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    Witbank Dam (25532918)

    Mpumalanga

    Card 965
    Compiler 57
    Location code 25532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)
    Start date 1997-02-01
    Season SSummer
    Start time 09:00:00
    End time 12:00:00
    Shoreline covered 90
    Openwater covered 100
    Total Species 40
    Total Count 1108
    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)
    30
    6Grebe, Little
    (Tachybaptus ruficollis)
    60
    47Cormorant, White-breasted
    (Phalacrocorax lucidus)
    320
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Microcarbo africanus)
    640
    52Darter, African
    (Anhinga rufa)
    340
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    60
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    50
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    20
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    20
    58Egret, Great
    (Ardea alba)
    90
    59Egret, Little
    (Egretta garzetta)
    20
    61Egret, Western Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    620
    62Heron, Squacco
    (Ardeola ralloides)
    70
    64Heron, Black
    (Egretta ardesiaca)
    10
    69Heron, Black-crowned Night
    (Nycticorax nycticorax)
    10
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    110
    84Ibis, Hadada
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    70
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    30
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiaca)
    440
    94Shoveler, Cape
    (Spatula smithii)
    30
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    330
    97Teal, Red-billed
    (Anas erythrorhyncha)
    20
    102Pochard, Southern
    (Netta erythrophthalma)
    20
    172Osprey, Western
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    10
    210Moorhen, Common
    (Gallinula chloropus)
    60
    212Coot, Red-knobbed
    (Fulica cristata)
    3770
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    10
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    10
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1530
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    50
    258Sandpiper, Common
    (Actitis hypoleucos)
    150
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    60
    288Gull, Grey-headed
    (Chroicocephalus cirrocephalus)
    940
    304Tern, White-winged
    (Chlidonias leucopterus)
    160
    305Tern, Whiskered
    (Chlidonias hybrida)
    620
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    70
    395Kingfisher, Giant
    (Megaceryle maxima)
    20
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Corythornis cristatus)
    10
    509Martin, Brown-throated
    (Riparia paludicola)
    10
    686Wagtail, Cape
    (Motacilla capensis)
    190


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    Saturday 25 May 2024 07:54
    FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
    Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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