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Edith Stephens Wetland Park: Isotes Vlei (34001832)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED IRREGULARLY
Authority City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status PARTLY PROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
2003-09-26
Brief_description
A small section of seasonal wetland situated within the Edith Stephens Wetland Park. This section forms part of the bigger seasonal wetlant but it has been sectioned of, due to a rare plant species Isoetes capensis, occurring there.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata15.9016   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus14.8616   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.502   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.202   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa22.002   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa33.003   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata12.404   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata26.7520   
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.001   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia12.005   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.142   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis112.7785   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus2121.0021   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor11.001   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca26.7116   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.503   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis14.4114   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii28.5919   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus116.7773   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax11.252   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.463   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea12.146   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.273   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus16.5520   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus14.5012   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash14.6510   
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus12.003
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus16.5324   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus14.009   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.001   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma11.001   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii15.5216   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis13.079   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus14.5810   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis11.332  
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota22.002   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis23.835   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha13.189   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.001   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida11.001   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.001
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis14.2910
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Monday 30 January 2023 09:11
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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