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    Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (34201907)

    Western Cape

    Card 94111
    Compiler 58
    Location code 34201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)
    Start date 2006-09-02
    Season OOther
    Start time 08:30:00
    End time 13:10:00
    Shoreline covered 100
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 30
    Total Count 1289
    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 An artificial breach of the lagoon took place on 18 August 2006.
    Survey notes


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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    110
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    460
    42Pelican, Great White
    (Pelecanus onocrotalus)
    370
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    350
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    1180
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    120
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    100
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    20
    69Heron, Black-crowned Night
    (Nycticorax nycticorax)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    190
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    20
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    10
    86Flamingo, Greater
    (Phoenicopterus roseus)
    10
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    60
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    160
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    130
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    911Confirmed Breeding
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    20
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    6830
    235Plover, White-fronted
    (Charadrius marginatus)
    50
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    100Confirmed Breeding
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    190
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    40
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    20
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    720Confirmed Breeding
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    40
    289Gull, Hartlaub's
    (Chroicocephalus hartlaubii)
    540
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    30
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    90


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    Thursday 22 February 2024 07:22
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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