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    Driftsands Dam (33571839)

    Western Cape

    Card 505989
    Compiler 12040
    Location code 33571839Driftsands Dam (Western Cape)
    Start date 2014-07-16
    Season WWinter
    Start time 11:50
    End time 13:13
    Shoreline covered 10
    Openwater covered 90
    Total Species 7
    Total Count 184
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 3Moderate
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Clear skies, approximately 15 degrees celcius. Slight Breeze. Angle of sun made counting difficult from the southern banks of the waterbody.
    Survey notes


    Add additional observers
    Observer NumberNameOptions
    0Luyanda Nelana
     
    0M Boesman
     
    0S Mbukutshe
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    120
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    120
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    70
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    50
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    20
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    1450


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    Thursday 18 April 2024 03:58
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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