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Lake Bhangazi: South (28083232)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information SA058 - LAKE ST LUCIA & MKUZE SWAMPS
Ramsar information
Heritage information
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Information 

Date_registered
2006-10-05
Brief_description
This is a freahwater coastal lake. It is fed by the Mfabeni swamp. It has a subterranean outlet through the dunes to the sea.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax2073.00126  
72Scopus umbretta11.332   
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta15.0010  
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus15.008   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus22.002   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A255.40210
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata842.6770   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata25.008   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer12.227
58Egret, GreatArdea alba12.636   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.145   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis11.001   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus2222.0022   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor33.003   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca219.11111   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis15.8915   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis22.002   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia18.8851   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus225.6054   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.001
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.002   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.363   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.453   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea22.002   
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.001   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides44.004   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus12.504   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash18.5635   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.503  
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.001
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus24.507   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus12.677   
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus4108.00212   
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens22.002   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus15.6932   
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola25.5011   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.332  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea7676.0076  
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba120.00100 75 
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus217.1541  
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis22.002   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus12.478   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis24.339   
290Tern, CaspianHydroprogne caspia116.5033  20
299Tern, LittleSternula albifrons22.002   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A331.13132
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1616.0016   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus15.7515   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A118.3661
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp22.333
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis22.333
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Saturday 23 October 2021 03:59
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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