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Rooipoort Nature Reserve: Twin Gates - Shauws Drift (28312411)

Northern Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority Northern Cape Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2009-01-27
Brief_description
A linear count section done by boat. It stretches from Twin Gates in the north down to Shauws Drift in the south.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata113.5026   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus2049.0078   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus1212.0012   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa1428.0042   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa55.005   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata216.5031   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer23.505
58Egret, GreatArdea alba22.002   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta22.002   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis99.009   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca317.5032   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis44.004   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis217.0032   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath12.504   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides11.502   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata13.005   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash24.507   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima33.504
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus712.0017
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis1215.0018
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus23.004   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus23.004   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana2525.0025   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba44.004   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha33.003   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis46.008
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Saturday 09 December 2023 08:31
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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