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Leeukuil Dam (26412753)

Gauteng

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2006-08-16
Brief_description
Pollution by litter and sewage seems to be an ongoing problem at this wetland.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta117.0047  
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata1161140.572625 2500 
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus330.36196   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo118.1090   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris11.252
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa15.0016   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa23.677   
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor28.0020   
103Duck, MaccoaOxyura maccoa163.45186  80
1017Duck, MandarinAix galericulata11.001
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.639
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus44.505   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata255.71208   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata124.7992   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis124.79103   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba22.002   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta15.5023   
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber135.50106   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor11.672   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser22.002
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus862.21254   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis15.8014   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis1198.67618250125150
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus120.71755025 
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis1241.00774500250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.502   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus143.71151   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.001   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca12.256   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala15.3311   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.172   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea16.8332   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.008   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides18.1034   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A11.001
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus128.7369   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus347.00165   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash110.5023   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.332  
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.332
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.001
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus14.009   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus3379.21220   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus334.0768   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax12.806  
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius11.001   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris310.6743   
1332Pochard, Red-crestedNetta rufina13.506
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma892.29214   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax142.20199  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos33.003  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea166166.00166  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis11.001   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola13.2510   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana12.005   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii952.7193   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis19.2018   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba112.0045   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus233.58120  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta546.7594   
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis13.3810  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis525.4292   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota22.002   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha119.3674   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A33.003
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida410.3315   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus7282.751025 1000 
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A150.67150
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis217.9259
689Wagtail, YellowMotacilla flava12.204
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Wednesday 20 September 2017 09:36
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