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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 4936
    Compiler 1855
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2003-01-25
    Season SSummer
    Start time 08:00:00
    End time 11:30:00
    Shoreline covered 70
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 28
    Total Count 671
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid 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
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    110
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    500
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    80
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    120
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    10
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    20
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    20
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    70
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    130
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    120
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    140
    63Heron, Striated
    (Butorides striata)
    10
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    40
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    520
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    20
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    250
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    90
    101Duck, Fulvous Whistling
    (Dendrocygna bicolor)
    80
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    1980
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    210
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1040
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    70
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    170
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    30
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    410
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    160
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    300
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10


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    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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