Vaal Dam Nature Reserve

Additional information
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Location code: 26522815
Province: Gauteng
Biome: Grassland

  Monthly breakdown of cards Total
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Cards per month 2 2 6 2 1 3 2 2 2 2 2 3 29
No of Species 120 97 134 62 55 62 71 92 74 102 102 108 180
No of Breeding Species 11 12 20 5 3 2 1 4 10 15 8 17 41

Breeding indicator key
    No breeding data     Possible or Probable breeding     Confirmed breeding

Species Monthly reporting rate (RR %) Total
RR %
Cards
at site
Cards
with
spp
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Little Grebe
  Tachybaptus ruficollis
10050000000050010024297
White-breasted Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax carbo
50506750005010050500100522915
Reed Cormorant
  Phalacrocorax africanus
10010083100100671001001001000100862925
African Darter
  Anhinga rufa
5010067501003350100501005067662919
Grey Heron
  Ardea cinerea
1005083100100331001001005010067792923
Black-headed Heron
  Ardea melanocephala
10010067100100675050100100100100832924
Goliath Heron
  Ardea goliath
50050003310050000028298
Purple Heron
  Ardea purpurea
00000000500003291
Great Egret
  Egretta alba
1005050500000050067342910
Little Egret
  Egretta garzetta
1001005000005050505067452913
Yellow-billed Egret
  Egretta intermedia
501003350000050505067382911
Cattle Egret
  Bubulcus ibis
100100831001006750100100100100100902926
Squacco Heron
  Ardeola ralloides
00000000050003291
Hamerkop
  Scopus umbretta
50000000010000010293
Yellow-billed Stork
  Mycteria ibis
00330000000007292
Abdim's Stork
  Ciconia abdimii
50000000000003291
White Stork
  Ciconia ciconia
50017000050000010293
African Sacred Ibis
  Threskiornis aethiopicus
1001005010006705050100100100692920
Glossy Ibis
  Plegadis falcinellus
10000000000003310293
Hadeda Ibis
  Bostrychia hagedash
10010067500050100501005067622918
African Spoonbill
  Platalea alba
50100171001006750505005033482914
Greater Flamingo
  Phoenicopterus ruber
50000033500000010293
Lesser Flamingo
  Phoenicopterus minor
50000000000003291
Spur-winged Goose
  Plectropterus gambensis
100050003305005050031299
Egyptian Goose
  Alopochen aegyptiacus
5010083000501000505067522915
Cape Shoveler
  Anas smithii
50017000505001000021296
African Black Duck
  Anas sparsa
500170000100000014294
Yellow-billed Duck
  Anas undulata
100100500005010010050067522915
Red-billed Teal
  Anas erythrorhyncha
10010050000505005000342910
White-faced Duck
  Dendrocygna viduata
500000005005003314294
Fulvous Duck
  Dendrocygna bicolor
00170000500050010293
Southern Pochard
  Netta erythrophthalma
505033000050050506731299
White-backed Duck
  Thalassornis leuconotus
50017003300000010293
Secretarybird
  Sagittarius serpentarius
00170000000003291
Amur Falcon
  Falco amurensis
10010067000000003331299
Red-footed Falcon
  Falco vespertinus
00170000000003291
Greater Kestrel
  Falco rupicoloides
000000050000337292
Rock Kestrel
  Falco rupicolus
000003305000007292
Lesser Kestrel
  Falco naumanni
10010083000000010067452913
Black Kite
  Milvus migrans
00170000000003291
Black-shouldered Kite
  Elanus caeruleus
10010017501006710010010050100100722921
African Fish-Eagle
  Haliaeetus vocifer
0033003300000010293
Jackal Buzzard
  Buteo rufofuscus
00000005000003291
Steppe Buzzard
  Buteo vulpinus
5050170000005003317295
Orange River Francolin
  Scleroptila levaillantoides
00170000000100010293
Swainson's Spurfowl
  Pternistis swainsonii
50501750033050010050031299
Common Quail
  Coturnix coturnix
100503300000000017295
Helmeted Guineafowl
  Numida meleagris
10010017500335050100100100100622918
Common Moorhen
  Gallinula chloropus
50500000000500010293
Red-knobbed Coot
  Fulica cristata
10010067100100675010050100100100832924
Blue Korhaan
  Eupodotis caerulescens
000000050050007292
Common Ringed Plover
  Charadrius hiaticula
00000000005003291
Chestnut-banded Plover
  Charadrius pallidus
00000330000003291
Kittlitz's Plover
  Charadrius pecuarius
0033003305005050021296
Three-banded Plover
  Charadrius tricollaris
505033501003310010050505033522915
Crowned Lapwing
  Vanellus coronatus
10010033100100671001005010010067762922
Blacksmith Lapwing
  Vanellus armatus
100100831001006710010010010050100902926
African Wattled Lapwing
  Vanellus senegallus
100033501000050000024297
Curlew Sandpiper
  Calidris ferruginea
00000000050503310293
Little Stint
  Calidris minuta
50005000000501003321296
Ruff
  Philomachus pugnax
50501700000050506724297
Common Sandpiper
  Actitis hypoleucos
5008350000005050031299
Marsh Sandpiper
  Tringa stagnatilis
5001700000050503317295
Common Greenshank
  Tringa nebularia
5050170000000506721296
Wood Sandpiper
  Tringa glareola
505017000000501006728298
Pied Avocet
  Recurvirostra avosetta
50000000000003291
Spotted Thick-knee
  Burhinus capensis
00170000050050010293
Grey-headed Gull
  Larus cirrocephalus
0067010033100100100505033522915
Caspian Tern
  Sterna caspia
00330000500500014294
White-winged Tern
  Chlidonias leucopterus
10050170000000506724297
Speckled Pigeon
  Columba guinea
10010067100100671001001005050100832924
Red-eyed Dove
  Streptopelia semitorquata
100100671001003310010010050100100832924
Cape Turtle-Dove
  Streptopelia capicola
1001008310010067100100100100100100932927
Laughing Dove
  Streptopelia senegalensis
1001008310010067100100100100100100932927
Namaqua Dove
  Oena capensis
5001700005001000017295
Red-chested Cuckoo
  Cuculus solitarius
00000000005003291
Diderick Cuckoo
  Chrysococcyx caprius
10003300000050100100342910
Marsh Owl
  Asio capensis
50000000505000010293
Spotted Eagle-Owl
  Bubo africanus
00170000000003291
Common Swift
  Apus apus
50000000000003291
White-rumped Swift
  Apus caffer
10010083100000010010010067662919
Little Swift
  Apus affinis
100100501001000500100100100100692920
Speckled Mousebird
  Colius striatus
500170100005001000021296
Red-faced Mousebird
  Urocolius indicus
505017000505050505067342910
Pied Kingfisher
  Ceryle rudis
0050501000000050021296
Malachite Kingfisher
  Alcedo cristata
50000000000003291
European Bee-eater
  Merops apiaster
001700000000337292
African Hoopoe
  Upupa africana
00000000000333291
Green Wood-Hoopoe
  Phoeniculus purpureus
00330000000007292
Black-collared Barbet
  Lybius torquatus
00170005000050010293
Acacia Pied Barbet
  Tricholaema leucomelas
05033006700050503328298
Crested Barbet
  Trachyphonus vaillantii
05017000500050503321296
Red-throated Wryneck
  Jynx ruficollis
00170000500050010293
Melodious Lark
  Mirafra cheniana
00330000000007292
Rufous-naped Lark
  Mirafra africana
10010083010067501005050100100762922
Sabota Lark
  Calendulauda sabota
00170000000003291
Spike-heeled Lark
  Chersomanes albofasciata
50503350100001001005050100522915
Chestnut-backed Sparrowlark
  Eremopterix leucotis
0017100033501000501000342910
Red-capped Lark
  Calandrella cinerea
10001710010067100100010050100622918
Pink-billed Lark
  Spizocorys conirostris
50505050100330505050033412912
Barn Swallow
  Hirundo rustica
1001008350000050100100100622918
White-throated Swallow
  Hirundo albigularis
5010050100000100100100100100662919
Greater Striped Swallow
  Hirundo cucullata
100100331000000100100100100592917
South African Cliff-Swallow
  Hirundo spilodera
1001008300010050100100100100722921
Rock Martin
  Hirundo fuligula
50050000005000017295
Common House-Martin
  Delichon urbicum
5006700000000017295
Brown-throated Martin
  Riparia paludicola
10003301006710010050100033522915
Banded Martin
  Riparia cincta
5050000000001003317295
Cape Crow
  Corvus capensis
00000000000333291
African Red-eyed Bulbul
  Pycnonotus nigricans
50506750100671001001005010067722921
Mountain Wheatear
  Oenanthe monticola
5050170100670100505010067482914
Capped Wheatear
  Oenanthe pileata
0000005005010050017295
Anteating Chat
  Myrmecocichla formicivora
100501710010033505050505033482914
African Stonechat
  Saxicola torquatus
1005033010033100100100100033552916
Cape Robin-Chat
  Cossypha caffra
050170033050050506728298
Willow Warbler
  Phylloscopus trochilus
050170000000506717295
Lesser Swamp-Warbler
  Acrocephalus gracilirostris
50501701000505010050067382911
African Reed-Warbler
  Acrocephalus baeticatus
5050170000005003317295
Zitting Cisticola
  Cisticola juncidis
100100670100050100010050100622918
Desert Cisticola
  Cisticola aridulus
500170000000506717295
Cloud Cisticola
  Cisticola textrix
1001006700000505010067482914
Wing-snapping Cisticola
  Cisticola ayresii
00170000000003291
Neddicky
  Cisticola fulvicapilla
10010050501000100100050100100662919
Wailing Cisticola
  Cisticola lais
501003350100335050100505067552916
Levaillant's Cisticola
  Cisticola tinniens
5010050100100675010010050100100762922
Tawny-flanked Prinia
  Prinia subflava
00170000000003291
Black-chested Prinia
  Prinia flavicans
50100501001006750100100100100100792923
Chestnut-vented Tit-Babbler
  Parisoma subcaeruleum
0000000005006710293
Fiscal Flycatcher
  Sigelus silens
050330100000050506728298
Chinspot Batis
  Batis molitor
00170000000003291
Cape Wagtail
  Motacilla capensis
505083100067100100100505067722921
African Pipit
  Anthus cinnamomeus
1005067501006710010010010050100792923
Long-billed Pipit
  Anthus similis
500001000505010010003331299
Cape Longclaw
  Macronyx capensis
10050830033100505050100100662919
Common Fiscal
  Lanius collaris
1001008310010067100100100100100100932927
Red-backed Shrike
  Lanius collurio
000000000050337292
Bokmakierie
  Telophorus zeylonus
1005050003350500010067452913
Common Myna
  Acridotheres tristis
00000050000003291
Wattled Starling
  Creatophora cinerea
00000000500003291
Cape Glossy Starling
  Lamprotornis nitens
00170000000503310293
Red-winged Starling
  Onychognathus morio
00000000000333291
Pied Starling
  Spreo bicolor
5050050100331005050505033412912
Malachite Sunbird
  Nectarinia famosa
00000005000003291
Amethyst Sunbird
  Chalcomitra amethystina
00330000000007292
White-browed Sparrow-Weaver
  Plocepasser mahali
5010067100033100100100100100100792923
House Sparrow
  Passer domesticus
1001005010010067100100100100100100862925
Cape Sparrow
  Passer melanurus
100100675010067100100100100100100862925
Cape Weaver
  Ploceus capensis
5050000050050501003328298
Southern Masked-Weaver
  Ploceus velatus
1001008310010067100100100100100100932927
Red-billed Quelea
  Quelea quelea
505017501006701001001005067552916
Southern Red Bishop
  Euplectes orix
1001006710010067100100100100100100902926
Yellow-crowned Bishop
  Euplectes afer
5010067000000010067382911
Red-collared Widowbird
  Euplectes ardens
50503300000050506728298
White-winged Widowbird
  Euplectes albonotatus
050000000000337292
Long-tailed Widowbird
  Euplectes progne
1001008350100335010010050100100792923
Red-headed Finch
  Amadina erythrocephala
100100501001006710010050100100100832924
Green-winged Pytilia
  Pytilia melba
505017500000000014294
Orange-breasted Waxbill
  Amandava subflava
1005067501000505050000412912
Blue Waxbill
  Uraeginthus angolensis
00170000000003291
Common Waxbill
  Estrilda astrild
505017501000100100050500382911
African Quailfinch
  Ortygospiza atricollis
10010083100100335010050100100100832924
Pin-tailed Whydah
  Vidua macroura
1001005010003350100505050100662919
Long-tailed Paradise-Whydah
  Vidua paradisaea
50501700000000010293
Cape Canary
  Serinus canicollis
500000000050007292
Black-throated Canary
  Crithagra atrogularis
1001006710010033100100100100100100862925
Yellow Canary
  Crithagra flaviventris
050175000500050506728298
Streaky-headed Seedeater
  Crithagra gularis
001750000100000014294
Cinnamon-breasted Bunting
  Emberiza tahapisi
505033501003350100100050100552916
Cape Bunting
  Emberiza capensis
50000000500050010293
Rock Dove
  Columba livia
00000005000003291
Northern Black Korhaan
  Afrotis afraoides
10050830100670505050100100662919
Olive Thrush
  Turdus olivaceus
000000000010007292
Cape White-eye
  Zosterops virens
00000000005003291
Eastern Clapper Lark
  Mirafra fasciolata
000000000010007292
Southern Grey-headed Sparrow
  Passer diffusus
00000005000100010293