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Thesen's Island: Section B (34032304)

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 B comprises the south end of Ashmead channel (east of Thesen Island) to the Leisure Isle small boat harbour.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta16.7510   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis119.08170   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus118.3368   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus12.618   
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata11.502   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.142   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata119.1275   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.001
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta18.9626   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis12.719   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca15.5720   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis11.502   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia372.50271   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus139.3294   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea15.1512   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus114.4758   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash11.673   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus22.002
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.564
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus13.9017   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini27.8315   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula19.4826   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola123.13122   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius110.6244   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris12.334   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus13.007   
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea1146.07802  
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii22.002   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba19.5257   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus111.4860   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta14.508   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis23.207   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.563   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo115.1698   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii137.50266 250200
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis15.2013   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.502   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis14.4515
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus121.60100   
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Monday 06 February 2023 04:43
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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