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Panfontein (26432800)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Sky Sand Mine owned by Everite
Management status
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
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Date_registered
2020-10-09
Brief_description
Pan is fed by a spring situated amongst a clump of Populier trees. Spring has never dried up, according to Manager Peet Herbts, Bad part is the Suikerbosch Treatment Plant of Rand Water dumps the overflow from their settling ponds into the system from time to time. The pan is situated in grassland with a fair amount of exotic trees around it and a fair amount of reeds in the pan.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
256Calidris pugnax100100.00100  
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta1622.0028   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata1671.20230   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus26.508   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus44.004   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa1010.0010   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata22.002   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata2130.2062   
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.001   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis17.009   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus1350.5088   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor4963.0077   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca637.60145   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis45.008   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis11.001   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus44.004   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis55.005   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia44.004   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus615.5025   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca33.003   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.753   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath12.503   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea22.002   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea22.002   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides12.503   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.001   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus6464.0064   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash37.7514   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus1635.6046   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus1919.0019   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius213.0024   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris1414.0014   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma25.008   
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis77.007   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana412.8045   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii414.2046   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis33.003   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.001   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus37.0011   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta66.006   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis66.006   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis55.005  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis1314.5016   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha410.4023   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia22.002   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida77.007   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis23.006
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Saturday 04 February 2023 06:24
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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