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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

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    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1994-01-15
    Season SSummer
    Start time 06:30:00
    End time 11:00:00
    Shoreline covered 80
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 44
    Total Count 1082
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 4Good
    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)
    90
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    450
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    1570
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    10
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    220
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    30
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    90
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    80
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    110
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    190
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    70
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    350
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    60
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    340
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    110
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    60
    86Flamingo, Greater
    (Phoenicopterus roseus)
    140
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    10
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    360
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    100
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    840
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    50
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    50
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    10
    172Osprey, Western
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    20
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    700
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    70
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    50
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    770
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    100
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    390
    256, Ruff
    (Calidris pugnax)
    20
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    70
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    30
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    40
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    10
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    490
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    2170
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    30
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    110
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    240
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    100


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

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