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Mandini Sewage Works (29103125)


Authority Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
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Sewage treatment works near the Tugela River. Only two summer and three winter counts available, showing no unusually large concentrations of any species; the commoner ducks are more numerous in summer (compare with the nearby Sundumbili Sewage Works), when small numbers of Palearctic shorebirds also occur. Compared with Sundumbili Sewage Works, species diversity and bird numbers low, birds apparently preferring to use the Tugela River. Water hyacinth i>Eichhornia is a problem at times.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
72Scopus umbretta11.001   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus11.001   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus22.002   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata19.0020   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata19.0015   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.502
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis1111.0011   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca16.0010   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala99.009   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.001   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001   
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis22.002
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus23.505   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula3939.0039   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris23.004   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus11.001   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis11.001   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.003   
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota11.001   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp13.2011
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.406
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Friday 27 January 2023 03:43
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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