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    Driftsands Dam (33571839)

    Western Cape

    Card 508315
    Compiler 13203
    Location code 33571839Driftsands Dam (Western Cape)
    Start date 2017-06-27
    Season WWinter
    Start time 09:30
    End time 12:30
    Shoreline covered 80
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 11
    Total Count 416
    Wetland Condition 3Very little standing water (low tide for estuaries
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 4Good
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes 1st observation point: 33 59 53.3 S 18 39 21.4 E. 2nd point 33 59 59.1 S 18 39 29.8 E. 3rd 33 59 54.5 S 18 39 33.5 E. Due to dropped levels of water this might have affected the results.
    Survey notes

    Add additional observers
    Observer NumberNameOptions
    0A Hufke
    0Y Madyibi

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    540Possibly Breeding
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    180Possibly Breeding
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    10Possibly Breeding
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    100Possibly Breeding
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    60Possibly Breeding
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    40Possibly Breeding
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    3120Possibly Breeding
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    20Possibly Breeding
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    20Possibly Breeding
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    30Possibly Breeding
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    40Possibly Breeding

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    Thursday 18 April 2024 02:59
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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