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Orange River: Hohenfels - Skilpadberg (28281637)

Northern Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTS SUSPENDED
Authority Northern Cape Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1998-01-30
Brief_description
Site counted from the Hohenfels Ruiens up to the Skilpadberg turn.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta29.0022  
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus11.001   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo723.6733   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa12.636   
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor11.001   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa11.001   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata19.0041   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.258   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.673
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus497.37507   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis227.63154   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis22.002   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.633   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus11.332   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.292   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.001   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata22.002   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.925   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash314.6039   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus11.502
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis14.5012
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus27.2022   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.001
509Martin, Brown-throatedRiparia paludicola11.001
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax11.634  
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus11.001
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus13.339   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius44.004   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris12.103   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma22.002   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola11.001   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana1113.27306 210 
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba13.387   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis49.0014   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha146.50200   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia33.254   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis33.003   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp13.408
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis17.0613
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