oa Madoqua - Waders (Charadrii) and other coastal birds of the Skeleton Coast, South West Africa
|Article Title||Waders (Charadrii) and other coastal birds of the Skeleton Coast, South West Africa|
|© Publisher:||Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism|
|Affiliations||1 *Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch. **Directorate of Nature Conservation, Windhoek, South West Africa/Namibia|
|Publication Date||Jan 1984|
|Pages||71 - 78|
|Keyword(s)||Anas capensis, Avocet, Blacksmith Plover, C. pecuarius, C. pollidus, C. tricollaris, Cape Teal, Chamdrius marginatus, Chestnut-banded Plover, Coastal non-passerints, Episodic rivers, European Swallows, Himantopus himontopus, Hirundo rustica, Kittlitz's PIover, Larus dominicanus, Phalacrocorax carbo, Recurvirostra avosetta, Seepage pools, Stilt, Three-banded Plover, Vanellus armatus, Wagtails and White-fronted Plover|
Counts of waders (Charadrii) and other coastal birds are given for the Skeleton Coast: the northern South West African coast and adjacent wetlands between the Kunene River and Cape Cross. A total of 44 305 birds of 64 species was counted in November-December 1981. 13 880 were waders of which Palaearctic migrants formed 90,5%.
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