Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve

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Location code: 30153035
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 15 19 22 17 15 22 25 21 22 27 26 21 252
No of Species 172 199 178 152 159 174 182 172 188 209 200 192 273
No of Breeding Species 17 21 15 10 1 8 2 15 29 45 50 20 98

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
4747232420231619453738383125279
White-breasted Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax carbo
00000580004022524
Reed Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax africanus
0551213231648321923241925248
African Darter
  Anhinga rufa
7119181327325214158101825246
Grey Heron
  Ardea cinerea
75512014005040425210
Black-headed Heron
  Ardea melanocephala
80796853533212242337586246252117
Purple Heron
  Ardea purpurea
750009000441032528
Little Egret
  Egretta garzetta
05000000000002521
Cattle Egret
  Bubulcus ibis
01100094141441210725217
Green-backed Heron
  Butorides striata
05000500000012522
Hamerkop
  Scopus umbretta
0115127940915814825220
White Stork
  Ciconia ciconia
00500000000002521
African Sacred Ibis
  Threskiornis aethiopicus
00000000000502521
Hadeda Ibis
  Bostrychia hagedash
80746876936888768685819581252204
Spur-winged Goose
  Plectropterus gambensis
1316143527233229185246523125278
Egyptian Goose
  Alopochen aegyptiacus
75507141200000425210
Cape Shoveler
  Anas smithii
00500000000002521
African Black Duck
  Anas sparsa
005009800221229825220
Yellow-billed Duck
  Anas undulata
53424559403636291470505244252111
White-backed Duck
  Thalassornis leuconotus
705000800001432527
Cape Vulture
  Gyps coprotheres
00000040040012522
Lanner Falcon
  Falco biarmicus
4021272933325233273769293725293
Eurasian Hobby
  Falco subbuteo
7269600000005425210
Amur Falcon
  Falco amurensis
130000000000012522
Rock Kestrel
  Falco rupicolus
00518000100001032528
African Cuckoo Hawk
  Aviceda cuculoides
75060000000012523
Yellow-billed Kite
  Milvus aegyptius
93841407005268891009051252129
Black-shouldered Kite
  Elanus caeruleus
00000000070512523
Wahlberg's Eagle
  Aquila wahlbergi
750000001444032527
Long-crested Eagle
  Lophaetus occipitalis
4047364140234052364846143925298
Booted Eagle
  Aquila pennatus
05000000070012523
Martial Eagle
  Polemaetus bellicosus
2732452927273238321542143025276
African Crowned Eagle
  Stephanoaetus coronatus
67373224334136525052424342252107
Brown Snake-Eagle
  Circaetus cinereus
00500000000002521
African Fish-Eagle
  Haliaeetus vocifer
05000540540522526
Jackal Buzzard
  Buteo rufofuscus
60684124535048675556734854252136
Steppe Buzzard
  Buteo vulpinus
9384360000004185763525287
Little Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter minullus
7215620505515019825221
Black Sparrowhawk
  Accipiter melanoleucus
016141827274029183031332525262
African Goshawk
  Accipiter tachiro
13110620233624231915141725244
Gabar Goshawk
  Melierax gabar
05000000000002521
African Marsh-Harrier
  Circus ranivorus
00500000000002521
African Harrier-Hawk
  Polyboroides typus
716961301219272227241625240
Osprey
  Pandion haliaetus
70000000000002521
Shelley's Francolin
  Scleroptila shelleyi
716560945519414825220
Red-winged Francolin
  Scleroptila levaillantii
13211860081092615291325234
Natal Spurfowl
  Pternistis natalensis
53954547334548433237504848252120
Common Quail
  Coturnix coturnix
27210013500235246331925249
Helmeted Guineafowl
  Numida meleagris
05500000000012522
Kurrichane Buttonquail
  Turnix sylvaticus
00000000004002521
Black Crake
  Amaurornis flavirostris
716146090557195825220
Red-chested Flufftail
  Sarothrura rufa
1359000405705425210
Buff-spotted Flufftail
  Sarothrura elegans
7500058091145525212
Common Moorhen
  Gallinula chloropus
33374118205122955623192525263
Red-knobbed Coot
  Fulica cristata
00007000504012523
Grey Crowned Crane
  Balearica regulorum
334241242023410142650292625266
Black-bellied Bustard
  Lissotis melanogaster
00007000000002521
African Jacana
  Actophilornis africanus
404236532018819185658383425286
Black-winged Lapwing
  Vanellus melanopterus
00000040000002521
Blacksmith Lapwing
  Vanellus armatus
05000000040012522
Wood Sandpiper
  Tringa glareola
05000000000002521
Spotted Thick-knee
  Burhinus capensis
00007905500022525
Whiskered Tern
  Chlidonias hybrida
00000000040002521
Speckled Pigeon
  Columba guinea
750670455480425210
African Olive-Pigeon
  Columba arquatrix
2042231833413224183027102725267
Red-eyed Dove
  Streptopelia semitorquata
93959110093861009591891008693252235
Cape Turtle-Dove
  Streptopelia capicola
0110075410011125625214
Laughing Dove
  Streptopelia senegalensis
00900001494014425211
Tambourine Dove
  Turtur tympanistria
87897771806464526478778673252185
Emerald-spotted Wood-Dove
  Turtur chalcospilos
201651820141619181127141625241
Lemon Dove
  Aplopelia larvata
20424524331424195338142325258
African Green-Pigeon
  Treron calvus
05000000500012522
Purple-crested Turaco
  Gallirex porphyreolophus
40264167142814363065292925274
Common Cuckoo
  Cuculus canorus
711500000000022524
African Cuckoo
  Cuculus gularis
00000000500002521
Red-chested Cuckoo
  Cuculus solitarius
601650000058188712925274
Black Cuckoo
  Cuculus clamosus
13500000005273381725244
African Emerald Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx cupreus
20269075014187062482525264
Klaas's Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx klaas
271100135125145246241925247
Diderick Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx caprius
402190000052258481725244
Green Malkoha
  Ceuthmochares aereus
2726230139410272642482225255
Barn Owl
  Tyto alba
00000000040002521
African Grass-Owl
  Tyto capensis
00500000000002521
Marsh Owl
  Asio capensis
00000000544012523
African Wood-Owl
  Strix woodfordii
71151271412501985925222
Spotted Eagle-Owl
  Bubo africanus
00007040040012523
Fiery-necked Nightjar
  Caprimulgus pectoralis
050120016001945625214
Common Swift
  Apus apus
05000000000512522
African Black Swift
  Apus barbatus
016561391610143338241725242
White-rumped Swift
  Apus caffer
27421800500144150382125252
Horus Swift
  Apus horus
05060000000012522
Little Swift
  Apus affinis
1342518135325323331292225256
Alpine Swift
  Tachymarptis melba
05001354109745525213
African Palm-Swift
  Cypsiurus parvus
130002794514719241025225
Speckled Mousebird
  Colius striatus
47586447403648525541624850252126
Red-faced Mousebird
  Urocolius indicus
000000059110532527
Narina Trogon
  Apaloderma narina
273214292714122977931007647252118
Pied Kingfisher
  Ceryle rudis
0001200000001022524
Giant Kingfisher
  Megaceryle maximus
00000040000002521
Malachite Kingfisher
  Alcedo cristata
00000000040002521
African Pygmy-Kingfisher
  Ispidina picta
2021560040184862482125253
Brown-hooded Kingfisher
  Halcyon albiventris
67897359475072527344505260252152
Little Bee-eater
  Merops pusillus
2716012139120142619101325233
European Roller
  Coracias garrulus
00000000000502521
African Hoopoe
  Upupa africana
000075010908032528
Green Wood-Hoopoe
  Phoeniculus purpureus
80747371676480627767737171252180
Trumpeter Hornbill
  Bycanistes bucinator
1001009182938696819593968692252231
Crowned Hornbill
  Tockus alboterminatus
87848271879584868678856783252208
Southern Ground-Hornbill
  Bucorvus leadbeateri
050000000401422525
Black-collared Barbet
  Lybius torquatus
100100919410086100959596968695252239
White-eared Barbet
  Stactolaema leucotis
00000000540012522
Red-fronted Tinkerbird
  Pogoniulus pusillus
871008694735056335078887672252181
Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird
  Pogoniulus bilineatus
67745965403244243626425245252114
Crested Barbet
  Trachyphonus vaillantii
1305000410540032528
Greater Honeyguide
  Indicator indicator
71650014819274842292025250
Scaly-throated Honeyguide
  Indicator variegatus
70507928141471901025225
Lesser Honeyguide
  Indicator minor
533701813273229646750433725294
Brown-backed Honeybird
  Prodotiscus regulus
000672316145261551125227
Golden-tailed Woodpecker
  Campethera abingoni
67687759674556625556696262252155
Cardinal Woodpecker
  Dendropicos fuscescens
333718613233610273723192425261
Olive Woodpecker
  Dendropicos griseocephalus
1337272413364029273723192825271
Red-throated Wryneck
  Jynx ruficollis
201114122092410233312191725244
African Broadbill
  Smithornis capensis
00500005544022525
Rufous-naped Lark
  Mirafra africana
100957341536460768293859077252193
Red-capped Lark
  Calandrella cinerea
00060000000002521
Barn Swallow
  Hirundo rustica
93100866513000937927646252117
White-throated Swallow
  Hirundo albigularis
050000000041422525
Greater Striped Swallow
  Hirundo cucullata
000070005118532528
Lesser Striped Swallow
  Hirundo abyssinica
10095556050386885779052252132
Rock Martin
  Hirundo fuligula
759184764482423194142325259
Common House-Martin
  Delichon urbicum
000000000110522524
Sand Martin
  Riparia riparia
05000000000002521
Brown-throated Martin
  Riparia paludicola
00500000044012523
Black Saw-wing
  Psalidoprocne holomelaena
1008477712727408191851008673252184
Black Cuckooshrike
  Campephaga flava
331614620364824453042483125279
Grey Cuckooshrike
  Coracina caesia
051418332340293215451825246
Fork-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus adsimilis
938995949391961001009310010096252241
Square-tailed Drongo
  Dicrurus ludwigii
87798276737392678681778680252202
Eurasian Golden Oriole
  Oriolus oriolus
05000000000002521
Black-headed Oriole
  Oriolus larvatus
9395919493959286100969210094252237
Pied Crow
  Corvus albus
750000161051100525212
Cape Crow
  Corvus capensis
00000005500012522
White-necked Raven
  Corvus albicollis
716361820453629184838293025276
Southern Black Tit
  Parus niger
73747371538692817767735774252186
Dark-capped Bulbul
  Pycnonotus tricolor
10010091100939510010010010010010098252248
Terrestrial Brownbul
  Phyllastrephus terrestris
20686871808680676441585263252159
Yellow-bellied Greenbul
  Chlorocichla flaviventris
73844547735060486437735258252146
Sombre Greenbul
  Andropadus importunus
10010095949395100909581888192252233
Kurrichane Thrush
  Turdus libonyanus
005000800118032528
Spotted Ground-Thrush
  Zoothera guttata
00000040000002521
Cape Rock-Thrush
  Monticola rupestris
000005165500032527
Familiar Chat
  Cercomela familiaris
00007900040022524
Mocking Cliff-Chat
  Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris
00500085004022525
African Stonechat
  Saxicola torquatus
73897782878692958278737683252208
Chorister Robin-Chat
  Cossypha dichroa
0506201480915235925223
Red-capped Robin-Chat
  Cossypha natalensis
60587788737376527789929577252194
Cape Robin-Chat
  Cossypha caffra
0115182014242494801125228
Brown Scrub-Robin
  Cercotrichas signata
2726454720322429414846483725293
White-browed Scrub-Robin
  Cercotrichas leucophrys
47582724332336435052465742252105
White-starred Robin
  Pogonocichla stellata
005071432100400625216
Garden Warbler
  Sylvia borin
00500000000002521
Willow Warbler
  Phylloscopus trochilus
1321180000054433825220
Great Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus arundinaceus
00000000004002521
African Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus baeticatus
00000005000512522
Marsh Warbler
  Acrocephalus palustris
7161400000004032528
Little Rush-Warbler
  Bradypterus baboecala
016567045071214625216
Barratt's Warbler
  Bradypterus barratti
001418751610147120925222
Broad-tailed Warbler
  Schoenicola brevirostris
4768416014410415246483225281
Cape Grassbird
  Sphenoeacus afer
53683612202324244159547642252105
Bar-throated Apalis
  Apalis thoracica
73797753475980768678776772252182
Yellow-breasted Apalis
  Apalis flavida
4016231847414838552638333525289
Green-backed Camaroptera
  Camaroptera brachyura
0111401354557010625215
Zitting Cisticola
  Cisticola juncidis
100896818401840382348818654252135
Wing-snapping Cisticola
  Cisticola ayresii
5353180058594438522425261
Pale-crowned Cisticola
  Cisticola cinnamomeus
5374000041004438432225256
Neddicky
  Cisticola fulvicapilla
9395647673648481861009210085252213
Wailing Cisticola
  Cisticola lais
716012051200780625214
Rattling Cisticola
  Cisticola chiniana
000121304101441210625216
Red-faced Cisticola
  Cisticola erythrops
00007005000012522
Levaillant's Cisticola
  Cisticola tinniens
05507500232285725218
Croaking Cisticola
  Cisticola natalensis
10010086478045686277100969080252201
Lazy Cisticola
  Cisticola aberrans
80956859335568488678888171252179
Tawny-flanked Prinia
  Prinia subflava
100955965607384868693969583252210
Spotted Flycatcher
  Muscicapa striata
201656000004810525213
African Dusky Flycatcher
  Muscicapa adusta
53585959676480868274696769252174
Ashy Flycatcher
  Muscicapa caerulescens
3337452933324019551915243125279
Southern Black Flycatcher
  Melaenornis pammelaina
60635976607788717778626771252178
Fiscal Flycatcher
  Sigelus silens
000001828299005825220
Dark-capped Yellow Warbler
  Chloropeta natalensis
00000000070012522
Yellow-throated Woodland-Warbler
  Phylloscopus ruficapilla
201136120324019322219242325259
Cape Batis
  Batis capensis
73848288808284679170738179252200
Chinspot Batis
  Batis molitor
3321182440272019412627292725267
Blue-mantled Crested-Flycatcher
  Trochocercus cyanomelas
732411213234829322619142625265
African Paradise-Flycatcher
  Terpsiphone viridis
87687376471844437789888166252167
African Pied Wagtail
  Motacilla aguimp
00000500000002521
Cape Wagtail
  Motacilla capensis
203714182018281991923142025250
Mountain Wagtail
  Motacilla clara
716900981051519191025226
African Pipit
  Anthus cinnamomeus
721507322814413327292225255
Plain-backed Pipit
  Anthus leucophrys
005613414824233015101925249
Striped Pipit
  Anthus lineiventris
13210005205144155925222
Short-tailed Pipit
  Anthus brachyurus
0000000014111219525213
Cape Longclaw
  Macronyx capensis
33635012133640332756692940252102
Yellow-throated Longclaw
  Macronyx croceus
8095918210091929082939610091252230
Common Fiscal
  Lanius collaris
67747376537784764537546765252163
Red-backed Shrike
  Lanius collurio
203727000000419381225230
Southern Boubou
  Laniarius ferrugineus
939595948791929095968810093252235
Black-backed Puffback
  Dryoscopus cubla
67686865676884767374737172252181
Southern Tchagra
  Tchagra tchagra
2032186791614142215141625240
Black-crowned Tchagra
  Tchagra senegalus
272623242092414324442332725269
Olive Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus olivaceus
7111401352414271112141325233
Orange-breasted Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus sulfureopectus
721181213182814271535432225255
Gorgeous Bush-Shrike
  Telophorus quadricolor
473723352792029454165573725292
Grey-headed Bush-Shrike
  Malaconotus blanchoti
47475541671832245533503841252104
Brubru
  Nilaus afer
05000000000002521
Common Myna
  Acridotheres tristis
70000000078022525
Violet-backed Starling
  Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
4753276000054162382425260
Cape Glossy Starling
  Lamprotornis nitens
676886100937376679185926781252203
Black-bellied Starling
  Lamprotornis corruscus
93896882878284766889887682252206
Red-winged Starling
  Onychognathus morio
2021504747414433413750293925298
Gurney's Sugarbird
  Promerops gurneyi
00007045500022524
Malachite Sunbird
  Nectarinia famosa
0050723805000425210
Greater Double-collared Sunbird
  Cinnyris afer
53327359474584715970626261252154
Southern Double-collared Sunbird
  Cinnyris chalybeus
00007040544022525
White-bellied Sunbird
  Cinnyris talatala
47219613363229453335292925272
Grey Sunbird
  Cyanomitra veroxii
6732271820361648454850573925298
Olive Sunbird
  Cyanomitra olivacea
93747353537392868289778679252198
Collared Sunbird
  Hedydipna collaris
73586876678688906859628673252185
Amethyst Sunbird
  Chalcomitra amethystina
100848671878292909596968689252225
Scarlet-chested Sunbird
  Chalcomitra senegalensis
00060000000002521
House Sparrow
  Passer domesticus
7556014459111910825221
Yellow-throated Petronia
  Petronia superciliaris
7091201812502612101025225
Dark-backed Weaver
  Ploceus bicolor
73896853676892718281697675252189
Spectacled Weaver
  Ploceus ocularis
93797371536884678267657173252183
Village Weaver
  Ploceus cucullatus
2016961393224231512191725242
Cape Weaver
  Ploceus capensis
711140018283323192751725242
Yellow Weaver
  Ploceus subaureus
1311067041923405725218
Thick-billed Weaver
  Amblyospiza albifrons
47794547273244383259656749252124
Red-billed Quelea
  Quelea quelea
00000500000002521
Southern Red Bishop
  Euplectes orix
7110013141214901510925222
Yellow Bishop
  Euplectes capensis
00000000004002521
Red-collared Widowbird
  Euplectes ardens
87895929132732142393968656252140
White-winged Widowbird
  Euplectes albonotatus
00000000008012522
Fan-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes axillaris
10095775967648071771009610083252209
Long-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes progne
00000000008012522
Bronze Mannikin
  Spermestes cucullatus
5332363520452433271546483425286
Red-backed Mannikin
  Spermestes bicolor
204241472036161403050623225280
Swee Waxbill
  Coccopygia melanotis
1321181220273633181931242325259
Green Twinspot
  Mandingoa nitidula
0263212714805154101125228
African Firefinch
  Lagonosticta rubricata
47424124535572575970656756252141
Orange-breasted Waxbill
  Amandava subflava
000000005415022526
Blue Waxbill
  Uraeginthus angolensis
05000000000002521
Grey Waxbill
  Estrilda perreini
755609162954814925223
Common Waxbill
  Estrilda astrild
67746429133620433652627648252121
African Quailfinch
  Ortygospiza atricollis
75960500011120525212
Pin-tailed Whydah
  Vidua macroura
676868013181210363762623825296
Dusky Indigobird
  Vidua funerea
755000000001022525
Cuckoo Finch
  Anomalospiza imberbis
00000000004002521
Cape Canary
  Serinus canicollis
0000036486764703803125277
Forest Canary
  Crithagra scotops
750070855745425211
Yellow-fronted Canary
  Crithagra mozambicus
10084825960688081100859210083252210
Brimstone Canary
  Crithagra sulphuratus
27532724335060575567544348252120
Streaky-headed Seedeater
  Crithagra gularis
202114181352010413746382525262
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza tahapisi
00007000004012522
Golden-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza flaviventris
011500545019120625214