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Groot Riet Pan (25572937)

Mpumalanga

CWAC status DISCONTINUED
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE FARM
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
1999-07-11
Brief_description
Groot Riet Pan used to be a large oval shaped pan with extensive emergent reedbeds. It has been completely destroyed by opencast mining.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata2082.00349   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus38.3325   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus66.006   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos44.004   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus4242.0042   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata5454.0054   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata220.0054   
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.001   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta24.507   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis58.5012   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca1137.0063   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis530.5056   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis99.009   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus33.003   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis25.0010   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus55.336   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.254   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea12.674   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus14.258   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus22.002   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash45.336   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus834.3371   
509Martin, Brown-throatedRiparia paludicola11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus44.004   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius22.002   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris12.504   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma3030.0030   
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea11.001  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana1010.0010   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii414.0024   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba34.506   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus316.5030   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta8787.0087   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis1212.0012   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha4040.0040   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida55.506   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1212.0012   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A2424.0024
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis47.2512
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Sunday 03 July 2022 11:38
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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