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    Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (34201907)

    Western Cape

    Card 502761
    Compiler 58
    Location code 34201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)
    Start date 2013-07-06
    Season WWinter
    Start time 08:45
    End time 12:45
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 99
    Total Species 27
    Total Count 578
    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 Initially no wind at all. Wind suddenly started blowing at ± 11:00, becoming quite unpleasant.
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    100
    5Grebe, Black-necked
    (Podiceps nigricollis)
    2580
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    50
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    440
    48Cormorant, Cape
    (Phalacrocorax capensis)
    350
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    510
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    20
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    10
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    10
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    10
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    10
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    80
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    30
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    10
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    271Confirmed Breeding
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    170
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    670
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    10
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    40
    274Thick-knee, Water
    (Burhinus vermiculatus)
    40
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    60
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    10
    289Gull, Hartlaub's
    (Chroicocephalus hartlaubii)
    150
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    40
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    90


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    Thursday 22 February 2024 07:19
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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