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Riviersonderend Sewage Ponds (34081955)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2008-05-27
Brief_description
A small sewage works comprising eight ponds towards the north of Riviersonderend. Illegal trapping and hunting of birds, espacially ducks, pose a threat.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata14.8312   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus14.0010   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo11.502   
202Crake, Baillon'sPorzana pusilla22.002
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris22.253
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus22.002   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.502   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa22.002   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata22.674   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata28.4418   
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa11.001
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus213.3343   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis618.0030   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis614.7836   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia22.002   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus11.001   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.835   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.001   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash36.008   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.001
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus210.2232   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus25.6711   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax24.409  
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius216.6728   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris27.8916   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.252  
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii49.5617   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus29.2519  
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis11.001  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis928.2256   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha216.8846   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus22.755   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis411.6726
690Wagtail, GreyMotacilla cinerea11.001
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