De Mond

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De Mond

  • Country: 
    South Africa
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    918 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    34°42'S 20°06'E
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De Mond (Heuningnes Estuary). 02/10/86; Western Cape; 918 ha; 34°43'S 020°07'E. Nature Reserve. Estuary, dune system, and saltmarsh where shifting dunes are isolating the estuary. Important as wintering, staging and feeding area for several species of breeding birds and locally migrant waterbirds. Provides habitat for various reptiles, notable crustaceans, and the sea horse Hippocampus. Ramsar site no. 342. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Western Cape

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
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