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Groen River Mouth (30501734)

Northern Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Northern Cape Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation
Management status NATIONAL PARK
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2005-11-18
Brief_description
This site covers the beach at the river mouth, upstream up to where the road crosses the river (about 2.5 km).

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax24.336  
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta312.7127   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata195.75271   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis11.001   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus13.8311   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata211.0031   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.256   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus244.3395   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor533.8677   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca11.001   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis123.6756   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis24.256   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia22.002   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii218.2940   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus112.0847   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash17.0017   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus22.002   
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini26.5011   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola22.002   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius24.338   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris28.0017   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus113.4730   
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea16.0016  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana26.7133   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii19.0021   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus17.6919   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta318.7543   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis117.1532   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha22.002   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo22.002   
300Tern, DamaraSternula balaenarum11.001   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii22.503   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres12.003   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A113.0042
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis13.338
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Wednesday 01 February 2023 11:33
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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