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    Langebaan: Caspian Island (33121806)

    Western Cape

    Card 507717
    Compiler 1899
    Location code 33121806Langebaan: Caspian Island (Western Cape)
    Start date 2019-01-20
    Season SSummer
    Start time 15:25
    End time 15:55
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 90
    Total Species 19
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Count Condition 4Good
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes There was almost no land - tide was very high and most water too deep for wading birds.
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax carbo)
    160
    48Cormorant, Cape
    (Phalacrocorax capensis)
    30
    51Cormorant, Crowned
    (Phalacrocorax coronatus)
    1670
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    70
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    20
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    70
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    120
    86Flamingo, Greater
    (Phoenicopterus ruber)
    1150
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiacus)
    70
    231Oystercatcher, African Black
    (Haematopus moquini)
    10
    235Plover, White-fronted
    (Charadrius marginatus)
    10
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    180
    268Whimbrel, Common
    (Numenius phaeopus)
    100
    269Avocet, Pied
    (Recurvirostra avosetta)
    10
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    10
    287Gull, Kelp
    (Larus dominicanus)
    1710
    289Gull, Hartlaub's
    (Larus hartlaubii)
    40
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Sterna caspia)
    30
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    40


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    Tuesday 23 July 2019 10:51
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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