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Gartmore Farm Dams (29213016)

KwaZulu-Natal

CWAC status REGISTERED-COUNTED REGULARLY
Authority Private
Management status PRIVATE LAND
Conservation status PARTLY PROTECTED
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Date_registered
2008-05-28
Brief_description
A selection of two dams. Both dams are surveyed from hides. The adjacent fields sometimes also hold large numbers of ducks and geese. The site is situated on the Southern KZN birding route and it does have the three crane species breeding and feeding around the dams. The site is situated in the Karkloof conservancy.

SppCommon nameTaxonomic nameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
212Coot, Red-knobbedFulica cristata17.7820   
50Cormorant, ReedPhalacrocorax africanus12.385   
47Cormorant, White-breastedPhalacrocorax carbo55.005   
202Crake, Baillon'sPorzana pusilla22.002
203Crake, BlackAmaurornis flavirostris12.506
216Crane, BlueAnthropoides paradiseus11.602   
214Crane, Grey CrownedBalearica regulorum13.1510   
215Crane, WattledBugeranus carunculatus11.753  2
52Darter, AfricanAnhinga rufa11.332   
104Duck, White-backedThalassornis leuconotus46.008   
100Duck, White-facedDendrocygna viduata16.8823   
96Duck, Yellow-billedAnas undulata110.2324   
61Egret, CattleBubulcus ibis17.2524   
60Egret, Yellow-billedEgretta intermedia11.001   
149Fish-eagle, AfricanHaliaeetus vocifer11.382
89Goose, EgyptianAlopochen aegyptiacus175.39300   
88Goose, Spur-wingedPlectropterus gambensis232.00120   
6Grebe, LittleTachybaptus ruficollis14.5512   
72Hamerkop, HamerkopScopus umbretta11.001   
55Heron, Black-headedArdea melanocephala13.9319   
54Heron, GreyArdea cinerea11.112   
57Heron, PurpleArdea purpurea11.001   
81Ibis, African SacredThreskiornis aethiopicus16.0817   
84Ibis, HadedaBostrychia hagedash424.1279   
82Ibis, Southern BaldGeronticus calvus1717.0017
228Jacana, AfricanActophilornis africanus22.002  
229Jacana, LesserMicroparra capensis22.002  
397Kingfisher, MalachiteAlcedo cristata12.003
394Kingfisher, PiedCeryle rudis11.713
247Lapwing, African WattledVanellus senegallus24.8612   
245Lapwing, BlacksmithVanellus armatus111.4750   
167Marsh-harrier, AfricanCircus ranivorus11.333
210Moorhen, CommonGallinula chloropus12.133   
211Moorhen, LesserGallinula angulata11.001
172Osprey, OspreyPandion haliaetus11.001
238Plover, Three-bandedCharadrius tricollaris23.506   
102Pochard, SouthernNetta erythrophthalma11.001   
197Rail, AfricanRallus caerulescens22.002
258Sandpiper, CommonActitis hypoleucos22.002  
264Sandpiper, WoodTringa glareola33.003   
90Shelduck, South AfricanTadorna cana22.203   
94Shoveler, CapeAnas smithii22.674   
250Snipe, AfricanGallinago nigripennis34.506   
85Spoonbill, AfricanPlatalea alba15.5012   
97Teal, Red-billedAnas erythrorhyncha16.2727   
686Wagtail, CapeMotacilla capensis23.254
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