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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.
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River and tributary

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta24.336  
67Bittern, LittleIxobrychus minutus13.789   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata126.89113   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus721.5567   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo28.7317   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris13.508
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa424.0075   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa213.7531   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos13.005
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor26.5011   
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid22.002
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos22.002
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A17.5014
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata28.7020   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata454.91144   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis337.50101   
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 anser12.507
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus74141.17273   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis138.67217   
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 ardesiaca12.333   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala13.7812   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath35.7010   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata12.404   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.402   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea12.578   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides15.6019   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus15.1112   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus118.9037   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash2357.83131   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus24.458
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata111.5529
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis16.3814
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus112.2737   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus26141.33317   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus19.3023   
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 smithii24.139   
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 erythrorhyncha216.5059   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia14.6313   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida118.6769   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus26.6013   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A4040.0040
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis210.6420
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Monday 18 June 2018 11:48
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