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General Santos City, Cotabato


ASIAN WATERBIRD CENSUS

General Santos City, Cotabato
January 13-14, 2015

SITE/LOCALITY: General Santos
BARANGAY:
CITY: General Santos
PROVINCE: South Cotabato
ISLAND: Mindanao

START DATE: 1/13/2015
END DATE: 1/14/2015
START TIME: 10:00 AM
TIME IN FIELD: 10

NAME OF BIRDER(REPORTER): Pete Simpson
OTHER BIRDERS PRESENT:
# OF BIRDERS PRESENT: 1

ENVIRONMENT CONDITION:
TRIP NOTES: AWC count for Region XII DENR. Count carried out at tidal mudflats, rice fields and salt pans East of GenSan City.

BIRDLIST
1. Wandering Whistling Duck Dendrocygna arcuata 108
2. Philippine Duck Anas luzonica 24
3. Yellow Bittern Ixobrychus sinensis 2
4. Striated Heron Butorides striata 6
5. Javan Pond Heron Ardeola speciosa 40
6. Great Egret Ardea alba 6
7. Intermediate Egret Egretta intermedia 25
8. Little Egret Egretta garzetta 220
9. Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 3
10. Brahminy Kite Haliastur indus 6
11. White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus 2
12. White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea 4
13. Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio 2
14. Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 4
15. White-headed Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus 40
16. Stilt sp. Himantopus sp. 600
17. Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 1200
18. Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 180
19. Little Ringed Plover Charadrius dubius 40
20. Lesser Sand Plover Charadrius mongolus 250
21. Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii 4
22. Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 20
23. Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 1
24. Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis 1
25. Common Redshank Tringa totanus 30
26. Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis 40
27. Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 200
28. Wood Sandpiper Tringa glareola 60
29. Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus 20
30. Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 25
31. Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris 25
32. Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis 280
33. Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta 35
34. Sharp-tailed Sandpiper Calidris acuminata 25
35. Broad-billed Sandpiper Limicola falcinellus 28
36. Ruff Philomachus pugnax 6
37. Snipe sp. Gallinago sp. 2
38. Black-headed Gull Chroicocephalus ridibundus 50
39. Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica 4
40. Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii 20
41. Little Tern Sternula albifrons 70
42. Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida 2000
43. Collared Kingfisher Todiramphus chloris 16

Greater Crested Tern

 

 

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