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Strydenburg Pan (29562341)

Northern Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
1997-07-18
Brief_description
An open, ephemeral pan with little vegetation; adjacent to Strydenburg town. Good wader and flamingo habitat; Greater Flamingo has bred here. One winter count, in 1997, produced a substantial number of waterbirds of 18 species, the largest totals being of Greater and Lesser Flamingo, and Redknobbed Coot, with good numbers of South African Shelduck, Cape Teal, Blacksmith Plover, Avocet and Blackwinged Stilt; even 24 Curlew Sandpipers and a Ruff were present. Mild threats are posed by human disturbance and domestic dogs and cats.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta1231.0050  
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata30275.25562   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata11.001   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata13.336   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis11.001   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber235.33101   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor1685.50155   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus640.3395   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis55.005   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis12.003   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea12.504   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.001   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus11.001   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus319.7541   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius711.6720   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris1016.0027   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma34.005   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax14.007  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea2424.0024  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana313.7526   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii1515.0015   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba22.002   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus866.25162  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis215.7534   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha413.3322   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
0Unknown, UnknownN/A N/A11.001
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis17.5013
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