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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 680
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1996-02-03
    Season SSummer
    Start time 07:30:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 100
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 33
    Total Count 922
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High 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
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    230
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    730
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    490
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    80
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    30
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    100
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    60
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    110
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    50
    60Egret, Intermediate
    (Ardea intermedia)
    80
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    620
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    50
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    10
    69Heron, Black-crowned Night
    (Nycticorax nycticorax)
    10
    76Stork, Yellow-billed
    (Mycteria ibis)
    20
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    40
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    50
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    10
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    30
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    370
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    80
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    180
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1290
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    50
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    50
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    10
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    70
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    40
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    4090
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    50
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    10
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    120


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:30
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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