Birding trip South Africa nov. 2006
trip report by John van der Woude -  www.jvanderw.nl 
Species list
cap = Cape peninsula and surroundings
ovb = Overberg 
tsi = Tsitsikamma
swp = Swartberg pass
kar = Karoo 
klh = Kalahari
cap: a few only (usually 1 or 2)
CAP: several
Commoner species not always noted
 
                              cap  ovb  tsi  swp  kar  klh
                     Ostrich                      KAR  KLH
             African Penguin  CAP
                Little Grebe  CAP
         Great Crested Grebe  CAP
                 Eared Grebe  CAP
      Black-browed Albatross  CAP
               Shy Albatross  CAP
IndianYellow-nosed Albatross  cap
       Southern Giant-Petrel  cap
       Northern Giant-Petrel  cap
              Pintado Petrel  CAP
        White-chinned Petrel  CAP
            Sooty Shearwater  CAP
       Wilson's Storm-Petrel  CAP
       European Storm-Petrel  CAP
         Great White Pelican  cap  OVB
                 Cape Gannet  CAP
             Great Cormorant  CAP       tsi  swp
              Cape Cormorant  CAP
              Bank Cormorant  cap
       Long-tailed Cormorant  CAP  ovb       swp
           Crowned Cormorant  cap
                  Gray Heron  cap
          Black-headed Heron  cap  ovb            KAR  klh
                Purple Heron  cap  ovb
                Little Egret  cap       tsi
                Cattle Egret  cap  OVB
   Black-crowned Night-Heron  cap  ovb
                    Hamerkop Worcester
                 White Stork  cap
                 Sacred Ibis  CAP  OVB            KAR
                 Hadada Ibis  CAP  OVB  TSI
                 Glossy Ibis  cap
            Greater Flamingo  CAP
              Egyptian Goose  CAP  OVB
      South African Shelduck                      KAR
           Spur-winged Goose                      KAR
          African Black Duck            tsi
                   Cape Teal  CAP  OVB
          Yellow-billed Duck  CAP  ovb  TSI       KAR
             Red-billed Duck  cap  ovb
               Cape Shoveler  cap  ovb
            Southern Pochard  cap
                 Maccoa Duck  CAP
       Black-shouldered Kite  cap  ovb                 KLH
                  Black Kite       ovb
          African Fish-Eagle  cap
        White-backed Vulture                           KLH
                Cape Griffon       ovb
        Lappet-faced Vulture                           KLH
  Black-breasted Snake-Eagle                           klh
           Brown Snake-Eagle                           klh
                    Bateleur                           KLH
       African Marsh-Harrier  cap
               Black Harrier       ovb            kar
       Pale Chanting-Goshawk                           KLH
               Gabar Goshawk                           klh
              Steppe Buzzard       ovb
              Jackal Buzzard  cap  ovb       swp  kar
                 Tawny Eagle                           KLH
            Verreaux's Eagle       ovb
                Booted Eagle                      kar  klh
              Secretary-bird       ovb                 KLH
                Pygmy Falcon                           klh
                Rock Kestrel                 swp  kar
             Greater Kestrel                           KLH
           Red-necked Falcon                           klh
               Lanner Falcon                      kar  KLH
            Peregrine Falcon  cap  ovb
              Cape Francolin  CAP  ovb
                Common Quail       ovb
         Helmeted Guineafowl  CAP  ovb
                  Blue Crane       OVB
             Purple Swamphen  cap
              Common Moorhen  CAP       TSI
                Kori Bustard                           KLH
            Ludwig's Bustard                      kar
            Denham's Bustard       ovb
      Northern Black Korhaan                      kar  KLH
       African Oystercatcher  cap       TSI
          Black-winged Stilt  CAP
                 Pied Avocet  CAP
            Water Thick-knee       ovb
          Spotted Thick-knee                           klh
       Double-banded Courser                           klh
           Blacksmith Plover  cap  ovb            kar
             Crowned Lapwing       ovb                 KLH
           Kittlitz's Plover       ovb
                    Whimbrel            tsi
           Common Greenshank one somewhere
           Subantarctic Skua  cap
                 Arctic Skua  cap
                   Cape Gull  CAP       TSI
             Hartlaub's Gull  CAP
               Sabine's Gull  cap
               Sandwich Tern  CAP
          Great Crested Tern  CAP       TSI
                 Common Tern  CAP
                 Arctic Tern  cap
          Namaqua Sandgrouse                      KAR  KLH
       Burchell's Sandgrouse                           KLH
             Speckled Pigeon  cap  ovb            kar
                  Lemon Dove            TSI
               Red-eyed Dove  cap
            Ring-necked Dove       OVB  TSI       KAR  KLH
               Laughing Dove       OVB  TSI
             Tambourine Dove            tsi
                Namaqua Dove                           KLH
               Knysna Turaco            TSI
          Red-chested Cuckoo            tsi
              Dideric Cuckoo       ovb
           Burchell's Coucal       ovb
    Southern White-faced Owl                           klh
              Cape Eagle-Owl                      kar
           Spotted Eagle-Owl  cap                      KLH
            African Wood-Owl            tsi
         Pearl-spotted Owlet                           klh
     Rufous-cheeked Nightjar                           klh
                Common Swift                           KLH
               African Swift  CAP  ovb  tsi
                Little Swift  CAP  OVB            KAR
          White-rumped Swift  CAP                 kar
          Speckled Mousebird       OVB
      White-backed Mousebird                      KAR
         Red-faced Mousebird                      kar
               Narina Trogon       ovb
    Half-collared Kingfisher       ovb
    Swallow-tailed Bee-eater                           KLH
          European Bee-eater                      kar
       Lilac-breasted Roller                           klh
              African Hoopoe       ovb                 KLH
            Green Woodhoopoe            tsi
Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill                        klh
                 Pied Barbet                      kar
   Scaly-throated Honeyguide            tsi
    Golden-tailed Woodpecker                           klh
        *  Knysna Woodpecker       ovb
         Cardinal Woodpecker       ovb
            Olive Woodpecker            tsi
        Agulhas Clapper Lark       ovb
           Cape Clapper Lark  cap
        Eastern Clapper Lark                           KLH
           Fawn-colored Lark                           KLH
                  Karoo Lark                      kar
                 *  Red Lark                      kar
                 Sabota Lark                      kar
*  Algulhas Long-billed Lark       ovb
      Karoo Long-billed Lark                      kar
           Spike-heeled Lark                      KAR  KLH
    Black-eared Sparrow-Lark                      KAR
    Gray-backed Sparrow-Lark       ovb            KAR  KLH
             Red-capped Lark       OVB            KAR
           Large-billed Lark       OVB            KAR
 South African Cliff-Swallow                      KAR
                 Rock Martin  cap  ovb            KAR
                Barn Swallow       ovb                 KLH
      White-throated Swallow  CAP  ovb
      Pearl-breasted Swallow       ovb       swp
     Greater Striped-Swallow  cap  OVB  tsi       KAR
               Black Sawwing            TSI
        African Pied Wagtail       ovb
                Cape Wagtail  cap  ovb  tsi
    Orange-throated Longclaw       ovb
               African Pipit       ovb
          Gray Cuckoo-shrike            tsi
              *  Cape Bulbul  cap  ovb
             Sombre Greenbul  cap  ovb  TSI
        Terrestrial Brownbul            tsi
            Cape Rock-Thrush                 swp
        Sentinel Rock-Thrush                 swp
                Olive Thrush  cap  OVB  TSI
              Lazy Cisticola            TSI
       Grey-backed Cisticola  CAP  OVB
      Levaillant's Cisticola  CAP
           Zitting Cisticola       ovb
        Black-chested Prinia                           KLH
                Karoo Prinia  CAP  OVB  TSI
              Namaqua Prinia                      kar
        Rufous-eared Warbler                           KLH
         Bar-throated Apalis       ovb  TSI
    Green-backed Camaroptera            TSI
   Cinnamon-breasted Warbler                      kar
         Little Rush-Warbler  cap
     *  Knysna Scrub-Warbler           tsi(h)
 *  Victorin's Scrub-Warbler            tsi  SWP
              Cape Grassbird  CAP
        Lesser Swamp-Warbler  cap
    Yellow-bellied Eremomela                           klh
Yellow-throated Woodland-Warbler        tsi
 Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler                      kar  klh
             Chat Flycatcher                           KLH
           Marico Flycatcher                           KLH
           Fiscal Flycatcher       OVB
    African Dusky Flycatcher  cap       tsi
            Fairy Flycatcher                 swp
             Cape Robin-Chat  cap  OVB
        Chorister Robin-Chat            TSI
        Kalahari Scrub-Robin                           KLH
           Karoo Scrub-Robin       ovb
           African Stonechat       ovb
           Mountain Wheatear       ovb       swp  KAR
             Capped Wheatear       OVB                 klh
                  Karoo Chat                      KAR
               Tractrac Chat                      KAR  klh
               Familiar Chat                           klh
      Southern Anteater-Chat                           KLH
                  Cape Batis  cap       tsi
                Pririt Batis                           klh
  African Crested-Flycatcher            tsi
 African Paradise-Flycatcher            TSI
          *  Cape Rockjumper                 swp
                    Ashy Tit                           klh
                    Gray Tit                      kar
          Cape Penduline-Tit                           klh
            Collared Sunbird           tsi!
  *  Orange-breasted Sunbird  cap  ovb
            Amethyst Sunbird       ovb
           Malachite Sunbird  cap  OVB       swp
Southern Double-collared Sunb CAP       tsi
Greater Double-collared Sunbird         tsi
               Dusky Sunbird                           KLH
      Orange-river White-eye                           klh
              Cape White-eye  CAP  ovb  TSI
           *  Cape Sugarbird  CAP  ovb
 African Black-headed Oriole            TSI
               Fiscal Shrike       OVB  tsi            klh
                      Brubru                           klh
       Black-backed Puffback            tsi
            Southern Tchagra       ovb
             Southern Boubou       ovb  tsi
    Crimson-breasted Gonolek                           klh
                 Bokmakierie  cap  ovb            KAR  klh
            Olive Bushshrike            tsi
          Fork-tailed Drongo       ovb  TSI       KAR  KLH
                   Cape Crow       ovb                 KLH
                   Pied Crow  cap  ovb                 KLH
          White-necked Raven  cap  ovb  tsi
           European Starling       OVB
        Cape Glossy-Starling                           klh
       African Pied Starling       OVB
         Red-winged Starling  cap  OVB
        Pale-winged Starling                           KLH
               House Sparrow       ovb
                Cape Sparrow       OVB  tsi       KAR  KLH
Southern Gray-headed Sparrow                           KLH
 White-browed Sparrow-Weaver                           KLH
               Social Weaver                           KLH
                 Cape Weaver       ovb  tsi
      Southern Masked-Weaver  cap
                  Red Bishop       OVB
               Yellow Bishop       ovb
        Violet-eared Waxbill                           klh
                Swee Waxbill  cap
           Pin-tailed Whydah  cap  ovb
                   Chaffinch  cap
                 Cape Canary  CAP  OVB
               Yellow Canary       OVB            KAR  KLH
            *  Protea Canary                 swp
              *  Cape Siskin  cap
           Lark-like Bunting                      KAR
                Cape Bunting  cap  ovb