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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 591
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1995-07-15
    Season WWinter
    Start time 09:00:00
    End time 13:15:00
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 37
    Total Count 2747
    Wetland Condition 2Partially full (mid tide for estuaries)
    Wetland Threats
    Count Condition 5Ideal
    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)
    60
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    1010
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    80
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    140
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    1010
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    100
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    10
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    100
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    100
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    190
    86Flamingo, Greater
    (Phoenicopterus roseus)
    10
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    600
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    2460
    91Duck, Knob-billed
    (Sarkidiornis melanotos)
    30
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    100
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    900
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    220
    98Teal, Cape
    (Anas capensis)
    50
    149Eagle, African Fish
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    20
    172Osprey, Western
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    13620
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    1220
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    900
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    640
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    10
    251Sandpiper, Curlew
    (Calidris ferruginea)
    10
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    10
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    100
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    190
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    200
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    30
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    10
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    10
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    50
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    3250


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:29
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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