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Orange River: Vioolsdrif Dam (28451744)

Northern Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Northern Cape Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation
Management status STATE IMPOUNDMENT
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2005-11-18
Brief_description
Count starts at the Van Zyl'z River mouth, along the Orange River down to the Vioolsdrif Border Post Bridge. It is a river section of about 20km.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta11.001  
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus111.5533   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo112.2338   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa1341.0077   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa12.304   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata22.002   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis99.009   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta16.4019   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer12.624
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser11.001
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus211.3623   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis13.506   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis12.004   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.332   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath14.508   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata22.503   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea310.1428   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.502   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash12.604   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001  
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus13.927
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata12.577
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis212.1426
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus12.004   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.332   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax11.001  
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus11.001
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.672   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma33.003   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba22.002   
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis11.001  
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha11.001   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp1717.0017
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis14.6211
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