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    Mtunzini Prawn Hatchery (28573146)

    KwaZulu-Natal

    Card 510770
    Compiler 1765
    Location code 28573146Mtunzini Prawn Hatchery (KwaZulu-Natal)
    Start date 2024-01-23
    Season SSummer
    Start time 07:00
    End time 08:50
    Shoreline covered 70
    Openwater covered 70
    Total Species 25
    Total Count 135
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats 0
    Count Condition 5Ideal
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Ponds becoming overgrown.
    Survey notes


    Add additional observers
    Observer NumberNameOptions
    0Lorna Rautenbach
     
    0Paul Goslin
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    30
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    70
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    120
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    40
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    40
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    30
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    20
    63Heron, Striated
    (Butorides striata)
    10
    77Stork, Woolly-necked
    (Ciconia episcopus)
    10
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    130
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    10
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    20
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    210
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    210
    100Duck, White-faced Whistling
    (Dendrocygna viduata)
    40
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    130
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    50
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    10
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    10
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    20
    274Thick-knee, Water
    (Burhinus vermiculatus)
    80
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    10
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    10
    893Gallinule, Purple
    (Porphyrio martinica)
    20
    10014Duck, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    20


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    Thursday 25 July 2024 09:35
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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