Conservation

LIST OF IMPORTANT BIRD AREAS IN THE WESTERN CAPE

Posted on the 3rd May 2011

IBA’s - WESTERN CAPE

IBA’s are areas declared as being important for birds for specific reasons based on international criteria. This may mean that the area is important for a particular species, or there may be a large congregation of several species, or most importantly one or more Red Data species are present.

IBA Name Priority IBA Rating No.

Anysberg Nature Reserve  ZA087

Bird Island (Lamberts Bay) (*)  ZA079

Botrivier Vlei & Kleinmond Estuary  ZA097

Boulders Bay  ZA096

Cedarberg-Koue Bokkeveld complex ZA080

Dassen Island (*)  ZA088

De Hoop Nature Reserve (*) ZA098

Dyer Island Nature Reserve (*) ZA099

Eastern False Bay Mountains ZA086

False Bay Park (Strandfontein, etc) ZA095

Heuningnes River & Estuary system ZA100

Karoo National Park ZA081

Lower Berg River wetlands ZA083

Olifants River Estuary ZA078

Outeniqua Mountains ZA091

Overberg wheatbelt ZA094

Prince Edward Islands Special NR (*) ZA101

Rietvlei Wetland Reserve ZA090

Robben Island (*) ZA089

Southern Langeberg mountains ZA092

Swartberg mountains ZA085

Verlorenvlei ZA082

West Coast NP & Saldahna Bay islands ZA084

Wilderness-Sedgefield lakes complex ZA093

(*) Local site conservator/manager



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