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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 500
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1995-01-14
    Season SSummer
    Start time 07:30:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 52
    Total Count 3782
    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
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    70
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    210
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    3240
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    1100
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    660
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    410
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    40
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    100
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    20
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    70
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    140
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    20
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    150
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    170
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    60
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    70
    86Flamingo, Greater
    (Phoenicopterus roseus)
    90
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    80
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    1000
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    250
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    30
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    1720
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    270
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    30
    100Duck, White-faced Whistling
    (Dendrocygna viduata)
    20
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    10
    172Osprey, Western
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    40
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    13920
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    410
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    950
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1250
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    230
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    980
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    3920
    256, Ruff
    (Calidris pugnax)
    100
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    1490
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    430
    263Greenshank, Common
    (Tringa nebularia)
    200
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    110
    269Avocet, Pied
    (Recurvirostra avosetta)
    60
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    300
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    1640
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    360
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    650
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    90
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    20
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    30
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    470
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    110
    10014Duck, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    10


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:04
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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