oa Madoqua - Waders (Charadrii) and other coastal birds of the Diamond Coast and the islands off South West Africa
|Article Title||Waders (Charadrii) and other coastal birds of the Diamond Coast and the islands off South West Africa|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 *Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch. **Sea Fisheries Institute, Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jan 1980|
|Pages||51 - 57|
|Keyword(s)||Arenaria interpres, Black-necked grebe, Breeding range, Breeding seabirds, C. alba, Calidris ferruginea, Charadrius pecuarius, Curlew, Curlew sandpiper, Greenshank, Haematopus moquini, Kelp gulls, Kittlitz's plover, Larus dominicanus, Numenius arquala, Oystercatcher, Sanderling, Sheltered habitats, Sterna bergii, Swift terns, T. nebularia and Turnstone|
Counts of waders (Charadrii) and other coastal birds (excluding gulls Larus spp.) are given for the islands off South West Africa, and bays in the adjacent mainland coastline, A total of 3 460 birds was counted during November - December 1978 of which 2 467 were waders. Palaearctic migrants formed 76.3 % of the waders.
Article metrics loading...