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    Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (34201907)

    Western Cape

    Card 508290
    Compiler 1354
    Location code 34201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)
    Start date 2020-02-08
    Season SSummer
    Start time 07:30
    End time 11:30
    Shoreline covered 80
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 30
    Total Count 517
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 5Ideal
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes The Bot Lagoon is really full so not a lot of shore birds on this section.
    Survey notes


    Add additional observers
    Observer NumberNameOptions
    0B. Baughan
     
    0C. Badenhorst
     
    0C. Malan (Leader)
     
    0K. Baughan
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    180
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    30
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    60
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    840
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    20
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    20
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    40
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    1240
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    30
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    30
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    10
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    30
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    470
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    40
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    100Probably Breeding
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    110
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    20
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    20
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    160
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    30
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    10
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    40
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    40
    289Gull, Hartlaub's
    (Chroicocephalus hartlaubii)
    80
    291Tern, Common
    (Sterna hirundo)
    1140
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    20
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    30
    10009Tern, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    250
    10014Duck, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    70


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    Thursday 22 February 2024 05:49
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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