Haramoep and Black Mountain Mine

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 116,070 ha

BirdLife South Africa
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2014 unfavourable high low
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Site summary
Situated 12 km northwest of Aggeneys, the farm Haramoep forms the central portion of the IBA. The area consists of extensive sandy and gravel plains holding perennial desert grassland and shrubs scattered between bare sand patches. The globally threatened Red Lark Certhilauda burra and the near-threatened Sclater's Lark Spizocorys sclateri occur here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Haramoep and Black Mountain Mine. Downloaded from on 11/12/2023.