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Berg River 15: Vlaminkvlei Night Roost (32471808)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED IRREGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information SA104 - LOWER BERG RIVER WETLANDS
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2008-03-03
Brief_description
The Vlaminkvlei Roost count is done from the southern side of the river, close to the farm Vlaminkvlei. The aim of the count is to record numbers species roosting on the Vlaminkvlei ponds.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta68.0010  
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis3251.50500   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus35.008   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo1216.80609  130
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa13.004   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata22.002   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.677   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber339.80127   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor55.005   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser510.0015
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus28.3312   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus66.006   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii416.6731   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus481.00270 150 
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.503   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea26.7514   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15237.501200 1000 
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus22.002   
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.502
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus36.3310   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax23.004  
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus11.001
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus23.675   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula11.001   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius44.004   
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba11.001   
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea66.006  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.001   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus25.258  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta33.003   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis56.007   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia11.001   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo88.008   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis11.001   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii12.003   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis44.004
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus11.001   
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