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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 2414
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1998-01-24
    Season SSummer
    Start time 08:00:00
    End time 11:45:00
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 41
    Total Count 2188
    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
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    290
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    360
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    80
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    90
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    30
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    90
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    30
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    50
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    200
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    20
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    440
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    60
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    160
    72, Hamerkop
    (Scopus umbretta)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    170
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    20
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    50
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    360
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    150
    208Swamphen, African
    (Porphyrio madagascariensis)
    10
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    50
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    14780
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    10
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    10
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    90
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1100
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    50
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    30
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    50
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    10
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    40
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    220
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    1370
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    1090
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    10
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    60
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    60
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    150
    10014Duck, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    10


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 06:38
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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