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SABAP1 distribution
Current SABAP2 distribution, overlayed on
SABAP1 distribution

Ruff


Philomachus pugnax

IUCN Red Data status: Breeding indicator key
Endemic status:     No breeding data
Occurrence status: Palearctic migrant     Possible or Probable breeding
      Confirmed breeding

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Species occurance by site

Name of site Monthly reporting rate (RR %) Total
RR %
Cards
at site
Cards
with
spp
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Abe Bailey Nature Reserve (GP6970475030017509392908961.414589
Albert Falls Resource Reserve (KZ1450000001006733715.912620
Amersfoort-Bethal-Carolina Dist. 2629BC (SA018) (MP0100000000000033.331
Andries Vosloo Kudu Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC003314000000004.0502
Barberspan Nature Reserve (SA026) (NW331005029000100080386750.04824
Bayhead Natural Heritage Site (209) (KZ1656130000181318109.718518
Benfontein (108) (SA033) (NC170000001300004.0502
Bierspruit Dam Conservation Area (NP8883404050025800711008054.25932
Blesbokspruit (SA021) (GP50000000050100100040.0156
Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve (SA039) (NW0000000000010020.051
Bluff Nature Reserve (KZ0500000645072.23207
Blythedale Beach Conservancy (KZ97100507501701000759510078.9128101
Bonamanzi Game Park (240) (KZ005000000231318010.89310
Borakalalo National Park (NW132013008008867501121.612527
Bot River Nature Reserve (WC00050000000010011.8172
Botriviervlei and Kleinmond Estuary (SA118) (WC1740000000000010.4485
Bronkhorstspruitdam Nature Reserve (GP7760380130073637560041.610142
Buffelsdrift Conservancy (GP01000000000001.61272
Cape Columbine Nature Reserve (WC500100000000005025.0164
Cape Recife Nature Reserve (EC33033000008340605725.06817
Carnarvon Estates (181) (EC01000000000000100.011
Chelmsford Nature Reserve (SA059) (KZ000000010000003.4291
Cleveland Game Park (NP755033100000001000041.72410
Commando Drift Nature Reserve (EC0100000000143333011.4445
Con Joubert Bird Park (GP1700000025406002515.1538
Cwebe Wildlife Reserve (SA089) (EC0000000080003.2311
Darvill Bird Sanctuary (KZ67696423800438579768250.916584
De Hoop Nature Reserve (SA119) (WC102941180008172114614.822333
De Mond Nature Reserve (SA121) (WC003300000080188.3726
Die Bos Private Nature Reserve (NC500000000000050.021
Ditholo Nature Reserve (GP00170000000004.2241
DNyala Nature Reserve (SA007) (NP202500000002514338.6706
Dome Bergland Conservancy (NW000000005000050.021
Doorndraai Dam Nature Reserve (SA007) (NP00033000000003.7271
Dukuduku State Forest (GSL) (SA058) (KZ1000000000000010.0101
Elandsbaai Nature Reserve (WC75033330050050400042.43314
Enkeldoornspoort Nature Reserve (NP00010000010010000060.053
False Bay Park (GSL) (SA058) (KZ1000000001440100433316.46110
False Bay Park (proposed) (SA116) (WC0100000001000100010057.174
Franklin Vlei (SA081) (KZ005025000000009.5212
Gamtoos River Mouth Nature Reserve (EC001000000008003313.0466
Ghio Wetland Local Reserve (EC1001005075000100100671006765.42617
Glen Austin Pan Bird Sanctuary (GP381813130000178202512.612716
Grassland Biosphere Reserve 2730CB (SA020) (KZ006700000000050.042
Great Fish River Wetland Reserve (EC100000000010050010036.4114
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2732CB (SA058) (KZ10000100000013100100038.9187
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2832AD (SA058) (KZ0100000001702008.0887
Grootvaly Wetland Reserve (SA021) (GP1000100500000100100100062.51610
Hans Merensky Nature Reserve (NP402000002000060012.1587
Hartebeespoort Dam Nature Reserve (SA025) (NW000000011330003.6552
Hazelmere Dam Private Nature Reserve (KZ00000000100025010.0202
Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park 2831BD (SA060) (KZ00000000002502.5401
Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve (KZ00130000000001.7591
Jakkalsvlei (WC00000000010000100.011
Kabeljous River Nature Reserve (EC1000000000050606733.3279
Kalkfontein Dam Nature Reserve (SA050) (FS1000000000000033.331
Kamfers Dam (179) (SA032) (NC100010010000050010010010065.52919
Kap River Nature Reserve (EC033000000013004.9412
Karoo Nature Reserve (SA090) (EC000000001401707.7262
Keurbooms River Nature Reserve (WC00014000000000.91171
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park 2520BC (SA027) (NC00000000005001.41452
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park 2620BC (SA027) (NC0000000000081.81132
Klipfontein Bird Sanctuary (KZ335000000100010003330.0206
Klipfontein Dam Nature Reserve (KZ100000000067500022.2184
Knysna National Park (WC100010000000000037.583
Koppies Dam Nature Reserve (FS000000007500033.393
Korsman Bird Sanctuary (= Westdene Nature Reserve) (GP3029273665072956693826.919753
Kruger National Park 2231AC (SA002) (NP10000000014111705.4744
Kruger National Park 2231AD (SA002) (NP000250000000334.5442
Kruger National Park 2231CA (SA002) (NP0000000000600.61741
Kruger National Park 2331AA (SA002) (NP50000000000010025.9277
Kruger National Park 2331AB (SA002) (NP11130000006036422719.410320
Kruger National Park 2331AC (SA002) (NP20400500000100010010038.1218
Kruger National Park 2331CB (SA002) (NP00000000100130146.1664
Kruger National Park 2331CC (SA002) (NP000000070017335.8523
Kruger National Park 2331CD (SA002) (NP003300000025005.6362
Kruger National Park 2331DA (SA002) (NP01000000000500015.4132
Kruger National Park 2331DC (SA002) (NP0250000001701103.4893
Kruger National Park 2431BD (SA002) (MP01700000800002.1952
Kruger National Park 2431DC (SA002) (MP0000000000782.1972
Kruger National Park 2431DD (SA002) (MP0000000000901.9521
Kruger National Park 2531AB (SA002) (MP17000000000001.8571
Kruger National Park 2531BB (SA002) (MP0011000002002797.4816
Krugersdorp Nature Reserve (GP0506733000000100026.3195
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve (EC006750017050050010030.8268
Lake Sibaya Fresh Water Reserve (SA054) (KZ000000005000016.761
Leeuwkuil Nature Reserve (GP01000000050000075.043
Letaba Ranch (NP00000000000172.4421
Lichtenburg Game Birding Camp (NW0001000000100010010072.7118
Limpopo National Park (Vhembe Nature Reserve) (SA001) (NP50000000000005.9171
Loskop Dam Nature Reserve (SA015) (MP33000000000003.7271
Lower Berg River Wetlands (SA104) (WC33430005000406050026.74512
Macasser Waste Water Treatment Works (WC10003300000500010020.0255
Magaliesberg Nature Area (NW000000001000002.6381
Malandeni Sewage Works (KZ10010010010050033671001001007584.83328
Manyeleti Game Reserve (SA002) (NP00000000020003.8261
Mapelane Forest Reserve (GSL) (SA057) (KZ00070000025004.5442
Mapungubwe National Park (NP402500000000010023.8215
Maria Moroka National Park (FS0000000000500.51951
Marievale Bird Sanctuary (SA021) (GP707670441306859393908563.7369235
Matatiele Commonage (SA082) (KZ000000005000033.331
Melrose Bird Sanctuary (GP0500000000000.33071
Middle Vaal River (SA038) (FS50334000001005050331322.66214
Midmar Nature Reserve (SA076) (KZ100000000017002.7732
Mkhombo Nature Reserve (MP606410010000001001001008269.97351
Mkuzi Game Reserve (SA057) (KZ520138000243126301715.655286
Morokapula Private Nature Reserve (NP0000000001000060.053
Mosdene Private Nature Reserve (SA002) (NP10010050600050010010010010065.52919
Mossgas Nature Reserve (WC0010000000000050.021
Mpenjati Nature Reserve (KZ00000000147001.71192
Nahoon Nature Reserve (EC00000000020001.4691
Namaqua National Park 3017AB (NC10000000000000100.011
Ndumo Game Reserve (SA052) (KZ18223211660195231554527.625069
Northern Farms Nature Reserve (Diepsloot NR) (SA025) (GP40050330000070675036.56323
Northern Treatment Works (KZ81737289002514571008010062.911673
Nyl River Bush Camp (NP1000000000000033.331
Nylsvley Nature Reserve (SA008) (NP11100900092536659.116415
Olifants River Estuary (SA099) (WC00000000010000100.011
Olifantsvlei Nature Reserve (GP50811002321765010079898656.917499
Orange River Mouth Wetlands (SA030) (NC80100010000504300010067.92819
Outspan Bird Sanctuary (GP00000000012001.21622
Paarl Bird Sanctuary (WC45232925000051941613.749668
Phinda Resource Reserve (204) (KZ430000000000021.4143
Pilanesberg National Park 2527AA (SA023) (NW01128000017251411011.020022
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Bird Sanctuary (NP1006775330004043576010048.36029
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Nature Reserve (SA006) (NP01717200000005257.1997
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Sewage Works (NP10010025100000010010010010070.02014
Pongola Nature Reserve (KZ0000000000602916.1315
Pongolapoort Nature Reserve (SA055) (KZ00000000001406.7151
Prozesky Bird Sanctuary (NW100100000000100100100061.5138
Renosterkop Private Nature Reserve (120) (WC0000000000100033.331
Richards Bay Game Reserve (SA079) (KZ25100000000003310030.8134
Rietvlei Nature Reserve (GP2060000071250246.222614
Rietvlei Wetland Reserve (SA111) (WC33100000000000016.7122
Rocherpan Nature Reserve (WC100751006003301850906710062.27446
Rolfes Pan Nature Reserve (GP1427140000172011332313.018524
Rondebult Bird Sanctuary (GP8075686701366786921009261.613885
Rondevlei Nature Reserve (SA116) (WC1702920000000007.1705
Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve (GP70180000044703.02337
Rooipoort (4) (X) (NC1000000000000018.2112
Rooisand Nature Reserve (WC000000000050050.021
Rust de Winter Dam Nature Reserve (NP000020001414130508.5595
Rustfontein Nature Reserve (FS10033100500000000050.084
Rynfield Nature Reserve (GP000000005020671712.8476
Sandveld Nature Reserve (SA039) (FS437539308001886100694740.920885
Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve (FS00000000050501717.9285
Seekoerivier Nature Reserve (EC00004000000252513.3304
Shongweni Resources Reserve (156) (KZ0000000000230.45562
Skilpad Nature Reserve (Now part of Namaqua National Park 3017BB) (NC33000000000003.4291
Soetdoring Nature Reserve (SA049) (FS356713150253307138671731.014545
Spioenkop Nature Reserve (SA062) (KZ00000000000141.01041
Spitskop Dam (SA028) (NC10010000000100000083.365
Springs Bird Sanctuary (SA021) deproclaimed 1998 (GP67100100033020010010010010067.92819
St Lucia Park (SA058) (KZ003300000001404.7432
Stan Madden Bird Sanctuary (SA021) (GP10010010050000100100010010076.51713
Steenkampsberg 2529BD (SA016) (MP0000000000100050.021
Strandfontein Sewage Works (SA116) (WC837350330000025134332.97625
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve (SA022) (GP0540000000041.12833
Swartkops Estuary MOSS (SA096) (EC601000100033001006750052.42111
Syferfontein Rehabilitation Area (South) (MP000000050000033.331
Tala Game Reserve (KZ73757070000104045405041.010543
Thulazihleka Pan (KZ01001001000000100200043.8167
Trafalgar Marine Reserve (KZ000000001000008.3121
Turfloop Nature Reserve (NP0000000001000011.191
Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve (FS00000000700507.4544
Umbogavango Nature Reserve (KZ606000000183340753925.510627
Umdoni Park (KZ0080000000000.61561
Umfolozi Game Reserve (SA060) (KZ00000000002501.01031
Umgeni River Park (KZ243360000002140332025.213133
Umhlanga Conservancy (KZ000000112503020011.3718
Umlalazi Nature Reserve (SA063) (KZ00000000911002.01012
Umsuluzi Riverside Lodge and Game Park (KZ0000000000100014.371
Umvoti Estuary (166) (SA073) (KZ724875237012868791866454.9195107
Umvoti Vlei Nature Reserve (SA069) (KZ0000000001000033.331
Vaal Dam Nature Reserve (GP50501700000050506724.1297
Vaalbos National Park (NC10000000000003.1321
Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve (NW42403100001350100694630.412538
Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve (220) (MP00020000033060712.5567
Waldrift Nature Reserve (GP00000000000100100.011
Wanebaai (106) (NC10010000000100000075.043
Wanebaai (106) (X) (NC1001000000000000100.044
West Coast Fossil Park (WC01000000000020011.8172
West Coast National Park (SA105) (WC473758501101403158736842.722094
Wilderness National Park (SA114) (WC139573300017900811.98410
Willem Pretorius Game Reserve (SA044) (FS25018130001002067203322.16815
Zandvlei Nature Reserve (WC00000000000131.5671
Zwartkops Valley Nature Reserve (SA096) (EC0003300005000018.2112