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Philippi Wetlands: Varkensvlei Rd A (34011833)

Western Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE FARM
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
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Date_registered
2012-07-26
Brief_description
Flooded agricultural land

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax11.001  
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta19.6717   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata129.4478   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus11.001   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.252   
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor11.001   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata222.9172   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata214.8561   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis11.332   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus19.1713   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca11.572   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis11.252   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.172   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii17.0013   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus128.44111   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus13.1710   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus12.897   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash22.333   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus112.0766   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus12.256   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius35.007   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris16.3818   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma22.002   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola11.332   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii14.3812   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis33.003   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba13.005   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus29.2238   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha112.3636   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.568
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Monday 06 February 2023 05:03
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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