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Rocherpan Marine Protected Area (32361817)

Western Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority CapeNature
Management status MARINE PROTECTED AREA
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
Heritage information
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Date_registered
2018-01-30
Brief_description
It includes the marine protected area of the reserve. The area between the foot of the coastal dune and approximately 100m off-shore; just beyond the breaker line.
Physical_features
Open flat coastal beach. Sandy beach, no rocks.
Hydrological_features
Marine.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis19387.002990 2750 
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo5105.58478  130
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber1515.0015   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor66.006   
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis18204.80774
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii526.3851   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus1168.97242 150 
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini25.3312  
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus44.004   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius15.5625   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris66.006   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus24.9216   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta22.002   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo22.002   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis551.00185   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii792.25501500250200
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis11.001
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Saturday 19 September 2020 02:26
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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