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Melkbos Pan (33441828)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED IRREGULARLY
Authority City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2005-01-19
Brief_description
Small pan which is mainly fed by golf course runoff water.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
1016Anas platyrhynchos11.744
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
10015Anas hybrid11.001
256Calidris pugnax15.4022  
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta212.5031   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus44.004   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata123.0063   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus14.4316   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus13.7818   
202Crake, Baillon'sZapornia pusilla11.001
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra12.004
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa12.7513   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.001   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos11.001
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid11.001
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa22.002   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata2727.0027   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata18.9337   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer12.003
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia14.6710   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.708   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis119.80158   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus110.2030   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser11.001
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca111.1683   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis25.8819   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis15.3312   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia22.333   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii221.68160 125 
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus18.9545   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax13.1711   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.698   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.713   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus17.2432   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus15.2021   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash13.5325   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus66.006   
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus18.6931   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus14.3814   
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus11.001   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula33.003   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola22.002   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius16.7819   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris13.0711   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus1111.0011   
261Redshank, CommonTringa totanus22.002
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos12.758  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea13.506  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis11.001   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola26.2526   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana11.332   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii214.6574   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.252   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus113.7073   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta510.5016   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis12.004  
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota1212.0012   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis215.8962   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha16.1429   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus13.707   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp210.5019
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis13.5513
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Monday 06 February 2023 05:34
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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