Acopian Center for Ornithology


South Africa:

64 Species documented to have collided with sheet glass or plastic

Common Name Genus Species IUCN
Harlequin Quail Coturnix delegorguei LC
Cape Gannet Morus capensis *VU
African Goshawk Accipiter tachiro LC
Shikra Accipiter badius LC
Little Sparrowhawk Accipiter minullus LC
Rufous-breasted Sparrowhawk Accipiter rufiventris LC
Black Sparrowhawk Accipiter melanoleucus LC
Buff-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura elegans LC
Kurrichane Buttonquail Turnix sylvaticus LC
Speckled Pigeon Columba guinea LC
Lemon Dove Columba larvata LC
Red-eyed Dove Streptopelia semitorquata LC
Ring-necked Dove Streptopelia capicola LC
Laughing Dove Streptopelia senegalensis LC
Emerald-spotted Wood Dove Turtur chalcospilos LC
Tambourine Dove Turtur tympanistria LC
Namaqua Dove Oena capensis LC
Great Spotted Cuckoo Clamator glandarius LC
Dideric Cuckoo Chrysococcyx caprius LC
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus LC
Spotted Eagle-Owl Bubo africanus LC
Red-faced Mousebird Urocolius indicus LC
Brown-hooded Kingfisher Halcyon albiventris LC
Woodland Kingfisher Halycon senegalensis LC
African Pygmy Kingfisher Ispidina picta LC
Malachite Kingfisher Alcedo cristata LC
Giant Kingfisher Megaceryle maxima LC
Pied Kingfisher Ceryle rudis LC
Yellow-fronted Tinkerbird Pogoniulus chrysoconus LC
Acacia Pied Barbet Tricholaema leucomelas LC
Black-collared Barbet Lybius torquatus LC
Crested Barbet Trachyphonus vaillantii LC
Brown-backed Honeyguide Prodotiscus regulus LC
Scaly-throated Honeyguide Indicator variegatus LC
Red-throated Wryneck Jynx ruficollis LC
Black-crowned Tchagra Tchagra senegalus LC
Southern Boubou Laniarius ferrugineus LC
Common Fiscal Lanius collaris LC
Green-backed Camaroptera Camaroptera brachyura LC
Sombre Greenbul Andropadus importunus LC
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin LC
Cape Sugarbird Promerops cafer LC
Cape White-eye Zosterops pallidus LC
Violet-backed Starling Cinnyricinclus leucogaster LC
Spotted Ground Thrush Zoothera guttata *EN
Olive Thrush Turdus olivaceus LC
Cape Robin-Chat Cossypha caffra LC
White-throated Robin-Chat Cossypha humeralis LC
Chorister Robin-Chat Cossypha dichroa LC
Mountain Wheatear Oenanthe monticola LC
Southern Black Flycatcher Melaenornis pammelaina LC
Amethyst Sunbird Chalcomitra amethystina LC
White-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris talatala LC
Cape Sparrow Passer melanurus LC
Southern Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus LC
Southern Red Bishop Euplectes orix LC
Red-headed Finch Amadina erythrocephala LC
Green Twinspot Mandingoa nitidula LC
Red-throated Twinspot Hypargos niveoguttatus LC
African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata LC
Swee Waxbill Estrilda melanotis LC
Bronze Mannikin Lonchura cucullata LC
Black-and-white Mannikin Lonchura bicolor LC
Brimstone Canary Crithagra sulpurata LC

Last Updated: 12 December 2008