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    Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (34201907)

    Western Cape

    Card 500457
    Compiler 58
    Location code 34201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)
    Start date 2008-11-08
    Season OOther
    Start time 07:45
    End time 12:00
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 23
    Total Count 659
    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 An artificial breach of the lagoon took place on 29 August 2008.
    Survey notes


    Add additional observers
    Observer NumberNameOptions
    0A. Friend
     
    0C. Jenkins
     
    0J. Jenkins
     
    0K. Winterton
     
    0R. Gordon
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    42Pelican, Great White
    (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
    350
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    310
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    390
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    80
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    70
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    80
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    780
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    20
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    40
    172Osprey, Western
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    2230
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    30
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    20
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    50
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    730
    289Gull, Hartlaub's
    (Chroicocephalus hartlaubii)
    690
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    10
    291Tern, Common
    (Sterna hirundo)
    510
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    50
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    20
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    30
    10009Tern, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    80


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    Thursday 22 February 2024 05:15
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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