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    Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (34242049)

    Western Cape

    Card 502465
    Compiler 337
    Location code 34242049Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (Western Cape)
    Start date 2012-01-25
    Season SSummer
    Start time 10:45
    End time 12:20
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 95
    Total Species 29
    Total Count 741
    Wetland Condition 3Very little standing water (low tide for estuaries
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 4Good
    Count Type 2by Boat
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Overcast SE wind 20km/h Two boats are used for this count (one on either bank)
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    70
    48Cormorant, Cape
    (Phalacrocorax capensis)
    40
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    30
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    40
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    40
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    60
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    40
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    40
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    2060
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    700
    100Duck, White-faced Whistling
    (Dendrocygna viduata)
    360
    231Oystercatcher, African
    (Haematopus moquini)
    60
    233Plover, Common Ringed
    (Charadrius hiaticula)
    1030
    235Plover, White-fronted
    (Charadrius marginatus)
    180
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    10
    241Plover, Grey
    (Pluvialis squatarola)
    270
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    20
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    50
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    150
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    260
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    260
    268Whimbrel, Eurasian
    (Numenius phaeopus)
    680
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    10
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    590
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    50
    291Tern, Common
    (Sterna hirundo)
    270
    296Tern, Sandwich
    (Thalasseus sandvicensis)
    10
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    20
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    10


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    Thursday 18 April 2024 02:58
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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