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Edith Stephens Wetland Park: Isotes Vlei (34001832)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED IRREGULARLY
Authority City of Cape Town Biodiversity Management Branch
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status PARTLY PROTECTED
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Date_registered
2003-09-26
Brief_description
A small section of seasonal wetland situated within the Edith Stephens Wetland Park. This section forms part of the bigger seasonal wetlant but it has been sectioned of, due to a rare plant species Isoetes capensis, occurring there.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata15.0011   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus99.009   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo22.002   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.502   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata23.5514   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis11.673   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.001   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus22.504   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis37.0014   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii48.0012   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus14.6711   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.502   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus12.674   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus22.333   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash36.259   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus14.7119   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus44.756   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.001   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii13.6711   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis13.137   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus12.003  
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis11.001  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis55.005   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha12.134   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.001
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis25.678
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