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Species list (Alphabetical)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
896Calidris alpina13.005
273Dromas ardeola1194.351112700
885Spatula querquedula130.33108
1016Anas platyrhynchos16.23201
72Scopus umbretta12.4440   
255Calidris alba1120.094950220011001500
10015Anas hybrid120.21207
256Calidris pugnax182.7712155 10000
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta031.77159
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta165.503801250125
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii11.905   
71Bittern, EurasianBotaurus stellaris11.223   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.73338 250 
1027Booby, Red-footedSula sula110.0019
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata1314.25300305000250010000
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus126.8243418090110
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis11025.9651009550027503000
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus122.54185532685
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus031.312197   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus040.892723 2500130
199Crake, AfricanCrecopsis egregia12.5713
202Crake, Baillon'sZapornia pusilla12.2915
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra15.14280
198Crake, CornCrex crex11.001
201Crake, SpottedPorzana porzana11.001
200Crake, StripedAenigmatolimnas marginalis11.001
216Crane, BlueGrus paradisea111.24299210105260
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum116.11282  80
215Crane, WattledGrus carunculata15.4342  2
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata120.351373  1000
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa118.13835500250 
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa15.141237600300250
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos16.2376
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor122.051184   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid13.5150
10034Duck, Hyrbid Mallard/Yellow-billedAnas platyrhynchos x undulata18.2555
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos131.581020   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa121.85108043021580
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.566
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata112.1752
1298Duck, TuftedAythya fuligula11.252
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A129.021500
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus115.83550220110180
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata171.665600   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata158.5348221700850 
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer13.1399
2188Egret, DimorphicEgretta dimorpha19.1951
58Egret, GreatArdea alba111.581833500250 
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia14.80395   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta110.2710281000500 
982Egret, SlatyEgretta vinaceigula11.718   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis077.816233 5000 
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis12.0727 
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus1308.90241701250625760
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor1533.28500002000010000600
10016Flamingo, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1565.003000
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa12.4514
209Gallinule, Allen'sPorphyrio alleni14.9458
893Gallinule, PurplePorphyrio martinica12.9314
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis06963.2725000
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica160.723000   
265Godwit, Black-tailedLimosa limosa12.9228 
92Goose, African PygmyNettapus auritus121.01320   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser113.69363
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca1130.629846350017503500
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis151.083462 1875750
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis177.412474250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus115.365585025100
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis142.961813500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia121.421175 1150 
933Gull, Black-headedChroicocephalus ridibundus112.46230
932Gull, Franklin'sLeucophaeus pipixcan19.0071
2062Gull, Great Black-backedLarus marinus2118.00780
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus182.79405510005003000
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii0148.443543250125300
2042Gull, Heuglin'sLarus heuglini123.02150
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus1131.057525300150700
4136Gull, Lesser Black-backedLarus fuscus115.6569 
901Gull, Sabine'sXema sabini11.001
1078Gull, Slender-billedChroicocephalus genei3030.0030
2058Gull, SootyIchthyaetus hemprichii1249.372930
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A194.571155
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.8520
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus11.435
170Harrier, Montagu'sCircus pygargus11.092
168Harrier, PallidCircus macrourus11.865
166Harrier, Western MarshCircus aeruginosus11.313
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca14.75161   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax15.44343 250
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala14.86156   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath16.35168 125 
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea08.11653   
1015Heron, Little BlueEgretta caerulea11.001
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.291043500250880
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.303   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides17.36321 250 
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata13.8863   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A131.38729
70Heron, White-backed NightGorsachius leuconotus12.509   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus046.844091200010003300
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus122.2210151000500 
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash09.95526 500 
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus116.32772  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis15.1055  
284Jaeger, ParasiticStercorarius parasiticus11.001
402Kingfisher, Brown-hoodedHalcyon albiventris11.001
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.9114
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata11.758
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus12.6991
400Kingfisher, MangroveHalcyon senegaloides11.767
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis15.74101
254Knot, RedCalidris canutus1410.616219500025003400
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus16.4090   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus028.671221   
248Lapwing, Long-toedVanellus crassirostris115.7145   
1031Lapwing, Spur-wingedVanellus spinosus171.882000
246Lapwing, White-crownedVanellus albiceps13.559   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus117.90484   
211Moorhen, LesserParagallinula angulata17.59420
303Noddy, BrownAnous stolidus1111.0011 
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus137.8414931000500 
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.478
360Owl, African GrassTyto capensis12.3828
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis12.4935
370Owl, Pel's FishingScotopelia peli11.112
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini112.141634824
894Oystercatcher, EurasianHaematopus ostralegus11.566
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis12.6137  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus170.9872401800900300
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens126.33754 500750
2Penguin, AfricanSpheniscus demersus11.798
16Petrel, Great-wingedPterodroma macroptera2020.0020
4137Petrel, White-chinnedProcellaria aequinoctialis12.004
271Phalarope, RedPhalaropus fulicarius11.001
272Phalarope, Red-neckedPhalaropus lobatus12.067
886Pintail, NorthernAnas acuta16.0011
922Plover, American GoldenPluvialis dominica11.403
240Plover, CaspianCharadrius asiaticus14.4019   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus125.01581400200110
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula142.162028 15001900
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii172.401600650325380
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola1130.8182281700850900
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius026.95756 500 
234Plover, Lesser SandCharadrius mongolus1187.9215002501251250
955Plover, Little RingedCharadrius dubius179.40364
1039Plover, Pacific GoldenPluvialis fulva19.4749
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris08.30260   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus123.76473250125180
1296Pochard, CommonAythya ferina18.5016
978Pochard, HybridAythya hybrid11.001
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina12.627
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma140.041332500250500
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni11202.417650010050370
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola118.82500 500 
898Pratincole, Madagascan Glareola ocularis1162.92887
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens13.2625
261Redshank, CommonTringa totanus15.7276
260Redshank, SpottedTringa erythropus11.001
981Sandpiper, Broad-billedCalidris falcinellus117.67104
926Sandpiper, Buff-breastedCalidris subruficollis11.001
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos16.94715  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea1422.312534775003750
259Sandpiper, GreenTringa ochropus13.2315
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis110.68850550275750
895Sandpiper, PectoralCalidris melanotos11.403
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus140.631121 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola18.50470   
10012Seabird, UnidentifiedN/A N/A175.48549
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna17.3835
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana158.386447420210500
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii159.022046350175350
93Shoveler, NorthernSpatula clypeata14.5629
306Skimmer, AfricanRynchops flavirostris17.2176 50 
286Skua, BrownStercorarius antarcticus126.00100
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis16.08128   
249Snipe, GreatGallinago media12.145   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba115.661340150751000
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus135.5232121000500
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta1121.695589 5000 
972Stint, Long-toedCalidris subminuta11.001
897Stint, Red-neckedCalidris ruficollis11.001
985Stint, Temminck'sCalidris temminckii12.676
78Stork, Abdim'sCiconia abdimii184.72500   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra12.0612 8 
73Stork, MarabouLeptoptilos crumenifer186.08811 500 
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis12.5414   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia132.78358   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus15.90183   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis117.481360500250880
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis15.5618010050
10007Swan, Black Cygnus atratus11.384
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.294
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota111.761100  1000
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis151.981975 17501750
1274Teal, EurasianAnas crecca1200.711100
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha132.261676   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata1200.1810267035122
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea176.932004  
903Tern, BlackChlidonias niger11.001   
936Tern, BridledOnychoprion anaethetus11.001 
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia116.549651356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo0310.16800008000400011000
300Tern, DamaraSternula balaenarum113.2272 65 
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii176.178000500250200
902Tern, Gull-billedGelochelidon nilotica153.04834380
297Tern, Lesser CrestedThalasseus bengalensis1204.7914280250125440
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons165.0560001000500490
293Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii1169.5544654002008
935Tern, RoyalThalasseus maximus11.001 
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis150.21302715007501700
2070Tern, Saunders'sSternula saundersi1631.9325130
295Tern, SootyOnychoprion fuscatus129.71165
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1189.7735000
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida125.3366415075100
938Tern, White-cheekedSterna repressa228.3380 
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1172.97646420001000 
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus17.19119   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres1147.7545873501751000
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1215.5023793
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp14.7358
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis014.95525
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea16.2214
688Wagtail, MountainMotacilla clara14.4224
689Wagtail, Western YellowMotacilla flava06.3447
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus150.152000   
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