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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 minutus12.786   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata290.00427   
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus2020.0020   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus145.27104   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo138.08140  130
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris12.425
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa730.42103   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa914.6721   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos13.007
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor2626.0026   
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid44.004
91Duck, Knob-billedSarkidiornis melanotos22.002   
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos23.004
10003Duck, MuscovyCairina moschata44.004
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A23.004
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata120.9285   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata530.8387   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis324.0873   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba11.001   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta110.6337   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.602
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser414.3347
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus304520.17930   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis13.7811   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus11.001   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis312.0031   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus110.9066   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.502   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca12.676   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala18.0019   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath27.0815   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata13.149   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea26.5816   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.4313   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides26.0017   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus525.83124   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus121.8078   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash92169.75330   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus12.606
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata17.2223
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.404
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus25.5021   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus71354.67719   
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus217.4254   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax12.204  
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.332   
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos14.137  
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii14.7511   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.001   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis11.001   
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 hybrida132.1778 75 
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1352.8088   
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.332
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis1841.0886
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