The Gillooly's Farm Bird Sanctuary Bird List

The Birds Of Gillooly's Farm

Blacksmith Lapwing (Plover)The following list is a record of all the bird species recorded in Gillooly's Farm. The following list of the birds of Gillooly's Farm gives the common name and the old name of the birds in brackets as well as the Latin (Scientific) name, the number next to the bird's name is the Robert's bird number. Here are the 50 bird species (Excluding the exotic geese) that occur in Gillooly's Farm:

Bird Name

Latin Name

Little Grebe (Dabchick) (8) Tachybaptus ruficollis
White-Breasted Cormorant (55) Phalacrocorax lucidus
Reed Cormorant (58) Phalacrocorax africanus
African Darter (60) Anhinga rufa
Grey Heron (62) Ardea cinerea
Cattle Egret (71) Bubulcus ibis
Black Heron (Black Egret) (69) Egretta ardesiaca
White Stork (83) Ciconia ciconia
Hadeda Ibis (94) Bostrychia hagedash
African Sacred Ibis (91) Threskiornis aethiopicus
Egyptian Goose (102) Alopochen aegyptiaca
Yellow-Billed Duck (104) Anas undulata
African Black Duck (105) Anas sparsa
Red-Knobbed Coot (228) Fulica cristata
Common Moorhen (226) Gallinula chloropus
Crowned Lapwing (Crowned Plover) (255) Vanellus coronatus
Blacksmith Lapwing (Blacksmith Plover) (258) Vanellus armatus
Spotted Thick-Knee (Spotted Dikkop) (297) Burhinus capensis
Grey-Headed Gull (315) Larus cirrocephalus
Franklin's Gull (317) Larus pipixcan
Rock Dove (Feral Pigeon) (348) Columba livia
African Olive Pigeon (Rameron Pigeon) (350) Columba arquatrix
Cape-Turtle Dove (354) Streptopelia capicola
Laughing Dove (355) Streptopelia senegalensis
Rose-Ringed Parakeet (366) Psittacula krameri
Grey Go-Away-Bird (Grey Lourie) (373) Corythaixoides concolor
Little Swift (417) Apus affinis
Speckled Mousebird (424) Colius striatus
Green Woodhoopoe (Red-Billed Woodhoopoe) (452) Phoeniculus purpureus
African Hoopoe (451) Upupa africana (Upupa epops)
Black-Collared Barbet (464) Lybius torquatus
Crested Barbet (473) Trachyphonus vaillantii
Barn Swallow (European Swallow) (518) Hirundo rustica
Black-Headed Oriole (Eastern Black-Headed Oriole) (545) Oriolus larvatus
Pied Crow (548) Corvus albus
Dark-Capped Bulbul (Black-Eyed Bulbul) (568) Pycnonotus tricolor
Olive Thrush (577) Turdus olivaceus
Cape Robin-Chat (Cape Robin) (601) Cassypha caffra
African Reed Warbler (African Marsh Warbler) (631) Acrocephalus baeticatus
Cape Wagtail (713) Motacilla capensis
Common Fiscal (Common Fiscal Shrike) (732) Lanius collaris
Southern Boubou (736) Laniarius ferrugineus
Cape Glossy Starling (764) Lamprotornis nitens
Red-Winged Starling (769) Onychognathus morio
House Sparrow (801) Passer domesticus
Cape Sparrow (803) Passer melanurus
Southern Grey-Headed Sparrow (804) Passer diffusus
Southern Masked Weaver (814) Ploceus velatus
Southern Red Bishop (824) Euplectes orix