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Rocherpan Marine Protected Area (32361817)

Western Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority CapeNature
Management status MARINE PROTECTED AREA
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
Heritage information
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Information 

Date_registered
2018-01-30
Brief_description
It includes the marine protected area of the reserve. The area between the foot of the coastal dune and approximately 100m off-shore; just beyond the breaker line.
Physical_features
Open flat coastal beach. Sandy beach, no rocks.
Hydrological_features
Marine.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis5677.426501550027503000
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus591.89478  130
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus1515.0015   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor66.006   
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis18204.80774
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus23.004   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii577.83655250125300
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus1183.00416300150 
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini26.4144 24 
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus44.004   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius15.1025   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris66.006   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus26.7636   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta22.002   
1274Teal, EurasianAnas crecca44.004
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo2459.501014   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii7138.44907500250200
297Tern, Lesser CrestedThalasseus bengalensis1339.5066   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis582.13315   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.006
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Sunday 03 July 2022 10:06
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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