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

Black-crowned Night-Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax

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

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Species occurance by site

Name of site Monthly reporting rate (RR %) Total
RR %
at site
Abe Bailey Nature Reserve (GP6940720101117101425385626.914539
Addo Elephant National Park 3325DA (EC1406713000090008.314512
Albert Falls Resource Reserve (KZ0700000000801.61262
Amakhala Game Reserve (EC000050000000010.0101
Anysberg Nature Reserve (SA108) (WC00000001000300.72702
Assegaaibosch Nature Reserve (WC0000005010000005.3382
Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary (GP170050002900002510.6475
Baakens Valley MOSS (EC00000000003303.7271
Barberspan Nature Reserve (SA026) (NW1710033033000030135025.04812
Beaulieu Bird Sanctuary (GP1030201300150172081412.712616
Benfontein (108) (SA033) (NC17000000000002.0501
Bierspruit Dam Conservation Area (NP13000000000001.7591
Bird Island (Algoa Bay) (SA095) (EC00000330000003.8261
Bird Island Reserve (Lamberts Bay) (SA100) (WC0000300000000.33481
Blesbokspruit (SA021) (GP50000000050033020.0153
Blouvlei / Intaka Island (WC10001001001001001001006750010076.51713
Bluff Nature Reserve (KZ0000000040000.33201
Blythedale Beach Conservancy (KZ393000863333100050253236.712847
Boero Dam Bird Sanctuary (GP001317001190170147.1987
Bontebok National Park (WC0000000090061.71803
Borakalalo National Park (NW330020138001322311113.612517
Botriviervlei and Kleinmond Estuary (SA118) (WC17000033250000010.4485
Botsalano Nature Reserve (SA024) (NW6760000000000014.0507
Botshabelo Nature Reserve (MP05000000000008.3121
Bronkhorstspruitdam Nature Reserve (GP312038202567093850305027.710128
Buffelsdrift Conservancy (GP1851600000001507.11279
Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve (CPNP) (WC000109020000005.6543
Cape Recife Nature Reserve (EC6760330382250403320201433.86823
Cape Vidal State Forest (GSL) (SA058) (KZ00140001000000010.5192
Chelmsford Nature Reserve (SA059) (KZ02500000000003.4291
Cleveland Game Park (NP250330000000008.3242
Combretum Private Nature Reserve (NP000000000050011.191
Con Joubert Bird Park (GP504000001325020100017.0539
Cotswold Downs Estate (KZ00000000002003.6281
Craigie Burn Nature Reserve (KZ0000010000000050.021
Darvill Bird Sanctuary (KZ60000001480693.61656
Dassen Island Reserve (SA109) (WC40601005657501001006040335057.17744
De Hoop Nature Reserve (SA119) (WC50214499259233824382826.922360
De Mond Nature Reserve (SA121) (WC17204400000313392725.07218
Dick Dent Bird Sanctuary (WC82918585777869715486736776.5153117
DNyala Nature Reserve (SA007) (NP000250170000002.9702
Dome Bergland Conservancy (NW000000005000050.021
Doornkloof Nature Reserve (NC100000000000009.1111
Dukuduku State Forest (GSL) (SA058) (KZ000000017000010.0101
Durban Botanic Gardens (KZ000000140000504.5442
Edith Stephens Wetland Park (WC001005033057100100100100064.02516
Elandsbaai Nature Reserve (WC2503311001005050400030.33310
Enkeldoornspoort Nature Reserve (NP0001000000000020.051
False Bay Park (proposed) (SA116) (WC0100000001000100010057.174
Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary (GP04050050067672520675037.84517
Franklin Vlei (SA081) (KZ005000000002009.5212
Free State National Botanical Gardens (FS000000250500004.7432
Gamkapoort Nature Reserve (WC00145330044002.62346
Gamtoos River Mouth Nature Reserve (EC02000000000002.2461
Gariep Dam Nature Reserve (SA051) (FS00000033000006.3161
Glen Austin Pan Bird Sanctuary (GP00013000000061.61272
Goukamma Nature & Marine Reserve (SA114) (WC00000000001301.02032
Grassland Biosphere Reserve 2730CB (SA020) (KZ003300000000025.041
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2732CB (SA058) (KZ00000033000005.6181
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2832AB (SA058) (KZ00000000000173.3301
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 2832AD (SA058) (KZ00000000033001.1881
Grootvaly Wetland Reserve (SA021) (GP5000000005000018.8163
Hamerkop Bird Sanctuary (GP00000013000001.2811
Harold Porter National Botanical Gardens (WC13000000000003.4291
Hartebeespoort Dam Nature Reserve (SA025) (NW00000140000001.8551
Hazelmere Dam Private Nature Reserve (KZ2000000000075020.0204
Hluhluwe Game Reserve (HUP) (SA060) (KZ0000000058802.61173
Kabeljous River Nature Reserve (EC0000050330000011.1273
Kamfers Dam (179) (SA032) (NC13000001417000010.3293
Kap River Nature Reserve (EC00140000000002.4411
Karoo National Park (SA102) (WC0000000050000.61601
Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve (KZ3004000000000.54042
Keurbooms River Nature Reserve (WC02000008000001.71172
Knysna National Park (WC500000000000012.581
Koeberg Nature Reserve (294) (WC00002500000003.6281
Korsman Bird Sanctuary (= Westdene Nature Reserve) (GP3543271461615362439543828.419756
Kruger National Park 2231AC (SA002) (NP102000000251401706.8745
Kruger National Park 2231AD (SA002) (NP00000000000332.3441
Kruger National Park 2231CA (SA002) (NP0000300000601.11742
Kruger National Park 2231CD (SA002) (NP00000000001705.3191
Kruger National Park 2331AA (SA002) (NP20000000000007.4272
Kruger National Park 2331AB (SA002) (NP0000025000017205.81036
Kruger National Park 2331AD (SA002) (NP03300000000007.1141
Kruger National Park 2331CD (SA002) (NP000000000010002.8361
Kruger National Park 2331DC (SA002) (NP025000000092204.5894
Kruger National Park 2431BA (SA002) (MP000100001400003.4582
Kruger National Park 2431BD (SA002) (MP00000008001503.2953
Kruger National Park 2431DC (SA002) (MP1317000000013003.1973
Kruger National Park 2431DD (SA002) (MP00000000001803.8522
Kruger National Park 2531AB (SA002) (MP170250000000003.5572
Kruger National Park 2531BB (SA002) (MP00220000001318188.6817
Kruger National Park 2531BD (SA002) (MP000000000040012.5324
Leeuwfontein Collaborative Nature Reserve (GP00000000000251.9521
Leeuwkuil Nature Reserve (GP000000050000025.041
Lichtenburg Game Birding Camp (NW000000000001009.1111
Lissataba Nature Reserve (NP500000000001005013.3304
Londolozi Private Nature Reserve (MP0000340000002.0992
Lone Hill Nature Reserve (GP0200000001402004.2713
Loskop Dam Nature Reserve (SA015) (MP00050000000003.7271
Lower Berg River - Kersefontein Farm (SA104) (WC000000500000050.021
Lower Berg River Wetlands (SA104) (WC3329670002533202050026.74512
Lowveld National Botanical Gardens (MP00000000130002.0491
Macasser Waste Water Treatment Works (WC00000000050004.0251
Magaliesberg Nature Area (NW000003333000005.3382
Malandeni Sewage Works (KZ100100100501000100100751001007590.93330
Manyeleti Game Reserve (SA002) (NP67000000000007.7262
Mapungubwe National Park (NP200000251000000014.3213
Maria Moroka National Park (FS5000000000000.51951
Marievale Bird Sanctuary (SA021) (GP38383016301412102030324526.836999
Melrose Bird Sanctuary (GP19104442613172332213718.230756
Middle Vaal River (SA038) (FS25020013000003308.1625
Midmar Nature Reserve (SA076) (KZ00000020000001.4731
Mkhombo Nature Reserve (MP2050430011000100674539.77329
Mkuzi Game Reserve (SA057) (KZ00160070203022.455213
Montagu Eeufees Nature Reserve (WC00000000000508.3121
Mosdene Private Nature Reserve (SA002) (NP1001000300050000505031.0299
Mountain Zebra National Park (EC00000002000000.51821
Ndumo Game Reserve (SA052) (KZ911326126128916242714.025035
Norscot Koppies Nature Reserve (GP0000090000001.1871
Northern Farms Nature Reserve (Diepsloot NR) (SA025) (GP007020000040009.5636
Northern Treatment Works (KZ1418173313380140001714.711617
Nylsvley Nature Reserve (SA008) (NP9550802720171896329123643.316471
Olifants River Estuary (SA099) (WC00000000010000100.011
Olifantsvlei Nature Reserve (GP333800140062043585224.717443
Orange River Mouth Wetlands (SA030) (NC8063000010043000057.12816
Outspan Bird Sanctuary (GP67810007070003.71626
Paardenberg Nature Reserve (WC00330000000002.4421
Paarl Bird Sanctuary (WC61616575707052767681627768.8496341
Paradise Valley Nature Reserve (KZ033001300000003.4592
Phaladingwe Nature Trail (GP0000000000100025.041
Phinda Resource Reserve (204) (KZ1417000000000014.3142
Pilanesberg National Park 2527AA (SA023) (NW114600000004203.02006
Platberg Wildflower Gardens (FS0600000000000.51931
Pledge Nature Reserve (WC000000050000010.0101
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Bird Sanctuary (NP1005075332050100408671403358.36035
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Nature Reserve (SA006) (NP1350040250011170262518.29918
Polokwane (Pietersburg) Sewage Works (NP010050050001000050035.0207
Pongola Nature Reserve (KZ000001000000003.2311
Pongolapoort Nature Reserve (SA055) (KZ00000003300006.7151
President Ridge Bird Sanctuary (GP00000500000005.0201
Prozesky Bird Sanctuary (NW50000010000067100038.5135
Pumula Park (Blaauwpan) Nature Reserve (GP1425000014000004.8623
Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary (WC0505075331004000500040.02510
Rietvlei Nature Reserve (GP800250080180865.822613
Rietvlei Wetland Reserve (SA111) (WC3300100000003310010050.0126
Robben Island (147) (SA110) (WC6710043050001001001001007571.43525
Robben Island National Historical Monument (SA110) (WC0000000100000050.042
Robertson & George (38) (NP01000000000000100.011
Rocherpan Nature Reserve (WC4000000001330504318.97414
Rolfes Pan Nature Reserve (GP9014800007112255.418510
Rondebult Bird Sanctuary (GP3344260332550224367674237.713852
Rondevlei Nature Reserve (SA116) (WC6733290143829676757755037.17026
Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve (GP141666141120007068.623320
Rust de Winter Dam Nature Reserve (NP000040014142913675016.95910
Rynfield Nature Reserve (GP02500000000002.1471
Sabie Sand Game Reserve (SA002) (NP000000000250020.051
Sandveld Nature Reserve (SA039) (FS142560000050002.92086
Sasolburg Nature Reserve (FS000000005000050.021
Seekoeivlei Nature Reserve (FS5000801000002050508357.12816
Settlers Park Nature Reserve (EC0000000066501.42213
Shongweni Resources Reserve (156) (KZ0300000020761.35567
Soetdoring Nature Reserve (SA049) (FS15170000010008175.51458
Spitskop Dam (SA028) (NC10010000001001000000100.066
Springs Bird Sanctuary (SA021) deproclaimed 1998 (GP33010000000067675035.72810
St Lucia Game Reserve (SA058) (KZ00000000000209.1111
St Lucia Park (SA058) (KZ000000010000002.3431
Strandfontein Sewage Works (SA116) (WC836438673325755010075758663.27648
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve (SA022) (GP01000000000000.72832
Swartkops Estuary MOSS (SA096) (EC600100000000330023.8215
Tala Game Reserve (KZ001010000000001.91052
Tembe Elephant Park (KZ00010045000002.11403
Thomson Dam Nature Reserve (EC000000000067011.8172
Thulazihleka Pan (KZ006700000000012.5162
Tswaing Crater Museum (GP0000000000405011.5263
Tygerberg Nature Reserve (WC00002500000002.6772
Tzaneen Dam Nature Reserve (NP000033000000033.331
Umbabat Private Nature Reserve (SA002) (NP00000043000003.2953
Umbilo-Umhlatuzana River Park (KZ141400917500500009.2767
Umbogavango Nature Reserve (KZ6030001122036336001720.810622
Umfolozi Game Reserve (SA060) (KZ00000000002501.01031
Umhlanga Conservancy (KZ00020000130202008.5716
Umhlatuze CCA (KZ0000000000010016.761
Umlalazi Nature Reserve (SA063) (KZ14000000000001.01011
Umvoti Estuary (166) (SA073) (KZ70800800005144.11958
University Port Elizabeth Private Nature Reserve (EC0000000001000030.8134
Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve (NW81083301802580809.612512
Valley of Seven Dams Conservancy (FS01000000000500023.5174
Vrolijkheid Nature Reserve (WC590092110000054.31848
Wakkerstroom Wetland Reserve (220) (MP1002033203300200002923.25613
Waters Meeting Nature Reserve (EC000000250000011.191
West Coast National Park (SA105) (WC00111422137500505.922013
Wilderness National Park (SA114) (WC1391402500091302511.98410
Willem Pretorius Game Reserve (SA044) (FS001200000000675.9684
Zandvlei Nature Reserve (WC3320716780603306025297546.36731