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President Ridge Bird Sanctuary (26062759)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2008-09-01
Brief_description
A small municipal bird sanctuary. The sanctuary supports a sizeable heronry on an island in the middle surrounded by a grassy area with some 240 indigenous trees and a small flood plain at the head of the dam with willow trees.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata13.899   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus710.0012   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus66.006   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa14.508   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.672   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata15.7512   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta33.003   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis1159.00245   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca13.7516   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis11.252   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala17.5017   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea34.005   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus120.3834   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash115.2039   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.001
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus88.008   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus11.252   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus24.3811   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis11.001
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Wednesday 01 February 2023 11:01
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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