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Lake Bhangazi: South (28083232)

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
Heritage information
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Information 

Date_registered
2006-10-05
Brief_description
This is a freahwater coastal lake. It is fed by the Mfabeni swamp. It has a subterranean outlet through the dunes to the sea.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
269Avocet, PiedRecurvirostra avosetta15.0010  
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus15.008   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo22.002   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
10014Duck, UnidentifiedN/A N/A255.40210
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata842.6770   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata25.008   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis11.001   
58Egret, GreatEgretta alba12.716   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta12.335   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer12.297
86Flamingo, GreaterPhoenicopterus ruber2222.0022   
87Flamingo, LesserPhoenicopterus minor33.003   
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus219.00111   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis16.3815   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis22.002   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia18.8851   
288Gull, Grey-headedLarus cirrocephalus225.6054   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.332   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala22.002   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.383   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.563   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea22.002   
65Heron, Rufous-belliedArdeola rufiventris11.001   
62Heron, SquaccoArdeola ralloides44.004   
10011Heron, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus12.504   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash18.5635   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.503  
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.001
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus24.507   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus12.927   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.001
42Pelican, Great WhitePelecanus onocrotalus4108.00212   
41Pelican, Pink-backedPelecanus rufescens22.002   
235Plover, White-frontedCharadrius marginatus15.9232   
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola25.5011   
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax2073.00126  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.332  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea7676.0076  
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba120.00100 75 
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus218.4241  
75Stork, Saddle-billedEphippiorhynchus senegalensis22.002   
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus12.698   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis24.339   
290Tern, CaspianSterna caspia121.6733  20
299Tern, LittleSterna albifrons22.002   
10009Tern, UnidentifiedN/A N/A335.14132
304Tern, White-wingedChlidonias leucopterus1616.0016   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus15.7515   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A119.6961
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp22.333
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis22.333
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