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Rust de Winter Dam (25132830)

Northern Province

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
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Date_registered
1995-01-14
Brief_description
Numbers of Dabchick, Whitebreasted Cormorant, Darter, Egyptian and Spurwinged Geese, all ducks (except Whitefaced), Redknobbed Coot, and Blacksmith Plover, have peaked in winter. Great Crested Grebe, Knobbilled Duck, African Jacana and African Fish Eagle are recorded. Very few shorebirds occur. Mild threats are posed by fishing and pollution.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus11.332   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata1176.60800   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus241.53165   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo320.9393   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris19.1816
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa120.0871   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa22.002   
91Duck, CombSarkidiornis melanotos18.8016   
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor2020.0020   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa33.003   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus1020.6727   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata432.57100   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata110.5034   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis122.0095   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba16.5615   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.297   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia22.503   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer12.555
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus115.64100   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis128.50127   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus19.5725 25 
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis156.07155   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.402   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus11.502   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.332   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca12.003   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.333   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.001   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata12.805   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea13.839   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea12.337   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides12.404   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus35.008   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus11.502   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash15.0011   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus218.0051  
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus11.834
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata12.836
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis15.8818
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus14.0015   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus212.2557   
509Martin, Brown-throatedRiparia paludicola11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus27.8318   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris14.006   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma212.3839   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax33.003  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.332  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis11.001   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola11.252   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii1010.0010   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis1010.0010   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba15.2513   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus17.0013  
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis11.502  
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha422.2547   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia22.002   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida110.1330   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus419.6748   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis11.752
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