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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 402
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1994-07-23
    Season WWinter
    Start time 08:30:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 36
    Total Count 2577
    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
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    80
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    1450
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    730
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    890
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    360
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    30
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    20
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    30
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    10
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    10
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    30
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    20
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    220
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    70
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    300
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    2340
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    40
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    40
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    4020
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    480
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    180
    100Duck, White-faced Whistling
    (Dendrocygna viduata)
    580
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    8080
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    10
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    210
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    470
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1470
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    20
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    150
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    1040
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    70
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    30
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    2260


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:21
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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