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Species Summary

Kingfisher, Giant (Megaceryle maximus)

RefNameMinAvgMaxIBASubregional
IBA
RAMSAR
39526192720Abe Bailey Nature Reserve: Mooirivier Loop 1 (Gauteng)11.502
39529263024Albert Falls Dam: Route 1 (KwaZulu-Natal)11.473
39529253024Albert Falls Dam: Route 2 (KwaZulu-Natal)15.5611
39528182712Allemanskraal Dam (Free State)11.001
39529063136Amatikulu Nature Reserve (Kwazulu-Natal)11.332
39528153228Bafazana Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39532222237Beaufort West Bird Sanctuary (Western Cape)11.001
39525582804Beaulieu Bird Sanctuary (Gauteng)11.001
39526112819Benoni Lakes (Gauteng)44.004
39532531819Berg River 10: Kersefontein Floodplain (Western Cape)11.001
39532471811Berg River 3: Hotel Mudflats & Estuary (Western Cape)22.002
39532481811Berg River 4: Hotel Saltpans (Western Cape)11.001
39532481812Berg River 5: De Plaat (Western Cape)11.332
39532491813Berg River 7: Kliphoek River & Floodplain (Western Cape)11.502
39534012323Bitou River (Western Cape)11.503
39526072815Blaauwpan (Gauteng)11.001
39526012927Blinkpan Dam (Mpumalanga)11.001
39529072616Bloemspruit Sewage Maturation Ponds (Free State)11.001
39527503035Blood River Vlei (Central) (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39525372811Bon Accord Dam (Gauteng)11.673
39525592920Bosmanskrans Spruit (Mpumalanga)11.001
39526052941Bosmanspoort Dam (Mpumalanga)11.001
39534201908Botriviervlei: A1 Bridge to Benguela Cove (Western Cape)11.233
39534211907Botriviervlei: A2 Fisherhaven to Benguela Cove (Western Cape)11.001
39534221907Botriviervlei: B Fisherhaven to Meerensee (Western Cape)11.001
39534201907Botriviervlei: C Arabella Golf Estate to Rooisand (Western Cape)11.202
39534211906Botriviervlei: Combined (A1,A2,B,C & D) (Western Cape)11.533
39534221905Botriviervlei: D Rooisand area (Western Cape)11.001
39534211905Botriviervlei: E (Kleinmond River Estuary) (Western Cape)11.383
39534242049Breede River Estuary: Mouth - Power lines (Western Cape)12.607
39534212042Breede River Estuary: Power lines - Ronnys Wooden House (Western Cape)22.002
39525542842Bronkhorstspruit Dam (Gauteng)12.444
39526082819Bullfrog Pan (Gauteng)33.003
39532021848Bulshoek Dam (Western Cape)22.002
39533402635Bushmans River: Mouth - Ghio Bridge (Eastern Cape)11.572
39534012541Cape Recife Reclamation Works (Eastern Cape)11.001
39527523236Cape Vidal to Sodwana Bay (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39531033011Caribbean Estate (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39533441929Cilmor Winery (Western Cape)11.001
39534211855Dawidskraal Tern Roost (Western Cape)22.002
39534262023De Hoop Vlei (Western Cape)11.332
39534432007De Mond Estuary (Western Cape)11.752
39522132916Den Staat Irrigation Dams (Northern Province)13.299
39534061849Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary (Western Cape)11.001
39533531830Diep River Estuary: R27 bridge - Woodbridge (Western Cape)11.082
39525572800Diepsloot Nature Reserve (Gauteng)11.632
39529292941Dieu Donne Farm Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502
39529172629Donkerpoort Farm: Dam 1 (Free State)11.001
39523472927Doornbult Farm Dam (Northern Province)11.001
39524152845Doorndraai Dam (Northern Province)33.003
39526243015Driefontein Pan: East (Mpumalanga)11.001
39534222100Duiwenhoks River: Mouth - Mazapa (Western Cape)11.564
39529533101Durban Bayhead NHS (KwaZulu-Natal)11.252
39534051846Eerste River Estuary (Western Cape)11.001
39533592239Eilandvlei (Western Cape)11.001
39534052440Elandsjacht Dam (Eastern Cape)33.003
39528342650Erfenis Dam (Free State)11.001
39533582505Gamtoos River: False Mouth (Eastern Cape)11.252
39533582502Gamtoos River: Mouth - 6km upstream (Eastern Cape)13.378
39530372537Gariep Dam: West (Free State)12.504
39524312802Goedehoop Dam (Northern Province)11.503
39525552928Goedenhoop Pan (Mpumalanga)11.001
39528463124Goedetrouw Dam (Lake Phobane) (KwaZulu-Natal)14.339
39534042257Goukamma River Mouth: Mouth - Reserve boundary (Western Cape)11.703
39534232125Goukou River: Mouth - Cobb Hole (Combined) (Western Cape)23.004
39534212125Goukou River: Mouth - Melkhoutfontein (Western Cape)11.503
39534212153Gouritz River: Mouth - Low-water bridge (Western Cape)11.554
39533452140Gouritz River: Vaalhoek (Western Cape)12.406
39534042214Great Brak River Estuary (Western Cape)11.132
39533292707Great Fish River Estuary (Eastern Cape)33.003
39534012252Groenvlei Lake (Western Cape)11.453
39526162830Grootvaly on Blesbok (Gauteng)11.202
39530342952Harding Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.332
39525452752Hartbeespoort Dam (North West)13.5610
39534072207Hartenbos Estuary (Western Cape)11.252
39526092944Hendrina Municipal Dam (Mpumalanga)11.001
39533492226Herold Farm: Dam 3 (Western Cape)11.001
39533492227Herold Farm: Dam 5 (Western Cape)11.001
39527013029Heyshope Dam: Combined (Mpumalanga)11.332
39529152941Hlatikulu Valley (KwaZulu-Natal)11.753
39530563019Kaba Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39534002456Kabeljous River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.503
39529322515Kalkfontein Dam (Free State)11.001
39523372923Kalkfontein Irrigation Dams (Northern Province)11.001
39532402821Kei River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.001
39533172729Keiskamma River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.332
39534022324Keurbooms River Estuary (Western Cape)11.362
39534052208Klein Brak Estuary: Mouth - N2 Bridge (Western Cape)11.172
39533322721Kleinemonde West River: Mouth - 4km upstream (Eastern Cape)12.174
39534251921Kleinriviersvlei (Klein River Estuary) (Western Cape)11.252
39526362718Klipdrif Dam (Gauteng)12.003
39527483048Klipfontein Bird Sanctuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.382
39527012655Klipplaatfontein Farm Dams (Free State)22.002
39525102751Klipvoor Dam (North West)12.337
39533261910Kluitjieskraal Wetland (Western Cape)11.001
39529462653Knellpoort Dam (Free State)11.001
39529452650Knellpoort Dam: Upper Reaches (Free State)11.001
39534032302Knysna Lagoon (Western Cape)12.226
39534042302Knysna Sewage Works (Western Cape)11.001
39527152741Koppies Dam (Free State)11.442
39526112818Korsman Bird Sanctuary (Gauteng)35.677
39526583250Kosi Bay Lake System (KwaZulu-Natal)11.985
39533352653Kowie River Estuary (Eastern Cape)22.002
39534082450Krom River Mouth (Eastern Cape)12.205
39523153110Kruger National Park: Rooibosrand Dam (Northern Province)11.252
39531023014Ku-Boboyi Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.332
39527023247KuShengeza Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39525213022Kwena Dam (Mpumalanga)11.803
39528513158Lake Cubhu (KwaZulu-Natal)44.004
39528213209Lake Eteza (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39525572751Lake Heritage (Gauteng)11.202
39528383217Lake Nhlabane (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502
39527213240Lake Sibaya (KwaZulu-Natal)12.003
39528043227Lake St Lucia (KwaZulu-Natal)11.933
39526523252Lake Zilonde (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39532041818Lamberts Bay: Bird Island (Western Cape)11.001
39532061818Lamberts Bay: South Beach (Western Cape)11.001
39533091804Langebaan: Lagoon Combined (Western Cape)11.001
39533592241Langvlei (Western Cape)11.672
39532362201Leeu Gamka Dam (Western Cape)11.001
39526352857Leeuwpan (Mpumalanga)12.003
39527533101Lenjane Wetland (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502
39528162819Loch Athlone (Free State)22.002
39534081959Loch Lotus Dams (Western Cape)11.001
39525262919Loskop Dam (Mpumalanga)15.9714
39534051844Lourens River Estuary (Western Cape)11.332
39525073028Lydenburg Fisheries (Mpumalanga)11.584
39534041845Macassar Waste Water Treatment Works (Western Cape)11.001
39528342948Malandeni Sewage Works (KwaZulu-Natal)12.296
39532442607Malangskraal Dam (Eastern Cape)11.001
39526212830Marievale Bird Sanctuary: Area A (Gauteng)11.502
39525533150Masibekela Wetlands (Mpumalanga)12.6010
39530543020Mbizana Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39529173117Mbozambo Waste Water Lagoon (KwaZulu-Natal)11.673
39528243225Mfolozi Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39529313011Midmar Dam: Reserve Section (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39525062855Mkhombo Dam (Mpumalanga)22.002
39528573147Mlalazi River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)12.106
39527343239Mngoboseleni Lake (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502
39533572458Mondplaas Ponds (Eastern Cape)11.432
39524152858Moorddrift Dam (Northern Province)11.001
39534072206Mossel Bay Sewage Works (Western Cape)11.001
39529182651Moutloasi Setlogelo Dam (Free State)11.001
39530563018Mpenjati River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.333
39531043011Mtamvuna Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39531302842Mtata Dam (Umtata) (Eastern Cape)11.001
39528573146Mtunzini Prawn Hatchery (KwaZulu-Natal)11.202
39530283038Mtwalume River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39533291818Mud River Mouth (Western Cape)11.132
39531003014Munster Sewage Works (KwaZulu-Natal)00.671
39527243237Muzi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39523573102Namakgale Sewage Works (Northern Province)11.752
39533592332Nature's Valley (Groot River Estuary) (Western Cape)11.504
39526523217Ndumo Game Reserve: Banzi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.402
39526533218Ndumo Game Reserve: Nyamithi Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.333
39526533213Ndumo Game Reserve: Shokwe Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.574
39527393224Neshe Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39527363212Nhlonhlela Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.332
39530593015Nicholson Farm Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)00.501
39525593004Nooitgedacht Dam (Mpumalanga)11.502
39529483100Northern Treatment Works (KwaZulu-Natal)11.452
39532132432Nqweba Dam (Eastern Cape)11.332
39528403200Nseleni River (KwaZulu-Natal)11.502
39527403226nTshanetshe Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.332
39524392841Nylsvley Nature Reserve (Northern Province)12.003
39526052904Ogies Pans (Mpumalanga)22.002
39531421812Olifants River Mouth: South Bank (Western Cape)11.001
39524103100Olifants River: North Shareblock (Northern Province)11.502
39524033119Olifants River: Selati Rivers at Cleveland (Northern Province)12.003
39525472715Olifantsnek Dam (North West)44.004
39528331633Orange River: Bridge - Hohenfels (Northern Cape)11.753
39528431736Orange River: Fiddlers Creek - Border Post (Northern Cape)11.172
39528101711Orange River: Fish River Mouth - Richtersberg (Northern Cape)13.006
39528411729Orange River: Hamerkop - Fiddlers Creek (Northern Cape)11.673
39528281637Orange River: Hohenfels - Skilpadberg (Northern Cape)11.502
39528381628Orange River: Mouth - Bridge (Northern Cape)11.001
39528291720Orange River: Norosthama - Sjambok (Northern Cape)12.003
39528171722Orange River: Richtersberg - Norosthama (Northern Cape)34.005
39528381725Orange River: Sjambok - Hamerkop (Northern Cape)12.674
39528451744Orange River: Vioolsdrif Dam (Northern Cape)13.927
39533372214Oudtshoorn Sewage Works (Western Cape)11.502
39534051849Paardevlei Dam (Western Cape)11.001
39533411858Paarl Bird Sanctuary (Western Cape)11.485
39529512920Penwarn (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39524013110PMC Wetlands (Northern Province)11.566
39523512927Polokwane (Pietersburg) Bird Sanctuary (Northern Province)11.252
39523522930Polokwane Nature Reserve: Retention Dams (Northern Province)11.001
39527253158Pongolapoort Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.252
39525482851Premier Dam (Gauteng)11.694
39531552650Queenstown Sewage Works (Eastern Cape)11.001
39533561829Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary: Canal and River (Western Cape)11.001
39533561828Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary: Pans (Western Cape)11.753
39529482938Reichenau Mission Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39528493202Richards Bay Wetlands (KwaZulu-Natal)12.236
39533332701Riet River Bay (Kleinemonde Point-Riet Point) (Eastern Cape)11.432
39528402618Rietpan (Free State)11.001
39525532817Rietvlei & Marais Dams (Gauteng)12.003
39533521830Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Combined (Western Cape)11.001
39533501830Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: Diep River (Western Cape)11.001
39533511828Rietvlei Wetland Reserve: North Vlei (Western Cape)22.002
39534081955Riviersonderend Sewage Ponds (Western Cape)11.001
39534062322Robberg Marine Protected Area (Western Cape)11.001
39533592243Rondevlei (Western Cape)11.001
39525382821Roodeplaat Dam (Gauteng)12.436
39528402403Rooipoort Nature Reserve: Davis Drift2 - R64 Bridge (Northern Cape)22.002
39528352407Rooipoort Nature Reserve: Shauws Drift - Davis Drift2 (Northern Cape)89.5011
39528312411Rooipoort Nature Reserve: Twin Gates - Shauws Drift (Northern Cape)33.504
39525342814Rooiwal Sewage Works (Gauteng)11.503
39529182637Rusfontein Dam (Free State)11.001
39525132830Rust de Winter Dam (Northern Province)11.834
39530523020Sam Lameer Estate (KwaZulu-Natal)11.443
39531023013Sandlundlu Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39534052454Seekoei River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.383
39527352935Seekoeivlei (Free State)11.333
39524013105Selati Tailings Dam (Northern Province)11.755
39528412929Spioenkop Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)12.135
39528262901Sterkfontein Dam (Free State)11.001
39526122817Stewards Pan (Gauteng)12.003
39533312237Stompdrift Dam (Western Cape)11.001
39534051830Strandfontein Sewage Works: Central (Western Cape)11.001
39534051831Strandfontein Sewage Works: Combined (Western Cape)11.714
39534041831Strandfontein Sewage Works: North (Western Cape)11.001
39534061831Strandfontein Sewage Works: Southwest (Western Cape)11.001
39529113125Sundumbili Sewage Works (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39524333048Swadini Dam (Mpumalanga)12.606
39526252914Syferfontein Colliery Dams (Mpumalanga)12.003
39534021913Theewaterskloof Dam (Western Cape)12.567
39534042304Thesen's Island: Combined (A,B,C & D) (Western Cape)11.673
39534042301Thesen's Island: Section A (Western Cape)11.001
39534032304Thesen's Island: Section B (Western Cape)11.001
39534022304Thesen's Island: Section D (Western Cape)11.402
39534042303Thesen's Island: Section E (Western Cape)11.403
39528473203Thulazihleka Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.672
39529133128Tugela River Mouth (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39523532946Turfloop Dam (Northern Province)11.502
39533112735Tyolomnqa River Estuary (Eastern Cape)12.007
39529493102Umgeni River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.613
39529413105Umhlanga Treatment Works (KwaZulu-Natal)11.332
39530563017Umhlangankulu Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.333
39529233121Umvoti River Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.633
39526552816Vaal Dam: East (Free State)23.255
39526542808Vaal Dam: West (Free State)11.503
39525202728Vaalkop Dam (North West)11.613
39524003105Van Ruyssen Dam (Northern Province)11.713
39530102455Vanderkloof Dam: Main Section (Northern Cape)11.001
39530202500Vanderkloof Dam: Seekoei River Tributary (Northern Cape)11.332
39532201825Verlorenvlei (Western Cape)11.544
39534251910Vermont Salt Pan (Western Cape)11.001
39524402839Visser's Dam (Northern Province)11.001
39533571848Vredenheim Farm Dam (Western Cape)11.001
39525533036Vygeboom Dam (Mpumalanga)12.836
39529512919Waterford Farm Dams (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39529502935Watermead Dam (KwaZulu-Natal)12.254
39529522653Welbedacht Dam (Free State)11.752
39533391858Wellington Waste Water Works (Western Cape)11.001
39534002245Wilderness Lakes: Swartvlei System (Western Cape)11.933
39533592240Wilderness Lakes: Touw System (Western Cape)11.704
39534081821Wildevoelvlei (Western Cape)11.001
39525532918Witbank Dam (Mpumalanga)11.685
39527393226Yengweni Pan (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39534071828Zandvlei: Lower Estuary (Western Cape)11.001
39534061829Zandvlei: Marina Da Gama (Western Cape)11.001
39534061828Zandvlei: Upper Estuary (Western Cape)11.252
39531043012Zolwane Estuary (KwaZulu-Natal)11.001
39533522538Zwartkops River Estuary (Eastern Cape)11.504
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