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Species list (Alphabetical)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta031.77159
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta166.093801250125
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii11.905   
71Bittern, EurasianBotaurus stellaris11.223   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.74338 250 
1027Booby, Red-footedSula sula110.0019
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata1316.10300305000250010000
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus126.9243418090110
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis11030.5951009550027503000
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus122.73185532685
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus031.372197   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo041.002723 2500130
199Crake, AfricanCrecopsis egregia12.5713
202Crake, Baillon'sPorzana pusilla12.2915
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris15.09280
198Crake, CornCrex crex11.001
201Crake, SpottedPorzana porzana11.001
200Crake, StripedAenigmatolimnas marginalis11.001
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus111.21299210105260
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum115.84282  80
215Crane, WattledBugeranus carunculatus14.8540  2
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata120.541373  1000
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa118.21835500250 
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa15.171237600300250
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos16.2576
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor122.051184   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid13.4950
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid120.21207
10034Duck, Hybrid Mallard x Yellow-billedAnas platyrhynchos x undulata12.003
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos131.491020   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa121.89108043021580
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos16.22201
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.566
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata112.4152
1298Duck, TuftedAythya fuligula11.252
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A129.141500
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus115.85550220110180
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata171.935600   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata158.8448221700850 
896Dunlin, DunlinCalidris alpina13.005
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis078.226233 5000 
2188Egret, Dimorphic (Mascarene Reef-)Egretta dimorpha19.1951
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba111.601833500250 
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta110.2910281000500 
982Egret, SlatyEgretta vinaceigula11.718   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia14.81395   
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis12.0727 
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer13.1499
370Fishing-owl, Pel'sScotopelia peli11.112
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber1310.51241701250625760
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor1539.67500002000010000600
10016Flamingo, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1565.003000
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa12.4514
209Gallinule, Allen'sPorphyrio alleni14.9458
893Gallinule, American PurplePorphyrio martinicus12.6214
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis17135.5325000
885Garganey, GarganeyAnas querquedula130.33108
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica161.223000   
265Godwit, Black-tailedLimosa limosa12.9228 
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser113.60363
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus1131.429846350017503500
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis151.283462 1875750
360Grass-owl, AfricanTyto capensis12.3828
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis177.282474250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus115.435585025100
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis143.171813500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia121.481175 1150 
933Gull, Common Black-headedLarus ridibundus112.46230
932Gull, Franklin'sLarus pipixcan19.8971
2062Gull, Great Black-headedLarus ichthyaetus2118.00780
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus183.74405510005003000
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii0149.553543250125300
2042Gull, Heuglin'sLarus heuglini123.02150
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus1130.827525300150700
4136Gull, Lesser Black-backedLarus fuscus115.6569 
901Gull, Sabine'sLarus sabini11.001
1078Gull, Slender-billedLarus genei3030.0030
2058Gull, Sooty (Hemprich's)Larus hemprichii1249.372930
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A194.571155
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta12.4440   
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus11.435
170Harrier, Montagu'sCircus pygargus11.092
168Harrier, PallidCircus macrourus11.865
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca14.76161   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala14.87156   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath16.38168 125 
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata13.9063   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea08.15653   
1015Heron, Little BlueEgretta caerulea11.001
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.291043500250880
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.303   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides17.40321 250 
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A131.38729
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus046.794091200010003300
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus122.3010151000500 
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash09.95526 500 
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus116.39772  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis15.1055  
284Jaeger, ParasiticStercorarius parasiticus11.001
402Kingfisher, Brown-hoodedHalcyon albiventris11.001
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus11.9114
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata11.738
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata12.7091
400Kingfisher, MangroveHalcyon senegaloides11.767
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis15.76101
254Knot, RedCalidris canutus1412.966219500025003400
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus16.4190   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus128.801221   
248Lapwing, Long-toedVanellus crassirostris115.7145   
1031Lapwing, Spur-wingedVanellus spinosus171.882000
246Lapwing, White-crownedVanellus albiceps13.559   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.8620
166Marsh-harrier, WesternCircus aeruginosus11.313
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus117.84484   
211Moorhen, LesserGallinula angulata17.59420
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax15.46343 250
70Night-Heron, White-backedGorsachius leuconotus12.529   
303Noddy, BrownAnous stolidus1111.0011 
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus137.8414931000500 
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus11.478
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis12.4935
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini112.141634824
894Oystercatcher, EurasianHaematopus ostralegus11.566
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis12.6137  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus171.3772401800900300
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens126.37754 500750
2Penguin, AfricanSpheniscus demersus11.808
16Petrel, Great-wingedPterodroma macroptera2020.0020
4137Petrel, White-chinnedProcellaria aequinoctialis12.334
271Phalarope, RedPhalaropus fulicaria11.001
272Phalarope, Red-neckedPhalaropus lobatus12.097
886Pintail, NorthernAnas acuta16.0011
922Plover, American GoldenPluvialis dominica11.403
240Plover, CaspianCharadrius asiaticus14.4019   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus124.96581400200110
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula142.292028 15001900
273Plover, CrabDromas ardeola1194.351112700
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii172.401600650325380
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola1131.5482281700850900
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius027.02756 500 
234Plover, Lesser SandCharadrius mongolus1189.2415002501251250
955Plover, Little RingedCharadrius dubius179.40364
1039Plover, Pacific GoldenPluvialis fulva19.4749
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris08.29260   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus123.94473250125180
1296Pochard, CommonAythya ferina11.001
978Pochard, HybridAythya hybrid11.001
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina12.627
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma140.241332500250500
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni11202.417650010050370
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola118.95500 500 
898Pratincole, MadagascarGlareola ocularis1162.92887
92Pygmy-Goose, AfricanNettapus auritus121.01320   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens13.2625
261Redshank, CommonTringa totanus15.7276
260Redshank, SpottedTringa erythropus11.001
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax182.8212155 10000
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba1120.424950220011001500
981Sandpiper, Broad-billedLimicola falcinellus117.67104
926Sandpiper, Buff-breastedTryngites subruficollis11.001
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos16.96715  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea1423.852534775003750
259Sandpiper, GreenTringa ochropus13.2315
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis110.69850550275750
895Sandpiper, PectoralCalidris melanotos11.403
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus140.831121 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola18.51470   
10012Seabird, UnidentifiedN/A N/A175.48549
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna17.3835
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana158.826447420210500
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii159.392046350175350
93Shoveler, NorthernAnas clypeata14.5629
306Skimmer, AfricanRynchops flavirostris17.2176 50 
286Skua, SubantarcticCatharacta antarctica126.00100
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis16.09128   
249Snipe, GreatGallinago media12.145   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba115.741340150751000
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus135.6432121000500
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta1121.985589 5000 
972Stint, Long-toedCalidris subminuta11.001
897Stint, Red-neckedCalidris ruficollis11.001
985Stint, Temminck'sCalidris temminckii12.676
78Stork, Abdim'sCiconia abdimii184.72500   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra12.0612 8 
73Stork, MarabouLeptoptilos crumeniferus185.68811 500 
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis12.5414   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia133.02358   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus15.90183   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis117.481360500250880
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis15.5818010050
10007Swan, Black Cygnus atratus11.384
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.294
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis152.291975 17501750
1274Teal, CommonAnas crecca1210.551100
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota111.751100  1000
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha132.311676   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata1200.1810267035122
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea176.932004  
903Tern, BlackChlidonias niger11.001   
936Tern, BridledSterna anaethetus11.001 
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia116.619651356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo1311.39800008000400011000
300Tern, DamaraSterna balaenarum113.2272 65 
902Tern, Gull-billedSterna nilotica153.04834380
297Tern, Lesser CrestedSterna bengalensis1207.0114280250125440
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons165.1960001000500490
293Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii1169.5544654002008
935Tern, RoyalSterna maxima11.001 
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis150.42302715007501700
2070Tern, Saunders'sSterna saundersi1631.9325130
295Tern, SootySterna fuscata129.71165
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii173.306700500250200
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1189.7735000
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida125.4066415075100
938Tern, White-cheekedSterna repressa228.3380 
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1173.14646420001000 
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus17.17119   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres1148.3845873501751000
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1215.9223793
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp14.6858
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis014.99525
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea16.2214
688Wagtail, MountainMotacilla clara14.4224
689Wagtail, YellowMotacilla flava06.3447
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus150.352000   
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