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Langebaan: Schrywershoek - Klein eiland (33111803)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority South African National Parks & Private
Management status NATIONAL PARK
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information SA105 - WEST COAST N.P. & SALDANHA BAY ISLANDS
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1999-03-13
Brief_description
A 14 km stretch of open sand beach stretching from Schrywershoek in the south, up to Klein eiland in the north. This section is mainly dominated by Kelp Gull and White-fronted Plover. It also supports other shore species such as African Black Oysterchatcher, Hartlaubs Gull, Cape Cormorant and Sanderling. Litter is a big problem along the coast.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
255Calidris alba45202.67331   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta1631.5047   
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus11.001   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis340.80113   
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus33.003   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus26.5016   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii344.8097   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus5381022.202445300150700
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus12.254   
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini1327.2055482455
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii33.003   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola11.001   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus2990.20197 125180
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea9595.0095  
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.001   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo66.006   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis3636.0036   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres1010.0010   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1616.0016
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis3038.7552
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Monday 06 February 2023 04:14
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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