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Yengweni Pan (27393226)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife
Management status PROVINCIAL GAME/NATURE RESERVE
Conservation status PROTECTED
IBA information SA058 - LAKE ST LUCIA & MKUZE SWAMPS
Ramsar information
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Information 

Date_registered
1992-06-30
Brief_description
A long, narrow cut-off lake, within the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park. Predominantly open water, with few fringing reeds and a little floating Nymphaea cover. Winter counts normally much higher than summer counts; numbers of most waterfowl, including Pygmy Goose, peak in winter, when large concentrations of Whitefaced Duck and Spurwinged Goose are recorded. Larger numbers of pelicans, African Spoonbill and African Jacana have also been recorded on winter counts; spoonbill numbers are apparently declining in winter. No serious threats; slight negative impacts are likely from livestock grazing and trampling, and from poaching.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta13.006  
66Bittern, DwarfIxobrychus sturmii11.001   
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata11.001   
51Cormorant, CrownedPhalacrocorax coronatus1414.0014   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus111.92117   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo22.002   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris12.706
267Curlew, EurasianNumenius arquata44.004   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa15.6713   
91Duck, CombSarkidiornis melanotos17.0024   
101Duck, FulvousDendrocygna bicolor858.00109   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus11.503   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata1148.41836   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata310.8028   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis110.9340   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba14.5222   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta13.8429   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia13.4313   
213Finfoot, AfricanPodica senegalensis22.002 
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.835
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor88.008   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus117.60146   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis1168.62735   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis18.5522   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia12.255   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus11.001   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.332   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca15.4011   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.002   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath12.168   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata11.502   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea12.9110   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea12.504   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides13.508   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus110.1841   
83Ibis, GlossyPlegadis falcinellus15.8121   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash12.574   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus847.97118  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis13.338  
395Kingfisher, GiantMegaceryle maximus11.001
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.112
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis13.3010
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus12.334   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus13.839   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.001
509Martin, Brown-throatedRiparia paludicola11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.001   
69Night-Heron, Black-crownedNycticorax nycticorax11.001  
74Openbill, AfricanAnastomus lamelligerus13.679   
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus165.21469  300
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens15.1427   
233Plover, Common RingedCharadrius hiaticula13.7510   
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius117.8383   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris17.3335   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus22.002   
282Pratincole, Black-wingedGlareola nordmanni99.009   
92Pygmy-Goose, AfricanNettapus auritus115.0858   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax720.8038  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos112.6043  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea427.4376  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis170.86450 275 
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola19.4336   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana88.008   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis22.002   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba116.0082 75 
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus29.2836  
253Stint, LittleCalidris minuta3109.33321   
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis11.001   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus13.7510   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis17.1043   
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis44.004  
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota114.5699   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha19.0033   
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons14.4012   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A212.2524
305Tern, WhiskeredChlidonias hybrida112.9239   
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus130.63133   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus23.004   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A14.3319
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.001
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis13.0011
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