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Meerlust Dam (34011844)

Western Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE FARM
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2009-09-30
Brief_description
A small farm dam next to the R310.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata49.5015   
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus226.0056   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus22.604   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa12.805   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa22.002   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata22.002   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.202
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.502   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis55.005   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus1515.0015   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca5182.29450   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis14.7512   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis16.4015   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii11.001   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus66.006   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.502   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea22.002   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus18.6020   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash18.0020   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus112.6030   
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus99.009   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius11.001   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris22.503   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii11.001   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba12.675   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus34.506   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha55.005   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.001   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii22.002   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A33.003
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.003
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Monday 30 January 2023 10:37
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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