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Eikenhof Dam (34071902)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTS SUSPENDED
Authority Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information SA107 - EASTERN FALSE BAY MOUNTAINS
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1995-07-31
Brief_description
This dam was counted only in winter 1995, when 83 waterbirds of 9 species were recorded. All are common species and numbers are not significant; the only species worthy of note is African Black Duck. Fishing and boating occur, but no threats have been identified.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata22.002   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa44.004   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata1111.0011   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca5757.0057   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis11.001   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus11.001   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash22.002   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus44.004   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis11.001
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Monday 06 February 2023 04:21
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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