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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
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta66.006
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis103792.2450000550027503000
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus118.80655326 
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo19.8225   
199Crake, AfricanCrecopsis egregia1313.0013
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis1515.0015   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.696   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber527.5050   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor5353.0053   
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis15014323.5624000
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus22.002   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
933Gull, Common Black-headedLarus ridibundus11.001
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus13.5350   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii092.94250250125 
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus0183.531000300150700
901Gull, Sabine'sLarus sabini11.001
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.112   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15.6517   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash22.002   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis01.664
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus14.1910   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax11.001  
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini13.5116  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus11.001   
2Penguin, AfricanSpheniscus demersus12.088
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula00.501   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris01.533   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus16.8613   
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba33.003   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.573  
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, CaspianSterna caspia1167.335001356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo1799.08800080004000 
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis113.30300   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii10141.87800500250200
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus11.001   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.672   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis48.0517
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea66.006
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Friday 30 October 2020 06:54
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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