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    Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (34201907)

    Western Cape

    Card 500017
    Compiler 58
    Location code 34201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)
    Start date 2008-02-02
    Season SSummer
    Start time 07:00
    End time 11:30
    Shoreline covered 50
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 18
    Total Count 709
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 5Ideal
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Weather conditions were good, but shrubs are now so high that much of the actual shoreline is obscured. The sky was full of scattered, highflying common terns over the entire estuary. Our count was therefore an estimate. Species sheet Notes
    Survey notes


    Add additional observers
    Observer NumberNameOptions
    0K. Winterton
     
    0R. Gordon
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    290
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    720
    48Cormorant, Cape
    (Phalacrocorax capensis)
    10
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    270
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    40
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    170
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    10
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    310
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    472Confirmed Breeding
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    220
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    3680
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    30
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    110
    289Gull, Hartlaub's
    (Chroicocephalus hartlaubii)
    20
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    40
    291Tern, Common
    (Sterna hirundo)
    560
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    40
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    100


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    Thursday 22 February 2024 06:32
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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