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Tweelingspan: West (26223015)

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 40 ha open pan with sandy and rocky shoreline, and sedges / grasses along the shore. Four earlier counts by D.G. Allan gave the following high- lights: August 1985, 77 birds of 10 species, including 33 Redbilled Teal and 10 Chestnutbanded Plover; September 1985 (incomplete count), 350 Ruff; February 1986, 60+ birds of 13 species, including 30 Whitewinged Tern; February 1987 (incomplete count), 23 birds of 8 species. Threats include introduction of alien carp for fishing, and presence of wattle plantation along northern shore.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta2020.0020  
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus11.332   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo18.5067   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata22.503   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber1111.0011   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor17.2020   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus234.17209   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis115.1758   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis12.504   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus33.504   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.403   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus12.387   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius44.004   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus11.001  
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha22.002   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus100100.00100   
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