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Cumulative Bird List

with James Lidster

Column A: Number of tours (out of 3) on which this species has been recorded
Column B: Number of days this species was seen on the 2017 tour
Column C: Maximum daily count for this species on the 2017 tour
Column D: H = Heard only
X = Non-avian species seen on the 2017 tour

A B C D
3 Black-necked Grebe 2 150 Podiceps nigricollis
3 Little Grebe 3 3 Tachybaptus ruficollis
1 Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli
3 Cape Gannet 1 8 Sula capensis
2 Sooty Shearwater 1 4 Puffinus griseus
3 White-breasted Cormorant 3 20 Phalacrocorax (carbo) lucidus
3 Cape Cormorant 2 100 Phalacororax capensis
3 Bank Cormorant 1 1 Phalacrocorax neglectus
3 Crowned Cormorant 1 1 Phalacrocorax coronatus
3 Reed (Long-Tailed) Cormorant 1 5 Phalacororax africanus
3 Great White Pelican 4 500 Pelecanus onocrotalus
3 African Darter 1 5 Anhinga rufa
1 African Spoonbill 1 1 Platalea alba
3 Grey Heron 8 10 Ardea cinerea
1 Black-headed Heron Ardea melanocephala
3 Little Egret 5 30 Egretta garzetta
3 Cattle Egret 9 24 Bulbulcus ibis
3 Squacco Heron 1 1 Ardeola ralloides
3 Black-crowned Night-Heron 1 1 Nycticorax nycticorax
1 Dwarf Bittern 1 1 Ixobrychus sturmii
1 Abdim's Stork 3 200 Ciconia abdimii
1 Woolly-necked Stork 2 1 Ciconia episcopus
1 Marabou Stork 1 3 Leptoptilos crumeniferus
1 Yellow-billed Stork 1 3 Mycteria ibis
1 African Openbill 1 40 Anastomus lamelligerus
3 Greater Flamingo 3 5000 Phoenicopterus ruber
3 Lesser Flamingo 3 7000 Phoeniconaias minor
3 Hamerkop 1 1 Scopus umbretta
3 Glossy Ibis 1 50 Plegadis falcinellus
3 Sacred Ibis 1 1 Threskiornis aethiopicus
3 Egyptian Goose 5 10 lopochen aegyptiacus
3 South African Shelduck 4 10 Tadorna cana
3 Cape Shoveler 1 60 Anas smithii
2 Southern Pochard Netta erythrophthalma
3 Red-billed Teal 3 30 Anas erythrorhynchos
3 Cape Teal 3 50 Anas capensis
3 Hottentot Teal 2 3 Anas hottentota
1 Maccoa Duck Oxyura maccoa
3 African White-backed Vulture 6 25 Gyps africanus
3 Lappet-faced Vulture 7 15 Torgos tracheliotus
1 White-headed Vulture 2 1 Trigonoceps occipitalis
1 African Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vocifer
1 Western Osprey Pandion haliaetus
3 Bateleur 4 4 Terathopius ecaudatus
3 Verreaux's Eagle 3 4 Aquila verreauxii
3 Martial Eagle 2 1 Polemaetus bellicosus
3 Tawny Eagle 6 4 Aquila rapax
3 African Hawk Eagle 2 2 Hieraaetus spilogaster
3 Brown Snake Eagle 1 2 Circaetus cinereus
3 Black-breasted Snake Eagle 5 3 Circaetus pectoralis
1 European Honey-buzzard 3 2 Pernis apivorus
3 Augur Buzzard 1 1 Buteo augur
2 Steppe Common Buzzard 7 30 Buteo buteo vulpinus
3 Black-shouldered Kite 1 2 Elanus caeruleus
1 Yellow-billed Kite 5 200 Milvus parasiticus
3 Pale Chanting Goshawk 10 20 Melierax canorus
3 Gabar Goshawk 4 2 Melierax gabar
3 Shikra 4 2 Accipiter badius
3 Little Sparrowhawk 1 1 Accipiter minullus
2 Peregrine Falcon 1 1 Falco peregrinus
1 Lanner Falcon Falco biarmicus
1 Eurasian Hobby 2 1 Falco subbuteo
1 Red-necked Falcon Falco chicquera
3 Rock Kestrel 10 2 Falco rupicolis
3 Greater Kestrel 4 3 Falco rupicoloides
1 Lesser Kestrel 2 25 Falco naumanni
1 Amur Falcon 3 10 Falco amurensis
2 Pygmy Falcon 1 1 Polihierax semitorquatus
3 Common Ostrich 5 30 Struthio camelus
3 Helmeted Guineafowl 11 15 Numida meleagris
1 Crested Francolin Peliperdix sephaena
3 Red-billed Francolin 9 7 Francolinus adspersus
3 Swainson's Francolin 1 1 Francolinus swainsonii
3 Hartlaub's Francolin 2 1 Francolinus hartlaubi
3 Red-knobbed Coot 1 20 Fulica cristata
3 Common Moorhen 3 5 Gallinula chloropus
3 African (Purple) Swamphen 2 1 Porphyrio madagascariensis
1 Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostris
3 African Jacana 3 2 Actophilornis africanus
2 Blue Crane 2 4 Anthropoides paradisea
3 Secretarybird 1 1 Sagittarius serpentarius
3 Kori Bustard 5 25 Otis kori
3 Ludwig's Bustard 3 3 Neotis ludwigii
3 Red-crested Korhaan 2 1 Eupodotis ruficrista
3 Northern Black Korhaan 5 50 Eupodotis afraoides
3 Rüppell's Korhaan 3 10 Eupodotis ruppellii
3 Black-winged Stilt 4 50 Himantopus himantopus
3 Pied Avocet 2 30 Recurvirostra avosetta
1 Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
3 African Black Oystercatcher 2 10 Haematopus moquini
1 Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis
3 Burchell's Courser 1 2 Cursorius rufus
3 Double-banded Courser 2 8 Rhinoptilus africanus
3 Blacksmith Lapwing 6 100 Vanellus armatus
3 Crowned Lapwing 4 30 Vanellus coronatus
1 Wattled Lapwing 1 1 Vanellus senegallus
3 Grey Plover 2 100 Pluvialis squatarola
3 Kittlitz's Plover 3 5 Charadruis pecuarius
1 Caspian Plover 1 2 Charadrius asiaticus
3 White-fronted Plover 2 20 Charadrius marginatus
3 Chestnut-banded Plover 1 1 Charadrius pallidus
3 Ringed Plover 1 30 Charadrius hiaticula
3 Three-banded Plover 4 4 Charadrius tricollaris
3 Bar-tailed Godwit 1 20 Limosa lapponica
1 Eurasian Curlew 1 2 Numenius arquata
3 Eurasian Whimbrel 2 10 Numenius phaeopus
3 Common Greenshank 4 350 Tringa nebularia
3 Marsh Sandpiper 3 30 Tringa stagnatilis
3 Wood Sandpiper 7 30 Tringa glareola
3 Common Sandpiper 1 2 Tringa hypoleucos
3 Ruff 5 80 Philomachus pugnax
3 Ruddy Turnstone 2 30 Arenaria interpres
3 Sanderling 1 50 Calidris alba
1 Red Knot Calidris canutus
3 Curlew Sandpiper 2 1000 Calidris ferruginea
3 Little Stint 3 100 Calidris minuta
2 Red-necked Phalarope 1 1 Phalaropus lobatus
2 Arctic Skua 1 1 Stercorarius parasiticus
3 Kelp Gull 2 100 Larus vetula
1 Grey-headed Gull Larus cirrocephalus
3 Hartlaub's Gull 2 100 Larus hartlaubii
3 Caspian Tern 2 15 Sterna caspia
3 Swift Tern 2 25 Sterna bergii
3 Sandwich Tern 2 10 Sterna sandvicensis
3 Common Tern 2 200 Sterna hirundo
3 Damara Tern 2 15 Sterna balaenarum
2 Black Tern 1 20 Chlidonias niger
2 White-winged Tern 2 20 Chlidonias leucopterus
3 Namaqua Sandgrouse 3 30 Pterocles namaqua
3 Double-banded Sandgrouse 2 5 Pterocles bicinctus
3 Speckled Pigeon 10 15 Columba guinea
3 Cape Turtle Dove 12 20 Streptopelia capicola
3 Laughing Dove 13 20 Streptopelia senegalensis
3 Emerald-spotted Wood Dove 2 2 Turtur chalcospilos
3 Namaqua Dove 8 10 Oena capensis
3 Rosy-faced Lovebird 9 4 Agapornis roseicollis
3 Rüppell's Parrot 3 4 Poicephalus rueppellii
1 Meyer's Parrot Poicephalus meyeri
1 Great Spotted Cuckoo 3 1 Clamator glandarius
1 Jacobin Cuckoo 4 3 Clamator Jacobinus
1 Diederik Cuckoo 6 6 Chrysococcyx caprius
1 Black Cuckoo 5 4 Cuculus clamosus
1 Common Cuckoo 1 1 Cuculus canorus
3 Grey Go-away-bird 11 30 Corythaixoides concolor
3 Pearl-spotted Owlet 4 1 Glaucidium perlatum
3 African Scops Owl 3 3 Otus senegalensis
1 Verreaux's Eagle Owl Bubo lacteus
1 Spotted Eagle Owl 1 1 H Bubo africanus
3 Barn Owl 1 2 Tyto alba
3 Freckled Nightjar 2 2 Caprimulgus tristigma
2 Rufous-cheeked Nightjar Caprimulgus rufigena
3 Alpine Swift 5 2 Apus melba
3 Bradfield's Swift 8 30 Apus bradfieldi
1 Common Swift 3 200 Apus apus
3 Little Swift 8 200 Apus affinis
3 White-rumped Swift 2 3 Apus caffer
3 African Palm-swift 11 50 Cypsiurus parvus
3 White-backed Mousebird 6 10 Colius colius
3 Red-faced Mousebird 4 4 Colius indicus
3 European Bee-eater 8 100 Merops apiaster
2 Madagascar Bee-Eater 1 1 Merops superciliosus
3 Swallow-tailed Bee-eater 6 4 Merops hirundineus
3 Lilac-breasted Roller 6 80 Coracias caudata
3 Rufous-crowned Roller 9 20 Coracias naevia
3 African Grey Hornbill 6 50 Tockus nasutus
3 Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill 4 6 Tockus flavirostris
1 Bradfield's Hornbill Tockus bradfieldi
3 Monteiro's Hornbill 6 2 Tockus monteiri
3 Southern Red-billed Hornbill 1 2 Tockus erythrorhynchus
3 Damara Hornbill 5 2 Tockus damarensis
3 Violet Wood-hoopoe 2 6 Phoeniculus damaresis
3 Common Scimitarbill 5 6 Phoeniculus cyanomelas
3 African Hoopoe 5 2 Upupa africana
3 Acacia Pied Barbet 6 2 Lybius leucomelas
3 Golden-tailed Woodpecker 3 2 Campethera abingoni
3 Cardinal Woodpecker 2 2 Dendropicos fuscescens
3 Red-capped Lark 3 10 Calandrella cinerea
3 Spike-heeled Lark 4 10 Chersomanes albofasciata
3 Sabota Lark 9 100 Mirafra sabota
3 Rufous-naped Lark 5 10 Mirafra africana
2 Eastern Clapper Lark 1 2 Mirafra fasciolata
1 Monotonous Lark 3 20 Mirafra passerina
3 Dune Lark 1 1 Certhilauda erythrochlamys
2 Karoo Long-billed Lark 2 2 Certhilauda subcoronata
3 Benguela Long-billed Lark 1 20 Certhilauda benguelensis
3 Pink-billed Lark 1 10 Callendrella conirostris
3 Stark's Lark 2 6 Eremalauda starki
3 Gray's Lark 2 10 Ammomanes grayi
3 Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark 1 4 Eremopterix leucotis
3 Grey-backed Sparrowlark 5 10 Eremopterix verticalis
1 Mosque Swallow 1 1 Hirundo senegalensis
3 Red-breasted Swallow 2 8 Hirundo semirufa
1 South African Cliff Swallow Hirundo spilodera
3 Barn Swallow 12 300 Hirundo rustica
3 White-throated Swallow 1 2 Hirundo albigularis
3 Pearl-breasted Swallow 2 4 Hirundo dimidiata
3 Greater Striped Swallow 9 10 Hirundo cucullata
3 House Martin 4 60 Delichon urbicum
3 Banded Martin 1 1 Riparia cincta
3 African Rock Martin 12 50 Hirundo fuligula
3 Fork-tailed Drongo 11 100 Dicrurus adsimilis
1 African Golden Oriole 1 1 Oriolus auratus
1 Eurasian Golden Oriole 1 1 Oriolus oriolus
3 Pied Crow 6 10 Corvus albus
3 Cape Rook 5 6 Corvus capensis
3 Ashy Tit 2 2 Parus cinerascens
3 Carp's Tit 1 2 Parus carpi
3 Southern Pied Babbler 1 3 Turdoides bicolor
1 Bare-cheeked Babbler Turdoides gymnogenys
3 African Red-eyed Bulbul 12 20 Pycnonotus nigricans
3 Groundscraper Thrush 5 10 Turdus litsitsirupa
3 Short-toed Rock Thrush 3 10 Monticola brevipes
3 Familiar Chat 4 2 Cercomela familiaris
3 Karoo Chat 3 3 Cercomela schlegelii
3 Tractrac Chat 1 1 Cercomela tractrac
3 Southern Anteating Chat 3 8 Myrmecocichla formicivora
3 Mountain Wheatear 7 20 Oenanthe monticola
2 Capped Wheatear 4 4 Oenanthe pileata
3 Herero Chat 2 2 Namibornis herero
3 Kalahari Scrub-Robin 5 2 Erythropygia paena
3 Karoo Scrub-Robin 1 2 Cercotrichas coryphoeus
3 White-browed Scrub Robin 2 2 Erythropygia leucophrys
3 Rockrunner 4 3 Achaetops pycnopygius
3 Long-billed Crombec 2 2 Sylvietta rufescens
1 Cape Penduline Tit 1 3 Anthoscopus minutus
3 Willow Warbler 5 3 Phylloscopus trochilus
1 Icterine Warbler 1 5 Hippolais icterina
3 Yellow-bellied Eremomela 1 1 Eremomela icteropygialis
3 Burnt-necked Eremomela 2 4 Eremomela usticollis
3 Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler 9 6 Parisoma subcaeruleum
3 Layard's Tit-Babbler 1 1 Parisoma layardi
3 African Reed Warbler 4 6 Acrocephalus baeticatus
2 Lesser Swamp Warbler 1 1 Acrocephalus gracilirostris
3 Zitting Cisticola 3 5 Cisticola juncidis
3 Desert Cisticola 7 3 Cisticola aridula
3 Rattling Cisticola 4 2 Cisticola chinianus
3 Black-chested Prinia 9 5 Prinia flavicans
3 Rufous-eared Warbler 1 2 Malcorus pectoralis
3 Barred Wren Warbler 3 1 Calamonastes fasciolata
3 Grey-backed Camaroptera 6 2 Camaroptera brevicaudata
1 Spotted Flycatcher 5 4 Muscicapa striata
3 Chat Flycatcher 5 10 Melaenornis infuscatus
3 Marico Flycatcher 4 6 Melaenornis mariquensis
3 African Paradise Flycatcher 2 5 Terpsiphone viridis
3 Pririt Batis 7 4 Batis pririt
3 White-tailed Shrike 1 3 Lanioturdus torquatus
1 Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis
3 Orange River White-eye 3 4 Zosterops pallidus
3 Cape Wagtail 8 10 Motacilla capensis
3 African Pipit 6 30 Anthus cinnamomeus
3 Southern White-crowned Shrike 2 4 Eurocephalus anguitimens
3 Common Fiscal 3 6 Lanius collaris
1 Lesser Grey Shrike 11 30 Lanius minor
1 Red-backed Shrike 7 6 Lanius collurio
3 White-crested Helmet Shrike 1 6 Prionops plumatus
3 Brubru 6 2 Nilaus afer
3 Black-backed Puffback 2 4 Dryoscopus cubla
3 Crimson-breasted Shrike 6 2 Laniarius atrococcineus
3 Brown-crowned Tchagra 1 1 H Tchagra australis
3 Bokmakierie 2 4 Telophorus zeylonus
1 Greater Blue-eared Starling 2 10 Lamprotornis chalybaeus
3 Cape Glossy Starling 10 10 Lamprotornis nitens
3 Burchell's Starling 2 6 Lamprotornis australis
2 Violet-backed Starling 4 6 Cinnyricinclus leucogaster
3 Pale-winged Starling 8 50 Onychognathus nabouroup
3 Wattled Starling 3 30 Creatophora cinerea
3 Scarlet-chested Sunbird 2 4 Nectarinia senegalensis
3 Marico Sunbird 2 3 Nectarinia mariquensis
3 White-bellied Sunbird 1 2 Nectarinia talatala
3 Dusky Sunbird 4 10 Nectarinia fusca
3 Great Sparrow 5 2 Passer motitensis
3 Cape Sparrow 4 10 Passer melanurus
3 Southern Grey-headed Sparrow 12 6 Passer diffusus
3 House Sparrow 7 10 Passer domesticus
3 White-browed Sparrow Weaver 11 50 Plocepasser mahali
3 Sociable Weaver 6 100 Philetairus socius
3 Red-billed Buffalo Weaver 8 50 Bubalornis niger
3 Southern Masked Weaver 13 50 Ploceus velatus
3 Lesser Masked Weaver 1 1 Ploceus intermedius
1 Chestnut Weaver 2 15 Ploceus rubiginosus
2 Red-billed Quelea 1 300 Quelea quelea
1 Southern Red Bishop 4 10 Euplectes orix
2 Yellow-crowned Bishop 1 6 Euplectes hordeaceus
2 Pin-tailed Whydah 3 3 Vidua macroura
2 Shaft-tailed Whydah 8 6 Vidua regia
1 Long-tailed Paradise Whydah 3 5 Vidua paradisaea
2 Red-headed Finch 5 30 Amadina erythrocephala
3 Scaly-feathered Finch 6 10 Sporopipes squamifrons
3 Blue Waxbill (Cordonbleu) 6 6 Uraeginthus angolensis
3 Violet-eared Waxbill 5 4 Uraeginthus granatinus
3 Common Waxbill 2 10 Estrilda astrild
3 Black-faced Waxbill 7 6 Estrilda erythronotos
3 Green-winged Pytilia (Melba Finch) 2 3 Pytilia melba
2 African Quail-Finch 2 4 Ortygospiza atricollis
3 White-throated Canary 3 4 Serinus albogularis
3 Black-throated Canary 8 15 Serinus atrogularis
2 Yellow Canary 2 2 Serinus flaviventris
3 Lark-like Bunting 2 80 Emberiza impetuani
3 Cinnamon Rock Bunting 5 4 Emberiza tahapisi
2 Cape Bunting 5 2 Emberiza capensis
1 Golden-breasted Bunting 2 4 Emberiza flaviventris

Mammals:

1 Savanna Baboon X Papio cynocephalus ursinus
1 Hartmann's Mountain Zebra X Equus zebra hartmannae
1 Burchell's Zebra X Equus burchelli
1 Hook-Lipped (Black) Rhinoceros Diceros bicornis
1 Common Warthog X Phacochoerus africanus
1 Giraffe X Giraffa camelopardalis angolensis
1 Eland Tragelaphus oryx
1 Greater Kudu X Tragelaphus strepsiceros
1 Gemsbok (Oryx) X Oryx gazella
1 Red (Coke's) Hartebeest X Alcelaphus buselaphus caama
1 Blue Wildebeest (Brindled Gnu) X Connochaetes taurinus
1 Black-Faced Impala X Aepyceros petersi
1 Springbok X Antidorcas marsupialis
1 Steenbok X Raphicerus campestris
1 Klipspringer Oreotragus oreotragus
1 Damara Dik-Dik (Kirk's) X Madoqua kirkii
1 Common Duiker Sylvicapra grimmia
1 African Elephant X Loxodonta africana
1 Black-backed Jackal X Canis mesomelas
1 Small-Spotted Genet Genetta genetta
1 Yellow Mongoose X Cynictis penicillata
1 Banded Mongoose X Mungos mungo
1 Spotted Hyaena X Crocuta crocuta
1 Aardwolf Proteles cristatus
1 Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus
1 Lion X Panthera leo
1 African Wild Cat X Felis sylvestris
1 Rock Hyrax X Procavia capensis
1 Scrub Hare Lepus saxatilis
1 Ground Squirrel (Cape) X Xerus inauris
1 Dassie Rat X Petromus typicus
1 Bat-eared Fox X Otocyon megalotis
1 Leopard X Panthera pardus
1 Acacia Tree Rat X Thallomys paedulcus
1 African Brush-tailed Porcupine Hystrix africaeustralis
1 Striped Tree Squirrel (Kuhl's) Funisciurus congicus
1 Four-striped Grass Mouse Rabdomys pumillo
1 Lesser Bushbaby Galago moholi
1 Cape Fur Seal Arctocephalus pusillus

Mammals

1 Bottle-nosed Dolphin Tursiops truncatus