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Driftsands Dam (33571839)

Western Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority CapeNature
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2012-04-18
Brief_description
Artificial waterbody in Driftsands Nature Reserve

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
1016Anas platyrhynchos22.002
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta24.006   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata15118.22312   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis22.002   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus07.2918   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus023.4358   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa33.003   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata319.5058   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta22.503   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis01.754   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca311.0024   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis22.002   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus44.004   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis15.4312   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus23.505   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii04.6710   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus323.60102   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea12.504   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus13.259   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus33.003   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash28.5015   
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.001
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus220.6370   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola44.004   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius01.002   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris01.673   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma12.003   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii27.4025   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus423.8353   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis216.2538   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha23.505   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii2020.0020   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis38.0017   
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Monday 06 February 2023 05:33
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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