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Zini Estate Wetland (28563146)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status NEWLY REGISTERED
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status PARTLY PROTECTED
IBA information
Ramsar information
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Date_registered
2008-10-31
Brief_description
A small artificially created wetland system next to the Umlalazi River. This site was previously used for sugar cane farming. It offers a diversity of habitats consisting of fields, drainage lines and a selection of small pans and dams. This wetland falls within the Zini Estate.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata11.502   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus15.1027   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo11.001   
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris11.001
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum12.003   
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.001   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus1515.0015   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata312.3824   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata13.387   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis321.2537   
59Egret, LittleEgretta garzetta22.503   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.503
205Flufftail, Red-chestedSarothrura rufa11.001
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus14.7514   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis119.1790   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis11.292   
263Greenshank, CommonTringa nebularia22.002   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta12.004   
64Heron, BlackEgretta ardesiaca11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala12.336   
56Heron, GoliathArdea goliath11.332   
63Heron, Green-backedButorides striata11.001   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea15.4223   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash14.6913   
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus11.383  
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata11.001
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.752
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus16.1422   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus26.1318   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.001
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus11.202   
211Moorhen, LesserGallinula angulata11.001
237Plover, Kittlitz'sCharadrius pecuarius55.005   
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris11.332   
281Pratincole, CollaredGlareola pratincola22.002   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens22.002
256Ruff, RuffPhilomachus pugnax27.6715  
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos11.001  
251Sandpiper, CurlewCalidris ferruginea11.001  
262Sandpiper, MarshTringa stagnatilis12.003   
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola12.716   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis14.007   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba12.003   
270Stilt, Black-wingedHimantopus himantopus33.003  
77Stork, Woolly-neckedCiconia episcopus17.6049   
76Stork, Yellow-billedMycteria ibis11.001   
208Swamphen, African PurplePorphyrio madagascariensis11.001  
98Teal, CapeAnas capensis22.002   
99Teal, HottentotAnas hottentota22.002   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha12.253   
274Thick-knee, WaterBurhinus vermiculatus13.608   
10008Wader, UnidentifiedN/A N/A22.002
685Wagtail, African PiedMotacilla aguimp11.673
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis12.435
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