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SABAP1 distribution
Current SABAP2 distribution, overlayed on
SABAP1 distribution

Great Egret


Egretta alba

IUCN Red Data status: Breeding indicator key
Endemic status:     No breeding data
Occurrence status: Nomadic     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 (GP7730271010118102933956738.614556
Albasini Water Conservancy (NP0000010000100000100.022
Albert Falls Resource Reserve (KZ3250205033330307083327.012634
Amatikulu Nature Reserve (KZ172002004320672914224426.16918
Amersfoort-Bethal-Carolina Dist. 2629BA (SA018) (MP00000001000000100.011
Barberspan Nature Reserve (SA026) (NW831008343670000602510062.54830
Bayhead Natural Heritage Site (209) (KZ05613000066303.21856
Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve (KZ0050000000050020.0102
Ben Alberts Private Nature Reserve* (NP000050000000010.0101
Bierspruit Dam Conservation Area (NP501006080100502540100291004055.95933
Bloemhof Dam Nature Reserve (SA039) (NW10000001000000010080.054
Bluff Nature Reserve (KZ0004800009041.93206
Blythedale Beach Conservancy (KZ132000291700005910.212813
Bonamanzi Game Park (240) (KZ25001817256717314732029.09327
Borakalalo National Park (NW73605060636933712544758960.812576
Bot River Nature Reserve (WC005000005010000017.6173
Botriviervlei and Kleinmond Estuary (SA118) (WC171000033250000012.5486
Botsalano Nature Reserve (SA024) (NW17000000000002.0501
Bronkhorstspruitdam Nature Reserve (GP546063806350424550889010062.410163
Buccleugh Indigenous Forest (279) (KZ00000000010000100.022
Buffelsdrift Conservancy (GP00000000330000.81271
Cape Recife Nature Reserve (EC000000000020142.9682
Cape Vidal State Forest (GSL) (SA058) (KZ00140010010000100100026.3195
Chelmsford Nature Reserve (SA059) (KZ2925000001005000020.7296
Chrissie Pans 2630AC (SA019) (MP00100000000000100.022
Cleveland Game Park (NP2500677510010001001000058.32414
Coastal Forest Reserve (Kosi Bay) (KZ0000001000000033.331
Combretum Private Nature Reserve (NP0000000500050022.292
Con Joubert Bird Park (GP172020003325000100013.2537
Craigie Burn Nature Reserve (KZ0000010000000050.021
Cwebe Wildlife Reserve (SA089) (EC0000000080003.2311
Darvill Bird Sanctuary (KZ11800151517007096.716511
De Hoop Nature Reserve (SA119) (WC40142299008010069.022320
Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary (WC0900000000000.71531
Ditholo Nature Reserve (GP067830010002510000041.72410
DNyala Nature Reserve (SA007) (NP80503350331738576738716750.07035
Doorndraai Dam Nature Reserve (SA007) (NP000330010000050014.8274
Dukuduku State Forest (GSL) (SA058) (KZ1000000003310000040.0104
Durban Botanic Gardens (KZ00000330000002.3441
Eastern Shores State Forest (KZ5000000000250028.672
Enkeldoornspoort Nature Reserve (NP000100005010010000080.054
False Bay Park (GSL) (SA058) (KZ000194360502960100436741.06125
Franklin Vlei (SA081) (KZ000000005002009.5212
Free State National Botanical Gardens (FS002013000000007.0433
Gamkapoort Nature Reserve (WC00020000000001.72344
Gamtoos River Mouth Nature Reserve (EC14000000000002.2461
Garden Castle Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064) (KZ000001000000006.3161
Ghio Wetland Local Reserve (EC06750500505000330030.8268
Giants Castle Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064) (KZ0000007000001.01021
Glen Austin Pan Bird Sanctuary (GP25271338117903331301319.712725
Goukamma Nature & Marine Reserve (SA114) (WC0000000000700.52031
Grassland Biosphere Reserve 2730CB (SA020) (KZ006700000000050.042
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2732CB (SA058) (KZ100001000010010088100100094.41817
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2832AB (SA058) (KZ000040000601000023.3307
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2832AD (SA058) (KZ050031020450456780040.98836
Hans Merensky Nature Reserve (NP002533250050004010015.5589
Harold Johnson Nature Reserve (KZ330017000000006.1332
Hartebeespoort Dam Nature Reserve (SA025) (NW330006703322330502920.05511
Hazelmere Dam Private Nature Reserve (KZ2000000000025010.0202
Himeville Nature Reserve (KZ000000000010007.7131
Hlatikulu Nature Reserve (SA072) (KZ0671001005010010080010005079.22419
Hluhluwe Game Reserve (HUP) (SA060) (KZ90014001413102317011.111713
Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park 2831BD (SA060) (KZ0000170200110007.5403
Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park 2832AA (SA060) (KZ000000033500009.1333
Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park 2832AC (SA060) (KZ000005000000033.331
Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve (KZ00000000250001.7591
Kabeljous River Nature Reserve (EC0000075330000014.8274
Kamberg Nature Reserve (SA064) (KZ500000100000004.7432
Kamfers Dam (179) (SA032) (NC00000001700003.4291
Kap River Nature Reserve (EC00005000000004.9412
Kariega Park Private Game Reserve (EC002533000000006.7302
Karkloof Nature Reserve (SA074) (KZ0100000000000012.581
Kleinmond Coast and Mountain Nature Reserve (WC0000010000000011.191
Klipfontein Dam Nature Reserve (KZ00500000000005.6181
Korsman Bird Sanctuary (= Westdene Nature Reserve) (GP3072721011107186151914.219728
Kosi Bay System (SA053) (KZ00000001000000100.011
Kowie Nature Reserve (EC000005000000025.041
Kruger National Park 2231AC (SA002) (NP2020002220001467335024.37418
Kruger National Park 2231AD (SA002) (NP330502520500075020027.34412
Kruger National Park 2231CA (SA002) (NP170900000801103.41746
Kruger National Park 2231CC (SA002) (NP000000330000508.3242
Kruger National Park 2231CD (SA002) (NP00002500000005.3191
Kruger National Park 2331AA (SA002) (NP20170010003300050022.2276
Kruger National Park 2331AB (SA002) (NP78475002075455010079676058.310360
Kruger National Park 2331AC (SA002) (NP6040000050100100100100052.42111
Kruger National Park 2331AD (SA002) (NP000000001000007.1141
Kruger National Park 2331BA (SA002) (NP50010001000001001006710061.5138
Kruger National Park 2331CA (SA002) (NP0000000010000033.331
Kruger National Park 2331CB (SA002) (NP40402933255013251006305734.86623
Kruger National Park 2331CC (SA002) (NP00000011000001.9521
Kruger National Park 2331CD (SA002) (NP05000506767336700036.13613
Kruger National Park 2331DA (SA002) (NP010000000001000023.1133
Kruger National Park 2331DC (SA002) (NP207502925043386782787546.18941
Kruger National Park 2331DD (SA002) (NP000000050000010.0101
Kruger National Park 2431BA (SA002) (MP33002000029050605027.65816
Kruger National Park 2431BB (SA002) (MP000001000000006.3161
Kruger National Park 2431BC (SA002) (MP1000000501300004.2713
Kruger National Park 2431BD (SA002) (MP0000000801015135.3955
Kruger National Park 2431CD (SA002) (MP00000001000014015.4264
Kruger National Park 2431DB (SA002) (MP20000000000003.2311
Kruger National Park 2431DC (SA002) (MP0005003301723137811.39711
Kruger National Park 2431DD (SA002) (MP250000000002707.7524
Kruger National Park 2531AB (SA002) (MP000001333000003.5572
Kruger National Park 2531AD (SA002) (MP00000000011002.0501
Kruger National Park 2531BA (SA002) (MP00000000020002.4421
Kruger National Park 2531BB (SA002) (MP07511037170402063455538.38131
Kruger National Park 2531BC (SA002) (MP2500002500000337.3413
Kruger National Park 2531BD (SA002) (MP000033500670100103325.0328
Lake Eteza Nature Reserve (SA061) (KZ0000000001000050.021
Leeukop Conservancy (KZ00000001000000100.011
Leeuwkuil Nature Reserve (GP050000000000025.041
Letaba Ranch (NP0800025050755003326.24211
Limpopo National Park (Vhembe Nature Reserve) (SA001) (NP500000100100001000023.5174
Loskop Dam Nature Reserve (SA015) (MP67000250000003314.8274
Mabula Game Lodge (NP0000000000704.1743
Madikwe Game Reserve (NW00250000000004.5221
Madwala Conservancy (KZ1000000000000020.051
Magaliesberg & Witwatersberg 2527DC (SA025) (NW0010000000000020.051
Magaliesberg Nature Area (NW01000100033000013013.2385
Malandeni Sewage Works (KZ10067100100100010067100501002581.83327
Manyeleti Game Reserve (SA002) (NP0000000100020007.7262
Mapelane Forest Reserve (GSL) (SA057) (KZ336010033503300050100038.64417
Mapungubwe National Park (NP00000250000004.8211
Marievale Bird Sanctuary (SA021) (GP26283016914310202316917.136963
Marloth Park Conservancy (MP10000002500001005026.3195
Mdala Nature Reserve (MP057000000000025.0164
Mhlosinga Private Nature Reserve (sz000001000000007.7131
Middle Vaal River (SA038) (FS13000000005033389.7626
Midmar Nature Reserve (SA076) (KZ3017500200002517131317.87313
Mihobi Nature Reserve (KZ00000001000000100.011
Mkhombo Nature Reserve (MP100791001000110501001008010079.57358
Mkuzi Game Reserve (SA057) (KZ50303743294128313639504738.9552215
Morokapula Private Nature Reserve (NP000000000330020.051
Mosdene Private Nature Reserve (SA002) (NP1001001008010067100010010010010089.72926
Mpenjati Nature Reserve (KZ00000900001802.51193
Mpetsane Conservation Estate (Farm Spitskop) (FS3310010010010067333367500051.63116
Nahoon Nature Reserve (EC000000009201704.3693
Ndumo Game Reserve (SA052) (KZ68896861718276858875726475.6250189
Nooitgedacht Dam Nature Reserve (MP1000000000000025.041
Northern Farms Nature Reserve (Diepsloot NR) (SA025) (GP20200020025001005011.1637
Northern Treatment Works (KZ10011111375254314010015.511618
Ntsikeni Nature Reserve (EC050000000000025.041
Nyl River Bush Camp (NP100000001000000066.732
Nylsvley Nature Reserve (SA008) (NP89608073208355557571417767.7164111
Olifantsvlei Nature Reserve (GP00000700021502.91745
Orange River Mouth Wetlands (SA030) (NC00000001400003.6281
Paarl Bird Sanctuary (WC0025020000201.04965
Phinda Resource Reserve (204) (KZ5750000000000050.0147
Pilanesberg National Park 2527AA (SA023) (NW444867100575038578860785059.5200119
Platberg Wildflower Gardens (FS0600000000601.01932
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Bird Sanctuary (NP000330020000003.3602
Pongola Bush Nature Reserve (KZ0000010000000016.761
Pongola Nature Reserve (KZ006750100100501000100808667.73121
Pongolapoort Nature Reserve (SA055) (KZ001000010010010000100093.31514
Pretoria National Botanical Gardens (GP00000000200002.6391
Pumalanga Game Ranch (KZ000000005000033.331
Richards Bay Game Reserve (SA079) (KZ7510010000100100010003310076.91310
Rietvlei Nature Reserve (GP861106134005004.922611
Rietvlei Wetland Reserve (SA111) (WC000000000001008.3121
Rocherpan Nature Reserve (WC100000000010002.7742
Rolfes Pan Nature Reserve (GP1800000007111195.418510
Rondebult Bird Sanctuary (GP06000001108002.21383
Rondevlei Nature Reserve (SA116) (WC17000000000001.4701
Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve (GP2121243523503637173029627.523364
Roodewaal Forest Reserve (NP000000000330025.041
Rooipoort (4) (X) (NC5005000000000018.2112
Royal Natal National Park (SA064) (KZ000000000100001.6631
Rust de Winter Dam Nature Reserve (NP10067405060675710071886710071.25942
Rustenburg Nature Reserve (SA025) (Kgaswane Mountain Reserve) (NW00000500000002.0491
Rustfontein Nature Reserve (FS03310000000000025.082
Rynfield Nature Reserve (GP3325000001700006.4473
San Lameer Conservancy (KZ00000000200002.1471
Sandveld Nature Reserve (SA039) (FS577547262500057442025.020852
Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve (NP00100000000000100.011
Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve (FS00010010010000805075057.12816
Seekoerivier Nature Reserve (EC00008010000500752540.03012
Selati Game Reserve (NP0000000000700.91161
Seringveld Conservancy (GP0255000900001309.2656
Shongweni Resources Reserve (156) (KZ2988171611431812391514.655681
Sileza Nature Reserve (KZ1000000000000075.043
Sodwana Bay National Park (SA058) (KZ000000005000012.581
Sodwana State Forest (SA058) (KZ0010005000003350050.084
Soetdoring Nature Reserve (SA049) (FS30502781900014501715.914523
Spioenkop Nature Reserve (SA062) (KZ200000140000402.91043
Spitskop Dam (SA028) (NC1001000000050000066.764
Springs Bird Sanctuary (SA021) deproclaimed 1998 (GP00000000067007.1282
St Lucia Game Reserve (SA058) (KZ00000001000008045.5115
St Lucia Park (SA058) (KZ0000100100100009438030.24313
Stan Madden Bird Sanctuary (SA021) (GP0250501000500000023.5174
Steenkampsberg 2530AC (SA016) (MP000000000033025.041
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve (SA022) (GP059000301011073.928311
Swartkops Estuary MOSS (SA096) (EC200050033000330019.0214
T.C. Robertson Nature Reserve (KZ25141700060017003314.0578
Tala Game Reserve (KZ45252020014100202701717.110518
Tembe Elephant Park (KZ05001091202502017010.714015
Tharfield Private Nature Reserve (EC0000010000000050.021
The Swamp Nature Reserve (KZ000000000050016.761
Theespruit (224) (MP0000000000100033.331
Thomson Dam Nature Reserve (EC50000000000005.9171
Thulazihleka Pan (KZ10010067100100000100100100087.51614
Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve (FS05000000000001.9541
Umbabat Private Nature Reserve (SA002) (NP00000014000001.1951
Umbogavango Nature Reserve (KZ0002000200330005.71066
Umdoni Park (KZ000000000111101.31562
Umfolozi Game Reserve (SA060) (KZ00000250171055087.81038
Umgeni River Park (KZ121130001001814215292018.313124
Umhlanga Conservancy (KZ000000013002004.2713
Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve (KZ00000000003305.1392
Umhlatuze CCA (KZ00001000100100000050.063
Umlalazi Nature Reserve (SA063) (KZ1403301122230922303314.910115
Umtamvuna Marine Conservancy (KZ03300000000005.0201
Umvoti Estuary (166) (SA073) (KZ38431702123014130481823.119545
Vaal Dam Nature Reserve (GP100505050000005006734.52910
Vaalbos National Park (NC000000100000003.1321
Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve (NW928085100100919210092100698588.8125111
Valley of Seven Dams Conservancy (FS0330000000500011.8172
Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve (WC0050000000000.51841
Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve (220) (MP002210001000670602121.45612
Walker Bay Nature Reserve (WC000050000000014.371
Wanebaai (106) (NC1000000000000025.041
Weenen Nature Reserve(SA068) (KZ3000000000900.82602
West Coast National Park (SA105) (WC5005007500902.72206
Westford Bridge Private Nature Reserve (WC000500000000025.041
Wilderness National Park (SA114) (WC1390003300013004.8844
Willem Pretorius Game Reserve (SA044) (FS0029250000000010.3687
Wolhuterskop Nature Reserve (FS0000000000010050.021
Zandvlei Nature Reserve (WC00002000000001.5671
Zwartkops Valley Nature Reserve (SA096) (EC000335005005000036.4114