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Tweelingspan: East (26213015)

Mpumalanga

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTS SUSPENDED
Authority Private
Management status UNKNOWN
Conservation status UNKNOWN
IBA information SA019 - CHRISSIE PANS
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
1992-06-06
Brief_description
A 35 ha open pan, with a sandy and rocky shoreline; variably lush shore vegetation of grasses and sedges. A count in January 1985 (D.G. Allan) yielded 41+ birds of 10 species. Threats include water abstraction, and the presence of alien fish.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta8110.60400250125
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata310.0017   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus11.202   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo16.3311   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata22.002   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber3103.91451   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor154.00242   
10016Flamingo, UnidentifiedN/A N/A300300.00300
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus28.3034   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis11.001   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis12.334   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia44.004   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus14.3311   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.002   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea14.108   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus22.002   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus33.003   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus16.5625   
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus217.5033   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius250.0098   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris211.6731   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax77.007  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea77.007  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis33.003   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii319.2037   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus15.8814  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta221.3359   
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis22.504   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota22.002   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha22.002   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus44.004   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A10106.00300
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