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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 8382
    Compiler 2129
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2006-07-01
    Season WWinter
    Start time 08:30:00
    End time 11:45:00
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 90
    Total Species 38
    Total Count 762
    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
    Notes None
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    380
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    20
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    250
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    100
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    40
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    60
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    20
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    80
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    10
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    10
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    10
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    10
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    200
    85Spoonbill, African
    (Platalea alba)
    10
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    100
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    420Confirmed Breeding
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    60
    95Duck, African Black
    (Anas sparsa)
    70
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    1250Confirmed Breeding
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    210Confirmed Breeding
    99Teal, Blue-billed
    (Spatula hottentota)
    70
    101Duck, Fulvous Whistling
    (Dendrocygna bicolor)
    50
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    1950Confirmed Breeding
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    10
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    60
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    980
    250Snipe, African
    (Gallinago nigripennis)
    10
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    10
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    210
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    110
    360Owl, African Grass
    (Tyto capensis)
    10
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    20
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    20
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    50
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    640
    1016, Mallard
    (Anas platyrhynchos)
    30
    10006Duck, Domestic
    (Anas platyrhynchos)
    30
    10014Duck, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    50


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 06:21
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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