Bird Calls

Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:27 am

Click on the bird's name to hear it's call. Scroll down to below the map and you will find a list of recordings.

Albatross, Black-browed
Albatross, Shy
Albatross, Southern Royal
Albatross, Wandering
Apalis, Bar-throated
Apalis, Rudd’s
Apalis, Yellow-breasted
Avocet, Pied

Babbler, Arrow-marked
Babbler, Southern Pied
Barbet, Acacia Pied
Barbet, Black-collared
Barbet, Crested
Batis, Cape
Batis, Chinspot
Batis, Pririt
Bee-eater, Blue-cheeked
Bee-eater, European
Bee-eater, Little
Bee-eater, Southern Carmine
Bee-eater, Swallow-tailed
Bee-eater, White-fronted
Bishop, Southern Red
Bishop, Yellow
Bittern, Eurasian
Bittern, Little
Blackcap
Bokmakierie
Boubou, Southern
Boubou, Tropical
Broadbill, African
Brubru
Buffalo-weaver, Red-billed
Bulbul, African Red-eyed
Bulbul, Cape
Bulbul, Dark-capped
Bunting, Cape
Bunting, Cinnamon-breasted
Bunting, Golden-breasted
Bunting, Lark-like
Bush-shrike, Gorgeous
Bush-shrike, Grey-headed
Bush-shrike, Orange-breasted
Bustard, Black-bellied
Buzzard, Jackal
Buzzard, Lizard

Camaroptera, Green-backed
Camaroptera, Grey-backed
Canary, Black-throated
Canary, Brimstone
Canary, Cape
Canary, Forest
Canary, Yellow
Canary, Yellow-fronted
Chaffinch, Common
Chat, Ant-eating
Caht, Buff-streaked
Chat, Familiar
Cisticola, Croaking
Cisticola, Desert
Cisticola, Levaillant’s
Cisticola, Rattling
Cisticola, Zitting
Cliff-chat, Mocking
Coot, Red-knobbed
Coucal, Black
Coucal, Burchell’s
Coucal, Sengal
Courser, Double-banded
Crake, Black
Crane, Blue
Crane, Grey Crowned
Crombec, Long-billed
Crow, Cape
Crow, Pied
Cuckoo, African
Cuckoo, Diderick
Cuckoo, Great Spotted
Cuckoo, Jacobin
Cuckoo, Klaas’s
Cuckoo, Levaillant’s
Cuckoo, Red-chested
Cuckooshrike, Black
Curlew, Eurasian


Darter, African
Dove, Laughing
Dove, Lemon
Dove, Namaqua
Dove, Red-eyed
Dove, Rock
Drongo, Fork-tailed
Drongo, Square-tailed
Duck, African Black
Duck, Comb
Duck, Fulvous
Duck, White-faced
Duck, Yellow-billed
Dunlin

Eagle, African Crowned
Eagle, Booted
Eagle, Lesser Spotted
Eagle, Long-crested
Eagle, Martial
Eagle, Steppe
Eagle, Wahlberg’s
Eagle-owl, Cape
Eagle-owl, Spotted
Eagle-owl, Verreaux’s
Egret, Cattle
Egret, Great
Egret, Little
Eremomela, Burnt-necked.
Eremomela, Yellow-bellied

Falcon, Amur
Falcon, Lanner
Falcon, Peregrine
Falcon, Red-footed
Finch, Cut-throat
Finch, Red-headed
Firefinch, African
Firefinch, Jameson’s
Firefinch, Red-billed
Fiscal, Common
Fish-eagle, African
Fishing-owl, Pel’s
Flamingo, Greater
Flycatcher, African Dusky
Flycatcher, Ashy
Flycatcher, Fiscal
Flycatcher, Pale
Flycatcher, Southern Black
Flycatcher, Spotted
Francolin, Coqui
Francolin, Crested
Francolin, Grey-winged
Southern, Fulmar

Gannet, Cape
Garganey
Giant-Petrel, Northern
Giant-Petrel, Southern
Go-away Bird, Grey
Godwit, Bar-tailed
Godwit, Black-tailed
Goose, Egyptian
Goose, Spur-winged
Goshawk, African
Goshawk, Gabar
Goshawk, Southern Pale-chanting
Grassbird, Cape
Ground-hornbill, Southern
Grebe, Great Crested
Grebe, Little
Greenbul, Sombre
Greenbul, Yellow-bellied
Greenshank, Common
Guineafowl, Crested
Guineafowl, Helmeted
Gulle, Common Black-headed
Gull, Grey-headed
Gull, Hartlaub’s
Gull, Kelp
Gull, Lesser Black-backed
Gull, Sabine’s
Gull, Slender-billed

Hamerkop
Harrier-hawk, African
Hawk, African Cuckoo
Helmet-shrike, Retz’s
Helmet-shrike, White-crested
Heron, Black-headed
Heron, Green-backed
Heron, Grey
Heron, Purple
Heron, Squacco
Honeyguide, Greater
Honeyguide, Scaly-throated
Hoopoe, Africa
Hornbill, African Grey
Hornbill, Crowned
Hornbill, Red-billed
Hornbill, Southern Yellow-billed
Hornbill, Trumpeter
House-martin, Common

Ibis, Glossy
Ibis, Hadeda
Indigobird, Dusky
Indigobird, Purple
Indigobird, Village

Jacana, African
Jaeger, Long-tailed
Jaeger, Pomarine

Kestrel, Lesser
Kingfisher, Brown-hooded
Kingfisher, Giant
Kingfisher, Grey-headed
Kingfisher, Half-collared
Kingfisher, Malachite
Kingfisher, Pied
Kingfisher, Striped
Kingfisher, Woodland
Kite, Black
Kite, Black-shouldered
Kite, Yellow-billed
Kittiwake, Black-legged
Knot, Red
Korhaan, Karoo
Korhaan, Northern Black
Korhaan, Red-crested
Korhaan, Rüppell's
Korhaan, Southern Black


Lapwing, African Wattled
Lapwing, Blacksmith
Lapwing, Crowned
Lapwing, White-crowned
Lark, Dune
Lark, Fawn-coloured
Lark, Large-billed
Lark, Monotonous
Lark, Red-capped
Lark, Rufous-naped
Lark, Sabota
Lark, Spike-heeled
Longclaw, Cape
Longclaw, Yellow-throated
Lovebird, Rosy-faced

Mallard
Mannikin, Bronze
Martin, Rock
Martin, Sand
Masked-weaver, Lesser
Masked-Weaver, Southern
Moorhen, Common
Mousebird, Red-faced
Mousebird, Speckled
Mousebird, White-backed
Myna, Common

Neddicky
Nicator, Eastern
Night-heron, Black-crowned
Nightjar, European
Nightjar, Fiery-necked
Nightjar, Square-tailed

Openbill, African
Oriole, Black-headed
Osprey
Ostrich, Common
Owl, Barn
Owlet, African Barred
Owlet, Pearl-spotted
Oxpecker, Red-billed
Oxpecker, Yellow-billed
Oystercatcher, African Black
Oystercatcher, Eurasian

Painted-snipe, Greater
Paradise-flycatcher, African
Parakeet, Rose-ringed
Parrot, Brown-headed
Parrot, Meyer’s
Parrot, Rüppell's
Penguin, African
Penguin, Gentoo
Penguin, King
Penguin, Magellanic
Penguin, Rockhopper
Petronia, Yellow-throated
Phalarope, Red
Pigeon, African Green
Pigeon, African Olive
Pigeon, Speckled
Pintail, Northern
Pipit, African
Pipit, Plain-backed
Plover, Chestnut-banded
Plover, Common Ringed
Plover, Little-ringed
Plover, Three-banded
Plover, White-fronted
Pochard, Southern
Pratincole, Collared
Prinia, Black-chested
Prinia, Karoo
Prinia, Tawny-flanked
Puffback, Black-backed
Pygmy-Goose, African
Pytilia, Green-winged

Quail, Common
Quelea, Red-billed

Rail, African
Raven, White-necked
Redshank, Common
Redshank, Spotted
Redstart, Common
Reed-warbler, Great
Reed-warbler, Eurasian
Robin-chat, Cape
Robin-chat, Red-capped
Robin-chat, White-browed
Robin-chat, White-throated
Rockrunner, Common
Rock-thrush, Cape
Rock-thrush, Sentinel
Roller, Broad-billed
Roller, European
Roller, Lilac-breasted
Roller, Purple
Ruff

Sandgrouse, Double-banded
Sandpiper, Baird’s
Sandpiper, Common
Sanpiper, Curlew
Sandpiper, Green
Sandpiper, Marsh
Sandpiper, Pectoral
Sandpiper, White-rumped
Sandpiper, Wood
Scimitarbill, Common
Scops-Owl, African
Scops-owl, Southern White-faced
Scrub-robin, Bearded
Scrub-robin, Kalahari
Scrub-robin, Karoo
Scrub-robin, White-browed
Seedeater, Streaky-headed
Shearwater, Cory’s
Shelduck, South African
Shikra
Shoveler, Cape
Shoveler, Northern
Shrike, Crimson-breasted
Shrike, Lesser Grey
Shrike, Magpie
Shrike, Red-backed
Shrike, Southern White-crowned
Shrike, White-tailed
Skimmer, African
Snake-eagle, Black-chested
Snipe, African
Sparrow, Cape
Sparrow, Great
Sparrow, House
Sparrow, Southern Grey-headed
Sparrowhawk, Little
Sparrow-weaver, White-browed
Spinetail, Mottled
Spurfowl, Hartlaub’s
Spurfowl, Natal
Spurfowl, Red-billed
Spurfowl, Red-necked
Spurfowl, Swainson’s
Starling, Black-bellied
Starling, Burchell’s
Starling, Common
Starling, Greater Blue-eared
Starling, Meves’s
Starling, Pale-winged
Starling, Pied
Starling, Red-winged
Starling, Violet-backed
Starling, Wattled
Stilt, Black-winged
Stint, Little
Stonechat, African
Stork, Black
Stork, Marabou
Storm-Petrel, European
Sugarbird, Cape
Sunbird, Amethyst
Sunbird, Dusky
Sunbird, Collared
Sunbird, Greater Double-collared
Sunbird, Malachite
Sunbird, Marico
Sunbird, Orange-breasted
Sunbird, Scarlet-chested
Sunbird, Southern, Double-collared
Sunbird, White-bellied
Swallow, Barn
Swallow, Lesser Striped
Swallow, Red-breasted
Swallow, Red-rumped
Swallow, White-throated
Swallow, Wire-tailed
Swamp-warbler, Lesser
Swan, Mute
Swift, Alpine
Swift, Common
Swift, Little
Swift, Pallid

Tchagra, Black-crowned
Tchagra, Brown-crowned
Tchagra, Southern
Tern, Antarctic
Tern, Arctic
Tern, Caspian
Tern, Common
Tern, Gull-billed
Tern, Little
Tern, Sandwich
Tern, Whiskered
Thick-knee, Spotted
Thick-knee, Water
Thrush, Groundscraper
Thrush, Karoo
Thrush, Kurrichane
Thrush, Palm
Tinkerbird, Yellow-fronted
Tinkerbird, Yellow-rumped
Tit, Southern Black
Tit-flycatcher, Grey
Trogon, Narina
Turaco, Purple-crested
Turnstone, Ruddy
Twinspot, Pink-throated

Vulture, White-backed

Wagtail, African Pied
Wagtail, Cape
Wagtail, Grey
Wagtail, Yellow
Warbler, Garden
Warbler, Sedge
Warbler, Willow
Waxbill, Black-faced
Waxbill, Blue
Waxbill, Common
Waxbill, Swee
Weaver, Cape
Weaver, Dark-backed
Weaver, Sociable
Weaver, Southern Brown-throated
Weaver, Spectacled
Weaver, Thick-billed
Weaver, Village
Wheatear, Capped
Whimbrel, Common
White-eye, Cape
White-eye, Orange River
Whitethroat, Common
Whydah, Pin-tailed
Widowbird, Fan-tailed
Widowbird, Long-tailed
Widowbird, Red-collared
Wood-dove, Emerald-spotted
Wood-hoopoe, Green
Wood-owl, African
Woodpecker, Bearded
Woodpecker, Bennett’s
Woodpecker, Cardinal
Woodpecker, Ground
Woodpecker, Golden-tailed
Woodpecker, Olive
Wryneck, Red-throated

Yellowlegs, Greater