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Du Toit Farm: Dam 1 (33492232)

Western Cape

Authority Cape Nature
Management status PRIVATE FARM
Conservation status UNKNOWN
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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
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata2187.36500   
50Cormorant, ReedMicrocarbo africanus12.678   
47Cormorant, White-breasted Phalacrocorax lucidus33.003   
216Crane, BlueGrus paradisea23.004   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
100Duck, White-faced WhistlingDendrocygna viduata44.004   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata122.76150   
149Eagle, African FishHaliaeetus vocifer11.672
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser99.009
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiaca221.65250   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis216.0053   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis15.009   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus13.506   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis220.9369   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
287Gull, KelpLarus dominicanus11.001   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath22.002   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.001   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea22.002   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.202   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus25.5720   
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 himantopus16.6017   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha15.1118   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida216.3325   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.147
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Monday 24 June 2024 11:55
FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
Department of Biological Sciences - University of Cape Town

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