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Lake Mistake (26052920)

Mpumalanga

CWAC status DISCONTINUED
Authority Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1998-02-14
Brief_description
The lake is situated next to the Olifants River. It is an old opencast mine site that was flooded due to the accidental diversion of the river. It is approximately 1500m long, 40m wide and 40m deep.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata1238.0064   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus511.0017   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo46.008   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa1515.0015   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata1821.0024   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis1414.0014   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta11.001   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus22.002   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus77.007   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis1212.0012   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus33.003   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus44.004   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus99.009   
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis44.004
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus48.5013   
509Martin, Brown-throatedRiparia paludicola11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus28.0014   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris15.5010   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii66.006   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis22.002   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba22.002   
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta1111.0011   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus88.008   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis15.5010
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