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Buffels River Mouth (29401703)

Northern Cape

Authority Northern Cape Department of Tourism, Environment and Conservation
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNKNOWN
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The count section stretches from the back of the Kleinzee golf course down to the beach. Access is restricted and clearance needs to be obtained before entering.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata766.6799   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo11.001   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1521.0027
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata1111.0011   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.001   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber77.007   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus7171.0071   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis3131.0031   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis12.335   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii2689.50153 125 
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus223.0054   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus55.005   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash12.003   
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis23.004
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus55.005   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.001   
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus310.5018   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana215.0035   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii234.5067   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha66.006   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo120120.00120   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii412.0020   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A4040.0040
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis66.507
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