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Vaal Dam: East (26552816)

Free State

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Birding Vaaldam
Management status STATE IMPOUNDMENT
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
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Date_registered
2002-10-27

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax115.3374  
10015Anas hybrid46.008
1016Anas platyrhynchos14.0012
255Calidris alba11.502   
72Scopus umbretta12.003   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta3131.0031   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata16217.86738   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus1086.21248   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus6112.71284  130
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra11.001
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata11.001   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa10119.93387 250 
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa39.4619   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos17.0015
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor35.508   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid23.004
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos11.001   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa1111.0011   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A16.4013
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata218.0858   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata88225.57443   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer38.0816
58Egret, GreatArdea alba128.7163   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia16.2228   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta160.31225   
982Egret, SlatyEgretta vinaceigula22.002   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis70254.431649   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus114.2544   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor810.5013   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser112.0034
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca89320.57576   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis959.43148   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis66.006   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus12.503   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis110.1073   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia16.5817   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus103259.43502 500 
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A125.6748
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.673
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca111.2032   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax12.003   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala14.6410   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath1239.5078   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea1260.50135   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea14.338   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides11.001   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata13.255   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus114.0049   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus242.08187   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash863.07133   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima23.255
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.502
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis13.299
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus26.6713   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus221531.711056   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus13.506   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.432
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens11.001   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus33.003   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula28.7117   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius1778.00291   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris629.6951   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma29.1718   
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni117.5051 50 
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos521.9368  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis12.4410   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola13.338   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana47.009   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii115.8545   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis12.334   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba140.33133 75 
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus120.6484   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta374.69277   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra11.001   
80Stork, WhiteCiconia ciconia11.673  1
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis111.6935   
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota24.006   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis1136.79122   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha1671.14176   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia24121.643271356820
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.146
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida780.213951507585
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus193.17347   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus24.008   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres44.004   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A128.4596
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp1818.0018
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis337.7969
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Saturday 04 February 2023 05:33
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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