ANIMAL SPECIES LIST - KIRSTENBOSCH NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDENS

This is a current historical animal species list for all the animal species recorded on the Kirstenbosch Estate.
If you would like to contribute to this list, please contact Augustine Morkel at amor...@sanbi.org or at +2721 799 8899.


This list is arranged alphabetically by the "Form" as Class - Form - Family - Genus - Species - Group Name - Category type - English name - Afrikaans name - Note

  • Mammalia Antelope BOVIDAE Raphicerus melanotis Grysbok Cape Cape Grysbok Grysbok
  • Mammalia Antelope BOVIDAE Raphicerus campestris Steenbok Steenbok Steenbok Steenbok
  • Mammalia Antelope BOVIDAE Hemitragus jemlahicus Tahr Hymalayan Hymalayan Tahr Himalaja tahr Alien
  • Mammalia Baboon CERCOPITHECIDAE Papio ursinus Baboon Chacma Chacma Baboon Kaapse bobbejaan locally extinct
  • Mammalia Bat VESPERTILIONIDAE Rousettus aegyptiacus Fruit eating bat Egyptian fruit Egyptian Bat Egiptiese vrugtevlermuis
  • Mammalia Bat VESPERTILIONIDAE Eptesicus capensis Insect eating bat Cape Serotine Cape Serotine Bat Kaapse Dakvlermuis
  • Insecta Bee ANTHOPHORIDAE Xylocopa caffra Bee Capenter Carpenter bee
  • Aves Bird LYBIIDAE Tricholaema leucomelas Barbet Pied Pied Barbet Bonthoutkapper
  • Aves Bird MUSCICAPIDAE Batis capensis Batis Cape Cape Batis Kaapse Bosbontrokkie
  • Aves Bird PLOCEIDAE Euplectes orix Bishop Red Red Bishop Rooivink
  • Aves Bird MALACONOTIDAE Telophorus zeylonus Bokmakierie Bokmakierie Bokmakierie Bokmakierie
  • Aves Bird MALACONOTIDAE Laniarius ferrugineus Boubou Southern Southern Boubou Suidelike Waterfiskaal
  • Aves Bird PYCNONOTIDAE Andropadus importunus Bulbul Sombre Sombre Bulbul Gewone Willie
  • Aves Bird FRINGILLIDAE Emberiza capensis Bunting Cape Cape Bunting Rooivlerkstreepkoppie
  • Aves Bird ACCIPITRIDAE Buteo trizonatus Buzzard Forest Forest Buzzard Bosjakkalsvoel
  • Aves Bird ACCIPITRIDAE Pernis apivorus Buzzard European Honey European Honey Buzzard Wespedief
  • Aves Bird ACCIPITRIDAE Buteo buteo Buzzard Steppe/Common Steppe/Common Buzzard Bruinjakkalsvoel
  • Aves Bird FRINGILLIDAE Serinus sulphuratus Canary Bully/Brimstone Bully/Brimstone Canary Dikbekkanarie
  • Aves Bird FRINGILLIDAE Serinus canicollis Canary Cape Cape Canary Kaapse Kanarie
  • Aves Bird FRINGILLIDAE Serinus scotops Canary Forest Forest Canary Gestreepte Kanarie
  • Aves Bird FRINGILLIDAE Serinus leucopterus Canary Protea Protea Canary Witvlerkkanarie
  • Aves Bird FRINGILLIDAE Fringilla coelebs Chaffinch Common Common Chaffinch Gryskoppie
  • Aves Bird TURDIDAE Cercomela familiaris Chat Familiar Familiar Chat Gewone Spekvreter
  • Aves Bird SYLVIIDAE Cisticola tinniens Cisticola Le Vaillant's Le Vaillants Cisticola Vleitinktinkie
  • Aves Bird PHALACROCORACIDAEPhalacrocorax africanus Cormorant Reed Reed Cormorant Rietduiker
  • Aves Bird CUCULIDAE Centropus burchelli Coucal Burchells Burchells Coucal Gewone Vleiloerie
  • Aves Bird CORVIDAE Corvus capensis Crow Black/Cape Black/Cape Crow Swartkraai
  • Aves Bird CORVIDAE Corvus albus Crow Pied Pied Crow Witborskraai
  • Aves Bird CUCULIDAE Chrysococcyx capirus Cuckoo Diederick/Diderick Diederik/Diderick Cuckoo Diederikkie
  • Aves Bird CUCULIDAE Chrysococcyx klaas Cuckoo Klaas's Klass's Cuckoo Meitjie
  • Aves Bird CUCULIDAE Cuculus clamosus Cuckoo Black Black Cuckoo Swartkoekkoek
  • Aves Bird CUCULIDAE Cuculus solitarius Cuckoo Redchested Red-chested Cuckoo Piet-my-vrou
  • Aves Bird CAMPEPHAGIDAE Campephaga flava Cuckooshrike Black Black Cuckooshrike Swartkatakoeroe
  • Aves Bird ANHINGIDAE Anhinga melanogaster Darter African Afican Darter Slanghalsvoel
  • Aves Bird BURHINIDAE Burhinus capensis Dikkop/Thick-knee Spotted Spotted Dikkop/Thick-knee Dikkop
  • Aves Bird COLUMBIDAE Aplopelia larvata Dove Cinnamon/Lemon Cinnamon/Lemon Dove Kaneelduifie
  • Aves Bird COLUMBIDAE Streptopelia capicola Dove Cape Turtle Cape Turtle dove Gewone Tortelduif
  • Aves Bird COLUMBIDAE Streptopelia senegalensis Dove Laughing Laughing dove Rooiborsduifie
  • Aves Bird COLUMBIDAE Turtur tympanistria Dove Tambourine Tambourine dove Witbors Swael
  • Aves Bird COLUMBIDAE Streptopelia decipiens Dove Redeyed Redeyed Dove Grootringduif
  • Aves Bird ANATIDAE Anas sparsa Duck African Black African Black Duck Swartbekeend
  • Aves Bird ANATIDAE Anas undulata Duck Yellowbilled Yelllowbilled Duck Geelbekeend
  • Aves Bird ACCIPITRIDAE Aquila verreauxii Eagle Black/Verreaux's Black/Verreaux's Eagle Witkruisarend
  • Aves Bird ARDEIDAE Bubulcus ibis Egret Cattle Cattle Egret Veereier/Bosluisvoel
  • Aves Bird FALCONIDAE Falco biarmicus Falcon Lanner Lanner Falcon Edelvalk
  • Aves Bird FALCONIDAE Falco peregrinus Falcon Peregrine Peregrin Falcon Swerfvalk

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