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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 3139
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2000-01-22
    Season SSummer
    Start time 08:00:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 80
    Openwater covered 95
    Total Species 37
    Total Count 1015
    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
    Notes 1
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    20
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    470
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    30
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    120
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    50
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    40
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    10
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    70
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    140
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    340
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    60
    63Heron, Striated
    (Butorides striata)
    10
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    90
    66Bittern, Dwarf
    (Ixobrychus sturmii)
    10
    67Bittern, Little
    (Ixobrychus minutus)
    20
    72, Hamerkop
    (Scopus umbretta)
    40
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    40
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    240
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    30
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    550
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    10
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    240
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    30
    100Duck, White-faced Whistling
    (Dendrocygna viduata)
    10
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    2060
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    2300
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    120
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    20
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    20
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    20
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    170
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    370
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    1390
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    380
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    540
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    80


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:06
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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