BIRP species distribution SABAP2 species distribution
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SABAP1 distribution
Current SABAP2 distribution, overlayed on
SABAP1 distribution

Common Starling


Sturnus vulgaris

IUCN Red Data status: Breeding indicator key
Endemic status:     No breeding data
Occurrence status: Introduced alien     Possible or Probable breeding
      Confirmed breeding

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Species occurance by site

Name of site Monthly reporting rate (RR %) Total
RR %
Cards
at site
Cards
with
spp
J F M A M J J A S O N D
1820 Settlers Wild Flower Garden (EC010001000000010000100.044
Addo Elephant National Park 3325DA (EC2930751314925756447564540.714559
Adelaide Nature Reserve (EC00000000033005.9171
Akkerendam Nature Reserve (NC0000000010000016.761
Amakhala Game Reserve (EC0100005000001000040.0104
Andries Vosloo Kudu Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC0033290006050570030.05015
Anysberg Nature Reserve (SA108) (WC0000900072713296.727018
Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve (WC0000000002260013.2385
Attakwaskloof Nature Reserve (WC50203300072533430015.57111
Baakens Valley MOSS (EC3300100010067506710067048.12713
Baviaanskloof Complex 3324CA (SA093) (EC000000000100007.1141
Baviaanskloof Complex 3324CB (SA093) (EC0001000500000008.3242
Bayhead Natural Heritage Site (209) (KZ11000000000001.11852
Bethelsdorp Common MOSS (EC6704338172538156775336735.17426
Bird Island (Algoa Bay) (SA095) (EC000003300251000011.5263
Bird Island Reserve (Lamberts Bay) (SA100) (WC50565864606864887477796667.2348234
Blomboschfontein Nature Reserve (WC0000000001000050.021
Blouberg Nature Reserve (WC100000000001000066.732
Bloukraans Main Forest (WC00025000000003.8261
Blouvlei / Intaka Island (WC501001001001001001001006710010010088.21715
Blythedale Beach Conservancy (KZ5330505057505650025306447.712861
Bontebok National Park (WC44153020254325457871621241.718075
Boosmansbos Wilderness Area (SA113) (WC000010000001000040.052
Bosbokstrand Private Nature Reserve (EC005000000000050.021
Bot River Nature Reserve (WC100100100100100100100100100100100100100.01717
Botriviervlei and Kleinmond Estuary (SA118) (WC506000067756750100803360.44829
Boulders Bay (CPNP) (SA117) (WC1000000001000000100.022
Buffalo Valley Game Farm (WC00000000100000100.011
Caledon Nature Reserve (WC0000000001000050.021
Cape Agulhas National Park (WC000000001000100066.732
Cape Columbine Nature Reserve (WC0050000010067330031.3165
Cape Flats Nature Reserve (WC00000100000000100.011
Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (CPNP) (WC00050925400330255022.25412
Cape Recife Nature Reserve (EC17203367254467605060404342.66829
Cedarberg Wilderness Area 3219AC (SA101) (WC0000000060000.61641
Cedarberg Wilderness Area 3219AD (SA101) (WC0000000001000033.331
Cobham State Forest (NDP) (SA064) (KZ250010832505002906726.49124
Commando Drift Nature Reserve (EC00000000140004.5442
Cwebe Wildlife Reserve (SA089) (EC00002502901500016.1315
Dana Bay Conservancy (WC0100000000000033.331
Dassen Island Reserve (SA109) (WC8010010089939267100801001002585.77766
Dassieshoek Nature Reserve (WC0000000010000011.1182
De Hoop Nature Reserve (SA119) (WC20504836365018698372717855.2223123
De Mond Nature Reserve (SA121) (WC5020786700010010067365563.97246
Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary (WC650023152215363157648335.315354
Die Oog Bird Sanctuary (WC0000001000000050.021
Donkergat Military Area (WC8067505010010010010010010010010086.83833
Doornkloof Private Nature Reserve (WC0000100000000025.041
Driftsands MOSS (EC100025100100001001001001005077.81814
Driftsands Nature Reserve (WC000010000100000042.973
Durbanville Nature Reserve (WC100001001000100001001000100.088
Dwesa Wildlife Reserve (SA089) (EC000100000000009.1111
Dyer Island Nature Reserve (SA120) (WC57502510050676707555504050.86131
East London Coast Nature Reserve (EC000000000100008.3121
Edith Stephens Wetland Park (WC0100100100100100100100100100100100100.02525
Elandsbaai Nature Reserve (WC13067560100500100800051.53317
False Bay Park (proposed) (SA116) (WC01000001001001001001000100100.077
Franklin Vlei (SA081) (KZ0000000003340014.3213
Gamkaberg Nature Reserve (WC6001513151113819709.318317
Gamkapoort Nature Reserve (WC0000300000000.42341
Gamtoos River Mouth Nature Reserve (EC29801000670836750601006758.74627
Gariep Dam Nature Reserve (SA051) (FS000010000500670025.0164
Geyser Island Reserve (Danger Pt) (WC000050000000022.292
Ghio Wetland Local Reserve (EC00000050000003.8261
Gonubie Mouth Bird Sanctuary (EC5010000100010050100010010078.61411
Goukamma Nature & Marine Reserve (SA114) (WC0212839303864153347474333.020367
Great Fish River Wetland Reserve (EC000010000001000027.3113
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2832AD (SA058) (KZ00000000302002.3882
Greyton Nature Reserve (WC001000000010000040.052
Groendal Wilderness Area (EC0025020170143300013.9365
Groenefontein Nature Reserve (X) (WC00000000100001.5671
Groenkop Forest Reserve (WC0001000000000016.761
Groot Hagelkraal (72) (WC010000000000010066.732
Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve 3322AD (SA106) (WC17000000000003.8261
Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve 3322BC (SA106) (WC000000000010002.4411
Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve (WC00000000445050021.87817
Grootwinterhoek Wilderness Area (SA101) (WC00000000013003.3301
Grootwitvlei & Rondevlei (WC0001000000000014.371
Harkerville Forest Reserve (WC0000000010000012.5162
Harmony Flats Nature Reserve (WC00000000010000100.011
Haweqwa Nature Reserve (SA107) (WC00000000011008.3121
Hazelmere Dam Private Nature Reserve (KZ2050003300002525025.0205
Helderberg Nature Reserve (WC13222758243846435073371938.525799
HF Verwoerd Coastal Reserve (WC000000000002014.371
Himeville Nature Reserve (KZ00500000000007.7131
Irma Booysen Flora Reserve (EC00000001001001000060.053
Isidinge Forest (SA092) (EC0001000000000033.331
Jakkalsvlei (WC00000000010000100.011
Jan Marais Nature Reserve (WC000100100000000066.732
Joan Muirhead Nature Reserve (EC005001001005010010010010010063.21912
Jutten Island (part of WCNP) (SA105) (WC00500000001000050.042
Kabeljous River Nature Reserve (EC100000006725050203329.6278
Kalbaskraal Nature Reserve (WC00000000100000100.011
Kamfers Dam (179) (SA032) (NC00000057330050024.1297
Kammanassie Nature Reserve (WC000000003320002.91043
Kap River Nature Reserve (EC00293300500577550036.64115
Kariega Park Private Game Reserve (EC500250250043060100033.33010
Karoo National Botanical Gardens (WC00100000100010000050.063
Karoo Nature Reserve (SA090) (EC00000000140003.8261
Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve (KZ0024813112098807.940432
Keurbooms River Nature Reserve (WC02001400013181741013.711716
Kingswood Golf Estate (WC0000000010000033.331
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (WC230890011111117382115.313120
Kleinmond Coast and Mountain Nature Reserve (WC1000000001005000044.494
Knysna National Park (WC50010001000000100100062.585
Koeberg Nature Reserve (294) (WC1000100507567605010010010010078.62822
Kowie Nature Reserve (EC1000000000000025.041
Kromme Island Estates Private Nature Reserve (EC00000000001000100.022
Kubusi Indigenous Forest (SA092) (EC0000000001000025.041
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve (EC000006733050501005034.6269
Kwelera Forest Reserve (EC00000000000100100.011
Lakenvlei Dam Nature Reserve (WC00000000100000100.011
Limietberg Nature Reserve (WC00014172002500006.3805
Loerie Dam Nature Reserve (EC00005000000100011.8172
Loteni Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064) (KZ00000000020002.1471
Lower Berg River - Kersefontein Farm (SA104) (WC000000500000050.021
Lower Berg River Wetlands (SA104) (WC335733100675075100608050062.24528
Macasser Waste Water Treatment Works (WC0100100100501001001001005010010084.02521
Malgas Island (part of WCNP) (SA105) (WC001001000010010010010000100.01212
Marcus Island (part of WCNP) (SA105) (WC000100000001000066.732
Marloth Nature Reserve (SA113) (WC00000250004029257.3967
Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve (WC000000000100007.7131
Mhoge (121) * (EC000206720292583100100040.54217
Midmar Nature Reserve (SA076) (KZ001300000001302.7732
Montagu Eeufees Nature Reserve (WC000050010000005033.3124
Montagu Mountain Nature Reserve (WC01000100000010010000100.01212
Mossgas Nature Reserve (WC0010000000000050.021
Mount Currie Nature Reserve (SA084) (KZ50000000000006.7151
Mountain Zebra National Park (EC0000809031020123.81827
Mpenjati Nature Reserve (KZ0000000000900.81191
Mpofu Nature Reserve (SA091) (EC00000000501000075.043
Mpongo Private Game Reserve (EC0100000000000033.331
Nahoon Nature Reserve (EC5000033025401860675029.06920
Nduli Nature Reserve (EC00001000000500050.063
Nieuwoudtville Wildflower Nature Reserve (NC0000000100000033.331
Northern Treatment Works (KZ14933003825291429405022.411626
Ocean View Guest Farm (75) (EC0000505005001000035.7145
Orange River Mouth Wetlands (SA030) (NC806301001000508600010071.42820
Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve (SA085) (KZ0000000060000.42551
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AA (SA115) (WC75000001000000088.998
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AB (SA115) (WC380000010000100026.3195
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AC (SA115) (WC000000400000020.0102
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AD (SA115) (WC000000400000020.0102
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420CA (SA115) (WC00010000000000100.011
Paardenberg Nature Reserve (WC1001001008380010010010010010010095.24240
Paarl Bird Sanctuary (WC979898989898951009798989497.4496483
Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve (WC000000050335050022.6317
Pat Busch Private Nature Reserve (WC100000000001000075.043
Plaatbos Nature Reserve (EC0000330250000015.4132
Platberg-Karoo Conservancy 3023DB (SA037) (NC0000010000000033.331
Pledge Nature Reserve (WC000000000500010.0101
Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary (WC01001005010010010010075100100088.02522
Readsdale Forest (SA091) (EC000033000000020.051
Redford Conservancy (WC00000000100000100.011
Reins Coastal Nature Reserve (WC0000000100100000100.022
Renosterkop Private Nature Reserve (120) (WC000010000100000066.732
Rietvlei Wetland Reserve (SA111) (WC10010001000000010010010091.71211
Riverlands Nature Reserve (WC00050500002900026.7154
Riviersonderend Nature Reserve (WC1024833131820020149013.312016
Robben Island (147) (SA110) (WC100100100010067010010010010010097.13534
Robben Island National Historical Monument (SA110) (WC100000000100000075.043
Robberg Nature Reserve (WC0420220001701713011.111713
Rocherpan Nature Reserve (WC000201003317453840501427.07420
Rondebosch Common (WC1005075501005050100010010010075.02821
Rondevlei Nature Reserve (SA116) (WC831005770100100711001008610010085.77060
Saldanha Military Area (WC1001001001001001001008910010010010097.84645
Salmonsdam Nature Reserve (WC00005025000100100035.3176
Sam Knott. Nature Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC000332000405700026.54913
San Lameer Conservancy (KZ002500020292000010.6475
San Sebastian Private Nature Reserve (WC00100000000033016.7183
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (WC000010003301001000050.084
Sardinia Bay Marine Reserve (EC0000000010000050.021
Sardinia Bay  Nature Reserve (EC0000005005000025.0123
Schotia Safaris (EC000001000001000066.732
Seekoerivier Nature Reserve (EC80100010080100010001001005080.03024
Settlers Park Nature Reserve (EC44201836214441476139705039.822188
Shamwari Private Game Reserve (EC00000050100000025.082
Shongweni Resources Reserve (156) (KZ0000002002000.45562
Skaapeiland (part of WCNP) (SA105) (WC001001000000000050.042
Skyline Nature Reserve (KZ000000010000003.3301
Soetandalsvlei Nature Reserve (De Mond) (WC00000000100000100.011
Stony Point Nature Reserve (Penguin) (WC000000000100010066.732
Strandfontein Sewage Works (SA116) (WC100911008983751008310050888688.27667
Sunshine Coast Nature Reserve (EC0000000010000050.021
Swartberg Nature Reserve (Swartberg East) (SA106) (WC10000000000001.81112
Swartkops Estuary MOSS (SA096) (EC601001005010067001006710010076.22116
T.C. Robertson Nature Reserve (KZ000014000005003.5572
Table Mountain Nature Reserve (CPNP) (WC20000000000003.2311
Tankwa Karoo National Park (NC0050000003300011.1182
The Island Nature Reserve (EC00331004006080010083046.34119
Thomas Baines Nature Reserve (EC0002000010000008.3242
Thomas River Conservancy (Amatola Eco Haven) (EC00000000000100100.011
Thomson Dam Nature Reserve (EC00000000003305.9171
Tienie Versveld National Botanical Gardens (WC00000100043671000046.7157
Towerkop Nature Reserve (WC0000000003000.33081
Tsitsikamma National Park (SA098) (EC000000002902506.5463
Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve (FS0000000070001.9541
Tygerberg Nature Reserve (WC174086751008080751001001005774.07757
Uitenhage Nature Reserve (EC10010086010000100100100100095.02019
Umbilo-Umhlatuzana River Park (KZ00000802000002.6762
Umbogavango Nature Reserve (KZ20004011114091740507031.110633
Umdoni Park (KZ00000000011000.61561
Umgeni River Park (KZ00000509070002.31313
Umhlanga Conservancy (KZ00000000002002.8712
Umtamvuna Marine Conservancy (KZ00013000000005.0201
Umvoti Estuary (166) (SA073) (KZ14080715000919279.719519
University Port Elizabeth Private Nature Reserve (EC1001001000050100001000084.61311
Uvongo Nature Reserve (KZ00000000000101.7581
Van Stadens River Mouth Reserve (EC0000000000010050.021
Van Stadens Wild Flower Nature Reserve (EC000000000500509.7313
Verlorenvlei (SA103) (WC100000000010000050.042
Villiersdorp Nature Reserve (WC000000000010010050.042
Voelvlei Nature Reserve (WC00000017000007.1141
Vogelgat Private Nature Reserve (5) (X) (WC0000000001000010.0101
Vondeling Island Reserve (WC000100000010000040.052
Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve (WC1693533275740458056715345.718484
Waenhuiskrans Nature Reserve (De Mond) (WC00000000001000100.011
Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve (220) (MP00010000000001.8561
Walker Bay Nature Reserve (WC00000000100100100042.973
Waterval Nature Reserve (WC250000003300005.3382
West Coast Fossil Park (WC100100010010001001001001001000100.01717
West Coast National Park (SA105) (WC53586973677564676983645065.0220143
Westford Bridge Private Nature Reserve (WC0010000000000025.041
Wilderness National Park (SA114) (WC3855716725674010045631003352.48444
Willem Pretorius Game Reserve (SA044) (FS000130029332002008.8686
Witfontein Nature Reserve (WC0500000000010010037.583
Woody Cape Nature Reserve (SA094) (Now part of Addo Elephant National Park 3326CB) (EC00100600025331007517042.13816
Yellowwoods Nature Reserve (EC0100670000100010086078.61411
Zandvlei Nature Reserve (WC83401001001008067100100505710082.16755
Zinkwazi Conservancy (KZ0001000000000020.051
Zuurberg National Park (now part of Addo Elephant National Park 3325BC) (EC00000800010000035.7145
Zwartkops Valley Nature Reserve (SA096) (EC0000000010000018.2112