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SABAP1 distribution
Current SABAP2 distribution, overlayed on
SABAP1 distribution

Malachite Sunbird


Nectarinia famosa

IUCN Red Data status: Breeding indicator key
Endemic status:     No breeding data
Occurrence status: Altitudinal migrant     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 (EC0000000001000050.042
Aberdeen Nature Reserve (EC0000000010000033.331
Addo Elephant National Park 3325DA (EC5050582514455863100938810064.814594
Adelaide Nature Reserve (EC0000000050330011.8172
Akkerendam Nature Reserve (NC000000010000010066.764
Alice Glöckner Nature Reserve (GP00255025060501001005010050.03417
Amakhala Game Reserve (EC1005000500100001000050.0105
Amberglen Private Nature Reserve (KZ60203825172511071788310042.99139
Andries Vosloo Kudu Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC200014000050430020.05010
Anysberg Nature Reserve (SA108) (WC43132349642572205238154336.727099
Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve (WC0060330501001001006760052.63820
Attakwaskloof Conservancy (WC050000000000033.331
Attakwaskloof Nature Reserve (WC5080670901001450043337549.37135
Auckland Nature Reserve (SA092) (EC0000000050500025.082
Baakens Valley MOSS (EC670330010010050100005051.92714
Badplaas Private Nature Reserve (MP000003800000030.0103
Balele Mountain Reserve (KZ00000000000102.6782
Balgowan Conservancy (KZ000050000000050.021
Barberton Mountainlands Nature Reserve (MP000060033025670014.0507
Baviaanskloof Complex 3324CA (SA093) (EC000000001000007.1141
Baviaanskloof Complex 3324CB (SA093) (EC00010010000006002025.0246
Baviaanskloof Complex 3324DA (SA093) (EC1000000000000014.371
Baviaanswes-Hartebeesrivierhek Conservancy (WC00001000000000100.011
Bethelsdorp Common MOSS (EC100831001001001001009210010010010097.37472
Blinkwater Nature Reserve (SA070) (KZ000000000050025.041
Blomboschfontein Nature Reserve (WC0000000001000050.021
Bloukraans Main Forest (WC000000000100003.8261
Blouvlei / Intaka Island (WC10010000010000330010035.3176
Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve (SA010) (MP000000002006115.9513
Bontebok National Park (WC78313580941001009110094817178.9180142
Boosmansbos Wilderness Area (SA113) (WC0000000001000020.051
Bosberg Nature Reserve (EC0000000000100040.052
Boston Conservancy (KZ1000003300003340029.4175
Bot River Nature Reserve (WC1001001005010010010010010010010010094.11716
Botriviervlei and Kleinmond Estuary (SA118) (WC67800010010092100100100406777.14837
Buffelsdrift Conservancy (GP00020000000000.81271
Caledon Nature Reserve (WC0000000100010000100.022
Cape Columbine Nature Reserve (WC000000000010006.3161
Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (CPNP) (WC00677027501001006750755055.65430
Cape Peninsula National Park (CPNP) (WC01000100000501001000060.0106
Cape Recife Nature Reserve (EC00000111701700145.9684
Cape St Francis Nature Reserve (EC00000000010000100.011
Carnarvon Estates (181) (EC01000000000000100.011
Cathcart Nature Reserve (EC1000000000000050.021
Cathedral Peak State Forest (NDP) (SA064) (KZ1000100200000000063.6117
Cedarberg Wilderness Area 3218BB (SA101) (WC000100100000001000100.033
Cedarberg Wilderness Area 3219AA (SA101) (WC203303350000100050039.32811
Cedarberg Wilderness Area 3219AC (SA101) (WC50172941456760652464691047.616478
Cedarberg Wilderness Area 3219AD (SA101) (WC00005000001000066.732
Cedarberg Wilderness Area 3219CA (SA101) (WC010000100000000050.042
Cobham State Forest (NDP) (SA064) (KZ100100674015110170100758349.59145
Coleford Nature Reserve (SA080) (KZ5710067000000005831.94715
Commando Drift Nature Reserve (EC0100383350100755093100100070.54431
Cotswold Downs Estate (KZ000000000502007.1282
Crystal Springs Private Game Reserve (MP10083000000500477150.08643
Cumberland Nature Reserve (320) (KZ00700022007003.11284
Cwencwe Forest (EC00010000000000100.011
Dana Bay Conservancy (WC010010010000000000100.033
Dassen Island Reserve (SA109) (WC00000003300001.3771
Dassieshoek Nature Reserve (WC0000010000100089061.11811
De Hoop Nature Reserve (SA119) (WC4021190235832774645242833.622375
De Mond Nature Reserve (SA121) (WC001133000100383391822.27216
Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary (WC0000000700081.31532
Diepwalle Forest (WC00000000050007.1141
Doornkloof Nature Reserve (WC00050001001001001005010073.71914
Doornkloof Private Nature Reserve (GP00001300000001.3771
Doornkloof Private Nature Reserve (WC000010001000000050.042
Double Drift Game Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC00000010033000050.0105
Drie Bos Reserve (EC00000000100000100.011
Driftsands MOSS (EC1000250000100100671005055.61810
Driftsands Nature Reserve (WC000100100100100000010071.475
Durbanville Nature Reserve (WC10000100100000000050.084
Ecca Nature Reserve (EC00000000010000100.011
Edith Stephens Wetland Park (WC00000014000004.0251
Elandsbaai Nature Reserve (WC13033220100500100600036.43312
Evening Star (195) (FS00000000010010010075.043
Faerie Glen Nature Reserve (GP00003300000003.0331
Fort Fordyce Nature Reserve (EC0000100000000014.371
Fort Nottingham Nature Reserve (KZ0010000000000033.331
Fouriesburg-Bethlehem-Clarens (SA048) (FS0000001000100000100.044
Franklin Nature Reserve (FS0000001000000016.761
Free State National Botanical Gardens (FS00801001001002505000079.14334
Game Valley Estates (44) (KZ00500000500025015.0203
Gamkaberg Nature Reserve (WC6304538314644567244432942.118377
Gamkapoort Nature Reserve (WC0140252223123019388018.823444
Gamkaskloof Nature Reserve (part of Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve) (WC100400250001006000052.22312
Garden Castle Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064) (KZ10010010000100000075056.3169
Gariep Dam Nature Reserve (SA051) (FS050000005075330037.5166
Giants Castle Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064) (KZ9010080800502183701001009475.510277
Goegap Nature Reserve (NC0000100086100451000051.43518
Golden Gate Highlands National Park (SA047) (FS4075604300033100731006757.95733
Goudhoek Farm (30) (KZ110001106000002.11453
Goukamma Nature & Marine Reserve (SA114) (WC00065000403303.92038
Great Fish River Wetland Reserve (EC000000010000009.1111
Greyton Nature Reserve (WC00001000001001000060.053
Groendal Wilderness Area (EC00006033057067010033.33612
Groenefontein Nature Reserve (X) (WC1000025754380838033673355.26737
Groot Hagelkraal (72) (WC010000001000000100100.033
Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve 3321BC (SA106) (WC00001900100025100026.1236
Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve 3321BD (SA106) (WC4510000371740075002939.65321
Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve 3322AC (SA106) (WC253514033424677534464048.0221106
Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve 3322AD (SA106) (WC33033570000500100038.52610
Groot Swartberg Nature Reserve 3322BC (SA106) (WC2500100001005043900046.34119
Grootfontein (232) (WC000010001000010000100.033
Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve (WC00000000191050912.87810
Grootwinterhoek State Forest (part of Ghoek Wilderness Area) (WC033010010000050250035.7145
Grootwinterhoek Wilderness Area (SA101) (WC0000006050038100026.7308
Gustav Klingbiel Nature Reserve (MP565006700003360676748.53316
Harkerville Forest Reserve (WC000001000000006.3161
Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens (WC7500050005002504037.92911
Hawequas State Forest (part of Hawequa Nature Reserve) (SA107) (WC00000000010000100.011
Haweqwa Nature Reserve (SA107) (WC000100000003350041.7125
Helderberg Nature Reserve (WC33678092909075978193895280.2257206
Highlands State Forest (WC0000010001000000100.022
Highmoor State Forest (NDP) (KZ10010010063400000100010065.52919
Hillandale Conservancy (KZ001333630000002512.48911
Himeville Nature Reserve (KZ0050000000330015.4132
Hlabeni Forest (SA071) (KZ0500005050501000100064.3149
Hlatikulu Nature Reserve (SA072) (KZ067100000000005020.8245
Hogsback Indigenous Forest (SA092) (EC50100000000100100506760.0159
Hottentots-Holland Nature Reserve (SA107) (WC00003300050250016.7183
Impendle Nature Reserve (SA077) (KZ501000010000000505066.71510
Irma Booysen Flora Reserve (EC0000000010000020.051
Isidinge Forest (SA092) (EC0001000000000033.331
Itala Nature Reserve (SA056) (KZ0008000000000.71481
Jakkalsvlei (WC00000000010000100.011
Jan Marais Nature Reserve (WC0000100000000033.331
JN Briers Louw Nature Reserve (WC00000000100000100.011
Jubilee Creek Nature Reserve (WC000000000500010.0101
Kaapsehoop/Blue Swallow (160) (SA014) (MP0000000033200018.2112
Kabeljous River Nature Reserve (EC00000753300100603340.72711
Kagga Kamma Private Nature Reserve (WC000000000100100066.732
Kamberg Nature Reserve (SA064) (KZ50005025100336710010010051.24322
Kammanassie Nature Reserve (WC14403656636171823340100054.810457
Kap River Nature Reserve (EC00000500000002.4411
Karatara Forest (WC0000000000100033.331
Karoo National Botanical Gardens (WC00000010001000100050.063
Karoo National Park (SA102) (WC470152319025676864363838.116061
Karoo Nature Reserve (SA090) (EC003350100050086067061.52616
Keurbooms River Nature Reserve (WC00000133125243312017.111720
Kirklington Private Nature Reserve (FS010000001000100000100.033
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens (WC00000000221710216.11318
Kleinjongensfontein Nature Reserve (WC10000000000000100.011
Kleinmond Coast and Mountain Nature Reserve (WC000000001001000033.393
Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve (GP00000501000000050.042
Kloofendal Nature Reserve (GP01005010000007510006068.41913
Koeberg Nature Reserve (294) (WC0050500672050501005010046.42813
Kogelbaai Nature Reserve (WC00010006700000075.043
Kogelberg Nature Reserve (SA107) (WC0670010067100100050100057.12112
Korannaberg Conservancy (FS01000050000000040.052
Kraalkop Game Reserve (GP000000000003333.331
Krugersdorp Nature Reserve (GP003367010000000026.3195
Kubusi Indigenous Forest (SA092) (EC0000000001000025.041
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve (EC000500831001001001001005065.42617
Ladismith-Kleinkaroo Nature Reserve (WC000000100001005010062.585
Ladys Slipper Nature Reserve (EC00010010010033067050044.4188
Lake Eland Game Reserve (KZ0000001000000033.331
Lakenvlei Dam Nature Reserve (WC00000000100000100.011
Langeberg West State Forest (WC00000000003310018.2112
Lebanon Nature Reserve (WC0000000010001005060.053
Limietberg Nature Reserve (WC0506786678080757064606763.88051
Loerie Dam Nature Reserve (EC000505001005000010047.1178
Loteni Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064) (KZ01001001700010010080807066.04731
Lower Berg River Wetlands (SA104) (WC01400330386702025020.0459
Lydenburg Production Unit (MP000003300000012.581
Malalotja Nature Reserve (SW001) (sz10000000002583678355.22916
Manutsa (92) (NP000000001000005.6181
Marakele National Park (SA007) (NP0330330000200010018.2224
Maria Moroka National Park (FS21870141310385370357133.819566
Marloth Nature Reserve (SA113) (WC20114027555029381720141328.19627
Matatiele Commonage (SA082) (KZ00010000005000066.732
Matjiesrivier Nature Reserve (WC0100000631000000061.5138
Mbumbazi Nature Reserve (KZ00000200000003.7271
Mhlopeni Nature Reserve (223) (KZ0000000100000020.0102
Mhoge (121) * (EC10006703340715033100675047.64220
Middle Vaal River (SA038) (FS00001300000001.6621
Midmar Nature Reserve (SA076) (KZ2067250000001705017.87313
Millwood Nature Reserve (WC01000001000010000037.583
Monks Cowl State Forest (NDP) (SA064) (KZ013100700010000005048.02512
Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve (WC00000000100000100.011
Montagu Eeufees Nature Reserve (WC0000250100005005033.3124
Montagu Mountain Nature Reserve (WC00010000000330033.3124
MontEco Nature Reserve (WC0000010000000033.331
Moolmanshoek (199) (FS0001000000100000100.022
Moordkuil State Forest (WC01000000000500015.4132
Morgenzon Mountain Veld (MP000000000029022.292
Mount Currie Nature Reserve (SA084) (KZ5010010067000000100066.71510
Mountain Sanctuary Park (SA025) (NW00000000000506.7151
Mountain Zebra National Park (EC5405545090206360607643.418279
Mpetsane Conservation Estate (Farm Spitskop) (FS1001000000003306710035.53111
Nduli Nature Reserve (EC000000000250016.761
Ngele Nature Reserve (KZ00020000000002.8361
Nieuwoudtville Wildflower Nature Reserve (NC0000000100000033.331
Nkandla Forest Reserve (KZ010001000000000028.672
Ntsikeni Nature Reserve (EC05001000000000050.042
Nylsvley Nature Reserve (SA008) (NP5000000000000.61641
Ohrigstad Dam Nature Reserve (MP00100000000011010.3293
Olifantsvlei Nature Reserve (GP00130000000501.11742
Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve (NC00010000000000100.011
Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve (SA085) (KZ0000030006061.22553
Outeniqua Wilderness Area (Doringrivier) (SA112) (WC1700020005033100010030.0206
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AA (SA115) (WC2500000400000033.393
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AB (SA115) (WC130000010000100015.8193
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AC (SA115) (WC000000200000010.0101
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AD (SA115) (WC000000600000030.0103
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420CA (SA115) (WC00010000000000100.011
Paardenberg Nature Reserve (WC00000010000000100.011
Paardenberg Nature Reserve (WC0005020010033886010010052.44222
Paardenberg-Conservancy (203) (X) (WC00000000001000100.011
Paarl Bird Sanctuary (WC35007703149965.049625
Paarl Mountain Nature Reserve (WC0033675010010010010010010010087.13127
Pat Busch Private Nature Reserve (WC100000000100010000100.044
Pauline Bohnen Nature Reserve (WC00000000010000100.011
Platberg Wildflower Gardens (FS10094948233613252967947159.6193115
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Bird Sanctuary (NP000330250000003.3602
Quantani Timeshare Resort (FS005000000000050.021
Qudeni Forest Reserve (KZ0100000000100000100.022
Queen Elizabeth Park Nature Reserve (KZ000175033013000011.6435
Qwaqwa National Park (SA047) (FS100100000000010007592.91413
Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary (WC00003300000004.0251
Ramskop Nature Reserve (WC00000000100000100.011
Readsdale Forest (SA091) (EC1000000000000020.051
Redford Conservancy (WC00000000100000100.011
Reins Coastal Nature Reserve (WC0000000100100000100.022
Renosterkop Private Nature Reserve (120) (WC000010000100001000100.033
Rensburg Koppie (129) (KZ00000010000000100.011
Rietvlei Wetland Reserve (SA111) (WC010001000000033100041.7125
Riverlands Nature Reserve (WC0100050100100001400040.0156
Riviersonderend Nature Reserve (WC1024423338738033402903330.012036
Robben Island (147) (SA110) (WC0100140506701005050505051.43518
Robben Island National Historical Monument (SA110) (WC0000000100000050.042
Robberg Nature Reserve (WC20002233201750325038029.111734
Rocherpan Nature Reserve (WC1006701003333458870171437.87428
Rolfontein Nature Reserve (SA037) (NC00000000005008.3121
Rondevlei Nature Reserve (SA116) (WC00002900000002.9702
Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve (GP0000000500000.42331
Rooiberg Nature Reserve (Gamkaberg) (WC1702575503340200300025.95414
Roundhill Oribi Nature Reserve (EC010000000100100000100.044
Royal Natal National Park (SA064) (KZ100100012000050100868147.66330
Ruimsig Entomological Nature Reserve (GP00000000330006.7151
Rustenburg Nature Reserve (SA025) (Kgaswane Mountain Reserve) (NW00002000800004.1492
Salmonsdam Nature Reserve (WC0050010010010001001001006788.21715
Sam Knott. Nature Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC000020002014250010.2495
San Sebastian Private Nature Reserve (WC00100000001001001000100.01818
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (WC000010010010010010010000100.088
Sardinia Bay Marine Reserve (EC0000100000000050.021
Sardinia Bay  Nature Reserve (EC00670002505000033.3124
Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve (FS100000000000255021.4286
Seekoerivier Nature Reserve (EC4000250000001005030.0309
Settlers Park Nature Reserve (EC033142811119611175013.122129
Shamwari Private Game Reserve (EC000000100100050100062.585
Shongweni Resources Reserve (156) (KZ0032000000000.45562
Silvermine Nature Reserve (CPNP) (WC5000005010006701006750.0189
Silwerboomkloof (145) (WC0000000100000016.761
Silwerfontein (275) (WC0000100010000000100.044
Sinclair Nature Reserve (WC00000500000008.3121
Skilpad Nature Reserve (Now part of Namaqua National Park 3017BB) (NC67000100100501007580335055.22916
Soetandalsvlei Nature Reserve (De Mond) (WC00000000100000100.011
Soetdoring Nature Reserve (SA049) (FS00080000000171.41452
Spioenkop Nature Reserve (SA062) (KZ000000033250404.81045
Steenkampsberg 2529BD (SA016) (MP0000000000100050.021
Steenkampsberg 2530AA (SA016) (MP000000000050033.362
Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve (SA046) (FS1000010000001000100091.71211
Sterkspruit Mnt. Catchment Area (MP10000000000010010080.054
Sterkspruit Nature Reserve (MP1000000000000033.331
Strandfontein Sewage Works (SA116) (WC000220001700003.9763
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve (SA022) (GP603817871127383444354330.728387
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve Extension (SA022) (GP0000000100000025.041
Swartberg Nature Reserve (Swartberg East) (SA106) (WC5053031503825674060405045.911151
Swartkops Estuary MOSS (SA096) (EC40005050000100335010038.1218
Swartkops Forest (KZ0000100000000033.331
Table Mountain Nature Reserve (CPNP) (WC4000020250001000019.4316
Tala Game Reserve (KZ0010001402000003.81054
Tankwa Karoo National Park (NC000000100753300033.3186
The Wilds Nature Reserve (GP000500000025005.4372
Thomas River Conservancy (Amatola Eco Haven) (EC00000000000100100.011
Towerkop Nature Reserve (WC46506472574775817541486258.8308181
Tsitsikamma National Park (SA098) (EC000000000175006.5463
Tsolwana Nature Reserve (EC000500000000050.042
Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve (FS050000000140123313.0547
Tygerberg Nature Reserve (WC509057251320200033577141.67732
Uitenhage Nature Reserve (EC002901000000500025.0205
Ukhuhlamba-Drakensberg Park 2828DB (SA064) (KZ01000000000000100.011
Ukhuhlamba-Drakensberg Park 2829CC (SA064) (KZ10010000000010000060.053
Ukhuhlamba-Drakensberg Park 2829CD (SA064) (KZ10000000000000100.011
Ukhuhlamba-Drakensberg Park 2929AB (SA064) (KZ010050000001000100050.0168
Ukhuhlamba-Drakensberg Park 2929BA (SA064) (KZ00100000000000100.011
Ukhuhlamba-Drakensberg Park 2929CB (SA064) (KZ1001000000005010010010090.0109
Ukhuhlamba-Drakensberg Park 2929CC (SA064) (KZ0010000000000100100.055
Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve (55) (KZ100002391371300108.017414
Umtamvuna Nature Reserve (SA086) (KZ033013000000004.1733
University Port Elizabeth Private Nature Reserve (EC003300501000000023.1133
Vaal Dam Nature Reserve (GP00000005000003.4291
Vaalhoek Nature Reserve (WC000000100010000020.0102
Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve (NW02000000080002.41253
Valley of Seven Dams Conservancy (FS00000000050010011.8172
Van Stadens Wild Flower Nature Reserve (EC0336701003333050500041.93113
Vergelegen Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064) (KZ500000000000025.041
Verloren Valei Nature Reserve (SA016) (MP100000000001000033.362
Vernon Crookes Nature Reserve (KZ00507238050004.025210
Villiersdorp Nature Reserve (WC10000000001000100100100.044
Voelvlei Nature Reserve (WC0000003350000021.4143
Vogelgat Private Nature Reserve (5) (X) (WC500500001000010050050.0105
Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve (WC329100824380755050504745.118483
Vryheid Hill Nature Reserve (KZ2020251410050671402050028.87321
Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve (220) (MP0401130330000020716.1569
Walker Bay Nature Reserve (WC00000010001001000057.174
Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens (GP900171136337260103821.315032
Waterval Nature Reserve (WC025000676967000036.83814
Waterval Natuurerfinis Gebied (234) (WC1001001000100010001001001000100.01010
Weenen Nature Reserve(SA068) (KZ371000040138054.626012
West Coast Fossil Park (WC000000010050060041.2177
West Coast National Park (SA105) (WC4716314112564623875415535.022077
Wilderness National Park (SA114) (WC001400020000100177.1846
Willem Pretorius Game Reserve (SA044) (FS001213010014000007.4685
Witbank Nature Reserve (MP00001000000005025.082
Witelsberg State Forest (WC00000000100000100.011
Witfontein Nature Reserve (WC0000000000100012.581
Wolhuterskop Nature Reserve (FS0010000000000050.021
Woody Cape Nature Reserve (SA094) (Now part of Addo Elephant National Park 3326CB) (EC00000000001702.6381
Xumeni Forest (KZ0010000000000010.0101
Yellowwoods Nature Reserve (EC000000000100007.1141
Ysternek Nature Reserve (WC00000100000000100.011
Zandvlei Nature Reserve (WC001400000000386.0674
Zemvelo Private Game Park (GP000000000001002.0491
Zuurberg National Park (now part of Addo Elephant National Park 3325BC) (EC00000600001000028.6144
Zwartkops Valley Nature Reserve (SA096) (EC000001001001005000045.5115