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Langebaan: Schrywershoek - Klein eiland (33111803)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority South African National Parks & Private
Management status NATIONAL PARK
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information SA105 - WEST COAST N.P. & SALDANHA BAY ISLANDS
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1999-03-13
Brief_description
A 14 km stretch of open sand beach stretching from Schrywershoek in the south, up to Klein eiland in the north. This section is mainly dominated by Kelp Gull and White-fronted Plover. It also supports other shore species such as African Black Oysterchatcher, Hartlaubs Gull, Cape Cormorant and Sanderling. Litter is a big problem along the coast.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta1631.5047  
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus11.001   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis340.80113   
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus33.003   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo26.5016   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii344.8097   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus5381022.202445300150700
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus12.254   
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini1327.20554824
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii33.003   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola11.001   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus2990.20197 125180
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba45202.67331   
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea9595.0095  
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia11.001   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo66.006   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis3636.0036   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres1010.0010   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1616.0016
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis3038.7552
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