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Species Summary

Swamphen, African Purple (Porphyrio madagascariensis)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
20826192720Abe Bailey Nature Reserve: Mooirivier Loop 1 (Gauteng)28.6727  
20826212716Abe Bailey Nature Reserve: Mooirivier Loop 2 (Gauteng)12.085  
20826212715Abe Bailey Nature Reserve: Mooirivier Loop 3 (Gauteng)12.6710  
20827053026Alzu Dam (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20829063136Amatikulu Nature Reserve (Kwazulu-Natal)813.0018  
20826182830Anglo Reserve (Gauteng)14.299  
20826132820Apex Pan (Gauteng)12.7014  
20825462946Arnot Pan (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20825462947Arnot Vlei (Mpumalanga)1212.0012  
20826352535Barberspan (North West)18.0656 50
20826112819Benoni Lakes (Gauteng)311.6718  
20832531819Berg River 10: Kersefontein Floodplain (Western Cape)14.007  
20832521819Berg River 11: Doornfontein Floodplain (Western Cape)11.603  
20832511814Berg River 12: Melkplaas Floodplain (Western Cape)12.428  
20832481813Berg River 13: Springersbaai Floodplain (Western Cape)22.002  
20832471811Berg River 3: Hotel Mudflats & Estuary (Western Cape)11.252  
20832481811Berg River 4: Hotel Saltpans (Western Cape)11.793  
20832481812Berg River 5: De Plaat (Western Cape)12.225  
20832501812Berg River 6: Kliphoek Saltpans (Western Cape)11.001  
20832491813Berg River 7: Kliphoek River & Floodplain (Western Cape)12.143  
20832521815Berg River 8: Kruispad Floodplain (Western Cape)11.443  
20832521817Berg River 9: Langrietvlei Floodplain (Western Cape)11.333  
20826042813Birch Acres Pan (Gauteng)17.5730  
20834012323Bitou River (Western Cape)11.001  
20826203020Blinkpan (Lothair) (Mpumalanga)55.005  
20826012927Blinkpan Dam (Mpumalanga)58.5012  
20827412540Bloemhof Dam (Free State)19.2032  
20827503035Blood River Vlei (Central) (KwaZulu-Natal)15.0616  
20825372811Bon Accord Dam (Gauteng)13.539  
20826072816Bonaero Park Pan (Gauteng)17.6327  
20825592920Bosmanskrans Spruit (Mpumalanga)13.407  
20834201908Botriviervlei: A1 Bridge to Benguela Cove (Western Cape)11.433  
20834211907Botriviervlei: A2 Fisherhaven to Benguela Cove (Western Cape)11.503  
20834201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)11.001  
20834211906Botriviervlei: Combined (A1,A2,B,C & D) (Western Cape)12.908  
20834211905Botriviervlei: E (Kleinmond River Estuary) (Western Cape)11.602  
20834242049Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (Western Cape)22.002  
20826183000Breyten Pan (Mpumalanga)26.4012  
20825542842Bronkhorstspruit Dam (Gauteng)11.674  
20826082819Bullfrog Pan (Gauteng)118.1777 50
20834012541Cape Recife Reclamation Works (Eastern Cape)12.745  
20827572957Chelmsford Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)12.003  
20833441929Cilmor Winery (Western Cape)11.001  
20827153007Clarens Rabe Pan (Mpumalanga)15.7511  
20825552936Coetzerspruit Dam (Mpumalanga)22.002  
20828263210Collin's Lake (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20826112741Con Joubert Bird Sanctuary (Gauteng)13.9414  
20826132828Cowles Dam (Gauteng)15.8336  
20829343026Darvill Waste Water Treatment Works (KwaZulu-Natal)15.008  
20826092832Daybreak Farm: Modderfontein (Mpumalanga)11.803  
20834262023De Hoop Vlei (Western Cape)11.252  
20826132726De Pan (Gauteng)13.0012  
20829102545Deelpan (Free State)11.001  
20822132916Den Staat Irrigation Dams (Northern Province)14.2911  
20826222847Devon Dam (Gauteng)11.001  
20834061849Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary (Western Cape)11.673  
20833531830Diep River Estuary: R27 bridge - Woodbridge (Western Cape)11.001  
20825572800Diepsloot Nature Reserve (Gauteng)17.4417  
20829292941Dieu Donne Farm Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502  
20829172629Donkerpoort Farm: Dam 1 (Free State)11.001  
20834011831Edith Stephens Wetland Park: Retention Pond (Western Cape)11.804  
20834011832Edith Stephens Wetland Park: Seasonal Vlei (Western Cape)11.001  
20834051846Eerste River Estuary (Western Cape)11.502  
20833592239Eilandvlei (Western Cape)12.866  
20825592827Elandsvlei 414 (Gauteng)115.4260 50
20827562444Espagsdrift Vlei (Northern Cape)12.2511  
20833562523Fairview Racecourse (Eastern Cape)22.002  
20827143002Fickland Pan (Mpumalanga)11.502  
20828002641Flamingo Pan (Free State)22.002  
20826163014Florence Pan (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20833582505Gamtoos River: False Mouth (Eastern Cape)13.298  
20833582502Gamtoos River: Mouth - 6km upstream (Eastern Cape)44.004  
20827562445Ganspan: A (Northern Cape)11.673  
20827542447Ganspan: B (Northern Cape)16.5016  
20825582810Glen Austin Pan Bird Sanctuary (Gauteng)11.332  
20824312802Goedehoop Dam (Northern Province)12.008  
20826193017Goedehoop Pan 3 (Eilandsmeer 3) (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20826203018Goedehoop Pans 1 & 2 (Eilandsmeer 1 & 2) (Mpumalanga)39.5016  
20825552928Goedenhoop Pan (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20826163008Goedverwachting Pan (Mpumalanga)11.252  
20834212125Goukou River: Mouth - Melkhoutfontein (Western Cape)5656.0056 50
20833292707Great Fish River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.001  
20825562844Groenfontein Pan (Gauteng)113.0042  
20834012252Groenvlei Lake (Western Cape)17.2116  
20825552954Grootpan (Mpumalanga)4141.0041  
20826162830Grootvaly on Blesbok (Gauteng)15.7714  
20826142829Grootvaly Wetland Reserve (Gauteng)16.2614  
20826193023Hamilton Pan (Mpumalanga)11.503  
20825452752Hartbeespoort Dam (North West)16.0712  
20828082615Hartebeesdraai Farm Dam (Free State)22.002  
20826092944Hendrina Municipal Dam (Mpumalanga)12.003  
20827023024Heyshope Dam: Bay 1 (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20827013029Heyshope Dam: Combined (Mpumalanga)22.002  
20829152941Hlatikulu Valley (KwaZulu-Natal)338.0011210050
20829422405Hopetown Sewage Works (Northern Cape)11.001  
20828402446Kamfers Dam (Northern Cape)12.8511  
20825502931Kanhym: Pan 1 (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20825512941Kanhym: Pan 2 (Mpumalanga)18.9035  
20825522932Kanhym: Pan 3 (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20825512933Kanhym: Pan 4 (Mpumalanga)11.604  
20832402821Kei River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.001  
20833172729Keiskamma River Estuary (Eastern Cape)22.002  
20834021845Klawervlei (Western Cape)11.384  
20825562940Klein Riet Pan (Mpumalanga)24.006  
20826362718Klipdrif Dam (Gauteng)13.6412  
20827483048Klipfontein Bird Sanctuary (KwaZulu-Natal)12.778  
20827012655Klipplaatfontein Farm Dams (Free State)22.002  
20825102751Klipvoor Dam (North West)11.502  
20834042302Knysna Sewage Works (Western Cape)11.815  
20827152741Koppies Dam (Free State)12.254  
20826112818Korsman Bird Sanctuary (Gauteng)17.8824  
20826583250Kosi Bay Lake System (KwaZulu-Natal)12.528  
20829522403Kraankuilsdam: Weir (Northern Cape)2424.0024  
20825442718Kroondal Dam (North West)46.008  
20828522600Krugersdrift Dam (Free State)22.002  
20828153225Kudu Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20825213022Kwena Dam (Mpumalanga)22.002  
20826203021Lake Banagher: West (Mpumalanga)22.002  
20827393238Lake Bhangazi: North (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502  
2083124002Lake Chemchem (Kenya)22.002  
20826193013Lake Chrissie (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20828213209Lake Eteza (KwaZulu-Natal)115.6714710050
20828253215Lake Mfutululu (KwaZulu-Natal)12.004  
20828453207Lake Mzingazi (KwaZulu-Natal)1212.0012  
20828383217Lake Nhlabane (KwaZulu-Natal)22.002  
20827213240Lake Sibaya (KwaZulu-Natal)14.6420  
20828043227Lake St Lucia (KwaZulu-Natal)13.5223  
20826523252Lake Zilonde (KwaZulu-Natal)44.004  
20826112817Lakefield Pan (Gauteng)18.4516  
20825353006Lakenvlei: East (Mpumalanga)211.0018  
20825373002Lakenvlei: West (Mpumalanga)24.4011  
20833091804Langebaan: Lagoon Combined (Western Cape)22.002  
20833592241Langvlei (Western Cape)14.2012  
20826412753Leeukuil Dam (Gauteng)13.3810  
20826142819Leeupan (Gauteng)12.937  
20826352857Leeuwpan (Mpumalanga)12.405  
20825482940Lemoenfontein: Dam 1 (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20825472939Lemoenfontein: Dam 2 (Mpumalanga)13.005  
20825472938Lemoenfontein: Pan (Mpumalanga)55.506  
20827533101Lenjane Wetland (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20826133014Lillyvale Pan (Mpumalanga)210.0021  
20828162819Loch Athlone (Free State)11.673  
20834051844Lourens River Estuary (Western Cape)22.002  
20828342948Malandeni Sewage Works (KwaZulu-Natal)213.0051 50
20826212830Marievale Bird Sanctuary: Area A (Gauteng)117.1058 50
20826212831Marievale Bird Sanctuary: Area B (Gauteng)117.5660 50
20825533150Masibekela Wetlands (Mpumalanga)17.5916  
20825542924Mavella Pan (Mpumalanga)219.5072 50
20828303212Mavuya Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)110.8736  
20829173117Mbozambo Waste Water Lagoon (KwaZulu-Natal)06.4825  
20833441828Melkbos Pan (Western Cape)01.703  
20827373233Mfula Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20829313011Midmar Dam: Reserve Section (KwaZulu-Natal)33.003  
20825062855Mkhombo Dam (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20827343239Mngoboseleni Lake (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20833572458Mondplaas Ponds (Eastern Cape)15.3814  
20824152858Moorddrift Dam (Northern Province)11.502  
20834072206Mossel Bay Sewage Works (Western Cape)11.001  
20830283038Mtwalume River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20826173015Mullersrus Pan (Mpumalanga)12.755  
20831003014Munster Sewage Works (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20826552900Mushroom Dam (Mpumalanga)12.003  
20827243237Muzi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)14.1323  
20824312843Naboomspruit Sewage Works (Northern Province)22.503  
20823573102Namakgale Sewage Works (Northern Province)12.606  
20827423237Ndlebeni Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20826523217Ndumo Game Reserve: Banzi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)116.8662 50
20826533218Ndumo Game Reserve: Nyamithi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.443  
20826533213Ndumo Game Reserve: Shokwe Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)12.004  
20827393224Neshe Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502  
20830593015Nicholson Farm Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20829542434Nooitgedacht (Northern Cape)11.001  
20825442947Nooitgedacht Pan (Mpumalanga)321.6731  
20829483100Northern Treatment Works (KwaZulu-Natal)12.003  
20827403219Nsumo Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)14.5021  
20827403226nTshanetshe Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20824392841Nylsvley Nature Reserve (Northern Province)114.4573 50
20826052904Ogies Pans (Mpumalanga)13.339  
20825472715Olifantsnek Dam (North West)11.001  
20828331633Orange River: Bridge - Hohenfels (Northern Cape)11.001  
20828411729Orange River: Hamerkop - Fiddlers Creek (Northern Cape)22.002  
20828381628Orange River: Mouth - Bridge (Northern Cape)12.004  
20828451744Orange River: Vioolsdrif Dam (Northern Cape)11.001  
20826012932Oranje Pan (Mpumalanga)1010.0010  
20833411858Paarl Bird Sanctuary (Western Cape)14.9415  
20826082816Parkhaven Pan: North (Gauteng)18.7024  
20826092816Parkhaven Pan: South (Gauteng)12.786  
20833522536PE Power Station Pans (Eastern Cape)11.001  
20833502532Perseverance Vleis (Eastern Cape)11.212  
20834001830Philippi Wetlands: Ottery Rd A (Western Cape)11.001  
20824013110PMC Wetlands (Northern Province)14.5412  
20823512927Polokwane (Pietersburg) Bird Sanctuary (Northern Province)13.336  
20823522930Polokwane Nature Reserve: Retention Dams (Northern Province)11.001  
20827253158Pongolapoort Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20825482851Premier Dam (Gauteng)16.0616  
20826452706Prozesky Bird Sanctuary (North West)17.6714  
20833561828Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary: Pans (Western Cape)11.827  
20829482938Reichenau Mission Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.884  
20828493202Richards Bay Wetlands (KwaZulu-Natal)18.3330  
20826202817Rietspruit (Rooikraal) (Gauteng)12.766  
20825532817Rietvlei & Marais Dams (Gauteng)13.0610  
20833521830Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Combined (Western Cape)13.276  
20833501830Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Diep River (Western Cape)11.001  
20833501828Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Dolphin Beach (Western Cape)14.088  
20833521828Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: South Vlei (Western Cape)11.001  
20834081955Riviersonderend Sewage Ponds (Western Cape)11.001  
20832361818Rocher Pan (Western Cape)11.001  
20825302712Rockwall Dam (North West)22.002  
20826102813Rolfes Pan (Gauteng)13.6714  
20826182812Rondebult Bird Sanctuary (Gauteng)13.6113  
20833592243Rondevlei (Western Cape)13.007  
20834041830Rondevlei Nature Reserve: Block 12 (Western Cape)12.9912  
20825382821Roodeplaat Dam (Gauteng)14.0816  
20828482449Rooifontein Pan (Northern Cape)11.001  
20825342946Rooikop Pan (Mpumalanga)33.003  
20825342814Rooiwal Sewage Works (Gauteng)12.837  
20829182637Rusfontein Dam (Free State)33.003  
20825132830Rust de Winter Dam (Northern Province)11.502  
20825462936Rustig Dam (Mpumalanga)13.506  
20825442936Rustig North Pan (Mpumalanga)23.004  
20825452936Rustig Pan (Mpumalanga)28.0019  
20826092821Rynfield Dam (Gauteng)112.1730  
20826072819Sandpan (Gauteng)13.4419  
20834052454Seekoei River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.001  
20827352935Seekoeivlei (Free State)119.0687 50
20826173009Simonsdal Pan (Mpumalanga)22.333  
20828462606Skoppan (Free State)44.004  
20834431958Soetendalsvlei (Western Cape)13.757  
20828042433Spitskop Dam (Northern Cape)17.6522  
20829072437Springbokkamp Pan (Northern Cape)22.002  
20829062437Springbokkamp Wetland (Northern Cape)14.8914  
20828012642St Helena Mine Dams (Free State)13.7914  
20826242828Stan Madden Bird Sanctuary (Gauteng)15.3336  
20824362924Sterkloop Wetlands (Northern Province)12.504  
20826122817Stewards Pan (Gauteng)15.4217  
20834051830Strandfontein Sewage Works: Central (Western Cape)15.7523  
20834051831Strandfontein Sewage Works: Combined (Western Cape)19.9341  
20834041831Strandfontein Sewage Works: North (Western Cape)11.644  
20834061832Strandfontein Sewage Works: Southeast (Western Cape)12.7710  
20834061831Strandfontein Sewage Works: Southwest (Western Cape)12.3724  
20826302815Suikerbosrand Drainage (Gauteng)12.336  
20829113125Sundumbili Sewage Works (KwaZulu-Natal)11.503  
20828392608Sunnyside Pan (Free State)11.001  
20826252914Syferfontein Colliery Dams (Mpumalanga)12.004  
20826123012Tevrede se Pan (Mpumalanga)11.563  
20834042303Thesen's Island: Section E (Western Cape)22.002  
20828473203Thulazihleka Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)111.5941  
20826082922TNC Proposed Bird Sanctuary (Mpumalanga)12.254  
20827592641Toronto Pan (Free State)12.173  
20823532946Turfloop Dam (Northern Province)11.001  
20828263217Two Pans Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.673  
20829493102Umgeni River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20829413105Umhlanga Treatment Works (KwaZulu-Natal)11.803  
20829233121Umvoti River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)01.002  
20829052549Vaalbank Farm Dam (Free State)11.001  
20828072455Vaalharts Weir (Northern Cape)13.1410  
20825202728Vaalkop Dam (North West)11.503  
20824003105Van Ruyssen Dam (Northern Province)11.001  
20826032822Varkfontein Pan (Gauteng)17.2914  
20827123242Vasi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)711.5016  
20832201825Verlorenvlei (Western Cape)14.9521  
20834251910Vermont Salt Pan (Western Cape)11.202  
20826222810Vlakplaas Water Treatment Works (Gauteng)11.001  
20834162149Voelvlei (Western Cape)11.001  
20827203007Wakkerstroom Wetland 74 (Amersfoort Bridge Section) (Mpumalanga)1225.6061 50
20829502935Watermead Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.382  
20829522653Welbedacht Dam (Free State)12.919  
20833391858Wellington Waste Water Works (Western Cape)13.007  
20826193015Weltevreden Pan: East (Mpumalanga)11.603  
20834002245Wilderness Lakes: Swartvlei System (Western Cape)16.1415  
20833592240Wilderness Lakes: Touw System (Western Cape)310.6822  
20834081821Wildevoelvlei (Western Cape)11.876  
20825532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)13.5011  
20827132653Witpan (Free State)33.003  
20825562937Woestalleen Spruit Dam (Mpumalanga)11.001  
20833391926Worcester Wastewater Works (Western Cape)33.003  
20827393226Yengweni Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)44.004  
20834071828Zandvlei: Lower Estuary (Western Cape)22.002  
20834061828Zandvlei: Upper Estuary (Western Cape)11.945  
20834071827Zandvlei: Westlake Wetlands (Western Cape)12.106  
20828563146Zini Estate Wetland (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001  
20833541829Zoarvlei: North (Western Cape)11.001  
20833551829Zoarvlei: South (Western Cape)11.502  
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