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Berg River 15: Vlaminkvlei Night Roost (32471808)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED IRREGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information SA104 - LOWER BERG RIVER WETLANDS
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2008-03-03
Brief_description
The Vlaminkvlei Roost count is done from the southern side of the river, close to the farm Vlaminkvlei. The aim of the count is to record numbers species roosting on the Vlaminkvlei ponds.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
255Calidris alba11.001   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta68.0010   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis3251.50500   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus35.008   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus1216.80609  130
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa13.004   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata22.002   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.677   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus339.80127   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor55.005   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser510.0015
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca28.3312   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus66.006   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii416.6731   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus481.00270 150 
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax23.004   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.503   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea26.7514   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15237.501200 1000 
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus22.002   
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.502
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus36.3310   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus23.675   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula11.001   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius44.004   
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea66.006  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.001   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus25.258   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta33.003   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis56.007   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.001   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo88.008   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii12.003   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis11.001   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis44.004
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus11.001   
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Monday 30 January 2023 09:55
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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