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Roodeplaat Dam (25382821)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1998-07-25
Brief_description
Infestation of Water Hyasinth is a major problem in this dam.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta23.505  
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii22.002   
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.507   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata7526.462165   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus8140.97461   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo9160.26495  130
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris113.9068
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa361.80191   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa12.886   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos11.823
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid12.334
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid11.001
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa11.001   
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos15.8216
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.502
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata22.002
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.673
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata170.13552   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata199.86431   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis118.32100   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba13.4511   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta113.3850   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia13.5715   
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis11.001 
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.323
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber22.002   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser12.506
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus273.60256   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.675   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus17.9032 25 
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis153.90141   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus135.22115   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.333   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca14.0810   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.4010   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.753   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata15.4520   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea16.4629   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea110.8233   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides14.5913   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A44.004
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus123.03109   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus119.0058   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash113.0950   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus112.0039  
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus12.436
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.634
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis19.2927
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus15.3028   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus134.06104   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus130.71153   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax18.5545  
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus11.001   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius35.007   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris17.3348   
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina11.001
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma225.08170   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens22.002
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos12.176  
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola14.1114   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.002   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii27.4015   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis11.001   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba19.7539   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus27.0015  
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis14.0816  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis25.339   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota11.332   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha110.1131   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia12.003   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A230.6752
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida116.8661   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus164.33274   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A16.0030
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.672
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis17.7354
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