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Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (34242049)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Cape Nature
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information SA115 - OVERBERG WHEATBELT
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1998-02-07
Brief_description
This section is counted by boat from the mouth of the estuary up to the power lines near Leeukloof.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
1016Anas platyrhynchos22.002
10015Anas hybrid11.001
256Calidris pugnax8181.0081  
255Calidris alba310.7525   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta220.3354   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata14.6711   
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus15.009   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis126.04342   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus214.0664   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus116.0046   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra11.001
216Crane, BlueGrus paradisea251.00100   
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata110.2034   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa17.0028   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.001   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos22.002
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid11.001
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa11.001   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A610.5015
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata3636.0036   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata255.91135   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.503
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.001   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta15.8522   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis121.0052   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus25.509   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor33.003   
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica11.673   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser24.006
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca290.00379   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis111.1542   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis33.003   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis26.6711   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia113.1034   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii22.002   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus1123.04396300150 
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.001
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.755   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea15.6311   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus230.61175   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus44.004   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash110.1324   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima12.147
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis13.6212
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus114.2147   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus22.002   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.502
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini15.9115   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula10123.27301   
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii88.339   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola235.83125   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius121.33104   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris145.27235   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus211.5836   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma11.001   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos228.5085  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea122.00185  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis137.86173   
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus55.005 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.504   
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna22.002
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana377.07291 210 
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii213.8038   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba15.1811   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus19.2526   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta133.80111   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis22.002  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis36.259   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha321.5067   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia12.077   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo142.19158   
298Tern, Greater CrestedThalasseus bergii135.64220  200
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons28.5015   
296Tern, SandwichThalasseus sandvicensis113.3355   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.502
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus4040.0040   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus17.2934   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.502   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A515.2940
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp33.003
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis15.6723
268Whimbrel, Eurasian Numenius phaeopus137.8674   
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Monday 06 February 2023 06:05
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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