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Lake Banagher: South (26213022)

Mpumalanga

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Barberton Bird Club
Management status PRIVATE FARM
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information SA019 - CHRISSIE PANS
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Date_registered
1998-07-11
Brief_description
A 130 ha open pan with a sandy shoreline, Phragmites reeds at one corner, and grasses/sedges along the shore. Only one count is available (February 1992), giving 49 birds of 7 species, including 24 Whitewinged Tern. Summer and winter 1998 counts totalled 1333 and 1287 birds respectively (no details available). Counts by D.G. Allan in August 1985 yielded 28 birds of 5 species, and in February 1986 totalled 437 birds of 25 species, including 120 Greater Flamingo, 51 Egyptian Goose (breeding), 23 Cape Teal, 33 Cape Shoveler, 43 Blacksmith Plover and 40 Whitewinged Tern. 50 Avocets were recorded in January 1987. Threats include trampling of reedbed and shore vegetation by cattle.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax22.002  
72Scopus umbretta11.502   
1016Anas platyrhynchos11.001
10015Anas hybrid11.001
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta533.2592   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata196.53315   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus19.4352   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus15.8319   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos1212.0012
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa22.002   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A3679.67150
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata236.0070   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata153.75329   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer22.002
58Egret, GreatArdea alba13.506   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia33.003   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.678   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis1925.5032   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus160.67300   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor997.50186   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser1424.2545
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca224.84159   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis116.00105   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus12.295   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis215.3844   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia22.002   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus18.3322   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax56.508   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala11.001   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea12.506   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.001   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides44.004   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus27.0013   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus29.0016   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash14.828   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001   
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.001
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus22.002   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus26.8018   
509Martin, Brown-throatedRiparia paludicola11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus23.505   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius12.605   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris12.575   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus44.004   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma17.0034   
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola77.007   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos33.003  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis15.008   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola15.3311   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii228.44134   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis1414.0014   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba114.8861   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus317.6751   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta22.503   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus24.006   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis13.679   
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota22.503   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis16.2516   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha18.8318   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A33.003
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida3232.0032   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus12.674   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus13.005   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A35.679
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis17.1138
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Sunday 03 July 2022 11:27
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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