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Roodeplaat Dam (25382821)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
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Date_registered
1998-07-25
Brief_description
Infestation of Water Hyasinth is a major problem in this dam.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
10015Anas hybrid11.001
1016Anas platyrhynchos15.0016
72Scopus umbretta11.303   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta23.505   
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii22.002   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.507   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata1478.132165   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus8123.83461   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus4158.38495  130
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra111.6968
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa359.26191   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa14.3615   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos11.883
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor44.004   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid12.334
10034Duck, Hyrbid Mallard/Yellow-billedAnas platyrhynchos x undulata12.203
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa11.001   
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.502
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata22.002
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A12.145
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata157.68552   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata1105.38431   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.666
58Egret, GreatArdea alba13.3211   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia12.8015   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta113.9555   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis137.03708   
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis11.001 
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus13.337   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser12.426
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca293.81280   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis12.578   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis11.001   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus17.5932 25 
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis1100.00842500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus133.73115   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca13.7910   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax16.7745   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.7010   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath12.418   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea16.3029   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea19.1633   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides16.3940   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata15.8620   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A44.004
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus128.27173   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus115.4058   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash114.1150   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus112.7445   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima12.296
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.754
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis18.4627
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus14.9128   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus135.09104   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus126.00153   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus11.001   
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens11.001   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius35.007   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris16.4448   
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina11.001
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma220.13170   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens22.002-1
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos12.006  
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola13.5014   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii25.1015   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis11.001   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba19.7539   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus14.8815   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis13.4116  
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota11.332   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis25.409   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha17.3131   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia12.003   
295Tern, SootyOnychoprion fuscatus11.001
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A230.6752
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida124.0066   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1125.88768   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A16.0030
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp12.295
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis110.0754
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Wednesday 01 February 2023 11:45
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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