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Vygeboom Dam (25533036)

Mpumalanga

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information
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Date_registered
2006-10-03
Brief_description
Mallard ducks have been reported at this site.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
1016Anas platyrhynchos23.336
72Scopus umbretta33.605   
256Calidris pugnax11.001  
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus254.86131   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus221.0065   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra13.004
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa126.7169   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos15.6713
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos11.001   
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata77.007
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata14.508   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata212.2924   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.602
58Egret, GreatArdea alba12.003   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.607   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis137.14116   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca3287.29152   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis641.3376   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis420.5055   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus22.002   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala13.005   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath12.004   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea310.8026   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea14.8010   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata24.607   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus33.003   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus11.001   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash13.338   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.502   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima12.836
396Kingfisher, Half-collaredAlcedo semitorquata23.505
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus14.0011
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis316.3328
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus13.6013   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus1958.00120   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus12.003   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.502
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius211.0020   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris213.5025   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos57.5010  
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola11.001   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii22.002   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis44.004   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba15.5011   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida23.004   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus23.006   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp12.714
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis627.5776
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Sunday 03 July 2022 11:37
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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