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Worcester Wastewater Works (33391926)

Western Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority Unknown
Management status LOCAL MUNICIPALITY
Conservation status UNKNOWN
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Date_registered
2016-07-05
Brief_description
Multiple dams, multiple reed beds that are occasionally water filled. Aeration ponds and some open veld with disturbed grassland. 20% reed beds, 30% open dams, 15% open veld, 15% sludge ponds, 20% industrial area. Approximately 10ha of open water. Livestock and stray pets occasionally pass through the area.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta33.003   
256Calidris pugnax2525.0025  
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta11.502   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata1245.58116   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus12.405   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus55.005   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra12.715
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa66.006   
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor11.752   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa11.001   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata539.43139   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata1061.00203   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.001   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis1633.0051   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus217.4053   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor3131.0031   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca520.6039   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis33.003   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis210.3332   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus16.2516   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii232.0063   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.001
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax14.007   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.144   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea12.003   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea12.504   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus114.0961   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus19.0017   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash15.009   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus241.82122   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus28.9120   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius55.005   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris319.1855   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma19.6719   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens23.004-1
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.003   
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna44.004
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana16.8021   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii528.3670   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis11.672   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus18.7529   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta217.0032   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis12.003  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis643.6477   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha220.0058   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis213.0032
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Monday 06 February 2023 04:50
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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