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Kleinemonde West River: Mouth - 4km upstream (33322721)

Eastern Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
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Date_registered
2009-04-03
Brief_description
A temporarily open/closed estuary system. Counts are conducted from the mouth, up to about 4km upstream.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax115.8338  
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta3838.0038   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata11.001   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis110.5050   
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus22.002   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus118.9253   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus111.3834   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa15.1311   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata1038.8080   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.923
58Egret, GreatArdea alba16.6722   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta17.4532   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis110.5020   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca57.609   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis55.005   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis118.5027   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia15.1712   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus12.334   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.002   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea16.0011   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus13.208   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima12.174
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata12.174
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.332
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis36.6216
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus16.5420   
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini12.003   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula114.0038   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola11.502   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius15.208   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris24.7810   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus11.835   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos12.004  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea220.0058  
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola16.7115   
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna88.008
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana213.8837   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii66.006   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba823.1740   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus311.2217   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta420.6753   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra11.001   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha25.3817   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia12.505   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo14.1316   
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons112.4045   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis11.001   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus13.838   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis25.2510
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Saturday 04 February 2023 06:05
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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