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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 2085
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1997-07-12
    Season WWinter
    Start time 09:00:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 40
    Total Count 2886
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 5Ideal
    Count Type 2by Boat
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    50
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    1110
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    440
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    770
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    450
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    40
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    40
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    100
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    20
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    10
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    20
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    40
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    60
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    20
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    160
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    170
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    30
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    1580
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    1040
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    190
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    1830
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    290
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    20
    172Osprey, Western
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    10
    208Swamphen, African
    (Porphyrio madagascariensis)
    40
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    240
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    18390
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    10
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    40
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    230
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    40
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    230
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    30
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    60
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    20
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    20
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    50
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    950


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    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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