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Olifants River Mouth Island (31391811)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority CapeNature
Management status
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
2017-07-25
Brief_description
Shifting sandbanks in the Olifants River mouth. Used by terns and cormorants as a daytime roost.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta11.001  
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis36552.0031500550027503000
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus1515.0015   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo13.507   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa22.002   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.003   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia2828.0028   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus13.007   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii330.1487   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus361.88203 150 
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea22.002   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.001   
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini610.5024 24
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula55.005   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola22.503   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus16.2011   
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba1616.0016   
294Tern, ArcticSterna paradisaea11.001  
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia11.673   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo10362.881334   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis164.5095   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii17133.14272 250200
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus13.337   
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