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Goukou River: Melkhoutfontein - Cobb Hole (34192122)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Cape Nature
Management status MARINE PROTECTED AREA
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information SA115 - OVERBERG WHEATBELT
Ramsar information
Heritage information
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Date_registered
2006-03-14
Brief_description
This section only covers the river up-stream from Melkhoutfontein up to the Cobb Hole.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis3333.0033   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus19.5018   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo58.5012   
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata11.001   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa44.505   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa22.002   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata1524.5034   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis33.003   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta44.004   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus617.0028   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis33.003   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia23.505   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus99.009   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea33.003   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus99.009   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash1111.0011   
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis1010.0010
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus22.002   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus55.005   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos33.003  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis22.002   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus55.005   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis33.504
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Tuesday 02 June 2020 07:43
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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