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Rooipoort Nature Reserve: Davis Drift2 - R64 Bridge (28402403)

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
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Date_registered
2009-01-26
Brief_description
A linear count section done by boat. It stretches from just below the Davis Drift down towards the R64 bridge.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus420.0036   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus214.5027   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra22.002
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa1847.5077   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa22.503   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata27.0012   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer35.007
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.502   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis1212.0012   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca1010.5011   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis816.5025   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.502   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.502   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides11.502   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata11.001   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash23.004   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima22.002
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus56.007
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis810.0012
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus68.0010   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus22.002   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris22.002   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola22.002   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis1014.5019
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Saturday 02 December 2023 07:19
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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