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Gamtoos River: Mouth - 6km upstream (33582502)

Eastern Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
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Date_registered
1998-02-26

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
255Calidris alba130.20106   
256Calidris pugnax125.2560  
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata14.2514   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis12.839   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus1062.64195   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus125.32105   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra13.005
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata12.676   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa112.8333   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.001   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A120.00110
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata12.003   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata220.2854   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.863
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta17.3926   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis9136.15417   
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica11.001   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca7105.73403   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis133.95253   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis15.7023   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia122.5742   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus131.6792   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus2263.95143   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.312
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax12.335   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala18.8135   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.573   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea513.1429   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea12.004   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides22.002   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus118.0664   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus11.001   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash520.1470   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima13.378
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata11.202
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus12.436
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis918.6132
254Knot, RedCalidris canutus41160.50280   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus658.14143   
509Martin, Brown-throatedRiparia paludicola11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus12.005   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.252
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini19.5326 24 
894Oystercatcher, EurasianHaematopus ostralegus11.001
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula29.4422   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola228.58124   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius110.3839   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris110.7631   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus314.4439   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens11.001-1
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos211.9327  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea263.25233  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis25.6712   
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus229.58115 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola13.8012   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana211.1723   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii14.2514   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba13.406   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus18.0820   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta15.339   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis44.004  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis14.8615   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha223.23115   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata1010.0010   
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea1111.0011  
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia14.6913   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo182.29550   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii140.00179   
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons18.0029   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis114.0070   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A19.8830
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida1919.0019   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus221.2944   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A121.5860
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp1113.3317
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis818.3635
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus319.8656   
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Saturday 04 February 2023 04:44
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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