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    Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (34201907)

    Western Cape

    Card 509039
    Compiler 1354
    Location code 34201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)
    Start date 2021-04-10
    Season OOther
    Start time 07:15
    End time 10:45
    Shoreline covered 85
    Openwater covered 95
    Total Species 23
    Total Count 796
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 5Ideal
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Botriviervlei is not very healthy at the moment, ie it looks like we are having an algal bloom.
    Survey notes


    Add additional observers
    Observer NumberNameOptions
    0C. Malan (leader)
     
    0C. Rombeck
     
    0M. Neser
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    440
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    1100
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    40
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    1340
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    70
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    290
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    10
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    40
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    650
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    270
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    140
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    620
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    20
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    20
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    30
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    100
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    20
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    10
    289Gull, Hartlaub's
    (Chroicocephalus hartlaubii)
    1540
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    20
    296Tern, Sandwich
    (Thalasseus sandvicensis)
    130
    298Tern, Greater Crested
    (Thalasseus bergii)
    1030
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    30


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    Thursday 22 February 2024 05:20
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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