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Intaka Island (33531831)

Western Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority Century City Property Association
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status PROTECTED
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Date_registered
2008-08-15
Brief_description
Intaka Island is situated just north of Canal Walk. It comprises a 25 hectare artificial wetland. The retention ponds contains water on a permanent basis whereas a section of the wetland also operates on a seasonal basis. Counts are conducted of the area as a whole. Intaka Island supports a good variety of waterbirds. Most notably it serves as a very important roosting and breeding site for various colonial waterbird species within the peninsula; the most important of these being White-breasted Cormorant and African Sacred Ibis.

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Monday 06 February 2023 04:55
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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