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    Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (34242049)

    Western Cape

    Card 504989
    Compiler 337
    Location code 34242049Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (Western Cape)
    Start date 2015-01-30
    Season SSummer
    Start time 09:50
    End time 13:15
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 95
    Total Species 22
    Total Count 1216
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 2Poor
    Count Type 2by Boat
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Weather : S/W wind 35 knots; temp 20oC . 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)
    10
    48Cormorant, Cape
    (Phalacrocorax capensis)
    240
    49Cormorant, Bank
    (Phalacrocorax neglectus)
    10
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    30
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    30
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    160
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    3150
    90Shelduck, South African
    (Tadorna cana)
    1700
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    30
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    1190
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    10
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    160
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    550
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    200
    268Whimbrel, Eurasian
    (Numenius phaeopus)
    360
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    1260
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    70
    291Tern, Common
    (Sterna hirundo)
    710
    298Tern, Greater Crested
    (Thalasseus bergii)
    2200
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    30
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    50


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    Thursday 18 April 2024 03:39
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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