxbill
  Estrilda perreini
001000000000011051
Common Waxbill
  Estrilda astrild
73100909010086908060911001008910593
African Quailfinch
  Ortygospiza atricollis
90000010009101751055
Pin-tailed Whydah
  Vidua macroura
731008010571430404091901006110564
Dusky Indigobird
  Vidua funerea
9131000000018103381058
Cape Canary
  Serinus canicollis
00000291030403620171410515
Forest Canary
  Crithagra scotops
000000000001711051
Yellow-fronted Canary
  Crithagra mozambicus
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Brimstone Canary
  Crithagra sulphuratus
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Streaky-headed Seedeater
  Crithagra gularis
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Golden-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza flaviventris
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Rock Dove
  Columba livia
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House Crow
  Corvus splendens
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Olive Thrush
  Turdus olivaceus
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Cape White-eye
  Zosterops virens
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Burchell's Coucal
  Centropus burchelli
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Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
  Passer diffusus
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