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Species list (Alphabetical)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta022.25150
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta166.923801250125
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii11.755   
71Bittern, EurasianBotaurus stellaris11.223   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.76338 250 
1027Booby, Red-footedSula sula110.0019
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata0323.01300305000250010000
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus129.4143418090110
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis01026.5551009550027503000
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus022.92167532685
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus031.302197   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo041.482723 2500130
199Crake, AfricanCrecopsis egregia12.6013
202Crake, Baillon'sPorzana pusilla12.2915
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris05.10280
198Crake, CornCrex crex11.001
201Crake, SpottedPorzana porzana11.001
200Crake, StripedAenigmatolimnas marginalis11.001
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus111.90299210105260
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum015.79282  80
215Crane, WattledBugeranus carunculatus14.5340  2
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata021.501373  1000
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa018.55835500250 
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa05.171237600300250
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos06.2876
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor122.661184   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid13.5150
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid020.29207
10034Duck, Hybrid Mallard x Yellow-billedAnas platyrhynchos x undulata22.503
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos132.011020   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa121.94108043021580
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos16.32201
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.566
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata113.0352
1298Duck, TuftedAythya fuligula11.252
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A027.871050
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus016.01550220110180
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata072.815600   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata059.6348221700850 
896Dunlin, DunlinCalidris alpina13.335
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis077.136233 5000 
2188Egret, Dimorphic (Mascarene Reef-)Egretta dimorpha18.3531
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba011.891833500250 
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta010.2810281000500 
982Egret, SlatyEgretta vinaceigula11.718   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia04.84395   
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis02.0127 
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer03.1299
370Fishing-owl, Pel'sScotopelia peli11.112
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber0318.54241701250625760
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor0558.58500002000010000600
10016Flamingo, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0513.643000
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa12.4614
209Gallinule, Allen'sPorphyrio alleni14.9458
893Gallinule, American PurplePorphyrio martinicus12.6214
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis06789.8523000
885Garganey, GarganeyAnas querquedula11.001
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica064.043000   
265Godwit, Black-tailedLimosa limosa14.3236 
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser013.36363
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus0133.429846350017503500
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis052.053462 1875750
360Grass-owl, AfricanTyto capensis12.3828
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis177.372474250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus015.395585025100
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis043.571813500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia021.681175 1150 
933Gull, Common Black-headedLarus ridibundus114.75230
932Gull, Franklin'sLarus pipixcan19.8971
2062Gull, Great Black-headedLarus ichthyaetus2198.00780
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus084.78405510005003000
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii0154.273543250125300
2042Gull, Heuglin'sLarus heuglini115.86132
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus0134.457525300150700
4136Gull, Lesser Black-backedLarus fuscus114.0269 
901Gull, Sabine'sLarus sabini11.001
1078Gull, Slender-billedLarus genei3030.0030
2058Gull, Sooty (Hemprich's)Larus hemprichii1261.952930
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A163.81872
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta02.4340   
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus01.345
170Harrier, Montagu'sCircus pygargus11.102
168Harrier, PallidCircus macrourus11.001
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca14.68161   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala04.83156   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath06.53168 125 
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata03.8363   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea08.19653   
1015Heron, Little BlueEgretta caerulea11.001
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea03.301043500250880
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.645   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides07.25321 250 
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A032.56729
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus046.424091200010003300
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus121.51650 500 
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash09.87526 500 
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus016.50772  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis15.1055  
284Jaeger, ParasiticStercorarius parasiticus11.001
402Kingfisher, Brown-hoodedHalcyon albiventris11.001
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus01.8914
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata01.657
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata02.7091
400Kingfisher, MangroveHalcyon senegaloides01.243
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis05.72101
254Knot, RedCalidris canutus1424.876219500025003400
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus16.4290   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus028.881221   
248Lapwing, Long-toedVanellus crassirostris06.2027   
1031Lapwing, Spur-wingedVanellus spinosus123.75200
246Lapwing, White-crownedVanellus albiceps03.359   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus01.8620
166Marsh-harrier, WesternCircus aeruginosus11.365
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus017.81484   
211Moorhen, LesserGallinula angulata17.57420
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax05.53343 250
70Night-Heron, White-backedGorsachius leuconotus12.529   
303Noddy, BrownAnous stolidus1111.0011 
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus137.4814931000500 
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus01.478
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis12.5135
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini012.191634824
894Oystercatcher, EurasianHaematopus ostralegus11.233
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis12.6337  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus072.7472401800900300
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens026.57754 500750
2Penguin, AfricanSpheniscus demersus01.748
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 asiaticus14.3019   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus124.95581400200110
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula040.462028 15001900
273Plover, CrabDromas ardeola1195.521112700
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii174.941600650325380
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola0138.5082281700850900
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius027.39756 500 
234Plover, Lesser SandCharadrius mongolus0202.6815002501251250
955Plover, Little RingedCharadrius dubius112.0023
1039Plover, Pacific GoldenPluvialis fulva11.293
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris08.37260   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus024.72473250125180
1296Pochard, CommonAythya ferina11.001
978Pochard, HybridAythya hybrid11.001
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina12.507
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma140.861332500250500
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni11269.097650010050370
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola119.47500 500 
898Pratincole, MadagascarGlareola ocularis1169.83887
92Pygmy-Goose, AfricanNettapus auritus121.19320   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens13.2725
261Redshank, CommonTringa totanus15.6876
260Redshank, SpottedTringa erythropus11.001
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax084.5212155 10000
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba0126.024950220011001500
252Sandpiper, Baird'sCalidris bairdii00.000
981Sandpiper, Broad-billedLimicola falcinellus117.32104
926Sandpiper, Buff-breastedTryngites subruficollis11.001
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos06.78715  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea0430.542534775003750
259Sandpiper, GreenTringa ochropus12.9615
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis110.65850550275750
895Sandpiper, PectoralCalidris melanotos11.433
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus041.771121 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola08.41470   
10012Seabird, UnidentifiedN/A N/A178.60549
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna18.0035
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana159.596447420210500
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii160.532046350175350
93Shoveler, NorthernAnas clypeata11.433
306Skimmer, AfricanRynchops flavirostris01.797   
286Skua, SubantarcticCatharacta antarctica126.00100
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis16.09128   
249Snipe, GreatGallinago media12.175   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba015.871340150751000
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus136.1432121000500
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta0120.555589 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 ciconia132.45358   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus05.94183   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis117.471360500250880
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis05.6418010050
10007Swan, Black Cygnus atratus11.353
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.274
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis153.601975 17501750
1274Teal, CommonAnas crecca1100.50480
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota011.761100  1000
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha132.711676   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata0195.1810267035122
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea176.932004  
903Tern, BlackChlidonias niger11.001   
936Tern, BridledSterna anaethetus11.001 
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia117.079651356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo0232.00130008000400011000
300Tern, DamaraSterna balaenarum113.2272 65 
902Tern, Gull-billedSterna nilotica147.57489380
297Tern, Lesser CrestedSterna bengalensis0210.2414280250125440
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons067.5560001000500490
293Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii1169.5544654002008
935Tern, RoyalSterna maxima11.001 
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis051.10302715007501700
2070Tern, Saunders'sSterna saundersi1626.1625130
295Tern, SootySterna fuscata134.50165
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii071.166700500250200
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0134.625500
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida025.5966415075100
938Tern, White-cheekedSterna repressa228.3380 
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus0175.74646420001000 
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus06.54107   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres1156.4045873501751000
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A0210.1623793
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp04.6158
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis015.08525
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea15.3311
688Wagtail, MountainMotacilla clara13.3311
689Wagtail, YellowMotacilla flava16.5847
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus052.172000   
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FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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