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Vaal River Taaibosspruit to Suikerbos (26452752)

Free State

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Date_registered
2016-02-16
Brief_description
Count performed by boat on Vaal River from Stonehaven-on-Vaal to Taaibosspruit and up the navigable part of the Taaibosspruit, one side of the river bank going, the other when returning.
Physical_features
River and tributary

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta24.336  
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus13.789   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata129.50113   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus722.8067   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo29.4017   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris13.508
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa525.8275   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa214.8231   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos11.001
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor26.5011   
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid22.002
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos22.002
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A17.5014
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata29.3320   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata458.10144   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis338.89101   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba12.003   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.006   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer13.406
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber5555.0055   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor44.004   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser12.807
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus74143.36273   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis142.00217   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis22.002   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus33.003   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis116.0044   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia11.001   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus118.5079   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca12.203   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala13.6312   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath35.7010   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata12.003   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.402   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea12.578   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides14.5619   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15.2512   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus117.4437   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash2354.27131   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus24.608
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata111.0029
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis27.1414
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus111.3037   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus26129.36317   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus18.4423   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax14.2510  
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis11.001
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius11.001   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.333   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens11.001
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax219.3335  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana11.001   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii24.299   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis25.5012   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba11.001   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus14.4011  
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis12.003  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis11.502   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota44.004   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha217.4059   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia14.6313   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida118.2069   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus27.5013   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A4040.0040
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis211.1020
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Friday 24 November 2017 04:57
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