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Trafalgar Marine Reserve (30573017)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife & Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
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Date_registered
2004-09-23
Brief_description
The TMR is about 5km long and stretches from beacon N1 in Marina Beach to beacon N2 just South of Mpenjati Nature Reserve. It stretches from the high water mark to 500m offshore. It mainly comprises shallow marine coastal water with the odd rocky outcrop.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta2222.0022  
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata602602.00602   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus144.0087   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus24.507   
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata44.004   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa1212.0012   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata3737.0037   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.502
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta15.5041   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis33.003   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus290290.00290   
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis598.00400
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica22.002   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca24.507   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis33.003   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis22.002   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia3737.0037   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii5252.0052   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus233.00150 150 
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.001
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.002   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea88.008   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus1616.0016   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus3939.0039   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash27.3019   
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis13.338
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus26.4020   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus55.005   
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini22.002  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus1313.0013   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola11.001   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius25.6711   
234Plover, Lesser SandCharadrius mongolus22.002   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.672   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus210.5421   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens11.001
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos13.207  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea3248.00493  
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus710.5013 
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana103103.00103   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii33.003   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba3434.0034   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus7070.0070  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta3030.0030   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus33.003   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis55.005   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.001   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii5145.88600500250200
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons912.4021   
293Tern, RoseateSterna dougallii11.001   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis730.1350   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus22.403   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres23.004   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A5050.0050
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.863
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis15.0013
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus22.002   
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Saturday 23 October 2021 03:20
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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