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Gartmore Farm Dams (29213016)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status PARTLY PROTECTED
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Date_registered
2008-05-28
Brief_description
A selection of two dams. Both dams are surveyed from hides. The adjacent fields sometimes also hold large numbers of ducks and geese. The site is situated on the Southern KZN birding route and it does have the three crane species breeding and feeding around the dams. The site is situated in the Karkloof conservancy.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
72Scopus umbretta12.003   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata17.1820   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus13.8010   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus55.005   
202Crake, Baillon'sZapornia pusilla22.002
203Crake, BlackZapornia flavirostra11.916
216Crane, BlueGrus paradisea11.603   
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum111.4861   
215Crane, WattledGrus carunculata15.7522  2
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.332   
101Duck, Fulvous WhistlingDendrocygna bicolor11.001   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus14.508   
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata15.4223   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata19.2524   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.302
58Egret, GreatArdea alba11.001   
60Egret, IntermediateArdea intermedia11.001   
61Egret, Western CattleBubulcus ibis16.5724   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca162.93300   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis234.39120   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis14.5612   
167Harrier, African MarshCircus ranivorus11.644
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala14.2919   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.314   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus119.91167   
84Ibis, Hadada Bostrychia hagedash435.78102   
82Ibis, Southern BaldGeronticus calvus1717.0017 
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus12.254   
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis22.002   
397Kingfisher, MalachiteCorythornis cristatus11.893
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.673
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus24.7012   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus113.4250   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.793   
211Moorhen, LesserParagallinula angulata11.502
172Osprey, WesternPandion haliaetus11.001
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris13.006   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma11.001   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens22.002-1
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos22.002  
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola33.003   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana12.507   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii24.8012   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis13.336   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba16.4023   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus11.001   
99Teal, Blue-billedSpatula hottentota22.002   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha18.8968   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis13.408
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Friday 27 January 2023 03:04
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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