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Melkbos Pan (33441828)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED IRREGULARLY
Authority City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
2005-01-19
Brief_description
Small pan which is mainly fed by golf course runoff water.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta212.5031  
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus44.004   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata123.0063   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus14.4316   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo13.7818   
202Crake, Baillon'sPorzana pusilla11.001
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris12.004
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa12.7513   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.001   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos11.001
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid11.001
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid11.001
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa22.002   
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos11.744
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata2727.0027   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata18.9337   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis119.80158   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.708   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia14.6710   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer12.003
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber110.2030   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser11.001
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus111.1683   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis25.8819   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis15.3312   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia22.333   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii221.68160 125 
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus18.9545   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.698   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath00.000   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.713   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus06.8332   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus15.2021   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash13.5325   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus66.006  
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata00.671
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis00.000
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus18.6931   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus00.000
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus14.3814   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax03.0011  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus11.001   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula33.003   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola22.002   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius16.7819   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris13.0711   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus1111.0011   
261Redshank, CommonTringa totanus22.002
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax15.4022  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos12.758  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea13.506  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis11.001   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola26.2526   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana11.332   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii214.6574   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.252   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus113.7073  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta510.5016   
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis01.834  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis215.8962   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota1212.0012   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha16.1429   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus03.367   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp210.5019
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis13.5513
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Tuesday 23 July 2019 10:51
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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