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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
IBA information
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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 cristata15.8316   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus13.679   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo11.672   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.502   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa33.003   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata22.002   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata24.4614   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis11.503   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.502   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus23.716   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis37.8014   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii410.4012   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus14.6011   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.803   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.502   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15.5020   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus22.503   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash24.719   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus15.3519   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus14.006   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.001   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii14.5311   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis12.897   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus13.208  
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis11.001  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis24.005   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha12.004   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia11.001   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.001
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis26.1710
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