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Zini Estate Wetland (28563146)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status PARTLY PROTECTED
IBA information
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Date_registered
2008-10-31
Brief_description
A small artificially created wetland system next to the Umlalazi River. This site was previously used for sugar cane farming. It offers a diversity of habitats consisting of fields, drainage lines and a selection of small pans and dams. This wetland falls within the Zini Estate.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
256Calidris pugnax27.6715  
72Scopus umbretta12.004   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata11.502   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus15.1027   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus11.001   
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra11.001
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum12.003   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus1515.0015   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata312.3824   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata13.387   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.443
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta22.503   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis321.2537   
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa11.001
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca14.7514   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis119.1790   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis11.292   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia22.002   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.001
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.336   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.332   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea15.0823   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
63Heron, StriatedButorides striata11.001   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash14.6913   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.383  
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.752
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus16.1422   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus26.1318   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.202   
211Moorhen, LesserParagallinula angulata11.001
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius55.005   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.332   
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola22.002   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens22.002
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea11.001  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis12.003   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.716   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis14.007   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba12.003   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus33.003  
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus17.0049   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis11.001   
208Swamphen, AfricanPorphyrio madagascariensis11.001  
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota22.002   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis22.002   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha12.253   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus13.608   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.673
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.435
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Saturday 23 October 2021 03:41
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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