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Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (34242049)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Cape Nature
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information SA115 - OVERBERG WHEATBELT
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1998-02-07
Brief_description
This section is counted by boat from the mouth of the estuary up to the power lines near Leeukloof.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta220.3354  
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata14.6711   
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus15.009   
48Cormorant, CapePhalacrocorax capensis126.54342   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus315.3164   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo116.3646   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris11.001
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus251.00100   
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata110.2034   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa17.0728   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.001   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos22.002
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid11.001
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid11.001
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa11.001   
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos22.002
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A610.5015
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata3636.0036   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata255.00135   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis121.0052   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta15.5622   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.583
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber25.509   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor33.003   
266Godwit, Bar-tailedLimosa lapponica11.673   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser24.006
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus293.70379   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis111.1542   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis33.003   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis26.6711   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia114.2134   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sLarus hartlaubii22.002   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus1128.17396300150 
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.755   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea15.6011   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus229.10175   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus44.004   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash110.1324   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus12.337
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis13.7512
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus114.5647   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus22.002   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax11.001  
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus11.502
231Oystercatcher, African BlackHaematopus moquini15.3012  
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula10120.10301   
239Plover, Greater SandCharadrius leschenaultii88.339   
241Plover, GreyPluvialis squatarola237.35125   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius121.33104   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris145.27235   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus212.2436   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma11.001   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax8181.0081  
255Sanderling, SanderlingCalidris alba310.7525   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos228.1185  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea122.00185  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis137.86173   
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus55.005 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.504   
1342Shelduck, CommonTadorna tadorna22.002
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana380.21291 210 
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii213.8038   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba14.8811   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus17.6724  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta133.80111   
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis22.002  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis36.259   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha527.6767   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia12.077   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo146.50158   
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons28.5015   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis15.7510   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii138.08220  200
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.502
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus4040.0040   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus17.5034   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.502   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A515.2940
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp33.003
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis15.6723
268Whimbrel, CommonNumenius phaeopus138.1074   
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