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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 5655
    Compiler 1855
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2004-01-30
    Season SSummer
    Start time 08:10:00
    End time 12:15:00
    Shoreline covered 80
    Openwater covered 90
    Total Species 37
    Total Count 879
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 3Moderate
    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
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    490
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    50
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    20
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    50
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    30
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    70
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    120
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    40
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    110
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    80
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    50
    69Heron, Black-crowned Night
    (Nycticorax nycticorax)
    70
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    170
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    140
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    570
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    850
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    180
    101Duck, Fulvous Whistling
    (Dendrocygna bicolor)
    100
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    150
    172Osprey, Western
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    10
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    2540
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    20
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    120
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    720
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    30
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    20
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    130
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    30
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    10
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    10
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    210
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    250
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    1180
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    40
    1016, Mallard
    (Anas platyrhynchos)
    40
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    80


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:58
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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