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Du Toit Farm: Dam 1 (33492232)

Western Cape

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Cape Nature
Management status PRIVATE FARM
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2006-07-25
Brief_description
Dam very deep with no vegetation offering shelter to wader birds and other waterfowl. Heavy over-grazing taking place around the dam by sheep and ostriches.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata2192.92500   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus12.678   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus33.003   
216Crane, BlueGrus paradisea44.004   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata44.004   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata224.13150   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.672
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser99.009
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca223.24250   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis216.0053   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis15.009   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus13.506   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis219.7969   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath22.002   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea22.002   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.202   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus26.1720   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius11.001   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris12.005   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus22.002   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana27.3318   
94Shoveler, CapeSpatula smithii28.3319   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus17.0017   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha15.2518   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida213.5025   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.147
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Monday 06 February 2023 04:07
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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