CWAC (Co-ordinated Waterbird Annual Count) at Zandvlei.
Zandvlei looking from the north of the waterbody towards Muizenberg and Simons Town in the south.
More volunteers as this is a large area to cover. (see the photo above).
counts take place quarterly in January, April, July and October each
What we do.
count and record the species and number of water birds. You will need a pair of binoculars,
a spotting scope is very useful, if you have one. You do not need to know too
much about birds as you will be given guidance and if you have an interest you
should learn quickly. If you are knowledgable about birds we need you too.
Zandvlei is divided into 3 areas;
The information helps scientists
study the movement and distibution of water birds throughout the Southern
African wetlands, dams, vleis, estuaries, rivers and all the seasons.
A few dedicated people have been recording the data since 1995. You are welcome to join us.
A canoe race at Zandvlei on 20/04/2013.
Come and help and you will learn more and become more knowledgable about the area you live in.
See the monthly counts done by the Nature Reserve staff in the northern section of Zandvlei.
Contact Gavin Lawson on email@example.com or 021 705 5224.