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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 2676
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1999-01-16
    Season SSummer
    Start time 08:00:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 36
    Total Count 735
    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)
    30
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    230
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    40
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    130
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    20
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    60
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    30
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    110
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    70
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    10
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    290
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    20
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    20
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    10
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    20
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    10
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    570
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    250
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    20
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    30
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    2630
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    30
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    980
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    110
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    20
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    40
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    10
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    210
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    180
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    760
    360Owl, African Grass
    (Tyto capensis)
    10
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    30
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    20
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    50
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    240
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    60


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 06:37
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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