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Species list (Alphabetical)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta022.25150
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta167.473801250125
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii11.795   
71Bittern, EurasianBotaurus stellaris11.223   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.76338 250 
1027Booby, Red-footedSula sula110.0019
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata0322.75300305000250010000
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus129.4143418090110
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis01036.0551009550027503000
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus023.26167532685
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus031.392197   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo041.652723 2500130
199Crake, AfricanCrecopsis egregia12.6413
202Crake, Baillon'sPorzana pusilla12.2915
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris05.10280
198Crake, CornCrex crex11.001
201Crake, SpottedPorzana porzana11.001
200Crake, StripedAenigmatolimnas marginalis11.001
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus111.97299210105260
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum015.79282  80
215Crane, WattledBugeranus carunculatus14.5340  2
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata123.321373  1000
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa018.61835500250 
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa05.171237600300250
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos06.2976
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor122.631184   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid13.5050
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid020.58207
10034Duck, Hybrid Mallard x Yellow-billedAnas platyrhynchos x undulata22.503
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos132.701020   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa121.96108043021580
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos16.35201
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.566
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata113.8052
1298Duck, TuftedAythya fuligula11.252
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A027.871050
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus016.06550220110180
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata072.905600   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata059.8348221700850 
896Dunlin, DunlinCalidris alpina13.335
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis077.576233 5000 
2188Egret, Dimorphic (Mascarene Reef-)Egretta dimorpha112.0831
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba012.011833500250 
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta010.3010281000500 
982Egret, SlatyEgretta vinaceigula11.718   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia04.85395   
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis02.0127 
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer03.1499
370Fishing-owl, Pel'sScotopelia peli11.112
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber0322.49241701250625760
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor1560.25500002000010000600
10016Flamingo, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0513.643000
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa12.4614
209Gallinule, Allen'sPorphyrio alleni14.9458
893Gallinule, American PurplePorphyrio martinicus12.6214
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis06713.2423000
885Garganey, GarganeyAnas querquedula11.001
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica068.083000   
265Godwit, Black-tailedLimosa limosa14.3236 
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser013.46363
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus0134.119846350017503500
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis051.923462 1875750
360Grass-owl, AfricanTyto capensis12.3828
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis177.832474250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus015.455585025100
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis043.581813500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia021.711175 1150 
933Gull, Common Black-headedLarus ridibundus114.75230
932Gull, Franklin'sLarus pipixcan19.8971
2062Gull, Great Black-headedLarus ichthyaetus2391.00780
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus085.37405510005003000
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii0154.393543250125300
2042Gull, Heuglin'sLarus heuglini145.25132
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus0135.117525300150700
4136Gull, Lesser Black-backedLarus fuscus115.7169 
901Gull, Sabine'sLarus sabini11.001
1078Gull, Slender-billedLarus genei3030.0030
2058Gull, Sooty (Hemprich's)Larus hemprichii1500.731701
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A172.52872
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta02.4340   
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus01.345
170Harrier, Montagu'sCircus pygargus11.102
168Harrier, PallidCircus macrourus11.001
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca14.71161   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala04.85156   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath06.57168 125 
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata03.8363   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea08.21653   
1015Heron, Little BlueEgretta caerulea11.001
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea03.311043500250880
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.645   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides07.28321 250 
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A047.24729
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus046.334091200010003300
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus121.40650 500 
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash09.89526 500 
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus016.58772  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis15.1055  
284Jaeger, ParasiticStercorarius parasiticus11.001
402Kingfisher, Brown-hoodedHalcyon albiventris11.001
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus01.8914
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata01.657
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata02.6838
400Kingfisher, MangroveHalcyon senegaloides01.313
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis05.75101
254Knot, RedCalidris canutus1427.486219500025003400
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus16.4690   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus028.891221   
248Lapwing, Long-toedVanellus crassirostris06.2027   
1031Lapwing, Spur-wingedVanellus spinosus118.17118
246Lapwing, White-crownedVanellus albiceps03.359   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus01.8620
166Marsh-harrier, WesternCircus aeruginosus11.335
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus017.75484   
211Moorhen, LesserGallinula angulata17.57420
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax05.55343 250
70Night-Heron, White-backedGorsachius leuconotus12.529   
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus138.5814931000500 
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus01.488
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis12.5335
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini012.181634824
894Oystercatcher, EurasianHaematopus ostralegus11.253
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis12.6337  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus073.2572401800900300
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens027.57754 500750
2Penguin, AfricanSpheniscus demersus01.597
16Petrel, Great-wingedPterodroma macroptera2020.0020
4137Petrel, White-chinnedProcellaria aequinoctialis44.004
271Phalarope, RedPhalaropus fulicaria11.001
272Phalarope, Red-neckedPhalaropus lobatus12.077
886Pintail, NorthernAnas acuta16.0011
922Plover, American GoldenPluvialis dominica11.403
240Plover, CaspianCharadrius asiaticus14.8419   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus125.00581400200110
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula034.692028 15001900
273Plover, CrabDromas ardeola1280.941112700
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii185.031600650325380
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola0144.0782281700850900
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius027.53756 500 
234Plover, Lesser SandCharadrius mongolus0221.7015002501251250
955Plover, Little RingedCharadrius dubius112.0023
1039Plover, Pacific GoldenPluvialis fulva11.293
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris08.37260   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus024.94473250125180
978Pochard, HybridAythya hybrid11.001
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina12.507
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma141.161332500250500
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni11293.687650010050370
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola121.18500 500 
898Pratincole, MadagascarGlareola ocularis267.75250
92Pygmy-Goose, AfricanNettapus auritus121.19320   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens13.2825
261Redshank, CommonTringa totanus15.6876
260Redshank, SpottedTringa erythropus11.001
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax084.0812155 10000
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba1133.454950220011001500
252Sandpiper, Baird'sCalidris bairdii00.000
981Sandpiper, Broad-billedLimicola falcinellus19.6395
926Sandpiper, Buff-breastedTryngites subruficollis11.001
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos06.58715  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea0412.712534775003750
259Sandpiper, GreenTringa ochropus12.7815
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis110.35850550275750
895Sandpiper, PectoralCalidris melanotos11.433
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus045.081121 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola08.48470   
10012Seabird, UnidentifiedN/A N/A3168.00549
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna18.6435
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana159.766447420210500
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii160.792046350175350
93Shoveler, NorthernAnas clypeata11.433
306Skimmer, AfricanRynchops flavirostris12.107   
286Skua, SubantarcticCatharacta antarctica126.00100
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis16.12128   
249Snipe, GreatGallinago media11.603   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba015.911340150751000
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus136.3332121000500
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta0117.525589 5000 
972Stint, Long-toedCalidris subminuta11.001
897Stint, Red-neckedCalidris ruficollis11.001
985Stint, Temminck'sCalidris temminckii12.676
78Stork, Abdim'sCiconia abdimii184.76500   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra12.0612 8 
73Stork, MarabouLeptoptilos crumeniferus185.59811 500 
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis12.5614   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia132.57358   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus06.06183   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis117.681360500250880
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis05.6518010050
10007Swan, Black Cygnus atratus11.353
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.274
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis153.761975 17501750
1274Teal, CommonAnas crecca1125.50480
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota011.811100  1000
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha132.611676   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata0195.1810267035122
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea176.932004  
903Tern, BlackChlidonias niger11.001   
936Tern, BridledSterna anaethetus11.001 
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia117.019651356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo0229.07130008000400011000
300Tern, DamaraSterna balaenarum113.2272 65 
902Tern, Gull-billedSterna nilotica167.16489380
297Tern, Lesser CrestedSterna bengalensis145.981120250125440
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons067.6860001000500490
293Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii17.0090  8
935Tern, RoyalSterna maxima11.001 
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis051.21302715007501700
2070Tern, Saunders'sSterna saundersi1421.647604
295Tern, SootySterna fuscata11.252
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii069.816700500250200
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0134.835500
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida025.2566415075100
938Tern, White-cheekedSterna repressa33.003 
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus0177.54646420001000 
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus06.53107   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres1167.1045873501751000
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0198.0823793
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp04.6158
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis015.13525
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea14.6311
688Wagtail, MountainMotacilla clara13.3311
689Wagtail, YellowMotacilla flava16.8947
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus053.962000   
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Wednesday 21 August 2019 06:39
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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