Bluff Nature Reserve

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Location code: 29563059
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 23 21 22 25 24 30 28 34 24 22 39 28 320
No of Species 130 125 120 128 114 126 131 147 126 124 156 132 215
No of Breeding Species 10 24 8 9 13 11 16 32 27 17 35 21 68

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
1714924423343624641362134320108
Pink-backed Pelican
  Pelecanus rufescens
45540131432092141132034
Great White Pelican
  Pelecanus onocrotalus
9000010494904432013
White-breasted Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax carbo
3529183663375426291415213132099
Reed Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax africanus
61676880586375655855445762320198
African Darter
  Anhinga rufa
39485064635375537145464654320174
Grey Heron
  Ardea cinerea
22332320294071684650312139320124
Black-headed Heron
  Ardea melanocephala
395141633132935255028112532080
Goliath Heron
  Ardea goliath
1719912413212117148211532047
Purple Heron
  Ardea purpurea
22333212810361517238141832058
Great Egret
  Egretta alba
00048000090423206
Little Egret
  Egretta garzetta
4054037945011432014
Yellow-billed Egret
  Egretta intermedia
001404740090033209
Cattle Egret
  Bubulcus ibis
45524171343351718301632050
Squacco Heron
  Ardeola ralloides
175040000053033208
Green-backed Heron
  Butorides striata
009003113400033208
Little Bittern
  Ixobrychus minutus
1751480043818130732023
Black-crowned Night-Heron
  Nycticorax nycticorax
00000000400003201
Hamerkop
  Scopus umbretta
91914817104318210371432044
Woolly-necked Stork
  Ciconia episcopus
45040003055433208
Black Stork
  Ciconia nigra
00000003000003201
African Sacred Ibis
  Threskiornis aethiopicus
30199821205779335018113132098
Hadeda Ibis
  Bostrychia hagedash
100100100969283821009291979394320300
African Spoonbill
  Platalea alba
009122520395033231872132067
Spur-winged Goose
  Plectropterus gambensis
65338284928793978359414672320230
Egyptian Goose
  Alopochen aegyptiacus
70676884888089827982726878320248
Cape Shoveler
  Anas smithii
000000090183033208
African Black Duck
  Anas sparsa
00000000053013202
Yellow-billed Duck
  Anas undulata
48767380716389856755494366320212
Red-billed Teal
  Anas erythrorhyncha
000813332515823501132036
Cape Teal
  Anas capensis
00000003003013202
Hottentot Teal
  Anas hottentota
05540172138292718141632051
White-faced Duck
  Dendrocygna viduata
452356635068682536151437320117
Southern Pochard
  Netta erythrophthalma
00040000003013202
White-backed Duck
  Thalassornis leuconotus
00040700400013204
Lanner Falcon
  Falco biarmicus
90048346000033209
Black Kite
  Milvus migrans
00000000003003201
Yellow-billed Kite
  Milvus aegyptius
91100504000507182858651320163
Long-crested Eagle
  Lophaetus occipitalis
40040000003013203
Booted Eagle
  Aquila pennatus
40000000003013202
African Fish-Eagle
  Haliaeetus vocifer
39244124385736154636444637320119
Jackal Buzzard
  Buteo rufofuscus
40000000000003201
Steppe Buzzard
  Buteo vulpinus
135000000001318432014
Little Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter minullus
050000012003423207
Black Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter melanoleucus
132423161710111221141001332043
African Goshawk
  Accipiter tachiro
4141824292318218515141732053
African Marsh-Harrier
  Circus ranivorus
01014043404037432012
African Harrier-Hawk
  Polyboroides typus
00000300000003201
Osprey
  Pandion haliaetus
05000000003013202
Natal Spurfowl
  Pternistis natalensis
459403430537432012
African Rail
  Rallus caerulescens
0008410418814100732022
Black Crake
  Amaurornis flavirostris
70385952503361535064563652320165
Red-chested Flufftail
  Sarothrura rufa
05000000005013203
Buff-spotted Flufftail
  Sarothrura elegans
00000003000003201
African Purple Swamphen
  Porphyrio madagascariensis
83716468888379857186776177320245
Common Moorhen
  Gallinula chloropus
61628676677096977986565774320238
Red-knobbed Coot
  Fulica cristata
30294156505786887155492955320175
African Jacana
  Actophilornis africanus
87908684797068888391677580320255
Lesser Jacana
  Microparra capensis
00000000003003201
Ruddy Turnstone
  Arenaria interpres
00000000003003201
Common Ringed Plover
  Charadrius hiaticula
00000000005413203
Three-banded Plover
  Charadrius tricollaris
00008202141401001032033
Blacksmith Lapwing
  Vanellus armatus
48718264967082717568596170320224
African Snipe
  Gallinago nigripennis
00000306000013203
Curlew Sandpiper
  Calidris ferruginea
00000000008413204
Little Stint
  Calidris minuta
00000000003003201
Ruff
  Philomachus pugnax
05000006450723207
Common Sandpiper
  Actitis hypoleucos
00000000090413203
Marsh Sandpiper
  Tringa stagnatilis
000000000051123205
Common Greenshank
  Tringa nebularia
000000000551423207
Wood Sandpiper
  Tringa glareola
482936000015293231432132068
Black-winged Stilt
  Himantopus himantopus
0004410113131804532017
Water Thick-knee
  Burhinus vermiculatus
00040000000003201
Grey-headed Gull
  Larus cirrocephalus
00000003003013202
Caspian Tern
  Sterna caspia
40000003000013202
Common Tern
  Sterna hirundo
950040000031133208
Swift Tern
  Sterna bergii
00040000000003201
White-winged Tern
  Chlidonias leucopterus
00000000000403201
Whiskered Tern
  Chlidonias hybrida
00000000003003201
Red-eyed Dove
  Streptopelia semitorquata
838695849680968810082778988320280
Cape Turtle-Dove
  Streptopelia capicola
00000000003003201
Laughing Dove
  Streptopelia senegalensis
57576440424761795841285052320165
Tambourine Dove
  Turtur tympanistria
70625544582054446345595452320165
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove
  Turtur chalcospilos
05000000450013203
Purple-crested Turaco
  Gallirex porphyreolophus
4338232825203215292728362832090
Klaas's Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx klaas
0008000313934332010
Diderick Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx caprius
5238184000342362432132068
Spotted Eagle-Owl
  Bubo africanus
40500006400023205
European Nightjar
  Caprimulgus europaeus
05000000000003201
African Black Swift
  Apus barbatus
005013107013980532017
White-rumped Swift
  Apus caffer
523832240006295541292432078
Little Swift
  Apus affinis
48485540172332183368744342320133
Alpine Swift
  Tachymarptis melba
05000000403013203
African Palm-Swift
  Cypsiurus parvus
1714231621404641465021142932094
Speckled Mousebird
  Colius striatus
91959592968393979295778290320288
Red-faced Mousebird
  Urocolius indicus
00000040000003201
Pied Kingfisher
  Ceryle rudis
392993225535024429312932320101
Giant Kingfisher
  Megaceryle maximus
00508132160000532015
Malachite Kingfisher
  Alcedo cristata
39487784544764592523261846320148
African Pygmy-Kingfisher
  Ispidina picta
95084000050023207
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
  Halcyon albiventris
43625544291721441714233933320106
Little Bee-eater
  Merops pusillus
74678268545746413341386154320172
African Hoopoe
  Upupa africana
45000043000013204
Black-collared Barbet
  Lybius torquatus
70958680637086767159856876320243
Red-fronted Tinkerbird
  Pogoniulus pusillus
009003490084332011
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird
  Pogoniulus bilineatus
83628276294029414236515751320164
Crested Barbet
  Trachyphonus vaillantii
00000000000403201
Lesser Honeyguide
  Indicator minor
9004071194080532015
Brown-backed Honeybird
  Prodotiscus regulus
00000003000003201
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
  Campethera abingoni
4824272421202538291431252832088
Cardinal Woodpecker
  Dendropicos fuscescens
951816410181885541032032
Red-throated Wryneck
  Jynx ruficollis
00040000000003201
Barn Swallow
  Hirundo rustica
8371642400000541642832089
White-throated Swallow
  Hirundo albigularis
050000034013033208
Lesser Striped Swallow
  Hirundo abyssinica
7457508007565050546139320124
Rock Martin
  Hirundo fuligula
4000071460004332010
Brown-throated Martin
  Riparia paludicola
2633325283677982633218448320153
Black Saw-wing
  Psalidoprocne holomelaena
45500000053423206
Black Cuckooshrike
  Campephaga flava
90004040400023205
Fork-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus adsimilis
2251816295079685050511840320129
Square-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus ludwigii
130540371580267832027
Black-headed Oriole
  Oriolus larvatus
40000000000003201
Pied Crow
  Corvus albus
2251812251071225181571432046
Cape Crow
  Corvus capensis
00000000005013202
Southern Black Tit
  Parus niger
924588232524131415111532049
Dark-capped Bulbul
  Pycnonotus tricolor
10010010096969010010092829710096320308
Terrestrial Brownbul
  Phyllastrephus terrestris
48245060583350442927563243320139
Yellow-bellied Greenbul
  Chlorocichla flaviventris
83718680886379686341777173320232
Sombre Greenbul
  Andropadus importunus
96867792887382948373857984320269
Kurrichane Thrush
  Turdus libonyanus
00000000400003201
African Stonechat
  Saxicola torquatus
00000003000003201
Red-capped Robin-Chat
  Cossypha natalensis
70385988838371827945726171320226
Cape Robin-Chat
  Cossypha caffra
00000043000013202
White-browed Scrub-Robin
  Cercotrichas leucophrys
57293656334071533859515048320155
Garden Warbler
  Sylvia borin
05500003003013204
Willow Warbler
  Phylloscopus trochilus
40500000003413204
Great Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus arundinaceus
910900000003023207
Lesser Swamp-Warbler
  Acrocephalus gracilirostris
91767788635075889277597575320240
African Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus baeticatus
13109443090904532016
Marsh Warbler
  Acrocephalus palustris
919231200000000432014
Little Rush-Warbler
  Bradypterus baboecala
43434552333746505841364344320140
Bar-throated Apalis
  Apalis thoracica
57292744463336475845563643320139
Yellow-breasted Apalis
  Apalis flavida
00004003000413203
Green-backed Camaroptera
  Camaroptera brachyura
131018201317798918211432044
Zitting Cisticola
  Cisticola juncidis
90000000000013202
Neddicky
  Cisticola fulvicapilla
055403434557432012
Rattling Cisticola
  Cisticola chiniana
4348411241021416773495738320123
Red-faced Cisticola
  Cisticola erythrops
00008000403013204
Croaking Cisticola
  Cisticola natalensis
05000000400013202
Tawny-flanked Prinia
  Prinia subflava
78958280797796768391929385320273
African Dusky Flycatcher
  Muscicapa adusta
451428756764712958733320105
Ashy Flycatcher
  Muscicapa caerulescens
00000343000013203
Southern Black Flycatcher
  Melaenornis pammelaina
4109161313292105841132036
Fiscal Flycatcher
  Sigelus silens
00004770000023205
Dark-capped Yellow Warbler
  Chloropeta natalensis
00080700000423205
Cape Batis
  Batis capensis
45000043003023205
Chinspot Batis
  Batis molitor
401441371868500632020
Black-throated Wattle-eye
  Platysteira peltata
17102320132071281818111532047
African Paradise-Flycatcher
  Terpsiphone viridis
74677352171721383845675446320148
African Pied Wagtail
  Motacilla aguimp
40000070005423206
Cape Wagtail
  Motacilla capensis
0508813181801887932029
African Pipit
  Anthus cinnamomeus
00000346403023206
Cape Longclaw
  Macronyx capensis
05000000000003201
Yellow-throated Longclaw
  Macronyx croceus
000000415053433209
Common Fiscal
  Lanius collaris
39293236251314218918142132067
Red-backed Shrike
  Lanius collurio
00000000000403201
Southern Boubou
  Laniarius ferrugineus
65676860756386768386747573320235
Black-backed Puffback
  Dryoscopus cubla
00541304128087532017
Southern Tchagra
  Tchagra tchagra
43432712831418252326182132067
Black-crowned Tchagra
  Tchagra senegalus
40000000000003201
Olive Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus olivaceus
00040300000013202
Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus sulfureopectus
000000012000013204
Grey-headed Bush-Shrike
  Malaconotus blanchoti
00000040000003201
Common Myna
  Acridotheres tristis
87865568506757658868676468320217
Wattled Starling
  Creatophora cinerea
00000300050013202
Cape Glossy Starling
  Lamprotornis nitens
00000003000003201
Black-bellied Starling
  Lamprotornis corruscus
48249825202529171428212332073
Purple-banded Sunbird
  Cinnyris bifasciatus
000087110003033208
White-bellied Sunbird
  Cinnyris talatala
30381824634754565045231438320123
Grey Sunbird
  Cyanomitra veroxii
48143636504054684623282940320128
Olive Sunbird
  Cyanomitra olivacea
43383648545061745050593952320165
Collared Sunbird
  Hedydipna collaris
43105028334754534232362538320123
Amethyst Sunbird
  Chalcomitra amethystina
1710272883738994712313045320145
House Sparrow
  Passer domesticus
9504074124037532015
Cape Sparrow
  Passer melanurus
00000003000003201
Yellow-throated Petronia
  Petronia superciliaris
00504000000013202
Dark-backed Weaver
  Ploceus bicolor
17094071426801841032032
Spectacled Weaver
  Ploceus ocularis
878177887190899710086796184320269
Village Weaver
  Ploceus cucullatus
52292736292754716341312140320129
Cape Weaver
  Ploceus capensis
9105441729241314871232039
Yellow Weaver
  Ploceus subaureus
8786554867437588100100929678320251
Thick-billed Weaver
  Amblyospiza albifrons
78868684716357888373877178320248
Southern Red Bishop
  Euplectes orix
96908660384029446386929668320216
Red-collared Widowbird
  Euplectes ardens
00004003000013202
Fan-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes axillaris
5248272417177245082515437320118
Bronze Mannikin
  Spermestes cucullatus
74909196678382749273826480320257
Red-backed Mannikin
  Spermestes bicolor
00000340000013202
African Firefinch
  Lagonosticta rubricata
45081334154007532017
Grey Waxbill
  Estrilda perreini
40500046005733209
Common Waxbill
  Estrilda astrild
7052644838337213841382938320122
Pin-tailed Whydah
  Vidua macroura
171023447715172313141332040
Village Indigobird
  Vidua chalybeata
00000300000003201
Yellow-fronted Canary
  Crithagra mozambicus
70817776715761566777645767320213
Brimstone Canary
  Crithagra sulphuratus
059121727791718841132035
Streaky-headed Seedeater
  Crithagra gularis
40540000453423207
Golden-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza flaviventris
00000000003003201
Rock Dove
  Columba livia
910512177724139841032033
House Crow
  Corvus splendens
950880113814137732023
Cape White-eye
  Zosterops virens
00004000003013202
Rufous-winged Cisticola
  Cisticola galactotes
00000000003003201