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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 3522
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2000-07-15
    Season WWinter
    Start time 08:30:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 85
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 27
    Total Count 876
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 2Poor
    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
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    250
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    40
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    458Possibly Breeding
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    50
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    30
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    20
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    30
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    20
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    10
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    220
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    40
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    474Possibly Breeding
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    104Confirmed Breeding
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    6110Confirmed Breeding
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    110
    99Teal, Blue-billed
    (Spatula hottentota)
    10
    208Swamphen, African
    (Porphyrio madagascariensis)
    20
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    50
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    43928Confirmed Breeding
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    70
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    770
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    240
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    20
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    30
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    30
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    670


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:08
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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