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TNC Proposed Bird Sanctuary (26082922)

Mpumalanga

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
1998-02-14
Brief_description
This site includes a portion of the Olifants River, old rehabilitated open cast workings, one large and one small earth dam as well as some marsh habitat towards the southern part of the site.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta1010.0010   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata15126.57289   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus318.3666   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus19.3632   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra11.001
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa16.7842   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa44.004   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa22.333   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus22.002   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata630.2058   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata483.39475   
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.292   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.444   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.508   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis421.1366   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca216.9663   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis110.7542   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus12.003   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis118.9575   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.252   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus24.008   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.001
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.795   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.252   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.294   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.333   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus25.4311   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus216.1156   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash16.5031   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001   
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.333
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus12.334   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus219.93116   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.884   
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis11.001
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius11.672   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris13.5710   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma219.3390   
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni22.002   
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola6161.0061   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.573  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea15.5010  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis13.506   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.006   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii213.4045   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis14.4012   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba14.2315   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus27.2520   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta216.0030   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis12.254  
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota17.0013   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis11.001   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha423.78120   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia33.504   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida26.5420   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus314.6030   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp66.006
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis14.2214
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Sunday 03 July 2022 11:19
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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