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    Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (34201907)

    Western Cape

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    Compiler 58
    Location code 34201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)
    Start date 2006-04-01
    Season OOther
    Start time 08:10:00
    End time 13:30:00
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 29
    Total Count 4202
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 4Good
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Wetland: Water level lower than previous month. (Depth gauge at jetty: 1.9m)
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    730
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    2010
    42Pelican, Great White
    (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
    60
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    280
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    1700
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    120
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    80
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    20
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    30
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    30
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    100
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    320
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    950Confirmed Breeding
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    780
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    50
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    33250Probably Breeding
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    30
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    50
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    530
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    30
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    70
    274Thick-knee, Water
    (Burhinus vermiculatus)
    10
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    420
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    20
    291Tern, Common
    (Sterna hirundo)
    10
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    20
    396Kingfisher, Half-collared
    (Alcedo semitorquata)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    300


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    Thursday 22 February 2024 07:15
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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