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Rocherpan Marine Protected Area (32361817)

Western Cape

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority CapeNature
Management status MARINE PROTECTED AREA
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
Heritage information
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Date_registered
2018-01-30
Brief_description
It includes the marine protected area of the reserve. The area between the foot of the coastal dune and approximately 100m off-shore; just beyond the breaker line.
Physical_features
Open flat coastal beach. Sandy beach, no rocks.
Hydrological_features
Marine.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis25440.192990 2750 
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo6145.15478  130
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber1515.0015   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor66.006   
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis18242.75774
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii525.4351   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus1378.05242 150 
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini25.3312  
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus44.004   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius23.437   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris66.006   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus22.674   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo22.002   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis556.60185   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii972.69207  200
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Thursday 12 December 2019 05:42
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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