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Lamberts Bay: Bird Island (32041818)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority CapeNature
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information SA 100
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2013-07-29
Brief_description
The count covers the whole of Bird Island.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
255, SanderlingCalidris alba33.003   
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta66.006
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis104114.3350000550027503000
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus118.90655326 
47Cormorant, GreatPhalacrocorax carbo19.7425   
199Crake, AfricanCrecopsis egregia1313.0013
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.746   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis1515.0015   
86Flamingo, American Phoenicopterus ruber527.5050   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor5353.0053   
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis014301.3425000
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca22.002   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
933Gull, Black-headedChroicocephalus ridibundus11.001
932Gull, Franklin'sLeucophaeus pipixcan11.001
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus13.4050   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii193.96250250125 
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus50183.361000300150700
901Gull, Sabine'sXema sabini11.001
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax11.001  
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.122   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15.5617   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash22.503   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.654
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus14.3114   
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini13.6416  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus11.001   
2Penguin, AfricanSpheniscus demersus12.008
4137Petrel, White-chinnedProcellaria aequinoctialis11.001
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula11.502   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.613   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus16.9613   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.553  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus22.002  
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia11.001   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata3030.0030   
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea1515.0015  
903Tern, BlackChlidonias niger11.001   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia1167.335001356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo1774.67800080004000 
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii10142.70800500250200
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis112.77300   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus11.001   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.672   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis48.0317
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea66.006
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Tuesday 15 June 2021 02:59
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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