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Leeuwfontein Drainage (25202830)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
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Date_registered
2006-07-28
Brief_description
Five dams and a borrow pit comprise the main waterbird habitat on Leeuwfontein Collaborative Nature Reserve.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata12.608   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus11.504   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo22.002   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.502   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.001   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus23.675   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata27.2738   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata12.115   
896Dunlin, DunlinCalidris alpina55.005
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis618.5034   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.001   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.001
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa11.001
44Gannet, CapeMorus capensis1919.0019
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus22.678   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis12.335   
933Gull, Common Black-headedLarus ridibundus11.001
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.604   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.003   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus11.001   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash1111.0011   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001  
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.502
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus11.502   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus14.2111   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.001   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius55.005   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.332   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus77.007   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos33.003  
257Sandpiper, TerekXenus cinereus1111.0011 
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba44.004   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia22.002   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus33.003   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha11.883   
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons2121.0021   
296Tern, SandwichSterna sandvicensis4242.0042   
298Tern, SwiftSterna bergii149149.00149   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis11.001
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Saturday 05 December 2020 10:56
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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