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Vaal River - Stonehaven to Loch Vaal (26442749)

Gauteng

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Date_registered
2016-02-16
Brief_description
Count performed by boat on the Vaal River from Stonehaven-on-Vaal to Boschenvaal, one side of the river bank going, the other when returning.
Physical_features
A River Count

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus12.756   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata297.64427   
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus2020.0020   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus143.20104   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo137.91140  130
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris12.555
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa730.64103   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa914.0921   
91Duck, CombSarkidiornis melanotos22.002   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos13.177
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor2626.0026   
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos23.004
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata44.004
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.674
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata122.0985   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata533.1887   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis319.6465   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta16.8618   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.602
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser416.4047
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus304521.64930   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis13.7511   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis312.0031   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus111.7866   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.502   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca12.886   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala18.0019   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath27.2715   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata12.839   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea26.2716   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.6713   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides26.3317   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus526.27124   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus121.8078   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash92167.27330   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus12.606
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata17.8823
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.334
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus25.8621   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus71336.91719   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus218.2754   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax12.204  
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.332   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos14.437  
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii14.7511   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.001   
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis12.005  
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.502
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota35.007   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha22.503   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia25.259   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.337
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida135.0078 75 
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1344.0069   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.001
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis1838.8286
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