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Neshe Pan (27393224)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
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Date_registered
1992-06-30
Brief_description
A shallow natural pan fringed by reeds, grass and some cultivation; floating vegetation can sometimes be extensive. Most waterfowl more numerous in winter, when counts of Whitefaced Duck and Egyptian Goose show recent declines; good for Knobbilled Duck in winter. High winter counts of some waterfowl (including Pygmy Goose), and shorebirds, in only one or two years, and of Curlew Sandpiper in 1992 and Curlew in 1994. Redknobbed Coot recorded only in winter 1992. Important threats are grazing and trampling by livestock, and subsistence agriculture on shorelines; other threats include hunting/trapping, net fishing, and vegetation clearance. Shooting rights recently granted and this may have contributed to the observed decline in the number of species and total counts.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax241.13100  
72Scopus umbretta11.866   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta110.7843  
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata139139.00139   
51Cormorant, CrownedMicrocarbo coronatus17.5014   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus18.8043   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.673   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra11.001
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata108108.00108   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa13.0015   
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor25.509   
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos120.5463   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A143.86196
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata174.85416   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata115.07170   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.102
58Egret, GreatArdea alba14.3713   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia119.2571   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta15.9733   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis136.07185   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus126.83113   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor5173.86471   
92Goose, African PygmyNettapus auritus210.2846   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca135.90237   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis157.95468   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis15.5014   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia13.3311   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus23.004   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.172
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca17.8630   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala19.5022   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath12.045   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea13.5211   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.713   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides18.1430   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus16.7633   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus114.37103   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash11.001   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus124.0691  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis11.001  
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.503
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.318
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus12.865   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus14.6919   
509Martin, Brown-throatedRiparia paludicola11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus22.002   
211Moorhen, LesserParagallinula angulata11.001
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus15.8022   
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis11.502  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus117.88110   
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens13.8915   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula33.003   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius139.00207   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris18.9488   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus12.004   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma11.001   
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni44.004   
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola88.008   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos22.755  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea15135.00241  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis13.759   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola14.0015   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii426.5049   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis14.339   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba119.72108 75 
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus118.91120  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta13.506   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus11.001   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis18.5834   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis11.502  
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota26.8220   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha222.11109   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia11.001   
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons217.0030   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.5020
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida110.3345   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus112.5342   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus11.001   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A139.73200
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.863
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis17.5044
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Saturday 23 October 2021 04:51
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