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Leeukuil Dam (26412753)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2006-08-16
Brief_description
Pollution by litter and sewage seems to be an ongoing problem at this wetland.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
256Calidris pugnax133.67199  
4150Albatross, ShyThalassarche cauta11.001
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta112.6247   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.502   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata109797.442625 2500 
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus1717.0017   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus329.35196   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus119.3691   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra11.633
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa14.5716   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa12.637   
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor15.6720   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa143.00186  75
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.001
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.089
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus13.506   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata273.31323   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata123.4492   
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.332   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia44.004   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta14.8523   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis120.63103   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus134.69106   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor11.602   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser11.402
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca861.72254   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis13.7714   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis1143.35618250125240
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus115.00755025 
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis1190.38774500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.142   
2062Gull, Great Black-backedLarus marinus2121.0021
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus166.30319   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca12.337   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax12.836   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala17.4134   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.092   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea16.1032   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.059   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides17.2334   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata12.004   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus155.76170   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus133.75165   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash116.2239   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.383   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.502
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.634
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.142
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus15.5725   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus3186.63220   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus150.69195   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis11.403
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis11.502   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius15.0011   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris112.45105   
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina14.207
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma169.32241   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.673  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea166166.00166  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis11.754   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.7010   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana12.446   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii945.50116   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis17.7830   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba16.7545   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus125.32120   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta542.2094   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia11.001  1
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis33.003   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis17.3645  
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota15.4219   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis320.8692   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha123.93103   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.001   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A12.003
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida410.7120   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus7281.881025 1000 
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.001   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A141.20150
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis220.69136
689Wagtail, Western YellowMotacilla flava12.004
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Wednesday 01 February 2023 12:09
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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