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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 6341
    Compiler 1855
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2005-01-29
    Season SSummer
    Start time 09:35:00
    End time 11:55:00
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 90
    Total Species 38
    Total Count 921
    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
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    410
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    800
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    210
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    140
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    20
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    40
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    20
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    60
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    50
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    10
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    50
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    20
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    120
    72, Hamerkop
    (Scopus umbretta)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    30
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    10
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    70
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    20
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    600Confirmed Breeding
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    360
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    80
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    30
    197Rail, African
    (Rallus caerulescens)
    10
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    3180
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    10
    237Plover, Kittlitz's
    (Charadrius pecuarius)
    210
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    840
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    140
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    70
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    120
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    70
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    20
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    650
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    150
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    200
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    20
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    340
    10015, Hybrid Mallard
    (Anas hybrid)
    20


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:35
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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