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Great Brak River Estuary (34042214)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
2000-07-29

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
1016Anas platyrhynchos321.0045
10015Anas hybrid12.506
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata16.5024   
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus33.504   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis1710.928451550027503000
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus111.4547   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus113.0054   
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata12.003   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa12.135   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.001   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos27.3320
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A18.6721
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata118.6777   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.001
58Egret, GreatArdea alba14.6018   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia33.003   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.007   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis146.06220   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus11.001   
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis11.001
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser26.6715
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca15.1515   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus15.5010   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis17.5633   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia13.299   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus16.8328   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii155.00530250125300
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus228.54137   
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax22.002   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala111.0030   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea29.9036   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A55.005
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus124.00135   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash14.5013   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.222
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.502
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis13.009
254Knot, RedCalidris canutus11.001   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus16.1715   
246Lapwing, White-crownedVanellus albiceps44.004   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus13.256   
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus33.003   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini26.3825 24 
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus1616.0016   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula11.502   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola12.004   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius22.503   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris12.114   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus14.2210   
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni5252.0052 50 
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos14.6711  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea1717.0017  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis66.006   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii211.3674   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba13.866   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus26.1325   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis25.2213   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha22.503   
292Tern, AntarcticSterna vittata33.003   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia13.207   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo1442.5097   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii6116.881070500250200
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons27.0011   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis312.6731   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A120120.00120
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus14.9314   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.339
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis410.1817
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus12.435   
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Monday 06 February 2023 04:10
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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