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Thesen's Island: Section D (34022304)

Western Cape

CWAC status DISCONTINUED
Authority South African National Parks
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2004-11-24
Brief_description
Section D comprises the North Ashmead channel, Costa Sarda to Thesen Island causeway.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
10015Anas hybrid22.253
256Calidris pugnax35.209  
1016Anas platyrhynchos11.001
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata110.4224   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis154.25207   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus19.6681   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus14.3834   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra11.202
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata224.24115   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta16.8485   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis15.7314   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca111.8760   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis112.1929   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia115.6887   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus239.44104   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax12.758   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.503   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea14.3611   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus110.4544   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash14.7416   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.402
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.9011
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus112.1929   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus38.4012   
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini14.139   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula26.5011   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola11.001   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius18.3018   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris17.5515   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos18.5716  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea17.0014  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis33.504   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola46.608   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana23.004   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii223.29104   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis11.001   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba13.8510   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus111.8441   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis118.48103   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha17.5017   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.252   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo15.4330   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii11.001   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis11.001   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1313.0013
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus14.808   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis18.5432
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus14.8923   
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Monday 06 February 2023 06:07
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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