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Species list (Alphabetical)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta244.50150
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta168.223801250125
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii11.795   
71Bittern, EurasianBotaurus stellaris11.223   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.85338 250 
1027Booby, Red-footedSula sula1919.0019
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata0329.77300305000250010000
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus130.5343418090110
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis0970.2451009550027503000
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus022.55145532685
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus030.962197   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo041.672723 2500130
199Crake, AfricanCrecopsis egregia12.6713
202Crake, Baillon'sPorzana pusilla12.2915
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris05.12280
198Crake, CornCrex crex11.001
201Crake, SpottedPorzana porzana11.001
200Crake, StripedAenigmatolimnas marginalis11.001
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus113.10299210105260
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum015.52282  80
215Crane, WattledBugeranus carunculatus14.0440  2
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata124.201373  1000
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa018.91835500250 
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa05.221237600300250
91Duck, CombSarkidiornis melanotos131.691020   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos06.4676
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor122.011184   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid13.3650
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid019.66207
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa122.22108043021580
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos16.48201
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.212
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata115.1952
1298Duck, TuftedAythya fuligula11.252
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A028.671050
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus016.28550220110180
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata073.155600   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata061.2248221700850 
896Dunlin, DunlinCalidris alpina13.005
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis079.976233 5000 
2188Egret, Dimorphic (Mascarene Reef-)Egretta dimorpha37.5012
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba012.231833500250 
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta010.3110281000500 
982Egret, SlatyEgretta vinaceigula11.718   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia04.87395   
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis02.0327 
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer03.1499
370Fishing-owl, Pel'sScotopelia peli11.112
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber1332.49241701250625760
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor1597.57500002000010000600
10016Flamingo, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0562.303000
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa12.5914
209Gallinule, Allen'sPorphyrio alleni14.9458
893Gallinule, American PurplePorphyrio martinicus12.6214
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis06187.5423000
885Garganey, GarganeyAnas querquedula11.001
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica072.903000   
265Godwit, Black-tailedLimosa limosa14.3236 
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser012.16363
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus0135.809846350017503500
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis052.383462 1875750
360Grass-owl, AfricanTyto capensis12.4028
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis179.272474250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus014.995585025100
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis044.431813500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia021.691175 1150 
933Gull, Common Black-headedLarus ridibundus115.77230
932Gull, Franklin'sLarus pipixcan19.8971
2062Gull, Great Black-headedLarus ichthyaetus213.0024
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus087.41405510005003000
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii0157.523543250125300
2042Gull, Heuglin'sLarus heuglini323.7565
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus0133.953685300150700
4136Gull, Lesser Black-backedLarus fuscus14.1823 
901Gull, Sabine'sLarus sabini11.001
1078Gull, Slender-billedLarus genei3030.0030
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A124.52150
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta02.4440   
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus01.345
170Harrier, Montagu'sCircus pygargus11.112
168Harrier, PallidCircus macrourus11.001
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca14.82161   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala04.87156   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath06.75168 125 
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata03.8363   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea08.24653   
1015Heron, Little BlueEgretta caerulea11.001
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea03.361043500250880
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.303   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides07.39321 250 
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A053.40729
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus045.604091200010003300
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus120.82650 500 
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash09.93526 500 
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus016.83772  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis15.1555  
284Jaeger, ParasiticStercorarius parasiticus11.001
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus01.9014
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata01.667
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata02.6938
400Kingfisher, MangroveHalcyon senegaloides01.333
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis05.80101
254Knot, RedCalidris canutus1432.716219500025003400
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus16.2690   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus029.181221   
248Lapwing, Long-toedVanellus crassirostris06.2027   
1031Lapwing, Spur-wingedVanellus spinosus11.001
246Lapwing, White-crownedVanellus albiceps03.469   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus01.8820
166Marsh-harrier, WesternCircus aeruginosus11.265
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus017.71484   
211Moorhen, LesserGallinula angulata17.63420
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax05.64343 250
70Night-Heron, White-backedGorsachius leuconotus12.529   
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus127.8614931000500 
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus01.498
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis12.5235
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini012.261634824
894Oystercatcher, EurasianHaematopus ostralegus11.202
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis12.6937  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus075.3172401800900300
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens027.84754 500750
2Penguin, AfricanSpheniscus demersus01.505
16Petrel, Great-wingedPterodroma macroptera2020.0020
271Phalarope, RedPhalaropus fulicaria11.001
272Phalarope, Red-neckedPhalaropus lobatus12.237
886Pintail, NorthernAnas acuta11.001
922Plover, American GoldenPluvialis dominica11.403
240Plover, CaspianCharadrius asiaticus14.4119   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus125.40581400200110
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula032.37588   
273Plover, CrabDromas ardeola1177.331043700
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii121.29525 325380
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola0148.6982281700850900
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius027.92756 500 
234Plover, Lesser SandCharadrius mongolus076.11800250125 
955Plover, Little RingedCharadrius dubius11.001
1039Plover, Pacific GoldenPluvialis fulva11.403
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris08.38260   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus025.81473250125180
978Pochard, HybridAythya hybrid11.001
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina12.406
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma141.621332500250500
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni11329.687650010050370
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola123.23500 500 
92Pygmy-Goose, AfricanNettapus auritus121.58320   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens13.1623
261Redshank, CommonTringa totanus15.6876
260Redshank, SpottedTringa erythropus11.001
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax086.6912155 10000
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba1140.504950220011001500
252Sandpiper, Baird'sCalidris bairdii00.000
981Sandpiper, Broad-billedLimicola falcinellus12.5010
926Sandpiper, Buff-breastedTryngites subruficollis11.001
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos06.70715  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea0411.302534775003750
259Sandpiper, GreenTringa ochropus12.8815
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis110.40850550275750
895Sandpiper, PectoralCalidris melanotos11.423
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus032.69410 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola08.59470   
10012Seabird, UnidentifiedN/A N/A340.3360
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna211.1335
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana160.146447420210500
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii159.962046350175350
93Shoveler, NorthernAnas clypeata11.403
306Skimmer, AfricanRynchops flavirostris12.007   
286Skua, SubantarcticCatharacta antarctica126.00100
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis16.16128   
249Snipe, GreatGallinago media11.753   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba016.001340150751000
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus136.6132121000500
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta0108.785589 5000 
972Stint, Long-toedCalidris subminuta11.001
897Stint, Red-neckedCalidris ruficollis11.001
985Stint, Temminck'sCalidris temminckii12.676
78Stork, Abdim'sCiconia abdimii184.76500   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra12.0812 8 
73Stork, MarabouLeptoptilos crumeniferus191.48811 500 
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis12.5514   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia136.25358   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus06.17183   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis118.021360500250880
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis05.6814710050
10007Swan, Black Cygnus atratus11.333
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.284
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis152.921975 17501750
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota011.851100  1000
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha133.031676   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata0210.8910267035122
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea180.672004  
903Tern, BlackChlidonias niger11.001   
936Tern, BridledSterna anaethetus11.001 
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia116.989651356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo0225.93130008000400011000
300Tern, DamaraSterna balaenarum113.2272 65 
902Tern, Gull-billedSterna nilotica1111.55489380
297Tern, Lesser CrestedSterna bengalensis142.221120250125440
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons069.7760001000500490
293Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii17.0090  8
935Tern, RoyalSterna maxima11.001 
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis051.99302715007501700
2070Tern, Saunders'sSterna saundersi2465.67108
295Tern, SootySterna fuscata11.252
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii071.336700500250200
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0127.645500
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida026.1866415075100
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1183.32646420001000 
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus06.46107   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres1177.9045873501751000
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0193.2223793
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp04.5858
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis015.46525
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea13.719
688Wagtail, MountainMotacilla clara14.1619
689Wagtail, YellowMotacilla flava16.8347
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus055.052000   
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