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    Driftsands Dam (33571839)

    Western Cape

    Card 505988
    Compiler 12040
    Location code 33571839Driftsands Dam (Western Cape)
    Start date 2014-02-19
    Season SSummer
    Start time 10:00
    End time 11:55
    Shoreline covered 10
    Openwater covered 90
    Total Species 17
    Total Count 141
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 3Moderate
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Strong SE wind picked up at approximately 10:30
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    Observer NumberNameOptions
    0B Siyo
     
    0M Boesman
     
    0S Mbukutshe
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    40Possibly Breeding
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    20
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    10
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    60
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    30
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    10
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    20
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    10
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    20
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    120
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    30
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    20
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    810
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    160
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    30
    10014Duck, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    10


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    Thursday 18 April 2024 03:54
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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