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    Pongolapoort Dam (27253158)

    KwaZulu-Natal

    Card 502175
    Compiler 1656
    Location code 27253158Pongolapoort Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)
    Start date 2010-02-09
    Season SSummer
    Start time 10:20
    End time 16:30
    Shoreline covered 60
    Openwater covered 60
    Total Species 1723
    Wetland Condition 1Full (High tide for estuaries)
    Count Condition 4Good
    Count Type 2by Boat
    Nil Count (No birds present) 0There were CWAC species present
    Notes The dam was 76% full. Due to the high dam level the number of waders recorded was lower than previous counts.
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    Current data
    Ref #SpeciesCountBreeding
    Pairs
    Breeding
    indicator
    50Cormorant, Reed
    (Phalacrocorax africanus)
    350
    54Heron, Grey
    (Ardea cinerea)
    430
    55Heron, Black-headed
    (Ardea melanocephala)
    380
    56Heron, Goliath
    (Ardea goliath)
    170
    57Heron, Purple
    (Ardea purpurea)
    100
    58Egret, Great
    (Egretta alba)
    130
    61Egret, Cattle
    (Bubulcus ibis)
    6280
    63Heron, Green-backed
    (Butorides striata)
    10
    72Hamerkop, Hamerkop
    (Scopus umbretta)
    10
    74Openbill, African
    (Anastomus lamelligerus)
    1270
    80Stork, White
    (Ciconia ciconia)
    550
    81Ibis, African Sacred
    (Threskiornis aethiopicus)
    200
    83Ibis, Glossy
    (Plegadis falcinellus)
    30
    84Ibis, Hadeda
    (Bostrychia hagedash)
    70
    88Goose, Spur-winged
    (Plectropterus gambensis)
    260
    89Goose, Egyptian
    (Alopochen aegyptiacus)
    1180Confirmed Breeding
    96Duck, Yellow-billed
    (Anas undulata)
    30
    100Duck, White-faced
    (Dendrocygna viduata)
    2820
    104Duck, White-backed
    (Thalassornis leuconotus)
    40
    149Fish-eagle, African
    (Haliaeetus vocifer)
    90
    172Osprey, Osprey
    (Pandion haliaetus)
    30
    203Crake, Black
    (Amaurornis flavirostris)
    40
    228Jacana, African
    (Actophilornis africanus)
    700
    238Plover, Three-banded
    (Charadrius tricollaris)
    10
    245Lapwing, Blacksmith
    (Vanellus armatus)
    1060
    246Lapwing, White-crowned
    (Vanellus albiceps)
    30
    247Lapwing, African Wattled
    (Vanellus senegallus)
    320
    264Sandpiper, Wood
    (Tringa glareola)
    260
    270Stilt, Black-winged
    (Himantopus himantopus)
    40
    274Thick-knee, Water
    (Burhinus vermiculatus)
    240
    394Kingfisher, Pied
    (Ceryle rudis)
    50
    397Kingfisher, Malachite
    (Alcedo cristata)
    20
    685Wagtail, African Pied
    (Motacilla aguimp)
    10
    10008Wader, Unidentified
    (N/A N/A)
    20


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    Thursday 21 September 2017 08:49
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