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    Abe Bailey Nature Reserve: Mooirivier Loop 1 (26192720)

    Gauteng

    Card 508076
    Compiler 613
    Location code 26192720Abe Bailey Nature Reserve: Mooirivier Loop 1 (Gauteng)
    Start date 2019-02-19
    Season SSummer
    Start time 07:10
    End time 10:15
    Shoreline covered 100
    Openwater covered 0
    Total Species 1117
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Count Condition 2Poor
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Tall wet grass made counting difficult. All visible open water within the survey area was counted, but height of reeds made it impossible assess what percentage of the total this may represent. Most of southern shoreline was screened by reeds.
    Survey notes


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    Observer NumberNameOptions
    1651J. Randell
     
    1652M. Randell
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    40Confirmed Breeding
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    40
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax carbo)
    30
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Phalacrocorax africanus)
    240
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    40
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    70
    61Egret, Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    40
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    40
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    30
    67Bittern, Little
    (Ixobrychus minutus)
    10
    69Night-Heron, Black-crowned
    (Nycticorax nycticorax)
    10
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    280
    84Ibis, Hadeda
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    30
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    50
    86Flamingo, Greater
    (Phoenicopterus ruber)
    210
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    80
    90Shelduck, South African
    (Tadorna cana)
    3110
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Anas smithii)
    50
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    60
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    550
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    190
    99Teal, Hottentot
    (Anas hottentota)
    290
    167Marsh-harrier, African
    (Circus ranivorus)
    20
    168Harrier, Pallid
    (Circus macrourus)
    10
    197Rail, African
    (Rallus caerulescens)
    10
    203Crake, Black
    (Amaurornis flavirostris)
    20
    208Swamphen, African Purple
    (Porphyrio madagascariensis)
    100
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    1420
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    2100Confirmed Breeding
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    100
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    990
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    260
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    50
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    30
    256Ruff, Ruff
    (Philomachus pugnax)
    90
    269Avocet, Pied
    (Recurvirostra avosetta)
    30
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    250
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    10
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    170
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Alcedo cristata)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    10


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    Tuesday 19 November 2019 05:53
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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