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Blaauwwater Pan (26173016)

Mpumalanga

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Barberton Bird Club
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information SA019 - CHRISSIE PANS
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1998-01-18
Brief_description
A large (>300 ha), semi-permanent open water pan, with predominantly rocky shoreline (eastern shore more sandy), shallow water (has islands when water level low) and some submergent vegetation. One summer and two winter counts show small numbers of 18 species, mainly waterfowl and shorebirds, with 10 species recorded in summer and 14 in winter, the high winter mean being due largely to the presence of 55 individuals of four Palearctic shorebird species during one winter count. Kittlitz's Plover breeds. No significant threats have been identified.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata227.6382   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus13.5011   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo13.005   
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum99.009   
91Duck, CombSarkidiornis melanotos24.507   
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor66.006   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A220.0038
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata216.2749   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis25.4318   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba22.002   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta33.003   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber158.33169   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor1253.0094   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser1616.0016
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus28.5030   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis112.3086   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.332   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis23.807   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus12.003   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.674   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.142   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus11.001   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus25.6012   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash13.5010   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.001  
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus27.5621   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula33.003   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius16.5015   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris13.736   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma130.20115   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax535.6780  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.332  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea24.006  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis13.008   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.144   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii16.0013   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis12.003   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba12.175   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus24.607  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta311.3323   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis12.174   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota22.002   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha26.5024   
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida55.005   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus48.5013   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.3310
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis16.4629
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