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Rietpan (28402618)

Free State

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Free State Department of Tourism, Environmental and Economic Affairs
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
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Date_registered
1997-07-31
Brief_description
This pan was first counted in winter 1997, when 15 species were recorded, including reasonable numbers of Egyptian Goose, Yellowbilled Duck, Cape Shoveller, Redknobbed Coot, Kittlitz's Plover and Cape Wagtail, and a few Lesser Flamingo. Mild threats are posed by livestock grazing/trampling, and hunting/poaching.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax2155.46790  
1016Anas platyrhynchos2121.0021
10015Anas hybrid11.001
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta232.3388   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata82807.47300305000250010000
49Cormorant, BankPhalacrocorax neglectus44.004   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus116.6374   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus220.0051   
216Crane, BlueGrus paradisea12.003   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos2525.0025
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor1212.0012   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa121.50107  75
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus312.2027   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata16.1715   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata888.75286   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.001
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia33.003   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta17.0015   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis148.57163   
86Flamingo, Greater Phoenicopterus roseus1118.83447   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoeniconaias minor9262.25877  600
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca192.44507   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis155.20385   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis448.40215 125 
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus13.338   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis2124.91424 250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia15.4013   
288Gull, Grey-headedChroicocephalus cirrocephalus22.002   
289Gull, Hartlaub'sChroicocephalus hartlaubii22.002   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus22.002   
69Heron, Black-crowned NightNycticorax nycticorax11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala23.005   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath22.002   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea13.2310   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus117.0034   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus120.8359   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash14.4313   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maxima11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis77.007
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus555.69231   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.502   
360Owl, African GrassTyto capensis11.001
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis11.754
231Oystercatcher, AfricanHaematopus moquini22.002   
230Painted-snipe, GreaterRostratula benghalensis11.001   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus22.002   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula24.507   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius120.1358   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris19.3119   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma548.69259 250 
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni1358.0071510050 
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea413.8027  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis28.3319   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola14.1713   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana249.53377 210 
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii295.63258 175 
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis15.6015   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba12.335   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus155.46208   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta2156.501146   
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis11.001   
10007Swan, Black Cygnus atratus11.001
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota11.001   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis642.21286   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha253.25238   
291Tern, CommonSterna hirundo11.001   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida14.8318   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1108.00274   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis617.7147
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Saturday 04 February 2023 05:24
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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