BIRP species distribution SABAP2 species distribution
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SABAP1 distribution
Current SABAP2 distribution, overlayed on
SABAP1 distribution

African Spoonbill


Platalea 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 (GP92806070607875908683867878.6145114
Addo Elephant National Park 3325DA (EC050131408132701397.614511
Albasini Water Conservancy (NP0000010000100000100.022
Albert Falls Resource Reserve (KZ2329013044404073381320.612626
Amatikulu Nature Reserve (KZ0000014002900115.8694
Amberglen Private Nature Reserve (KZ010013501322014033012.19111
Amersfoort-Bethal-Carolina Dist. 2629BA (SA018) (MP00000001000000100.011
Andover Game Reserve (NP000000400000022.292
Andries Vosloo Kudu Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC6010067430050002907532.05016
Anysberg Nature Reserve (SA108) (WC29171516501140172751415.227041
Atherstone Nature Reserve (NP000000670000025.082
Attakwaskloof Conservancy (WC050000000000033.331
Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary (GP00000014000002.1471
Balele Mountain Reserve (KZ670000000000207.7786
Barberspan Nature Reserve (SA026) (NW50100838667001000801005077.14837
Baviaanskloof Complex 3324CA (SA093) (EC00000003300100014.3142
Baviaanskloof Complex 3324CB (SA093) (EC000100000000004.2241
Bayhead Natural Heritage Site (209) (KZ2133413800230243194021.618540
Beachwood Mangroves Nature Reserve (KZ05000000000100030.0103
Beaulieu Bird Sanctuary (GP0000298231400005.61267
Ben Alberts Private Nature Reserve* (NP000050000000010.0101
Benfontein (108) (SA033) (NC000170000033004.0502
Bierspruit Dam Conservation Area (NP6350206050601001001007104061.05936
Bisley Valley Nat. Reserve (KZ00000250000001.6641
Blesbokspruit (SA021) (GP5000000330010033026.7154
Blouvlei / Intaka Island (WC500100100500100033500041.2177
Bluff Nature Reserve (KZ0091225203950332318720.932067
Blythedale Beach Conservancy (KZ1300254350445005040523.412830
Bonamanzi Game Park (240) (KZ00506025017813910010.89310
Bontebok National Park (WC000106142518170067.818014
Borakalalo National Park (NW53601320253160796367816755.212569
Boston Conservancy (KZ0005000100006720029.4175
Bot River Nature Reserve (WC1001001001005010010010010010010010094.11716
Botriviervlei and Kleinmond Estuary (SA118) (WC33500100067836750100203354.24826
Botsalano Nature Reserve (SA024) (NW504000333305003301426.05013
Botshabelo Nature Reserve (MP00000000330008.3121
Bronkhorstspruitdam Nature Reserve (GP23402560133333553863805042.610143
Buffelsdrift Conservancy (GP0000082520671715338.712711
Buffelspruit Nature Reserve (EC000000000750075.043
Burman Bush Nature Reserve (KZ0000000200000.33091
Cape Vidal State Forest (GSL) (SA058) (KZ000001001000000010.5192
Cedarberg Wilderness Area 3219AC (SA101) (WC0000000060000.61641
Chelmsford Nature Reserve (SA059) (KZ29000000050006331.0299
Chrissie Pans 2630AC (SA019) (MP005000000000050.021
Cleveland Game Park (NP755067010010010001001000075.02418
Coleford Nature Reserve (SA080) (KZ145003307550000100821.34710
Commando Drift Nature Reserve (EC001305010000143333015.9447
Con Joubert Bird Park (GP020405080675025202010010041.55322
Craigie Burn Nature Reserve (KZ0000010000000050.021
Cwebe Wildlife Reserve (SA089) (EC00000029000006.5312
Darvill Bird Sanctuary (KZ110723238171431140012.116520
Dassieshoek Nature Reserve (WC00000000500005.6181
De Hoop Nature Reserve (SA119) (WC60505645323314626345485045.7223102
De Mond Nature Reserve (SA121) (WC0000000501533009.7727
Dhlinza Forest Nature Reserve (SA067) (KZ00002000000002.0511
Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary (WC602323314431781418817.015326
Ditholo Nature Reserve (GP0673300100505010000037.5249
DNyala Nature Reserve (SA007) (NP60000067504344014027.17019
Dome Bergland Conservancy (NW00000000100000100.022
Doorndraai Dam Nature Reserve (SA007) (NP0003303301000025014.8274
Doornkloof Nature Reserve (NC100000000000009.1111
Doornkloof Nature Reserve (WC000500033050005021.1194
Double Drift Game Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC000000033000010.0101
Dukuduku State Forest (GSL) (SA058) (KZ0000000010000010.0101
Dundee Agricultural Research Station Conservancy (KZ0000000033100010020.0153
Durban Botanic Gardens (KZ671008308010071100406767070.54431
Edith Stephens Wetland Park (WC000100330000500016.0254
Elandsbaai Nature Reserve (WC3803356005010050200042.43314
Empisini Nature Reserve (KZ00000100000001.1921
Enkeldoornspoort Nature Reserve (NP000100005010010000080.054
Enseleni Nature Reserve (KZ00050000000005.0201
Erfenis Dam Nature Reserve (FS00001000000000100.011
Faan Meintjies Nature Reserve (NW00000500000100018.2112
False Bay Park (GSL) (SA058) (KZ1000062900144050433319.76112
False Bay Park (proposed) (SA116) (WC00000100100000010042.973
Franklin Vlei (SA081) (KZ000000000332009.5212
Gamkapoort Nature Reserve (WC000030010080233.02347
Gamtoos River Mouth Nature Reserve (EC43006710050833302033039.14618
Garden Castle Nature Reserve (NDP) (SA064) (KZ000001000000006.3161
Gariep Dam Nature Reserve (SA051) (FS05000003350000018.8163
Ghio Wetland Local Reserve (EC1001000750100500033503350.02613
Glen Austin Pan Bird Sanctuary (GP38271303321901715301318.112723
Golden Gate Highlands National Park (SA047) (FS00000006700003.5572
Goukamma Nature & Marine Reserve (SA114) (WC000000015011002.02034
Grassland Biosphere Reserve 2730CB (SA020) (KZ00330100000000050.042
Great Fish River Nature Reserve (EC0000000100000020.051
Great Fish River Wetland Reserve (EC0010001001001000000036.4114
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2732CA (SA058) (KZ000000001800010.5192
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2732CB (SA058) (KZ000100001001008810050083.31815
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2832AB (SA058) (KZ1000050203350060500030.0309
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2832AD (SA058) (KZ020060036021330015.98814
Grootwitvlei & Rondevlei (WC001001000000000028.672
Hamerkop Bird Sanctuary (GP00000000130001.2811
Hans Merensky Nature Reserve (NP60200050336002043010031.05818
Harold Johnson Nature Reserve (KZ331001001700000010015.2335
Hartebeespoort Dam Nature Reserve (SA025) (NW3325000140333325502921.85512
Hazelmere Dam Private Nature Reserve (KZ000033000100025015.0203
Himeville Nature Reserve (KZ10000000000002015.4132
Hlatikulu Nature Reserve (SA072) (KZ010010010050251004005005058.32414
Hluhluwe Game Reserve (HUP) (SA060) (KZ00070000023804.31175
Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park 2831BD (SA060) (KZ000000001102505.0402
Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park 2832AA (SA060) (KZ000000002520006.1332
Ilanda Wilds Nature Reserve (KZ000000002500295.1593
Kabeljous River Nature Reserve (EC0000050675050020029.6278
Kamberg Nature Reserve (SA064) (KZ50000000000002.3431
Kamfers Dam (179) (SA032) (NC25000000000006.9292
Kap River Nature Reserve (EC00000505001405009.8414
Kariega Park Private Game Reserve (EC00000002900006.7302
Karoo Nature Reserve (SA090) (EC1000330500001400015.4264
Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve (KZ03073011890004.040416
Keurbooms River Nature Reserve (WC0001410310000006.01177
Klaserie Private Nature Reserve (SA002) (NP000000001000002.0491
Kleinmond Coast and Mountain Nature Reserve (WC010000010000000022.292
Kleinriver Nature Reserve (WC00000000010000100.011
Klipfontein Bird Sanctuary (KZ0000500005000010.0202
Knysna National Park (WC5001000000001000037.583
Koeberg Nature Reserve (294) (WC00002500000003.6281
Kogelberg Nature Reserve (SA107) (WC000000000010004.8211
Koppies Dam Nature Reserve (FS0001001000007500088.998
Korsman Bird Sanctuary (= Westdene Nature Reserve) (GP2550649388100100939483855276.6197151
Kowie Nature Reserve (EC1000000000000025.041
Kronsberg Nature Reserve (9) (KZ00000000100000100.011
Kruger National Park 2231AC (SA002) (NP100000000000172.7742
Kruger National Park 2231AD (SA002) (NP020000000000334.5442
Kruger National Park 2231CA (SA002) (NP00917300000001.71743
Kruger National Park 2231CD (SA002) (NP50000000000005.3191
Kruger National Park 2331AA (SA002) (NP000010000000003.7271
Kruger National Park 2331AB (SA002) (NP22700050902071505330.110331
Kruger National Park 2331AC (SA002) (NP40000005010000100028.6216
Kruger National Park 2331BA (SA002) (NP50000100000000015.4132
Kruger National Park 2331CA (SA002) (NP0000100000000033.331
Kruger National Park 2331CB (SA002) (NP001400000063332913.6669
Kruger National Park 2331CC (SA002) (NP000025011000003.8522
Kruger National Park 2331CD (SA002) (NP0033000000250508.3363
Kruger National Park 2331DA (SA002) (NP010000000001000023.1133
Kruger National Park 2331DC (SA002) (NP72513142550006718442520.28918
Kruger National Park 2331DD (SA002) (NP000500000000010.0101
Kruger National Park 2431AD (SA002) (MP00000100000001.1931
Kruger National Park 2431BA (SA002) (MP170010000290040012.1587
Kruger National Park 2431BB (SA002) (MP000001000000006.3161
Kruger National Park 2431BC (SA002) (MP00000000200001.4711
Kruger National Park 2431BD (SA002) (MP01700000800002.1952
Kruger National Park 2431DB (SA002) (MP000000100100002009.7313
Kruger National Park 2431DC (SA002) (MP0000000080001.0971
Kruger National Park 2431DD (SA002) (MP000002900001807.7524
Kruger National Park 2531AB (SA002) (MP00001700000001.8571
Kruger National Park 2531BA (SA002) (MP00000500000004.8422
Kruger National Park 2531BB (SA002) (MP00220111700050362719.88116
Kruger National Park 2531BD (SA002) (MP500000250000006.3322
Kwandwe Private Game Reserve (EC100033100100336710010010010010073.12619
Lake Sibaya Fresh Water Reserve (SA054) (KZ00000001001000010083.365
Leeukop Conservancy (KZ00000001000000100.011
Leeuwfontein Collaborative Nature Reserve (GP01700000000001.9521
Leopard Kloof Private Nature Reserve (SA025) (NW0000000000081.5681
Letaba Ranch (NP0170001300750505023.84210
Lichtenburg Game Birding Camp (NW00100100000080010010072.7118
Limietberg Nature Reserve (WC00000020000001.3801
Limpopo National Park (Vhembe Nature Reserve) (SA001) (NP000000000100005.9171
Lissataba Nature Reserve (NP000002502540050016.7305
Loerie Dam Nature Reserve (EC00000100675000100041.2177
Loskop Dam Nature Reserve (SA015) (MP000000330000337.4272
Lower Berg River - Kersefontein Farm (SA104) (WC000000500000050.021
Lower Berg River Wetlands (SA104) (WC6743670675075100806075064.44529
Lydenburg Production Unit (MP0000033250000025.082
Mabalingwe Private Nature Reserve (NP0000000001000019.0214
Mabula Game Lodge (NP33000000000202.7742
Macasser Waste Water Treatment Works (WC0001001006700000024.0256
Madikwe Game Reserve (NW00253300001400013.6223
Makalali Private Nature Reserve (NP000000002500012.581
Malandeni Sewage Works (KZ6733505010003333001005045.53315
Mankwe Wildlife Reserve (NW00000100000000100.011
Manyeleti Game Reserve (SA002) (NP00000025033005011.5263
Mapelane Forest Reserve (GSL) (SA057) (KZ332002000000100100022.74410
Mapungubwe National Park (NP40000025100100000023.8215
Maria Moroka National Park (FS745850645010050484780708865.1195127
Marievale Bird Sanctuary (SA021) (GP64726776878664514780876769.1369255
Melrose Bird Sanctuary (GP8500000000001.03073
Mhoge (121) * (EC000000025170004.8422
Middle Vaal River (SA038) (FS88334025253333502550333840.36225
Midmar Nature Reserve (SA076) (KZ30000402500017131312.3739
Mkhombo Nature Reserve (MP9086866704405010010010010084.97362
Mkuzi Game Reserve (SA057) (KZ13503743605249644944331942.8552236
Monks Cowl State Forest (NDP) (SA064) (KZ01300000000004.0251
Montagu Mountain Nature Reserve (WC00000000011008.3121
Morokapula Private Nature Reserve (NP00000100000330060.053
Mosdene Private Nature Reserve (SA002) (NP0505050100675001001001005062.12918
Mount Currie Nature Reserve (SA084) (KZ0000000010003310020.0153
Mountain Zebra National Park (EC001702541820172001212.118222
Mpenjati Nature Reserve (KZ0000090000000.81191
Mpetsane Conservation Estate (Farm Spitskop) (FS67501001001003310067675003361.33119
Ndabushe Wildlife Sanctuary (GP00000100000330018.2112
Ndumo Game Reserve (SA052) (KZ18442133475965627944594550.0250125
North Park Nature Reserve (KZ0000001302705005.01196
Northern Farms Nature Reserve (Diepsloot NR) (SA025) (GP00067200250010007.9635
Northern Treatment Works (KZ33364456887575432929303344.811652
Nyl River Bush Camp (NP100000001000000066.732
Nylsvley Nature Reserve (SA008) (NP510301840674564384361425.616442
Olifants River Estuary (SA099) (WC00000000010000100.011
Olifantsvlei Nature Reserve (GP25131331714750315036425239.717469
Orange River Mouth Wetlands (SA030) (NC80100010010001001001000010096.42827
Outspan Bird Sanctuary (GP00020111970146006.216210
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AA (SA115) (WC2500000600000044.494
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AB (SA115) (WC5000000200000031.6196
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AC (SA115) (WC7500000400000050.0105
Overberg Wheatbelt 3420AD (SA115) (WC00000040100000030.0103
Paardenberg Nature Reserve (WC0000200002520009.5424
Paarl Bird Sanctuary (WC48142943567067767370696155.6496276
Palmiet Nature Reserve (KZ0000000504000.92302
Paradise Valley Nature Reserve (KZ00001300000001.7591
Phinda Resource Reserve (204) (KZ01700000000007.1141
Pilanesberg National Park 2527AA (SA023) (NW33305080574462618877743057.5200115
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Bird Sanctuary (NP000020000140003.3602
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Nature Reserve (SA006) (NP13002025202522254051716.29916
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Sewage Works (NP0000000000010010.0202
Pongola Nature Reserve (KZ00170100050050100601432.33110
Pongolapoort Nature Reserve (SA055) (KZ00000100100670043053.3158
Prozesky Bird Sanctuary (NW0005010001000000023.1133
Pumula Park (Blaauwpan) Nature Reserve (GP000000140000143.2622
Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary (WC00003304002550100024.0256
Renosterkop Private Nature Reserve (120) (WC0000000000100033.331
Richards Bay Game Reserve (SA079) (KZ50010000100100000010046.2136
Rietvlei Nature Reserve (GP406190253113121931013.722631
Rietvlei Wetland Reserve (SA111) (WC1000010000100006710010083.31210
Riviersonderend Nature Reserve (WC100000020000003.31204
Rocherpan Nature Reserve (WC800000017183840508636.57427
Rolfes Pan Nature Reserve (GP147141520352161328223219.518536
Rolfontein Nature Reserve (SA037) (NC00001000000050016.7122
Rondebult Bird Sanctuary (GP1361101113611141717810.113814
Rondevlei Nature Reserve (SA116) (WC831001007010010010010067100100090.07063
Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve (GP7066017442100009.023321
Roodewaal Forest Reserve (NP000000000330025.041
Rooipoort (4) (X) (NC1000000000000018.2112
Rooisand Nature Reserve (WC000000000050050.021
Rust de Winter Dam Nature Reserve (NP0330040338657432505033.95920
Rustfontein Nature Reserve (FS03310050001000000050.084
Rynfield Nature Reserve (GP000005020000006.4473
Sam Knott. Nature Reserve (part of GFRNR) (EC0020020002021250016.3498
San Lameer Conservancy (KZ02500000000002.1471
Sanbona Wildlife Reserve (WC000010006710001000062.585
Sandveld Nature Reserve (SA039) (FS362533173335221893613724.520851
Schuinsdraai Nature Reserve (NP00100000000000100.011
Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve (FS00080100100002050751746.42813
Seekoerivier Nature Reserve (EC40100010010067010050100507573.33022
Seringveld Conservancy (GP0000936000400010.8657
Shongweni Resources Reserve (156) (KZ123582843221933199618.0556100
Silwerfontein (275) (WC000000330000025.041
Sodwana State Forest (SA058) (KZ001000000006750050.084
Soetdoring Nature Reserve (SA049) (FS60754038815044204348756754.514579
Sondela Private Nature Reserve (NP000000250000025.041
Spioenkop Nature Reserve (SA062) (KZ2000120000000294.81045
Spitskop Dam (SA028) (NC10010000001001000000100.066
Springs Bird Sanctuary (SA021) deproclaimed 1998 (GP002500020006733017.9285
St Lucia Park (SA058) (KZ1300100005000902011.6435
Steenkampsberg 2529DD (SA016) (MP00000000001000100.011
Sterkfontein Dam Nature Reserve (SA046) (FS00000000001408.3121
Strandfontein Sewage Works (SA116) (WC6727380332525000132922.47617
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve (SA022) (GP0540009406803.22839
Swartkops Estuary MOSS (SA096) (EC60005050670006750047.62110
Syferfontein Rehabilitation Area (South) (MP000000050000033.331
T.C. Robertson Nature Reserve (KZ01417000017170503310.5576
Tala Game Reserve (KZ45635030574330706064205047.610550
Tharfield Private Nature Reserve (EC0000010000000050.021
Theespruit (224) (MP0000000000100033.331
Thomas Baines Nature Reserve (EC0000050010000008.3242
Thomson Dam Nature Reserve (EC5000670000000017.6173
Thulazihleka Pan (KZ100100671001001000010080100087.51614
Tienie Versveld National Botanical Gardens (WC00000000330006.7151
Towerkop Nature Reserve (WC0000006033001.03083
Tswaing Crater Museum (GP0000000010002007.7262
Turfloop Nature Reserve (NP000000671001000100066.796
Tussen-die-Riviere Nature Reserve (FS290100010006710070295031.55417
Uilkraalsmond Nature Reserve (WC00000000100000100.011
Umbilo-Umhlatuzana River Park (KZ00254018425040000022.47617
Umbogavango Nature Reserve (KZ605025204456675583601005756.610660
Umfolozi Game Reserve (SA060) (KZ000002500552503.91034
Umgeni River Park (KZ65785010050018291460428046.613161
Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve (55) (KZ00000000010000.61741
Umhlanga Conservancy (KZ000200001300002.8712
Umhlatuze CCA (KZ0000100000000016.761
Umlalazi Nature Reserve (SA063) (KZ00004411800220338.91019
Umsuluzi Riverside Lodge and Game Park (KZ00000000050100042.973
Umvoti Estuary (166) (SA073) (KZ2819501529151829274519523.119545
Umvoti Vlei Nature Reserve (SA069) (KZ000100000001000066.732
Vaal Dam Nature Reserve (GP5010017100100675050500503348.32914
Vaalbos National Park (NC000000100000003.1321
Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve (NW2520316756100838858100543155.212569
Verlorenvlei (SA103) (WC10000000100010000075.043
Voelvlei Nature Reserve (WC000000330000014.3142
Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve (WC2645350181410101038111620.118437
Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve (220) (MP020566067010060670805055.45631
Walker Bay Nature Reserve (WC000050000000014.371
Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens (GP00017000000000.71501
Wanebaai (106) (X) (NC330000000000025.041
Weenen Nature Reserve(SA068) (KZ100050000000113.826010
West Coast Fossil Park (WC000000000100005.9171
West Coast National Park (SA105) (WC37536455676379483867455054.1220119
Westford Bridge Private Nature Reserve (WC000500000000025.041
Wilderness National Park (SA114) (WC63187107533203391301731.08426
Willem Pretorius Game Reserve (SA044) (FS10056655000573360100403360.36841
Woody Cape Nature Reserve (SA094) (Now part of Addo Elephant National Park 3326CB) (EC00000003300002.6381
Zandvlei Nature Reserve (WC500290208017174050577538.86726
Zuurberg National Park (now part of Addo Elephant National Park 3325BC) (EC000006000000021.4143
Zwartkops Valley Nature Reserve (SA096) (EC00010010010010005000081.8119