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    Leeukuil Dam (26412753)

    Gauteng

    Card 510625
    Compiler 613
    Location code 26412753Leeukuil Dam (Gauteng)
    Start date 2024-01-23
    Season SSummer
    Start time 07:01
    End time 09:41
    Shoreline covered 100
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 41
    Total Count 2021
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats 15Pollution by domestic sewage
    Count Condition 4Good
    Count Type 5Mixed
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes Overcast so no problem with glare off the water.
    Survey notes


    Add additional observers
    Observer NumberNameOptions
    1764Sean West
     

    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    4Grebe, Great Crested
    (Podiceps cristatus)
    40
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    1440
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    220
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    20
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    20
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    40
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    440
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    90
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    20
    69Heron, Black-crowned Night
    (Nycticorax nycticorax)
    50
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    1560
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    560
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    300
    86Flamingo, Greater
    (Phoenicopterus roseus)
    70
    87Flamingo, Lesser
    (Phoeniconaias minor)
    90
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    10
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    1031Confirmed Breeding
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    650
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    20
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    250
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    410
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    230
    100Duck, White-faced Whistling
    (Dendrocygna viduata)
    541Confirmed Breeding
    101Duck, Fulvous Whistling
    (Dendrocygna bicolor)
    30
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    50
    104Duck, White-backed
    (Thalassornis leuconotus)
    10
    208Swamphen, African
    (Porphyrio madagascariensis)
    110
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    510
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    6320
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    20
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1580
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    60
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    90
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    280
    256, Ruff
    (Calidris pugnax)
    590
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    570
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    1250
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    470
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    150
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    10


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    Thursday 18 April 2024 04:15
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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