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Noveleta Saltpans and Fishponds

Name of Site: NOVELETA SALTPANS AND FISHPONDS
Province: Cavite
Prefecture: Noveleta Municipality and Cavite City
Nearest town: San Juan and Dalahican
Count Type: On foot
Coverage: 75%
Site counted before: Yes


Date: Sunday, January 25,2004
Condition of Wetland: Wet
Protection: Unprotected
Treats and Uses: Conversion of mangroves to fishponds  Reclaimation
Time of Count: 11.50-12.30 and 15.30-16.00
Participants Name and affiliation: Arne Jensen (Wild Bird Club of the Philippines)

Waterfowl counts and numbers :
1. Great Egret 48
2. Little Egret 565
3. Little Heron 1
4. Asian Golden Plover 2
5. Kentish Plover 1
6. Lesser Sand-Plover 2
7. Common Redshank 1
8. Common Greenshank 2
9. Wood Sandpiper 11
10. Common Sandpiper 9
11. Marsh Sandpiper 39
12. Long-toed Stint 8
13. Whiskered Tern 360
14. Non-Waterfowls
15. Island Swiftlet 8
16. Pacific Swallow 15
17. Common Kingfisher 2
18. Arctic Warbler 1

 

 

Related Links:
Asian Waterbird Census 2004 | Barangay Baluarte, Bulacan | Cavite City Bay and Fishponds of Sta. Cruz
Coastal Road Lagoons | Noveleta Saltpans and Fishponds | Tanza Coastal Wetland