Simon Taylor: South Africa Life List ABC Record(s) 1 to 105 of 105 total. Seq. Species Scientific Name Date Location Comments 1 Ostrich Struthio camelus 2 Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 3 Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus 4 African Darter Anhinga rufa 5 Great White Egret Egretta alba 6 Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 7 Hamerkop Scopus umbretta 8 Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis 9 Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus 10 Hadada Ibis Bostrychia hagedash 11 Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus 12 African Spoonbill Platalea alba 13 White-faced Whistling Duck Dendrocygna viduata 14 Egyptian Goose Alopochen aegyptiaca 15 Spur-winged Goose Plectropterus gambensis 16 Knob-billed Duck Sarkidiornis melanotos 17 African Black Duck Anas sparsa 18 Osprey Pandion haliaetus 19 Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres 20 Lappet-faced Vulture Torgos tracheliotus 21 Black-chested Snake Eagle Circaetus pectoralis 22 Brown Snake Eagle Circaetus cinereus 23 Gabar Goshawk Micronisus gabar 24 Pale Chanting Goshawk Melierax canorus 25 Verreauxs' Eagle Aquila verreauxii 26 Wahlberg's Eagle Aquila wahlbergi 27 Secretary Bird Sagittarius serpentarius Mankwe and Pilanesberg NP 28 Helmeted Guineafowl Numida meleagris 29 Coqui Francolin Francolinus coqui 30 Shelley's Francolin Francolinus shelleyi 31 Natal Francolin Francolinus natalensis 32 Swainson's Francolin Francolinus swainsonii 33 African Crake Crex egregia 34 African Water Rail Rallus caerulescens 35 Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostris 36 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 37 Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata 38 Kori Bustard Ardeotis kori 39 African Jacana Actophilornis africanus 40 Spotted Thick-knee Burhinus capensis 41 Temminck's Courser Cursorius temminckii 42 African Wattled Lapwing Vanellus senegallus 43 Blacksmith Lapwing Vanellus armatus 44 Crowned Lapwing Vanellus coronatus 45 Namaqua Dove Oena capensis 46 Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea 47 Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola 48 Grey Go-away Bird Corythaixoides concolor 49 Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius 50 Didric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius 51 Cape Eagle Owl Bubo capensis 52 European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus 53 Common Swift Apus apus 54 Horus Swift Apus horus 55 Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus 56 African Pygmy Kingfisher Ceyx pictus 57 Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata 58 Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima 59 Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis 60 Little Bee-eater Merops pusillus 61 European Bee-eater Merops apiaster 62 Lilac-breasted Roller Coracias caudatus 63 Hoopoe Upupa epops 64 Red-billed Hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus 65 Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus leucomelas 66 African Grey Hornbill Tockus nasutus 67 Acacia Pied Barbet Tricholaema leucomelas 68 Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus 69 Monotonous Lark Mirafra passerina 70 Rufous-naped Lark Mirafra africana 71 Fawn-coloured Lark Mirafra africanoides 72 Common Sand Martin Riparia riparia 73 Red-breasted Swallow Cercropis semirufa 74 Greater Striped Swallow Cercropis cucullata 75 Rock Martin Ptyonoprogne fuligula 76 Pearl-breasted Swallow Hirundo dimidiata 77 Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 78 Common House Martin Delichon urbicum 79 Kalahari Scrub-Robin Cercotrichas paena 80 Familiar Chat Cercomela familiaris 81 Groundscraper Thrush Psophocichla litsitsirupa 82 Yellow-bellied Eremomela Eremomela icteropygialis 83 Long-billed Crombec Sylvietta rufescens 84 Zitting Cisticola Cisticola juncidis 85 Tawny-flanked Prinia Prinia subflava 86 Southern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina 87 Marico Flycatcher Bradornis mariquensis 88 Chinspot Batis Batis molitor 89 Arrow-marked Babbler Turdoides jardineii 90 Cape White-eye Zosterops pallidus 91 Crimson-breasted Shrike Laniarius atrococcineus 92 Fork-tailed Drongo Dicrurus adsimilis 93 Pied Crow Corvus albus 94 Cape Starling Lamprotornis nitens 95 Common Myna Acridotheres tristis 96 Red-billed Oxpecker Buphagus erythrorhynchus 97 Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus 98 Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis 99 Southern Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus 100 Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix 101 Common Waxbill Estrilda astrild 102 Violet-eared Waxbill Uraeginthus granatinus 103 Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura 104 Golden-breasted Bunting Emberiza flaviventris 105 Cinnamon-breasted Bunting Emberiza tahapisi