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Vaal River - Stonehaven to Loch Vaal (26442749)

Gauteng

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Date_registered
2016-02-16
Brief_description
Count performed by boat on the Vaal River from Stonehaven-on-Vaal to Boschenvaal, one side of the river bank going, the other when returning.
Physical_features
A River Count

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
1016Anas platyrhynchos23.004
10015Anas hybrid44.004
72Scopus umbretta11.332   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.676   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata264.82427   
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus2020.0020   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus142.70123   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus148.50140  130
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra12.395
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa125.38103   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa112.8321   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos12.677
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor2626.0026   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid11.001
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos22.002   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa44.004   
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata44.004
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A23.004
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata136.32207   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata324.6587   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer12.005
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta18.1337   
982Egret, SlatyEgretta vinaceigula11.001   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis117.8173   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus6060.0060   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser17.4347
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca304547.29995   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis14.2517   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.502   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis310.1731   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus114.5066   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.001
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus44.004
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca12.466   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax12.004   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala19.8331   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath14.8315   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea17.5520   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.0013   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides14.3317   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata14.1916   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus120.06124   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus116.8678   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash53174.29426   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima12.596
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus17.4423
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.949
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus14.4521   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus39317.42719   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus214.8754   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.292   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos13.717  
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii13.9211   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.502   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis11.001   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis12.005  
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.502
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota35.007   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis22.002   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha22.673   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia13.679   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.337
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida138.0099 7585
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus138.1488   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp12.005
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis1235.3086
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Wednesday 28 February 2024 01:33
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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