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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 3683
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2001-01-13
    Season SSummer
    Start time 08:00:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 95
    Total Species 45
    Total Count 1158
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 4Good
    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)
    40
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    424Probably Breeding
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    1230
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    150
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    70
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    40
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    40
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    30
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    160
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    180
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    30
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    290
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    30
    63Heron, Striated
    (Butorides striata)
    10
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    60
    67Bittern, Little
    (Ixobrychus minutus)
    10
    69Heron, Black-crowned Night
    (Nycticorax nycticorax)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    40
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    50
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    235Confirmed Breeding
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    254Confirmed Breeding
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    20
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    10
    208Swamphen, African
    (Porphyrio madagascariensis)
    31Confirmed Breeding
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    60
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    3760
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    120
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    160
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1760
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    160
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    10
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    20
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    30
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    90
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    50
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    10
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    50
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    30
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    630
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    180
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    360
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    30
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    40
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    60
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    540


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