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Maputaland Coast (26583253)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status DISCONTINUED
Authority Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information SA053 - KOSI BAY SYTEM
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1996-01-22
Brief_description
The Maputaland coastline, south from Kosi Mouth for c. 26 km, ending north of Black Rock; predominantly sandy beaches. Only one count is available (Jan. 1996), which produced one of the highest totals of Little Tern recorded during the survey period; it was exceeded only by the maximum counts from Lake St Lucia and the Tugela River mouth. No threats have been identified.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia33.003   
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus22.002
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula33.003   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola1313.0013   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus1717.0017   
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba8787.0087   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos22.002  
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo129129.00129   
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons793793.00793 500490
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii7474.0074   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.001   
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus88.008   
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