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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 4418
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2002-02-07
    Season SSummer
    Start time 07:30:00
    End time 11:15:00
    Shoreline covered 80
    Openwater covered 90
    Total Species 39
    Total Count 1963
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 3Moderate
    Count Type 5Mixed
    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)
    30
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    1040
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    760
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    510
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    280
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    40
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    20
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    440
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    150
    72, Hamerkop
    (Scopus umbretta)
    20
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    170
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    30
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    240
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    830
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    90
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    20
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    990
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    100
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    5470
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    230
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    970
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1320
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    20
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    220
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    430
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    2630
    256, Ruff
    (Calidris pugnax)
    80
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    270
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    140
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    90
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    190
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    20
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    750
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    10
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    80
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    250
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    680
    1016, Mallard
    (Anas platyrhynchos)
    10


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:46
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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