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    Blinkpan Dam (26012927)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 2580
    Compiler 91
    Location code 26012927Blinkpan Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1998-07-10
    Season WWinter
    Start time 09:50:00
    End time 10:30:00
    Shoreline covered 100
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 27
    Total Count 411
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 5Ideal
    Count Type 1On foot
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    110
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    20
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    90
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    10
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    10
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    10
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    90
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    50
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    90
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    30
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    20
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    20
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    60
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    40
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    770
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    300
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    50
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    40
    104Duck, White-backed
    (Thalassornis leuconotus)
    20
    208Swamphen, African
    (Porphyrio madagascariensis)
    120
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    60
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    1830
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    60
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    100
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    20
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    50
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    40


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    Wednesday 28 February 2024 12:36
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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