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Species Summary

Tern, Common (Sterna hirundo)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
29129063136Amatikulu Nature Reserve (Kwazulu-Natal)2929.0029   
29133502533Bar None Saltpan (Eastern Cape)115.8369   
29132531819Berg River 10: Kersefontein Floodplain (Western Cape)18.0015   
29132521819Berg River 11: Doornfontein Floodplain (Western Cape)12.206   
29132511814Berg River 12: Melkplaas Floodplain (Western Cape)14.2114   
29132481813Berg River 13: Springersbaai Floodplain (Western Cape)13.8211   
29132471808Berg River 15: Vlaminkvlei Night Roost (Western Cape)88.008   
29132461809Berg River 17: Berg River Mouth Tern Roost (Western Cape)100100.00100   
29132471809Berg River 1: Mouth & Estuary (Western Cape)1174.661500   
29132481810Berg River 2: Cerebos Saltpans (Western Cape)2108.55937   
29132471811Berg River 3: Hotel Mudflats & Estuary (Western Cape)124.15210   
29132481811Berg River 4: Hotel Saltpans (Western Cape)126.50301   
29132481812Berg River 5: De Plaat (Western Cape)253.69341   
29132501812Berg River 6: Kliphoek Saltpans (Western Cape)17.6523   
29132491813Berg River 7: Kliphoek River & Floodplain (Western Cape)15.5716   
29132521815Berg River 8: Kruispad Floodplain (Western Cape)28.1730   
29132521817Berg River 9: Langrietvlei Floodplain (Western Cape)29.0020   
29134201908Botriviervlei: A1 Bridge to Benguela Cove (Western Cape)116.88155   
29134211907Botriviervlei: A2 Fisherhaven to Benguela Cove (Western Cape)144.68206   
29134221907Botriviervlei: B Fisherhaven to Meerensee (Western Cape)1321.834468 4000 
29134201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)122.5068   
29134211906Botriviervlei: Combined (A1,A2,B,C & D) (Western Cape)1166.25868   
29134221905Botriviervlei: D Rooisand area (Western Cape)1104.581042   
29134211905Botriviervlei: E (Kleinmond River Estuary) (Western Cape)17.8732   
29134242049Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (Western Cape)146.50158   
29129401703Buffels River Mouth (Northern Cape)120120.00120   
29133402635Bushmans River: Mouth - Ghio Bridge (Eastern Cape)122.6759   
29132481751Cape Columbine Tern Roost (Western Cape)11.001   
29134012541Cape Recife Reclamation Works (Eastern Cape)11.001   
29127523236Cape Vidal to Sodwana Bay (KwaZulu-Natal)14.3321   
29133512535Chatty Saltpans (Eastern Cape)241.23247   
29133472540Coega Saltpans (Eastern Cape)99.009   
29134211855Dawidskraal Tern Roost (Western Cape)200416.67600   
29134352021De Hoop Coastal (Western Cape)4156.7593   
29134262023De Hoop Vlei (Western Cape)7171.0071   
29134442004De Mond Coastal (Western Cape)601586.506000 4000 
29134432007De Mond Estuary (Western Cape)1590.824152 4000 
29133531830Diep River Estuary: R27 bridge - Woodbridge (Western Cape)159.601200   
29133531829Diep River Estuary: Woodbridge - Mouth (Western Cape)159.21250   
29134222100Duiwenhoks River: Mouth - Mazapa (Western Cape)264.90320   
29129533101Durban Bayhead NHS (KwaZulu-Natal)14.3818   
29134051846Eerste River Estuary (Western Cape)1280.773000   
29133592239Eilandvlei (Western Cape)29.3323   
29133582505Gamtoos River: False Mouth (Eastern Cape)2237.002900   
29133582502Gamtoos River: Mouth - 6km upstream (Eastern Cape)182.29550   
29133382634Ghio Pans (Eastern Cape)11.001   
29134042257Goukamma River Mouth: Mouth - Reserve boundary (Western Cape)6109.20261   
29134232125Goukou River: Mouth - Cobb Hole (Combined) (Western Cape)319.0046   
29134212125Goukou River: Mouth - Melkhoutfontein (Western Cape)211.0024   
29134212153Gouritz River: Mouth - Low-water bridge (Western Cape)114.2567   
29134042214Great Brak River Estuary (Western Cape)1442.5097   
29133292707Great Fish River Estuary (Eastern Cape)1265.441800   
29130501734Groen River Mouth (Northern Cape)22.002   
29134012252Groenvlei Lake (Western Cape)114.5034   
29134072207Hartenbos Estuary (Western Cape)237.18250   
29132051819Jakkalsvlei (Western Cape)11535.005998 4000 
29134002456Kabeljous River Estuary (Eastern Cape)1800.054003 4000 
29132402821Kei River Estuary (Eastern Cape)5790.00123   
29133172729Keiskamma River Estuary (Eastern Cape)163.50371   
2912594009Kensalt Saltworks, Gongoni (Kenya)22.002   
29134022324Keurbooms River Estuary (Western Cape)176.38350   
29134021845Klawervlei (Western Cape)11.001   
29134052208Klein Brak Estuary: Mouth - N2 Bridge (Western Cape)13.006   
29133322721Kleinemonde West River: Mouth - 4km upstream (Eastern Cape)14.1316   
29134251921Kleinriviersvlei (Klein River Estuary) (Western Cape)1306.681500   
29134032302Knysna Lagoon (Western Cape)278.69207   
29134042302Knysna Sewage Works (Western Cape)123123.00123   
29126583250Kosi Bay Lake System (KwaZulu-Natal)1314.671680   
29133352653Kowie River Estuary (Eastern Cape)18.9019   
29134082450Krom River Mouth (Eastern Cape)11524.14130008000400011000
29128513158Lake Cubhu (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001   
29128213209Lake Eteza (KwaZulu-Natal)614.2520   
29127213240Lake Sibaya (KwaZulu-Natal)111.8032   
29128043227Lake St Lucia (KwaZulu-Natal)317.9263   
29132051818Lamberts Bay Tern Roost (Western Cape)15001500.001500   
29132041818Lamberts Bay: Bird Island (Western Cape)1613.81800080004000 
29132031818Lamberts Bay: North Beach (Western Cape)5288.332000   
29132061818Lamberts Bay: South Beach (Western Cape)0343.793000   
29133121806Langebaan: Caspian Island (Western Cape)11.001   
29133101806Langebaan: Central Marsh (Western Cape)128.57166   
29133091803Langebaan: ChurchHaven - Kraalbaai (Western Cape)76594.903000   
29133111805Langebaan: ChurchHaven - Windmill (Western Cape)3632.253500   
29133111807Langebaan: Geelbek Oos (Western Cape)13.006   
29133121805Langebaan: Geelbek Wes (Western Cape)22.002   
29133071803Langebaan: Japan se klip - Bottelary (Western Cape)11031.545100 4000 
29133091804Langebaan: Lagoon Combined (Western Cape)1716.71965880004000 
29133101805Langebaan: North Marsh (Western Cape)126.38120   
29133111803Langebaan: Schrywershoek - Klein eiland (Western Cape)66.006   
29133111806Langebaan: South Marsh (Western Cape)13.506   
29133592241Langvlei (Western Cape)213.5029   
29131361812Litaue Dam (Western Cape)443.0082   
29134051844Lourens River Estuary (Western Cape)1728.745500 4000 
29134041845Macassar Waste Water Treatment Works (Western Cape)11.001   
29126583253Maputaland Coast (KwaZulu-Natal)129129.00129   
29132581753Mauritz Bay Tern Roost (Western Cape)1719.464300 4000 
29129173117Mbozambo Waste Water Lagoon (KwaZulu-Natal)38.5014   
29129171653McDougall's Bay (Northern Cape)10001000.001000   
29128243225Mfolozi Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)3430.671800   
29103193958Mida Creek (Kenya)11.001   
29129313011Midmar Dam: Reserve Section (KwaZulu-Natal)8484.0084   
29128573147Mlalazi River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)19.5039   
29133572458Mondplaas Ponds (Eastern Cape)13.338   
29130283038Mtwalume River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)69.0012   
29133291818Mud River Mouth (Western Cape)51027.364515 4000 
29127243237Muzi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)1010.0010   
29133592332Nature's Valley (Groot River Estuary) (Western Cape)23.505   
29127423237Ndlebeni Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)66.006   
29129483100Northern Treatment Works (KwaZulu-Natal)22.503   
29131411811Olifants River Mouth North Bank (Western Cape)234338.00450   
29131421812Olifants River Mouth: South Bank (Western Cape)1170.89881   
29128331633Orange River: Bridge - Hohenfels (Northern Cape)14.508   
29128381628Orange River: Mouth - Bridge (Northern Cape)1529.264507 4000 
29134051849Paardevlei Dam (Western Cape)11.502   
29133522536PE Power Station Pans (Eastern Cape)11.001   
29134451937Quoin Point Coastal (Western Cape)3140.86557   
29133561828Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary: Pans (Western Cape)22.002   
29133502535Redhouse Saltpan (Eastern Cape)110.2534   
29128493202Richards Bay Wetlands (KwaZulu-Natal)11130.17130008000400011000
29133332701Riet River Bay (Kleinemonde Point-Riet Point) (Eastern Cape)1551.533600   
29128402618Rietpan (Free State)11.001   
29133511829Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Central Pans (Western Cape)125.2590   
29133521830Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Combined (Western Cape)140.55180   
29133501828Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Dolphin Beach (Western Cape)11.001   
29133511828Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: North Vlei (Western Cape)16.2014   
29133521828Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: South Vlei (Western Cape)11.001   
29134062322Robberg Marine Protected Area (Western Cape)67142.00234   
29132361818Rocher Pan (Western Cape)1515.0015   
29133592243Rondevlei (Western Cape)421.5046   
29134041830Rondevlei Nature Reserve: Block 12 (Western Cape)124.0053   
29134052454Seekoei River Estuary (Eastern Cape)3144.611224   
29128042433Spitskop Dam (Northern Cape)22.002   
29128233225St Lucia Sewage Works (KwaZulu-Natal)66.006   
29134051830Strandfontein Sewage Works: Central (Western Cape)158.21500   
29134051831Strandfontein Sewage Works: Combined (Western Cape)1147.572007   
29134041831Strandfontein Sewage Works: North (Western Cape)11.502   
29134061832Strandfontein Sewage Works: Southeast (Western Cape)16.6320   
29134061831Strandfontein Sewage Works: Southwest (Western Cape)19.3340   
29129113125Sundumbili Sewage Works (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001   
2912354020Tana Delta Camp River Mouth (Kenya)3030.0030   
2912284021Tana River Delta - south & central (Kenya)7575.0075   
29134042304Thesen's Island: Combined (A,B,C & D) (Western Cape)112.2256   
29134042301Thesen's Island: Section A (Western Cape)17.0945   
29134032304Thesen's Island: Section B (Western Cape)115.1698   
29134032303Thesen's Island: Section C (Western Cape)19.2848   
29134022304Thesen's Island: Section D (Western Cape)15.4330   
29128473203Thulazihleka Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)15.5010   
29129133128Tugela River Mouth (KwaZulu-Natal)1001330.003000   
29133112735Tyolomnqa River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.753   
29129493102Umgeni River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)1160.56650   
29129233121Umvoti River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)5435.882000   
29132201825Verlorenvlei (Western Cape)35.007   
29134162149Voelvlei (Western Cape)11.001   
29133571848Vredenheim Farm Dam (Western Cape)66.006   
29132131821Wadrif Saltpan (Western Cape)41825.14117398000400011000
29134412012Waenhuiskrans Coastal (Western Cape)1358.83104   
29134251918Walker Bay Coastal (Western Cape)3161.00280   
29134002245Wilderness Lakes: Swartvlei System (Western Cape)25.8610   
29133592240Wilderness Lakes: Touw System (Western Cape)319.2759   
29134081821Wildevoelvlei (Western Cape)12.507   
29134071828Zandvlei: Lower Estuary (Western Cape)16.2919   
29134061829Zandvlei: Marina Da Gama (Western Cape)14.308   
29134061828Zandvlei: Upper Estuary (Western Cape)13.489   
29134071827Zandvlei: Westlake Wetlands (Western Cape)11.001   
29133522538Zwartkops River Estuary (Eastern Cape)2400.031618   
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Friday 28 April 2017 09:24
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