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Kluitjieskraal Wetland (33261910)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Witzenberg Bird Club
Management status PRIVATE FARM
Conservation status PARTLY PROTECTED
IBA information SA107 - EASTERN FALSE BAY MOUNTAINS
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2003-01-25
Brief_description
A wetland currently being rehabilitated by the Working for Wetlands Programme. Previously this site was part of a SAFCOL pine plantation. Terrestrial and aquatic alien vegetation remains one of the biggest rehabilitation challenges, but good progress has been made. The site supports a variety of wetland species, including African Fish Eagle.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta11.172   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata17.0714   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis55.005   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus15.7723   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.001   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra12.254
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa15.7314   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa13.7812   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid11.502
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A24.258
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata239.50104   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer12.104
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia33.003   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta33.003   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis14.508   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca13.9110   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis19.9241   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis13.506   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.252
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus11.001
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala13.4014   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea12.005   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea12.005   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus19.7144   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus77.007   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash12.677   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.754
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis13.257
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus26.1115   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus17.0715   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris14.679   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii15.1410   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis22.002   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.673   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus35.338   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra11.001   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis11.502   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha28.8924   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis13.709
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Monday 06 February 2023 05:09
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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