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    Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (34242049)

    Western Cape

    Card 502623
    Compiler 337
    Location code 34242049Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (Western Cape)
    Start date 2013-02-05
    Season SSummer
    Start time 10:11
    End time 12:00
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 95
    Total Species 26
    Total Count 693
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 3Moderate
    Count Type 2by Boat
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes South easterly winds of 5 knots. 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)
    60
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    60
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    50
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    60
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    20
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    2210
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    30
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    670
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    10
    231Oystercatcher, African
    (Haematopus moquini)
    120
    233Plover, Common Ringed
    (Charadrius hiaticula)
    560
    239Plover, Greater Sand
    (Charadrius leschenaultii)
    80
    241Plover, Grey
    (Pluvialis squatarola)
    240
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    20
    255, Sanderling
    (Calidris alba)
    50
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    20
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    190
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    340
    268Whimbrel, Eurasian
    (Numenius phaeopus)
    240
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    1310
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    10
    291Tern, Common
    (Sterna hirundo)
    40
    298Tern, Greater Crested
    (Thalasseus bergii)
    400
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    10
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    120


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    Thursday 18 April 2024 02:30
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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