Photo Caption: A local resident of Treetop Heights, our feathered friend, has the right idea about relaxation in the leafy suburb of Lonehill.

© Treetop Heights


Checklist of birds in Treetop Heights garden

Laughing Dove
Cape Turtle Dove
Rock Pigeon
Ramerom Pigeon
Cape Sparrow
Greyheaded
  Sparrow
House Sparrow
Cape Thrush
Redbilled Hoopoe
African Hoopoe
Grey Lourie

Cape Wagtail
Palm Swift
Cutthroat Finch
Pintailed Whydah
Masked Weaver
Red Bishop

Thickbilled Weaver
Glossy Starling
Redwinged Starling
Burchell's Coucal
Southern Boubou
Fiscal Shrike
Crested Barbet
Blackcollared Barbet
Wryneck
Hadeda
Crowned Plover
Wattled Plover
Cape Dikkop
Paradise Flycatcher
Fiscal Flycatcher
Blackeyed Bulbul Bokmakierie
Whitebellied Sunbird

Whitebacked 
  Mousebird
Redfaced
  Mousebird
Speckled
  Mousebird
Cape Robin
Diederick's
  Cuckoo
Redchested
  Cuckoo
Cape White-eye
Red-headed Finch
Heard:
Barn Owl
Spotted Eagle
Owl
Grey Hornbill Brown-hooded       Kingfisher

Flying Over (also at Lonehill Dam): Egyptian Goose
Grey Heron Blackheaded Heron Cattle Egret Yellowbilled Kite
Whitefaced
  
Whistling Duck Sacred Ibis
Darter
Reed Cormorant
Nesting in Treetop Heights nesting logs:

Blackcollared Barbet
Crested Barbet
Glossy Starling

Nesting naturally in garden: Paradise Flycatcher
Blackeyed Bulbul Laughing Dove
Rock Pigeon
Cape Thrush

House Sparrow
Cape Sparrow
Hadeda
Red-headed Finch

Nesting boxes (not yet occupied):

Barn Owl
Spotted Eagle Owl
Wryneck/Red-billed Hoopoe
Bat