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Species Summary

Tern, Caspian (Sterna caspia)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
29029263024Albert Falls Dam: Route 1 (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001   
29029253024Albert Falls Dam: Route 2 (KwaZulu-Natal)22.002   
29028182712Allemanskraal Dam (Free State)110.28100 6820
29029063136Amatikulu Nature Reserve (Kwazulu-Natal)22.333   
29026182830Anglo Reserve (Gauteng)11.001   
29033502533Bar None Saltpan (Eastern Cape)18.0432  20
29026352535Barberspan (North West)174.303591356820
29032531819Berg River 10: Kersefontein Floodplain (Western Cape)13.2010   
29032521819Berg River 11: Doornfontein Floodplain (Western Cape)14.2718   
29032511814Berg River 12: Melkplaas Floodplain (Western Cape)12.326   
29032481813Berg River 13: Springersbaai Floodplain (Western Cape)13.9118   
29032471808Berg River 15: Vlaminkvlei Night Roost (Western Cape)11.001   
29032471809Berg River 1: Mouth & Estuary (Western Cape)14.6915   
29032481810Berg River 2: Cerebos Saltpans (Western Cape)13.3913   
29032471811Berg River 3: Hotel Mudflats & Estuary (Western Cape)13.6224  20
29032481811Berg River 4: Hotel Saltpans (Western Cape)18.3243  20
29032481812Berg River 5: De Plaat (Western Cape)15.7429  20
29032501812Berg River 6: Kliphoek Saltpans (Western Cape)17.5627  20
29032491813Berg River 7: Kliphoek River & Floodplain (Western Cape)14.7214   
29032521815Berg River 8: Kruispad Floodplain (Western Cape)13.9343  20
29032521817Berg River 9: Langrietvlei Floodplain (Western Cape)14.2728  20
29034012323Bitou River (Western Cape)12.003   
29027412540Bloemhof Dam (Free State)128.8594 6820
29030152445Bosduiwekop Dam (Northern Cape)11.001   
29034201908Botriviervlei: A1 Bridge to Benguela Cove (Western Cape)15.5133  20
29034211907Botriviervlei: A2 Fisherhaven to Benguela Cove (Western Cape)12.5523  20
29034221907Botriviervlei: B Fisherhaven to Meerensee (Western Cape)16.5540  20
29034201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)13.7951  20
29034211906Botriviervlei: Combined (A1,A2,B,C & D) (Western Cape)118.6264  20
29034221905Botriviervlei: D Rooisand area (Western Cape)15.3332  20
29034211905Botriviervlei: E (Kleinmond River Estuary) (Western Cape)14.9346  20
29034242049Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (Western Cape)12.077   
29034212042Breede River Estuary: Power lines - Ronnys Wooden House (Western Cape)11.001   
29025542842Bronkhorstspruit Dam (Gauteng)19.3128  20
29033402635Bushmans River: Mouth - Ghio Bridge (Eastern Cape)12.174   
29034012541Cape Recife Reclamation Works (Eastern Cape)12.003   
29027523236Cape Vidal to Sodwana Bay (KwaZulu-Natal)14.3114   
29033512535Chatty Saltpans (Eastern Cape)16.8842  20
29027572957Chelmsford Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)25.008   
29033472540Coega Saltpans (Eastern Cape)110.0025  20
29028112429Dampoort Dam (Northern Cape)11.001   
29029022554Danielskuil Pan (Free State)44.004   
29034352021De Hoop Coastal (Western Cape)22.333   
29034262023De Hoop Vlei (Western Cape)116.09127 6820
29034442004De Mond Coastal (Western Cape)22.503   
29034432007De Mond Estuary (Western Cape)14.4525  20
29033531830Diep River Estuary: R27 bridge - Woodbridge (Western Cape)14.6721  20
29033531829Diep River Estuary: Woodbridge - Mouth (Western Cape)12.203   
29034222100Duiwenhoks River: Mouth - Mazapa (Western Cape)12.907   
29029533101Durban Bayhead NHS (KwaZulu-Natal)12.8011   
29034051846Eerste River Estuary (Western Cape)12.9010   
29025592827Elandsvlei 414 (Gauteng)11.502   
29028342650Erfenis Dam (Free State)130.632171356820
29030522438Faugh A Ballagh (Northern Cape)11.001   
29033582505Gamtoos River: False Mouth (Eastern Cape)15.0318   
29033582502Gamtoos River: Mouth - 6km upstream (Eastern Cape)14.6913   
29027562445Ganspan: A (Northern Cape)11.001   
29030382550Gariep Dam: East (Free State)172.004031356820
29030372537Gariep Dam: West (Free State)234.52109 6820
29033382634Ghio Pans (Eastern Cape)11.001   
29034042257Goukamma River Mouth: Mouth - Reserve boundary (Western Cape)44.004   
29034232125Goukou River: Mouth - Cobb Hole (Combined) (Western Cape)22.002   
29034212125Goukou River: Mouth - Melkhoutfontein (Western Cape)106106.00106 6820
29034212153Gouritz River: Mouth - Low-water bridge (Western Cape)13.6918   
29034042214Great Brak River Estuary (Western Cape)13.207   
29033292707Great Fish River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.643   
29025562844Groenfontein Pan (Gauteng)22.002   
29034012252Groenvlei Lake (Western Cape)12.207   
29034221853Grootwitvlei (Western Cape)11.001   
29025452752Hartbeespoort Dam (North West)323.0071 6820
29034062200Hartebeeskuil Dam (Western Cape)11.001   
29034072207Hartenbos Estuary (Western Cape)12.5510   
29027023024Heyshope Dam: Bay 1 (Mpumalanga)11.001   
29028033217Hluhluwe Floodplain (KwaZulu-Natal)412.0020  20
29028063220Hluhluwe River Vlei (KwaZulu-Natal)33.003   
29032051819Jakkalsvlei (Western Cape)12.003   
29033461845Joostenbergkloof Dam (Western Cape)11.001   
29034002456Kabeljous River Estuary (Eastern Cape)16.6526  20
29029322515Kalkfontein Dam (Free State)176.482731356820
29032402821Kei River Estuary (Eastern Cape)19.0026  20
29033172729Keiskamma River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.774   
2902594009Kensalt Saltworks, Gongoni (Kenya)1414.0014   
29034022324Keurbooms River Estuary (Western Cape)12.165   
29034021845Klawervlei (Western Cape)11.001   
29034052208Klein Brak Estuary: Mouth - N2 Bridge (Western Cape)12.576   
29033322721Kleinemonde West River: Mouth - 4km upstream (Eastern Cape)12.505   
29034251921Kleinriviersvlei (Klein River Estuary) (Western Cape)15.8926  20
29029381702Kleinzee AK3 Dam (Northern Cape)22.002   
29026362718Klipdrif Dam (Gauteng)11.001   
29027012655Klipplaatfontein Farm Dams (Free State)254254.002541356820
29025102751Klipvoor Dam (North West)11.332   
29029462653Knellpoort Dam (Free State)121.291401356820
29034032302Knysna Lagoon (Western Cape)12.686   
29034042302Knysna Sewage Works (Western Cape)11.001   
29034242044Koenskraal Pan (Western Cape)22.002   
29027152741Koppies Dam (Free State)124.78112 6820
29026583250Kosi Bay Lake System (KwaZulu-Natal)14.0015   
29033352653Kowie River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.001   
29034082450Krom River Mouth (Eastern Cape)13.308   
29028522600Krugersdrift Dam (Free State)176.137471356820
29025213022Kwena Dam (Mpumalanga)11.001   
29027393238Lake Bhangazi: North (KwaZulu-Natal)11.252   
29028083232Lake Bhangazi: South (KwaZulu-Natal)121.6733  20
29026193013Lake Chrissie (Mpumalanga)22.002   
29028453207Lake Mzingazi (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502   
29027213240Lake Sibaya (KwaZulu-Natal)19.6768 6820
29028043227Lake St Lucia (KwaZulu-Natal)1273.309651356820
29032041818Lamberts Bay: Bird Island (Western Cape)11.001   
29032031818Lamberts Bay: North Beach (Western Cape)11.001   
29033041803Langebaan Country Estate (Western Cape)11.001   
29033121806Langebaan: Caspian Island (Western Cape)113.4347  20
29033101806Langebaan: Central Marsh (Western Cape)12.476   
29033091803Langebaan: ChurchHaven - Kraalbaai (Western Cape)12.505   
29033111805Langebaan: ChurchHaven - Windmill (Western Cape)12.939   
29033111807Langebaan: Geelbek Oos (Western Cape)12.505   
29033121805Langebaan: Geelbek Wes (Western Cape)12.003   
29033071803Langebaan: Japan se klip - Bottelary (Western Cape)13.506   
29033091804Langebaan: Lagoon Combined (Western Cape)114.2053  20
29033101805Langebaan: North Marsh (Western Cape)13.9216   
29033111803Langebaan: Schrywershoek - Klein eiland (Western Cape)11.001   
29033111806Langebaan: South Marsh (Western Cape)25.3615   
29033161808Langebaan: Yzerfontein camp site - Schrywershoek (Western Cape)12.003   
29033592241Langvlei (Western Cape)11.001   
29026142819Leeupan (Gauteng)22.002   
29026322536Leeupan (North West)126.0051  20
29026352857Leeuwpan (Mpumalanga)137.0073 6820
29031361812Litaue Dam (Western Cape)23.755   
29025262919Loskop Dam (Mpumalanga)13.838   
29034051844Lourens River Estuary (Western Cape)14.4445  20
29034041845Macassar Waste Water Treatment Works (Western Cape)11.001   
2903134007Malindi Harbour (Kenya)1111.0011   
29026212830Marievale Bird Sanctuary: Area A (Gauteng)22.002   
29026212831Marievale Bird Sanctuary: Area B (Gauteng)22.002   
29025533150Masibekela Wetlands (Mpumalanga)11.001   
29032581753Mauritz Bay Tern Roost (Western Cape)22.002   
29028303212Mavuya Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)12.504   
29029173117Mbozambo Waste Water Lagoon (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001   
29034011844Meerlust Dam (Western Cape)11.001   
29028243225Mfolozi Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)19.2631  20
29003193958Mida Creek (Kenya)11.001   
29029313011Midmar Dam: Reserve Section (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001   
29034041836Mitchells Plain Waste Water Treatment Works: South (Western Cape)11.001   
29025062855Mkhombo Dam (Mpumalanga)211.0020  20
29028573147Mlalazi River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.332   
29033572458Mondplaas Ponds (Eastern Cape)12.086   
29029182651Moutloasi Setlogelo Dam (Free State)15.3311   
29030563018Mpenjati River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)13.005   
29030283038Mtwalume River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001   
29033291818Mud River Mouth (Western Cape)11.001   
29027243237Muzi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)27.6013   
29033592332Nature's Valley (Groot River Estuary) (Western Cape)11.001   
29026523217Ndumo Game Reserve: Banzi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)44.004   
29026533218Ndumo Game Reserve: Nyamithi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)12.337   
29027393224Neshe Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001   
29026442922New Denmark Dam (Mpumalanga)44.004   
29032132432Nqweba Dam (Eastern Cape)11.001   
29027403219Nsumo Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)22.002   
29027403226nTshanetshe Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)22.002   
29031411811Olifants River Mouth North Bank (Western Cape)23.005   
29031421812Olifants River Mouth: South Bank (Western Cape)12.8410   
29025472715Olifantsnek Dam (North West)11.001   
29028331633Orange River: Bridge - Hohenfels (Northern Cape)16.9318   
29028281637Orange River: Hohenfels - Skilpadberg (Northern Cape)33.254   
29028381628Orange River: Mouth - Bridge (Northern Cape)124.461651356820
29034051849Paardevlei Dam (Western Cape)11.202   
29033522536PE Power Station Pans (Eastern Cape)11.602   
29027253158Pongolapoort Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.753   
29034451937Quoin Point Coastal (Western Cape)13.259   
29033502535Redhouse Saltpan (Eastern Cape)118.6564  20
29028493202Richards Bay Wetlands (KwaZulu-Natal)321.2851  20
29033332701Riet River Bay (Kleinemonde Point-Riet Point) (Eastern Cape)12.678   
29025532817Rietvlei & Marais Dams (Gauteng)22.002   
29033511829Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Central Pans (Western Cape)13.0610   
29033521830Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Combined (Western Cape)13.858   
29033511828Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: North Vlei (Western Cape)11.833   
29033521828Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: South Vlei (Western Cape)11.603   
29034062322Robberg Marine Protected Area (Western Cape)301301.003011356820
29032361818Rocher Pan (Western Cape)14.5717   
29025302712Rockwall Dam (North West)22.002   
29033592243Rondevlei (Western Cape)22.002   
29034041830Rondevlei Nature Reserve: Block 12 (Western Cape)15.9124  20
29025382821Roodeplaat Dam (Gauteng)12.003   
29025342814Rooiwal Sewage Works (Gauteng)22.002   
29029182637Rusfontein Dam (Free State)121.37125 6820
29025132830Rust de Winter Dam (Northern Province)22.002   
2903094008Sabaki River Mouth (Kenya)44.004   
29030042639Samenwerking Farm Dam (Free State)1010.0010   
29034052454Seekoei River Estuary (Eastern Cape)16.4830  20
29030112631Smithfield Dam (Free State)11.001   
29034431958Soetendalsvlei (Western Cape)13.408   
29028042433Spitskop Dam (Northern Cape)236.562311356820
29030281721Spoeg River Mouth (Northern Cape)44.004   
29028213226St Lucia Beach: Mfolozi Mouth to First Rocks (KwaZulu-Natal)12.003   
29034051830Strandfontein Sewage Works: Central (Western Cape)16.8069 6820
29034051831Strandfontein Sewage Works: Combined (Western Cape)16.564511356820
29034041831Strandfontein Sewage Works: North (Western Cape)11.001   
29034061832Strandfontein Sewage Works: Southeast (Western Cape)12.754   
29034061831Strandfontein Sewage Works: Southwest (Western Cape)11.867   
29034012246Swartvlei Beach to Journey's End (Western Cape)11.502   
2902354020Tana Delta Camp River Mouth (Kenya)22.002   
2902284021Tana River Delta - south & central (Kenya)4545.0045  20
29034021913Theewaterskloof Dam (Western Cape)22.002   
29034042304Thesen's Island: Combined (A,B,C & D) (Western Cape)11.001   
29034042301Thesen's Island: Section A (Western Cape)12.004   
29034032304Thesen's Island: Section B (Western Cape)11.563   
29034032303Thesen's Island: Section C (Western Cape)11.302   
29034022304Thesen's Island: Section D (Western Cape)11.252   
29028473203Thulazihleka Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)14.0025  20
29026082922TNC Proposed Bird Sanctuary (Mpumalanga)33.504   
29030573017Trafalgar Marine Reserve (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001   
29029133128Tugela River Mouth (KwaZulu-Natal)13.506   
29029493102Umgeni River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)12.5610   
29029233121Umvoti River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)16.8019   
29026552816Vaal Dam: East (Free State)24121.643271356820
29026572821Vaal Dam: EE1 (Extreme East) (Free State)240.502071356820
29027042816Vaal Dam: South (Free State)466.292431356820
29026542808Vaal Dam: West (Free State)9125.324951356820
29029052549Vaalbank Farm Dam (Free State)18.5014   
29028072455Vaalharts Weir (Northern Cape)11.803   
29025202728Vaalkop Dam (North West)114.0037  20
29030202500Vanderkloof Dam: Seekoei River Tributary (Northern Cape)33.504   
29032201825Verlorenvlei (Western Cape)111.8534  20
29034162149Voelvlei (Western Cape)11.001   
29033221903Voelvlei Dam (Western Cape)18.2528  20
29032131821Wadrif Saltpan (Western Cape)140.001571356820
29034412012Waenhuiskrans Coastal (Western Cape)11.502   
29034251918Walker Bay Coastal (Western Cape)24.006   
29029502935Watermead Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)22.002   
29029522653Welbedacht Dam (Free State)14.5018   
29034002245Wilderness Lakes: Swartvlei System (Western Cape)27.1612   
29033592240Wilderness Lakes: Touw System (Western Cape)12.676   
29034081821Wildevoelvlei (Western Cape)11.213   
29025532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)15.0020  20
29034071828Zandvlei: Lower Estuary (Western Cape)15.0321  20
29034061829Zandvlei: Marina Da Gama (Western Cape)11.504   
29034061828Zandvlei: Upper Estuary (Western Cape)13.9216   
29034071827Zandvlei: Westlake Wetlands (Western Cape)12.134   
29033522538Zwartkops River Estuary (Eastern Cape)310.9722  20
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