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Van Ruyssen Dam (24003105)

Limpopo

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Phalaborwa Bird Club
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
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Date_registered
2005-08-31
Brief_description
Mine dam.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax119.22102  
72Scopus umbretta12.456   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta113.3140   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata11.502   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus16.0426   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus256.84379  130
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra24.4110
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa17.8123   
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos11.001   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata119.2560   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer12.056
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.433   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.7212   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis11.502   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus10120.89703 625 
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor556.33150   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca215.56101   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis11.001   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia12.506   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax12.003   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.402   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea19.9629   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea12.9313   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides13.506   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata12.956   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15.1714   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus11.673   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash11.753   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.403   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.563
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.535
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis13.789
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus19.1827   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus12.649   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus78.5010   
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens711.0015   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius110.8032   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris111.1224   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus11.673   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos14.0013  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea125.5050  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis13.007   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola16.1316   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba12.755   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus267.96243   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta286.75307   
73Stork, MarabouLeptoptilos crumenifer127.17188   
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis11.332   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis12.837   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis11.754  
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota22.333   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis29.0015   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha14.0011   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus3030.0030   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus25.0512   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp14.1310
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis14.5710
689Wagtail, Western YellowMotacilla flava11.001
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Saturday 04 February 2023 05:36
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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