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Leeukuil Dam (26412753)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
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Date_registered
2006-08-16
Brief_description
Pollution by litter and sewage seems to be an ongoing problem at this wetland.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta11.001
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta113.5047  
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.502   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata116884.712625 2500 
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus1717.0017   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus328.56196   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo116.9591   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris11.673
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa14.5816   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa23.007   
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor15.2320   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa143.00186  80
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.001
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.089
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus13.506   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata259.82224   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata122.0492   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis119.96103   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba11.502   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta15.1723   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia44.004   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber134.69106   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor11.602   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser11.402
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus862.39254   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis14.0014   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis1142.81618250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus116.00755025 
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis1205.04774500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.142   
2062Gull, Great Black-headedLarus ichthyaetus2121.0021
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus159.38310   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.001   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca12.507   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala15.3015   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.102   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata12.204   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea15.3632   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.399   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides17.6734   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus147.28150   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus137.76165   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash114.3233   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.252  
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.674
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.142
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus15.5825   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus3186.89220   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus144.86150   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax13.006  
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus11.001
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis11.673
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis11.502  
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius15.0011   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris113.46105   
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina14.207
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma174.50241   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax133.67199  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.673  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea166166.00166  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis11.754   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.7010   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana12.566   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii947.11116   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis18.5730   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba16.7545   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus226.64120  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta542.2094   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia11.001   
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis15.5421  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis320.8092   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota14.2219   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha123.93103   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia11.001   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A12.003
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida410.7120   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus7310.931025 1000 
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.001   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A141.20150
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis221.35136
689Wagtail, YellowMotacilla flava12.004
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Saturday 05 December 2020 10:06
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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