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Riviersonderend Sewage Ponds (34081955)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2008-05-27
Brief_description
A small sewage works comprising eight ponds towards the north of Riviersonderend. Illegal trapping and hunting of birds, espacially ducks, pose a threat.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata14.8312   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus14.0010   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.502   
202Crake, Baillon'sZapornia pusilla22.002
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra22.253
216Crane, BlueGrus paradisea22.002   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.502   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa22.002   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata22.674   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata28.4418   
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa11.001
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca213.3343   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis618.0030   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis614.7836   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia22.002   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus11.001   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax24.409   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.835   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.001   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash36.008   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus210.2232   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus25.6711   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius216.6728   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris27.8916   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.252  
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii49.5617   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus29.2519   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis11.001  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis928.2256   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha216.8846   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus22.755   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis411.6726
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea11.001
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Monday 06 February 2023 04:54
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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