Melissa’s Year List

Year total as of 25/6/2018: 543

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Year list:

543 Double-banded Courser
542 Forest Buzzard
541 Tambourine Dove
540 Purple-crested Turaco
539 Olive Sunbird
538 Red-capped Robin-Chat
537 Green-backed Camaroptera
536 African Skimmer
535 Bearded Vulture
534 Drakensberg Siskin
533 Drakensberg Rockjumper
532 Bush Blackcap
531 Gurney’s Sugarbird
530 Cape Batis
529 African Firefinch
528 Brimstone Canary
527 Lazy Cisticola
526 Yellow-throated Woodland Warbler
525 Black-winged Lapwing
524 Lizard Buzzard
523 Collared Palm Thrush
522 Crowned Hornbill
521 Black Stork
520 Hooded Vulture
519 Pink-backed Pelican
518 Yellow-throated Leaflove
517 Tropical Boubou
516 Bearded Scrub Robin
515 Eurasian Golden Oriole
514 African Barred Owlet
513 Trumpeter Hornbill
512 Red-headed Weaver
511 White-breasted Cuckooshrike
510 Yellow-throated Petronia
509 Collared Pratincole
508 Dark Chanting Goshawk
507 Flappet Lark
506 Racket-tailed Roller
505 Western Banded Snake Eagle
504 Dickinson’s Kestrel
503 Allen’s Gallinule
502 Sharp-tailed Starling
501 White-browed Coucal
500 Wattled Crane
499 Luapula Cisticola
498 African Mourning Dove
497 Pel’s Fishing Owl
496 Eurasian Hobby
495 White-backed Night Heron
494 Double-banded Sandgrouse
493 Purple-banded Sunbird
492 White-headed Vulture
491 Grey-headed Kingfisher
490 Marabou Stork
489 Yellow-billed Oxpecker
488 Cut-throat Finch
487 Meves’s Starling
486 Yellow-breasted Apalis
485 Retz’s Helmetshrike
484 African Wood Owl
483 Square-tailed Nightjar
482 Chirping Cisticola
481 Southern Brown-throated Weaver
480 Yellow-bellied Greenbul
479 Brown-backed Honeybird
478 African Golden Oriole
477 Green-capped Eremomela
476 African Cuckoo-Hawk
475 Broad-billed Roller
474 Coppery-tailed Coucal
473 Mosque Swallow
472 Collared Sunbird
471 Black Cuckoo
470 White-browed Robin-Chat
469 Orange-breasted Bushshrike
468 Meyer’s Parrot
467 Bradfield’s Hornbill
466 Greater Blue-eared Starling
465 Jacobin Cuckoo
464 Long-toed Lapwing
463 Western Osprey
462 Northern Grey-headed Sparrow
461 Great Spotted Cuckoo
460 African Pied Wagtail
459 Ashy Flycatcher
458 Scarlet-chested Sunbird
457 Fiery-necked Nightjar
456 Rufous-bellied Heron
455 Brown Firefinch
454 African Golden Weaver
453 Swamp Boubou
452 Hartlaub’s Babbler
451 Green-backed Heron
450 Wire-tailed Swallow
449 Lesser Jacana
448 African Openbill
447 African Yellow White-eye
446 European Honey Buzzard
445 Dusky Lark
444 Ayres’s Hawk-Eagle
443 Marico Sunbird
442 Carp’s Tit
441 Black-faced Babbler
440 Pearl-spotted Owlet
439 Senegal Coucal
438 Intermediate Egret
437 Lappet-faced Vulture
436 Common Greenshank
435 Purple Roller
434 Bateleur
433 Tawny Eagle
432 Damara Red-billed Hornbill
431 Monteiro’s Hornbill
430 Swallow-tailed Bee-eater
429 Red-billed Spurfowl
428 Rosy-faced Lovebird
427 Bradfield’s Swift
426 Village Indigobird
425 Yellow-bellied Eremomela
424 Kori Bustard
423 Fairy Flycatcher
422 Sooty Shearwater
421 Cape Long-billed Lark
420 Lesser Yellowlegs
419 Bar-tailed Godwit
418 Ground Woodpecker
417 Sandwich Tern
416 Bank Cormorant
415 Sabine’s Gull
414 Sickle-winged Chat
413 Alpine Swift
412 Acacia Pied Barbet
411 Karoo Korhaan
410 Karoo Eremomela
409 Karoo Chat
408 Namaqua Warbler
407 Large-billed Lark
406 Karoo Lark
405 Layard’s Tit-Babbler
404 Black-headed Canary
403 Martial Eagle
402 Tractrac Chat
401 Stark’s Lark
400 Cinnamon-breasted Warbler
399 Pygmy Falcon
398 Pale-winged Starling
397 Namaqua Sandgrouse
396 Red Lark
395 Rufous-eared Warbler
394 Karoo Long-billed Lark
393 Orange River White-eye
392 Black-eared Sparrow-Lark
391 Grey-backed Sparrow-Lark
390 Lark-like Bunting
389 Chat Flycatcher
388 Sociable Weaver
387 Pale Chanting Goshawk
386 Dusky Sunbird
385 White-backed Vulture
384 Pallid Harrier
383 Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Lark
382 Black Sparrowhawk
381 Ovambo Sparrowhawk
380 Giant Kingfisher
379 African Green Pigeon
378 African Harrier-Hawk
377 Lesser Spotted Eagle
376 White-crested Helmetshrike
375 Terrestrial Brownbul
374 Western Barn Owl
373 African Hawk-Eagle
372 Ashy Tit
371 African Cuckoo
370 Pale Flycatcher
369 Black-crowned Tchagra
368 Emerald-spotted Wood Dove
367 Bennett’s Woodpecker
366 Common Scimitarbill
365 Barred Wren-Warbler
364 Brubru
363 Southern White-crowned Shrike
362 Common Swift
361 Shikra
360 White-throated Robin-Chat
359 Southern Boubou
358 African Rail
357 African Crake
356 Sedge Warbler
355 Greater Painted-snipe
354 Fawn-coloured Lark
353 Southern Black Tit
352 Red-chested Cuckoo
351 Little Bee-eater
350 White-fronted Bee-eater
349 Striped Kingfisher
348 Kurrichane Thrush
347 White-browed Scrub Robin
346 Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird
345 Golden-tailed Woodpecker
344 Orange-breasted Waxbill
343 Swee Waxbill
342 Common Chaffinch
341 Sombre Greenbul
340 Olive Thrush
339 Forest Canary
338 African Dusky Flycatcher
337 Lemon Dove
336 Peregrine Falcon
335 Arctic Tern
334 Red-necked Phalarope
333 Black-necked Grebe
332 Protea Canary
331 Cape Sugarbird
330 African Fish Eagle
329 Verreaux’s Eagle
328 Cape Gannet
327 African Penguin
326 Grey-backed Cisticola
325 White-necked Raven
324 Great White Pelican
323 Chestnut-banded Plover
322 Ruddy Turnstone
321 Pied Avocet
320 Cape Cormorant
319 Eurasian Curlew
318 Crowned Cormorant
317 Grey Plover
316 Caspian Tern
315 Booted Eagle
314 Grey-winged Francolin
313 Striped Flufftail
312 Karoo Prinia
311 Orange-breasted Sunbird
310 Blue Crane
309 White-backed Mousebird
308 Southern Black Korhaan
307 Southern Double-collared Sunbird
306 Whimbrel
305 Swift Tern
304 African Black Oystercatcher
303 Lesser Flamingo
302 Sanderling
301 Little Tern
300 Common Tern
299 White-fronted Plover
298 White-throated Canary
297 Cape Bulbul
296 Kittlitz’s Plover
295 Karoo Scrub Robin
294 Cape Spurfowl
293 Kelp Gull
292 Hartlaub’s Gull
291 Common Starling
290 House Crow
289 Horus Swift
288 Cape Rock Thrush
287 Drakensberg Prinia
286 Sentinel Rock Thrush
285 Blue Korhaan
284 Black Harrier
283 Yellow-breasted Pipit
282 Rock Kestrel
281 Secretarybird
280 Rudd’s Lark
279 Black-bellied Bustard
278 African Marsh Harrier
277 Denham’s Bustard
276 Greater Double-collared Sunbird
275 Barratt’s Warbler
274 Bearded Woodpecker
273 Buff-streaked Chat
272 White-bellied Bustard
271 Cape Grassbird
270 Jackal Buzzard
269 Spotted Eagle-Owl
268 South African Shelduck
267 Grey Crowned Crane
266 Cape Crow
265 Southern Bald Ibis
264 Pied Starling
263 Long-crested Eagle
262 Common Buttonquail
261 Black Cuckooshrike
260 Lesser Honeyguide
259 Common House Martin
258 Amethyst Sunbird
257 Cape Weaver
256 Black-headed Oriole
255 Dwarf Bittern
254 Black-chested Snake Eagle
253 Greater Kestrel
252 Orange River Francolin
251 Lanner Falcon
250 Abdim’s Stork
249 Cape Vulture
248 African Grey Hornbill
247 Levaillant’s Cuckoo
246 Icterine Warbler
245 Southern Black Flycatcher
244 Groundscraper Thrush
243 Lesser Masked Weaver
242 Crested Francolin
241 Red-crested Korhaan
240 Water Thick-knee
239 Yellow-fronted Canary
238 Pied Kingfisher
237 Common Sandpiper
236 African Pygmy Goose
235 Black-backed Puffback
234 African Quail-Finch
233 Golden-breasted Bunting
232 Common Ostrich
231 Lesser Moorhen
230 Lesser Striped Swallow
229 Village Weaver
228 Southern Pied Babbler
227 European Roller
226 Southern Carmine Bee-eater
225 Wahlberg’s Eagle
224 Blue-cheeked Bee-eater
223 Hamerkop
222 Wood Sandpiper
221 Lilac-breasted Roller
220 African Spoonbill
219 Capped Wheatear
218 Lesser Kestrel
217 Red-footed Falcon
216 Great Sparrow
215 Black-winged Pratincole
214 Shaft-tailed Whydah
213 Brown-hooded Kingfisher
212 Long-tailed Paradise Whydah
211 Red-breasted Swallow
210 Red-billed Firefinch
209 Purple Indigobird
208 Violet-eared Waxbill
207 Common Whitethroat
206 Pearl-breasted Swallow
205 Green-winged Pytilia
204 Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill
203 Brown-crowned Tchagra
202 Blue Waxbill
201 Yellow-billed Kite
200 Sabota Lark
199 Red-billed Buffalo Weaver
198 Common Buzzard
197 Crimson-breasted Shrike
196 Marico Flycatcher
195 Burnt-necked Eremomela
194 Jameson’s Firefinch
193 Arrow-marked Babbler
192 Southern Red-billed Hornbill
191 Grey-backed Camaroptera
190 Natal Spurfowl
189 Yellow-billed Stork
188 Knob-billed Duck
187 Gabar Goshawk
186 Black-faced Waxbill
185 Woodland Kingfisher
184 Great Egret
183 Burchell’s Starling
182 Desert Cisticola
181 Wattled Starling
180 Cape Penduline Tit
179 Red-billed Oxpecker
178 Long-billed Crombec
177 Plain-backed Pipit
176 Rattling Cisticola
175 Temminck’s Courser
174 Magpie Shrike
173 Scaly-feathered Finch
172 Grey-headed Gull
171 Black-crowned Night Heron
170 African Reed Warbler
169 Cape Teal
168 Grey Heron
167 African Jacana
166 Maccoa Duck
165 Greater Flamingo
164 Mallard
163 Burchell’s Coucal
162 Green Wood Hoopoe
161 Red-winged Starling
160 Fork-tailed Drongo
159 Pied Crow
158 Little Sparrowhawk
157 African Black Duck
156 Southern White-faced Owl
155 Tawny-flanked Prinia
154 Cardinal Woodpecker
153 Thick-billed Weaver
152 Bronze Mannikin
151 Black-collared Barbet
150 Speckled Mousebird
149 Rock Martin
148 Rose-ringed Parakeet
147 African Olive Pigeon
146 Red-headed Finch
145 Dark-capped Bulbul
144 Rock Dove
143 Karoo Thrush
142 African Wattled Lapwing
141 Grey Go-away-bird
140 House Sparrow
139 Marsh Sandpiper
138 Curlew Sandpiper
137 Little Stint
136 Hottentot Teal
135 Black Crake
134 Little Rush Warbler
133 White-winged Tern
132 Common Ringed Plover
131 Lesser Swamp Warbler
130 Cape Shoveler
129 Ruff
128 Red-billed Teal
127 Purple Heron
126 Malachite Kingfisher
125 Little Bittern
124 Great Crested Grebe
123 White-breasted Cormorant
122 Great Reed Warbler
121 African Darter
120 Red-eyed Dove
119 African Swamphen
118 Southern Pochard
117 White-backed Duck
116 Black Heron
115 Goliath Heron
114 Squacco Heron
113 Fulvous Whistling Duck
112 Brown-throated Martin
111 Three-banded Plover
110 Common Moorhen
109 African Sacred Ibis
108 Black-winged Stilt
107 Egyptian Goose
106 White Stork
105 Sand Martin
104 Red-throated Wryneck
103 White-bellied Sunbird
102 Spotted Flycatcher
101 Kalahari Scrub Robin
100 Chinspot Batis
99 Cuckoo-finch
98 Bar-throated Apalis
97 Streaky-headed Seedeater
96 Cape Glossy Starling
95 Violet-backed Starling
94 Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
93 African Hoopoe
92 Crested Barbet
91 Red-faced Mousebird
90 Mocking Cliff Chat
89 Willow Warbler
88 Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler
87 White-browed Sparrow-Weaver
86 Namaqua Dove
85 Bokmakierie
84 Red-backed Shrike
83 Fiscal Flycatcher
82 African Black Swift
81 Yellow Canary
80 African Paradise Flycatcher
79 Buffy Pipit
78 European Bee-eater
77 Cloud Cisticola
76 Banded Martin
75 Brown Snake Eagle
74 Wing-snapping Cisticola
73 Cape Bunting
72 Lesser Grey Shrike
71 Malachite Sunbird
70 Yellow Bishop
69 Black-chested Prinia
68 Eastern Long-billed Lark
67 Wailing Cisticola
66 Long-billed Pipit
65 African Red-eyed Bulbul
64 Neddicky
63 Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
62 Cape Canary
61 African Palm Swift
60 Cape White-eye
59 Cape Turtle Dove
58 Cape Robin-Chat
57 Familiar Chat
56 Greater Striped Swallow
55 Mountain Wheatear
54 Laughing Dove
53 Common Myna
52 White-throated Swallow
51 Southern Fiscal
50 Ant-eating Chat
49 Rufous-naped Lark
48 White-faced Whistling Duck
47 Little Egret
46 Diederik Cuckoo
45 Red-capped Lark
44 White-winged Widowbird
43 Yellow-billed Duck
42 African Pipit
41 Pin-tailed Whydah
40 Swainson’s Spurfowl
39 Red-billed Quelea
38 Red-collared Widowbird
37 Southern Masked Weaver
36 Spike-heeled Lark
35 Black-throated Canary
34 Yellow-crowned Bishop
33 Whiskered Tern
32 Barn Swallow
31 Western Cattle Egret
30 Black-headed Heron
29 Little Grebe
28 Red-knobbed Coot
27 Zitting Cisticola
26 Reed Cormorant
25 Fan-tailed Widowbird
24 African Stonechat
23 Spur-winged Goose
22 White-rumped Swift
21 Southern Red Bishop
20 South African Cliff Swallow
19 Little Swift
18 Cape Wagtail
17 Common Waxbill
16 Amur Falcon
15 Glossy Ibis
14 Cape Sparrow
13 Cape Longclaw
12 Levaillant’s Cisticola
11 Long-tailed Widowbird
10 African Snipe
9 Black-winged Kite
8 Hadeda Ibis
7 Blacksmith Lapwing
6 Crowned Lapwing
5 Speckled Pigeon
4 Northern Black Korhaan
3 Helmeted Guineafowl
2 Marsh Owl
1 Spotted Thick-knee