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President Ridge Bird Sanctuary (26062759)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status TOWN COUNCIL PROPERTY
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2008-09-01
Brief_description
A small municipal bird sanctuary. The sanctuary supports a sizeable heronry on an island in the middle surrounded by a grassy area with some 240 indigenous trees and a small flood plain at the head of the dam with willow trees.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata36.009   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus710.0012   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo66.006   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa14.508   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa11.001   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata77.007   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis1159.00245   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta33.003   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus29.0016   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis22.002   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala39.6717   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea34.005   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus1223.0034   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash1020.3339   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus22.503   
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