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Species list (Alphabetical)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta018.10150
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta167.043801250125
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii11.905   
71Bittern, EurasianBotaurus stellaris11.223   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.75338 250 
1027Booby, Red-footedSula sula110.0019
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata0321.49300305000250010000
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus131.8943418090110
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis01048.7951009550027503000
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus022.79167532685
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus031.312197   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo041.382723 2500130
199Crake, AfricanCrecopsis egregia12.5713
202Crake, Baillon'sPorzana pusilla12.2915
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris05.09280
198Crake, CornCrex crex11.001
201Crake, SpottedPorzana porzana11.001
200Crake, StripedAenigmatolimnas marginalis11.001
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus111.66299210105260
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum015.70282  80
215Crane, WattledBugeranus carunculatus14.5240  2
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata021.081373  1000
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa018.40835500250 
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa05.171237600300250
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos06.2576
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor122.181184   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid13.5150
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid020.24207
10034Duck, Hybrid Mallard x Yellow-billedAnas platyrhynchos x undulata22.503
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos131.791020   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa121.80108043021580
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos16.29201
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.566
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata113.0352
1298Duck, TuftedAythya fuligula11.252
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A027.681050
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus015.90550220110180
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata072.175600   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata059.4248221700850 
896Dunlin, DunlinCalidris alpina13.335
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis077.316233 5000 
2188Egret, Dimorphic (Mascarene Reef-)Egretta dimorpha18.9451
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba011.711833500250 
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta010.2810281000500 
982Egret, SlatyEgretta vinaceigula11.718   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia04.82395   
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis02.0127 
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer03.1399
370Fishing-owl, Pel'sScotopelia peli11.112
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber0316.26241701250625760
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor0551.90500002000010000600
10016Flamingo, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0513.643000
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa12.4614
209Gallinule, Allen'sPorphyrio alleni14.9458
893Gallinule, American PurplePorphyrio martinicus12.6214
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis07025.5024000
885Garganey, GarganeyAnas querquedula130.33108
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica062.103000   
265Godwit, Black-tailedLimosa limosa13.0028 
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser013.55363
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus0132.609846350017503500
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis051.783462 1875750
360Grass-owl, AfricanTyto capensis12.3828
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis177.442474250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus015.525585025100
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis043.621813500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia021.671175 1150 
933Gull, Common Black-headedLarus ridibundus113.16230
932Gull, Franklin'sLarus pipixcan19.8971
2062Gull, Great Black-headedLarus ichthyaetus2118.00780
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus084.65405510005003000
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii0153.203543250125300
2042Gull, Heuglin'sLarus heuglini123.02150
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus0133.837525300150700
4136Gull, Lesser Black-backedLarus fuscus115.8769 
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 umbretta02.4340   
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus01.345
170Harrier, Montagu'sCircus pygargus11.092
168Harrier, PallidCircus macrourus11.865
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca14.80161   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala04.85156   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath06.47168 125 
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata03.8563   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea08.18653   
1015Heron, Little BlueEgretta caerulea11.001
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea03.321043500250880
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.645   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides07.39321 250 
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A030.22729
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus046.614091200010003300
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus122.2010151000500 
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash09.94526 500 
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus016.48772  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis15.1055  
284Jaeger, ParasiticStercorarius parasiticus11.001
402Kingfisher, Brown-hoodedHalcyon albiventris11.001
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus01.9014
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata01.708
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata02.7191
400Kingfisher, MangroveHalcyon senegaloides01.697
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis05.74101
254Knot, RedCalidris canutus1422.296219500025003400
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus16.4190   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus028.961221   
248Lapwing, Long-toedVanellus crassirostris013.7545   
1031Lapwing, Spur-wingedVanellus spinosus172.702000
246Lapwing, White-crownedVanellus albiceps03.359   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus01.8620
166Marsh-harrier, WesternCircus aeruginosus01.233
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus017.95484   
211Moorhen, LesserGallinula angulata17.59420
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax05.50343 250
70Night-Heron, White-backedGorsachius leuconotus12.529   
303Noddy, BrownAnous stolidus1111.0011 
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus138.0314931000500 
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus01.478
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis12.5035
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini012.131634824
894Oystercatcher, EurasianHaematopus ostralegus11.506
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis12.6137  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus072.3272401800900300
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens026.39754 500750
2Penguin, AfricanSpheniscus demersus01.748
16Petrel, Great-wingedPterodroma macroptera2020.0020
4137Petrel, White-chinnedProcellaria aequinoctialis12.504
271Phalarope, RedPhalaropus fulicaria11.001
272Phalarope, Red-neckedPhalaropus lobatus12.137
886Pintail, NorthernAnas acuta16.0011
922Plover, American GoldenPluvialis dominica11.403
240Plover, CaspianCharadrius asiaticus14.4019   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus124.89581400200110
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula042.472028 15001900
273Plover, CrabDromas ardeola1191.731112700
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii171.651600650325380
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola0135.0282281700850900
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius027.17756 500 
234Plover, Lesser SandCharadrius mongolus0192.2315002501251250
955Plover, Little RingedCharadrius dubius1129.33364
1039Plover, Pacific GoldenPluvialis fulva13.3021
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris08.34260   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus024.49473250125180
1296Pochard, CommonAythya ferina11.001
978Pochard, HybridAythya hybrid11.001
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina12.627
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma140.561332500250500
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni11245.807650010050370
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola119.08500 500 
898Pratincole, MadagascarGlareola ocularis1162.92887
92Pygmy-Goose, AfricanNettapus auritus121.07320   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens13.2825
261Redshank, CommonTringa totanus15.6876
260Redshank, SpottedTringa erythropus11.001
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax083.6312155 10000
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba0122.604950220011001500
252Sandpiper, Baird'sCalidris bairdii00.000
981Sandpiper, Broad-billedLimicola falcinellus118.04104
926Sandpiper, Buff-breastedTryngites subruficollis11.001
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos06.89715  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea0429.262534775003750
259Sandpiper, GreenTringa ochropus13.3215
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis110.76850550275750
895Sandpiper, PectoralCalidris melanotos11.403
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus041.021121 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola08.57470   
10012Seabird, UnidentifiedN/A N/A175.48549
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna17.7335
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana059.206447420210500
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii160.232046350175350
93Shoveler, NorthernAnas clypeata11.503
306Skimmer, AfricanRynchops flavirostris06.7376 50 
286Skua, SubantarcticCatharacta antarctica126.00100
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis06.10128   
249Snipe, GreatGallinago media12.145   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba015.861340150751000
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus136.0032121000500
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta0122.095589 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 crumeniferus186.32811 500 
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis12.5414   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia131.96358   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus05.92183   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis117.631360500250880
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis05.6118010050
10007Swan, Black Cygnus atratus11.343
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.294
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis153.281975 17501750
1274Teal, CommonAnas crecca1211.08750
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota011.791100  1000
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha132.591676   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata0195.1810267035122
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea176.932004  
903Tern, BlackChlidonias niger11.001   
936Tern, BridledSterna anaethetus11.001 
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia116.979651356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo0237.57130008000400011000
300Tern, DamaraSterna balaenarum113.2272 65 
902Tern, Gull-billedSterna nilotica153.95834380
297Tern, Lesser CrestedSterna bengalensis0206.9414280250125440
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons066.2660001000500490
293Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii1169.5544654002008
935Tern, RoyalSterna maxima11.001 
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis051.10302715007501700
2070Tern, Saunders'sSterna saundersi1631.9325130
295Tern, SootySterna fuscata134.50165
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii071.436700500250200
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0191.1035000
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida025.3366415075100
938Tern, White-cheekedSterna repressa228.3380 
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus0174.43646420001000 
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus06.69112   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres1151.7245873501751000
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0215.7523793
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp04.6558
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis015.02525
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea16.2014
688Wagtail, MountainMotacilla clara13.3311
689Wagtail, YellowMotacilla flava16.4447
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus051.442000   
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Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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