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Wadrif Saltpan (32131821)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority CapeNature
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
Heritage information
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Information 

Date_registered
1998-01-22
Brief_description
Seasonal saline wetland. When conditions are favourable the site can hold large numbers of nomadic waterbirds such as flamingos and ducks.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta1135.87969250125
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata22297.83943   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus19.0039   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo13.809   
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus13.337   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.502   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa125.80103  80
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos13.678
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A6363.0063
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata3111.88534   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta15.5010   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.202
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber3371.4638991250625760
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor1534.315257  600
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus178.801000   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis19.4425   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis263.70639250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus13.338   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis130.00219   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.895   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus13.206   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii1120.75557250125300
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus15.7633   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.503   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.9313   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus14.258   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus110.4025   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash13.0810   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus18.6336   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus22.002
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus12.003   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax11.001  
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini14.8924 24
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus29.3317   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus120.48126  110
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula118.84162   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius251.80211   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris17.1857   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus226.8096   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma128.83154   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax1105.56328  
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba140.00195   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos66.006  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea1186.311725  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis244.33120   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola25.3311   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana1104.111365420210500
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii2132.27509350175350
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis11.001   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus175.41510 500
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta1186.312864   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis1152.921079   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota22.002   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha261.67213   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia140.001571356820
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo41825.14117398000400011000
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis138.75100   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii1274.132743500250200
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus222.0042   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A30366.67883
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