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Vaal Dam: West (26542808)

Free State

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Birding Vaaldam
Management status STATE IMPOUNDMENT
Conservation status UNPROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2002-01-20

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta16.8018  
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata44480.631176   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus975.00233   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo11202.371763  130
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata11.001   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa856.00215   
95Duck, African BlackAnas sparsa118.42101   
10006Duck, DomesticAnas platyrhynchos13.676
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor218.27107   
10005Duck, HybridAnas hybrid1010.0010
10015Duck, Hybrid MallardAnas hybrid14.4512
1016Duck, MallardAnas platyrhynchos12.335
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A122.08121
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus11.001   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata222.8774   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata59223.37610   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis3152.171242   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba113.8036   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta113.4138   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia15.2511   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer12.067
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber138.67126   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor123.6067   
10004Goose, DomesticAnser anser115.3538
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus87455.161606   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis986.68406   
5Grebe, Black-neckedPodiceps nigricollis19.6326   
4Grebe, Great CrestedPodiceps cristatus12.608   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis283.24383 250 
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia15.1831   
933Gull, Common Black-headedLarus ridibundus230230.00230
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus59249.50837 500 
4136Gull, Lesser Black-backedLarus fuscus11.672 
10010Gull, UnidentifiedN/A N/A227.0052
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.001   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca16.2233   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala15.0614   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath721.9548   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea328.9562   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea13.259   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus132.67178   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus236.55223   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash435.4797   
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus11.503
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis12.005
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus130.6788   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus206649.741146   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.001   
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus11.001
361Owl, MarshAsio capensis11.001
236Plover, Chestnut-bandedCharadrius pallidus15.5010   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula923.0036   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius1189.18283   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris340.16122   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus1414.0014   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma120.92225   
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni142.6718310050 
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax184.73477  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos116.5686  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea153.92257  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis14.6713   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola14.9112   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana18.2536   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii448.16153   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba113.5938   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus134.25115  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta1152.79420   
79Stork, BlackCiconia nigra11.001   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis18.2734   
884Swan, MuteCygnus olor11.001
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis578.47178   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota13.6010   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha486.32269   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia9125.324951356820
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A142.00218
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida235.1834515075100
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus146.36302   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus36.7514   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A463.88218
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp16.1715
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis446.4296
689Wagtail, YellowMotacilla flava33.003
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