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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 798
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1996-07-20
    Season WWinter
    Start time 09:00:00
    End time 13:00:00
    Shoreline covered 95
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 31
    Total Count 1286
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High 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)
    180
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    270
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    110
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    750
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    40
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    20
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    30
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    20
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    30
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    40
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    200
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    50
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    210
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    310
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    230
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    2060
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    380
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    40
    203Crake, Black
    (Zapornia flavirostra)
    20
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    70
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    6360
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    20
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    410
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    330
    290Tern, Caspian
    (Hydroprogne caspia)
    60
    361Owl, Marsh
    (Asio capensis)
    30
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    10
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    10
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    40
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    520


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 05:57
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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