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Eerste River Estuary (34051846)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status STATE LAND
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
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Date_registered
2000-07-21

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax46.8015  
72Scopus umbretta22.002   
255Calidris alba22.002   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta138.21168 125 
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata119.86140   
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus110.0921   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis110.0043   
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus25.7821   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus15.0912   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus142.20187  130
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra22.002
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.704   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.733   
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos22.002   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata118.0699   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.001
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.001   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.402   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.7628   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis16.9030   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus175.56316   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor425.7571   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca19.4755   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis12.334   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis12.003   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia14.0010   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus11.707   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii168.84373250125300
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus146.30300300150 
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.001
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax5050.0050   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.302   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.082   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus13.5014   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus19.0025   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash23.004   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.332
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.1311
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus114.8573   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.815   
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini15.6920   
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus115.6745   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula115.2049   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius110.1899   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris16.0036   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus12.698   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma114.5028   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.252  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea121.64150  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis11.001   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola11.001   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana11.502   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii13.389   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.672   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus129.86119   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta229.04160   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis11.502  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis14.1517   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha14.1118   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia12.9010   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo1265.173000  1800
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii158.42695500250200
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons11.001   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis1111.061028 750 
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1124.20200   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus22.002   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.838
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus22.002   
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Monday 06 February 2023 04:15
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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