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Vaal Dam: South (27042816)

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
1016Anas platyrhynchos13.5010
256Calidris pugnax3114.64660  
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta13.338   
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata39453.001449   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus240.08139   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus345.50113   
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum11.001   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa131.92117   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa115.7537   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos23.507
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor127.4060   
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos17.0015   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa11.332   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A351.40220
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata128.86118   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata36157.36517   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer14.4411
58Egret, GreatArdea alba113.7545   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia17.7836   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta128.92104   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis7217.771451   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus218.1385   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor4147.5054   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser640.5075
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca3711841.295083350017503200
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis1399.07367   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.672   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis12.204   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia13.108   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus24152.00350   
4136Gull, Lesser Black-backedLarus fuscus11.001 
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A140.5080
169Harrier, BlackCircus maurus11.001
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca16.1715   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax44.004   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala213.1548   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath724.1449   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea235.7169   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.572   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides14.507   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata11.332   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus121.2798   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus9133.40634 500 
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash843.2386   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001   
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.672
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus11.001   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus29560.571221   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus1954.0089   
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus44.004   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis11.001   
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus11.502   
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens12.867   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus1616.0016   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula13.148   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius794.36390   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris115.0049   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma283.57459 250 
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni49937.6376500100501700
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos313.4231  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea130.43168  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis19.0025   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.636   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana228.2774   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii235.21103   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba436.5469   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus326.2061   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta1150.33703   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis27.7733   
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota44.004   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis235.1789   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha584.46234   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia466.292431356820
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A1101.33332
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida10135.756641507585
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1127.50682   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus12.254   
232Turnstone, RuddyArenaria interpres11.001   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A139.30144
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp33.003
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis120.8356
689Wagtail, Western YellowMotacilla flava22.002
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Wednesday 06 December 2023 07:38
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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