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Buffels River Mouth (29401703)

Northern Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Northern Cape Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2007-07-25
Brief_description
The count section stretches from the back of the Kleinzee golf course down to the beach. Access is restricted and clearance needs to be obtained before entering.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata524.5599   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.332   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa11.753   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1521.0027
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata26.5011   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.001   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus77.007   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca220.1771   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis3131.0031   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis13.806   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii246.00153 125 
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus112.5054   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax33.003   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus24.757   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash12.003   
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.254
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus23.505   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus12.387   
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus310.5018   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus1017.5033   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana18.1335   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii212.5067   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis38.0017   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha24.006   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo120120.00120   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii412.0020   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A4040.0040
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis13.147
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Wednesday 01 February 2023 12:15
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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