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Philippi Wetlands: Varkensvlei Rd B (34021832)

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
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata192.88272   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus11.803   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.383   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata15.8032   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata214.6774   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.001
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.603   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.003   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis11.833   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus223.9170   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor77.007   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca14.0010   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.502   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis14.509   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii27.0012   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus5114.81500300150 
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax11.502   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.402   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus14.889   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus19.3330   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash11.864   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001   
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus14.579   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus12.908   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius44.004   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.001   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma12.253   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii18.0719   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.602   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus19.3320   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha16.9225   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida44.004   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.929
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Monday 06 February 2023 05:12
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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