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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 8749
    Compiler 2129
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 2007-01-27
    Season SSummer
    Start time 08:05:00
    End time 13:15:00
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 90
    Total Species 44
    Total Count 759
    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
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    40
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    220
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    760
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    40
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    100
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    20
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    50
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    20
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    80
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    110
    72, Hamerkop
    (Scopus umbretta)
    20
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    140
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    30
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    50
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    782Confirmed Breeding
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    20
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    240
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    50
    100Duck, White-faced Whistling
    (Dendrocygna viduata)
    40
    172Osprey, Western
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    20
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    20
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    12810Confirmed Breeding
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    40
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    990
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    20
    253Stint, Little
    (Calidris minuta)
    140
    256, Ruff
    (Calidris pugnax)
    100
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    60
    262Sandpiper, Marsh
    (Tringa stagnatilis)
    70
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    40
    274Thick-knee, Water
    (Burhinus vermiculatus)
    30
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    540
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    140
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    210
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    60
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    20
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    20
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    690
    1016, Mallard
    (Anas platyrhynchos)
    20
    10004Goose, Domestic
    (Anser anser)
    20
    10005Duck, Hybrid
    (Anas hybrid)
    20
    10006Duck, Domestic
    (Anas platyrhynchos)
    40
    10014Duck, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    150
    10015, Hybrid Mallard
    (Anas hybrid)
    40


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:04
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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