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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 2603
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1998-07-18
    Season WWinter
    Start time 08:30:00
    End time 13:00:00
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 43
    Total Count 3947
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid 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
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    2200
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    140
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    1290
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    210
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    20
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    40
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    40
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    10
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    50
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    20
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    20
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    120
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    120
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    150
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    110
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    940
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    280
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    1160
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    390
    99Teal, Blue-billed
    (Spatula hottentota)
    60
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    20
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    10
    197Rail, African
    (Rallus caerulescens)
    10
    203Crake, Black
    (Zapornia flavirostra)
    20
    208Swamphen, African
    (Porphyrio madagascariensis)
    110
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    640
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    26220
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    20
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    200
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    570
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1280
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    10
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    440
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    60
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    140
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    50
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    20
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    10
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    40
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    20
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    150
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    2050


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