The Wading Birds Of South Africa's Waters And Marshes

 

Waders Of South Africa

The waders of South Africa! A superb concentration of interesting wetland birds. There are a lot of South African birds that fall into the wading birds class. Waders are fascinating and they are some of the more interesting South African birds to watch. There are even nocturnal waders! Can you Believe it! What a fascinating array of waders we have in South Africa and the full list of all the wading bird species is directly below.

Three Banded Plover (Courser, Lapwing)
  1. Crab Plover
  2. African Black Oystercatcher
  3. Eurasian (European) Oystercatcher
  4. Black-Winged Stilt
  5. Pied Avocet
  6. Common Ringed Plover
  7. Three-Banded Plover
  8. Kittlitz's Plover
  9. Caspian Plover
  10. Chestnut-Banded Plover
  11. White-Fronted Plover
  12. Greater Sand Plover
  13. Lesser Sand (Mongolian) Plover
  14. Crowned Lapwing (Plover)
  15. Black-Winged Lapwing (Plover)
  16. Senegal Lapwing (Lesser Black-Winged Plover)
  17. Long-Toed Lapwing (Plover)
  18. White-Crowned Lapwing (Plover)
  19. African Wattled Lapwing (Plover)
  20. Blacksmith Lapwing (Plover)
  21. Grey Plover
  22. American Golden Plover
  23. Pacific Golden Plover
  24. Ruff
  25. Buff-Breasted Sandpiper
  26. Pectoral Sandpiper
  27. Great Knot
  28. Red Knot
  29. Curlew Sandpiper
  30. Dunlin
  31. Sanderling
  32. Broad-Billed Sandpiper
  33. White-Rumped Sandpiper
  34. Baird's Sandpiper
  35. Little Stint
  36. Red-Necked Stint
  37. Temminck's Stint
  38. Long-Toed Stint
  39. Common Sandpiper
  40. Green Sandpiper
  41. Wood Sandpiper
  42. Terek Sandpiper
  43. Common Redshank
  44. Spotted Redshank
  45. Common Greenshank
  46. Lesser Yellowlegs
  47. Greater Yellowlegs
  48. Marsh Sandpiper
  49. Bar-Tailed Godwit
  50. Hudsonian Godwit
  51. Black-Tailed Godwit
  52. Common Whimbrel
  53. Eurasian Curlew
  54. Greater Painted-Snipe
  55. African (Ethiopian) Snipe
  56. Great Snipe
  57. Ruddy Turnstone
  58. Red-Necked Phalarope
  59. Red (Grey) Phalarope
  60. Wilson's Phalarope
  61. Collared (Red-Winged) Pratincole
  62. Black-Winged Pratincole
  63. Rock Pratincole
  64. Spotted Thick-Knee (Dikkop)
  65. Water Thick-Knee (Dikkop)
  66. Temminck's Courser
  67. Burchell's Courser
  68. Double-Banded Courser
  69. Bronze-Winged Courser