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Birds at Lekwena Wildlife Estate

BIRD SPECIES AT LEKWENA

Below is a list of all Bird Species 
you can find at Lekwena

Scientific NameAfrikaansEnglishSetswana
Buteo vulpinisBruinjakkalsvoëlBuzzard, SteppeSegôdi
Elanus caeruleusBlouvalkKite, Black-shoulderedPhakalane
Clandrella cinereaRooikoplewerikLark, Red-cappedSebotha
Calendulauda sabotaSabotalewerikLark, SabotaSebotha
Chersomanes albofasciataVlaktelewerikLark, Spike-heeledSebotha
Mirafra africanaRooineklewerikLark, Rufous-napedSebotha
Mirafra fasciolataHoëveldklappertjieLark, Eastern Clapper
Alcedo cristataKuifkopvisvangerKingfisher, MalachiteSeinôdi
Alopochan aegyptiacusKolgansGoose, EgyptianLegôu
Anas erythrorhynchaRoobekeendTeal, Red-billedSehudi
Anas undulataGeelbekeendDuck, Yellow-billedSehudi
Plectropterus gambensisWildemakouGoose, Spur-wingedLegôu, Lestikwe
Tadorna CanaKopereendShelduck, South AfricanLefaloa
Apus affinisKleinwindswaelSwift, LittlePêolwane, Phêtla
Apus cafferWitkruiswindswaelSwift, White RumpedPêolwane, Phêtla
Ardea cinereaBloureierHeron, GreyKôkôlôhutwê
Ardeola ralloidesRalreierHeron, SquaccoKôkôlôhutwê
Ardea melanocephalaSwartkopreierHeron, Black-headedKôkôlôhutwê
Bulbulcus ibisVeereierEgret, CattleModisane, Manawane
Butorides striataGroenrugreierHeron, Green-backedKôkôlôhutwê
Egretta albaGrootwitreierEgret GreatModisane, Manawane
Egretta garzettaKleinwitreierEgret, LittleModisane, Manawane
Egretta intermediaGeelbekwitreier Egret, Yellow-billedModisane, Manawane
Burhinus capensisGewone DikkopThick-knee, SpottedKgoadirê, Mongwangwa
Ceryle rudisBontvisvangerKingfisher, PiedSeinôdi
Charadrius tricollarisDriebandstrandkiewietPlover, Three-bandedPatapet-nala
Vanellus armatusBontkiewietLapwing, BlacksmithLethulatshipi
Vanellus coronatusKroonkiewietLapwing, CrownedLerweerwee
Vanellus senegallusLelkiewietLapwing, African WattledKegamakalo
Apalis thoracicaBandkeelkleinjantjieApalis, bar-throatedTantang
Cisticola aridulusWoestyn KlopkloppieCisticola, DesertMotintinyane
Cisticola chinianaBosveldtinktinkieCisticola, RattlingLekgêrê
Cisticola fulvicapillaNeddikkieNeddicky, NeddickyMotintinyane
Cisticola juncidisLanderyklopkloppieCisticola, ZittingMotintinyane
Cisticola textrixGevlekte KlopkloppieCisticola, CloudMotintinyane
Cisticola tinniensVleitinktinkieCisticola, Levaillant’sMotintinyane
Prinia flavicansSwartbandlangstertjiePrinia, Black-chestedTôntôbane
Prinia subflavaBruinsylangstertjiePrinia, Tawny-flankedTôntôbane
Colius coliusWitkruismuisvoëlMouse Bird, White-backedLetsôrô
Colius striatusGevlekte MuisvoëlMouse Bird, SpeckledLetsôrô
Urocolius indicusRooiwangmuisvoëlMouse Bird, Red-facedLetsôrô
Columba guineaKransduifPigeon, SpeckledLetsaba, Leebarope
Columba liviaTuinduifDove, RockLeeba-la-sekhoosa
Oena capensisNamakwaduifieDove, NamaquaRrankundunyane, Tsêbêru
Streptopelia capicolaGewone TortelduifTurtle-Dove, CapeMhiri
Streptopelia semitorquataGrootringduifDove, Red-eyedLeebana
Streptopelia senegalensisRooiborsduifieDove, LaughingTšokwane
Coracias caudatusGewone TroupantRoller, Lilac-breastedLetlêrêtlêrê, Lethakêla
Corracias garrulusEuropese TroupantRoller, EuropeanLetlêrêtlêrê, Lethakêla
Corvus albusWitborskraaiCrow, PiedLegakabê
Chrysococcyx capriusDiederikkieCuckoo, DiderickNtetekeng
Clamator jacobinusBontnuwejaarsvoëlCuckoo, JacobinMontoe-phatšoa
Culculus solitariusPiet-my-vrouCuckoo, Red-chestedTlo-nke-tsoho
Dendrocygna viduataNonnetjie-eendDuck, White-facedSehudi
Estrilda astrildRooibeksysieWaxbill, CommonSentsipitsipi
Estrida erythronotosSwartwangsysieWaxbill, Black-facedSentsipitsipi
Granatina granatinaKoningblousysieWaxbill, Violet-earedSentsipitsipi
Ortygospiza africollisGewone KwartelvinkieQuailfinch AfricanLekolukotoana
Pytilia melbaGewone MelbaPytilia, Green-winged
Uraeginthus angolensisGewone BlousysieWaxbill, BlueSentsipitsipi
Falco amurensisOostelike RooipootvalkFalcon Amur,Seotsanyana
Falco rupicoloidesGrootrooivalkKestrel, GreaterPhakalane
Falco rupicolusKransvalkKestrel, RockPhakalane
Crithagra atrogularisBergkanarieCanary, Black-throatedTšoere
Crithagra flaviventrisGeelkanarieCanary, YellowTšoere
Emberiza flaviventrisRooirugstreepkoppieBunting, Golden-breastedKwabebe
Emberiza tahapisiKlipstreepkoppieBunting, Cinnamon-breastedKwabebe
Rhynoptilus africanusDubbelbanddrawwertjieCourser, Double-bandedSegelegwele
Hirundo albigularisWitkeelswaelSwallow, White-throatedPêolwane, Phêtla
Hirundo cucullataGrootstreepswaelSwallow, Greater StripedPêolwane, Phêtla
Hirundo rusticaEuropese SwaelSwallow, BarnPêolwane, Phêtla
Hirundo semifuraRooiborsswaelSwallow, Red-breastedPêolwane, Phêtla
Hirundu spiloderaFamilieswaelCliff-swallow, South AfricanPêolwana, Phêtla
Riparia paludicolaAfrikaanse OewerswaelMartin, Brown-throatedPhêtla
Indicator minorKleinheuningwyserHoneyguide, LesserMolisa-linotši
Prodotiscus regulusSkerpbekheuningvoëlHoneybird, Brown-backedMolisa-linotši
Lanius collarisFiskaallaksmanFiscal, CommonTlhômêdi
Lanius collurioRooiruglaksmanSchrike, Red-backedTšemeli
Lybius torquatusRooikop houtkapperBarbet, Black CollaredKôpaôpê, Mmanku
Tracyphonus vailantiiKuifkophoutkapperBarbet, CrestedKôpaôpê
Tricholaema leucomelasBonthoutkapperBarbet, Akasia PiedMogôrôsi
Batis molitorWitliesbontrokkieBatis, Chinspot
Laniarius aatrococcineusRooiborslaksmanShrike, Crimson-breastedKgaragoba, Kgorogoro
Nilaus aferBontroklaksmanBrubru
Pycnonotus nigricansRooioogtiptolBulbul, African red-eyedRramorutiakolê
Tchagra australisRooivlerktjagraTchagra, Brown-crownedPhênakgômo, Mafurêfurê
Telephorus zeylonus BokmakierieBokmakieriePjempjete
Merops apiasterEuropese byevreterBea-eater, EuropeanMorôkapula
Anthus cinnamomeusGewone KoesterPipit, AfricanTšase
Anthus leocophrysDonkerkoesterPipit, Plain-backedTšase
Anthus simillisNicholson se KoesterPipit, Long-billedTšase
Anthus vaalensisVaalkoesterPipit, BuffyTšase
Macronyx capensisOranjekeelkalkoentjieLongclaw, CapeLethoele
Motacilla capensisGewone KwikstertjieWagtail, CapeMokgôrônyane
Cercomela familiarisGewone SpekvreterChat, FamiliarLetleretsane
Cercotrichas paenaKalahariwipstertScrub-Robin, KalahariPhênê
Cossypha caffraGewone JanfrederikRobin-Chat, CapeSetholo-moru
Muscicapa striataEuropese VlieëvangerFlycatcher, SpottedKapantsi-tubatubi
Myrmecocicla formicivoraSwartpiekChat, Ant-eatingLeping
Oenanthe monticolaBergwagterWheatear, MountainLetšoana-tšoana
Creatophora cinereaLelspreeuStarling, WattledLeswêdi
Saxicola torquatusGewone BontrokkieStonechat, AfricanTlhatsinyane
Sigelus silensFiskaalvlieëvangerFlycatcher, FiscalKapantsi
Cinnyris talatalaWitpenssuikerbekkieSunbid, White-belliedSenwabolôpe, Talêtalê
Numida meleagrisGewone TarentaalGuinea fowl, HelmetedKgaka
Oriolus larvatusSwartkopwielewaalOriole, Black-headed
Afrotis afraoidesWitvlerkkorhaanKorhaan, Northern BlackKegamakalo
Parus cinerascensAkasiagrysmeesTit, Ashy
Passer diffususGryskopmossieSparrow, Southern Grey-headedTswere
Passer domesticusHuismossieSparrow, HouseTswere
Passer melanurusGewone MossieSparrow, CapeTswere
Petronia supercillarisGeelvlekmossiePetronia, Yellow-throatedTswere
Phalacrocorax africanusRietduikerCormorant, ReedTimêlêtsane-Ntšo
Phalacrocorax  carboWitborsduikerCormorant, White breastedTimêlêtsane
Peliperdix coquiSwempieFrancolin, CoquiLesogo
Pternistis swainsoniiBosveldfisantSpurfowl, Swainson’sKhoale
Scleroptira levaillantoidesKalaharipatrysFrancolin, Orange RiverLesogo
Phoeniculus purpureusRooibekkakelaarWood-Hoopoe, GreenFoofoo
Euplectes aferGoudgeelvinkBishop, Yellow-crownedThaha pinyane
Euplectes albonotatusWitvlerkflapWidowbird, white-wingedMolopê
Euplectes ardensRooikeelflapWidowbird, Red-collaredMolopê
Euplectes orixRooivinkBishop, Southern RedMohubê, Thaga
Euplectes progneLangstertflapWidowbird, long-tailedMolopê
Plocepasser mahaleKoringvoëlSparrow-weaver, White-browedMogale
eus capensisKaapse WewerWeaver, CapeThaha
Ploceus velatusSwartkeelgeelvinkMasked-weaver, SouthernThaga-talê
Quelea QueleaRooibekkweleaQuelea, Red-billedThaha
Sporopipes squamifronsBaardmannetjieFinch, Scaly FeatheredLetsetsenkana
Tachybaptus ruficollisKleindobbertjieGrebe, LittleThoboloko
Pycnonotus tricolorSwartoogtiptolBulbul, Dark-cappedRramorutiakolê
Fulica cristataBleshoenderCoot, Red-knobbedKgogonoka
Gallinula chloropusGrootwaterhoenderMoorhen, CommonKhohonoka
Rhinopomastus cyanomelasSwartbekkakelaarScimitarbill, ComonFoofoo
Saittarius serpentariusSekretarisvoëlSecretary Bird Tlhangwe
Gallinago nigripennisAfrikaanse SnipSnipe, AfricanKoe-koe-lemao
Tringa nebulariaGroenpootruiterGreenshank, CommonKoe-koe-lemao
Scopus umbrettaHamerkopHamerkop, HamerkopMmamasiloanokê
Asio capensisVlei-uilOwl, MarchMorubitshe
Struthio camelusVolstruisOstritch, CommonNtšhe
Acridotheres tristisIndiese SpreeuMyna, CommonLegôdi
Lamprotornis nitensKleinglansspreeuStarling, Cape GlossyLeswêdi
Spreo bicolorWitgatspreeuStarling, PiedLeswêdi
Acrocephalus baeticatusKleinrietsangerReed-warbler, AfricanSoamahlaka-sa-merefo
Eremomela icteropygialisGeelpensbossangerEremomela, Yellow-belliedKgwêrêkgwêtlhane
Parisoma subcaeruleumBosveldtjeriktikTit-Babbler, Chestnut-vented
Phylloscopus trochilusHofsangerWarbler, WillowKgwêrêkgwêtlhane
Stenostira scitaFeëvlieëvangerFlycatcher, FairyKapantsi-tubatubi
Sylvieta rufescensBosveldstompstertCrombec, Long-billedPoponaka, se.pônê
Bostrychia hagedashHadedaIbis, HadedaLegangane
Platalea albaLepelaarSpoonbill, AfricanMolomo-khaba
Plegadis falcinellusGlansibisIbis, GlossyLeholotsoane
Rhreskiomis aethiopicusSkoorsteenveërIbis, African SacredLeholotsoane
Tyto albaNonnetjie-uilOwl, BarnMorubitshe
Upupa africanaHoephoepHoophoe, AfricanPupupu
Vidua macrouraKoningrooibekkieWhydah, Pin-tailedSelahlamarungoana
Vidua paradisaeaGewone ParadysvinkParadise-Whydah, long-tailed
Zosterops pallidusGariepglasogieWhite-eye, Orange RiverSetona-mahloana
Zosterops virensKaapse GlasogieWhite-eye, CapeSetona-mahloana
Vidua chalybeataStaalblouvinkieIndigo Bird, Village kgakanagae