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Orange River: Fiddlers Creek - Border Post (28431736)

Northern Cape

Authority Northern Cape Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNKNOWN
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A river section between the Fiddlers Creek camp site and the Noordoewer border bridge. The section is done by boat.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata35.508   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus415.1142   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus16.8917   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa439.40113   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa12.505   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata33.003   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer23.004
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.909   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser121.5042
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca19.0019   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis13.506   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis14.007   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala55.005   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath12.435   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea15.6714   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus18.5028   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash29.8930   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.502   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.172
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis39.6719
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus316.1139   
248Lapwing, Long-toedVanellus crassirostris11.001   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.001   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris12.004   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis33.003   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha213.0024   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis15.7820
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Saturday 02 December 2023 07:27
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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