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Thesen's Island: Section E (34042303)

Western Cape

CWAC status DISCONTINUED
Authority South African National Parks
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information
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Date_registered
2004-11-24
Brief_description
Section E comprises the canals and adjacent banks of Thesen Island. This section was first counted in August 2001 after the first sections of canals were opened.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax11.001  
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata15.1320   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis14.6712   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus110.3356   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.693   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra55.005
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata123.56211   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.333   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis12.335   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca119.3056   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis15.1820   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus15.1619   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax44.004   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.004   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea17.3921   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15.3812   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash17.8833   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.403
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.202
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.9613
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus112.1351   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus713.7518   
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini12.003   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula22.002   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola29.0016   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius16.6718   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris13.1010   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus55.005   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.834  
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola11.001   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii16.1322   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis22.002   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.001   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus12.506   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta44.004   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis22.002  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis17.2162   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus44.004   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis19.5879
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Monday 30 January 2023 09:59
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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