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Kowie River Estuary (33352653)

Eastern Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED IRREGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Information 

Date_registered
1998-01-11
Brief_description
Site has become dangerous to survey due to vagrants in the area. Raw sewage spilling has also become a mojor problem for this site.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus18.6423   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo12.536   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris11.001
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata318.8358   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis4130.88340   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba13.7518   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta150.75550 500 
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus110.6932   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis11.001   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia224.1751   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus530.81109   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.001   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala117.2584   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea24.579   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus16.5014   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash13.006   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus22.002
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.603
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus28.1319   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus36.009   
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis11.001  
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus11.001   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula842.8961   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola13.509   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius24.006   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris15.5815   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus17.6017   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax1449.13180  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos12.504  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea971.89135  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis12.004   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola19.2534   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana13.407   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii113.3333   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis11.001   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba13.8013   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus14.7515  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta114.8637   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis29.8637   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha115.7875   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia11.001   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo18.9019   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis11.001   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus11.001   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.001   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.716
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus112.7932   
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