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Orange River: Fish River Mouth - Richtersberg (28101711)

Northern Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTS SUSPENDED
Authority Northern Cape Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation
Management status NATIONAL PARK
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
2007-01-19
Brief_description
This site stretches from the mouth of the Fish River, upstream to Richtersberg.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta25.008   
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus1111.0011   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus47.5011   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus953.0078   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa3176.00123   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa23.004   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata22.002   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer35.6711
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta711.3319   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca2646.3367   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis27.3311   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis33.003   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath510.3316   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea516.3323   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima13.006
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis38.6714
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius44.004   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba1010.0010   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra11.001   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp34.005
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis14.508
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Wednesday 01 February 2023 12:08
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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