oa Madoqua - Waders (Charadrii) and other coastal birds in the Lüderitz region of South West Africa

Volume 1982 Number 1
  • ISSN : 1011-5498



Several surveys of coastal birds have recently been conducted in southern Africa but little is known of the birds of the Diamond Coast of South West Africa since access is restricted. The only section of mainland readily accessible between Sandvis and the Orange River is at Lderitz. Data are presented for bird densities along 46 km of coast and at five islands in the Lüderitz area. Resident waders accounted for 57.9% of all waders on the mainland. The Lüderitz Sewage Works are identified as an important habitat for birds.

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