Entumeni Nature Reserve

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 510 ha

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IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2014 near favourable medium medium
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Site summary
Entumeni is located 8 km west of Eshowe. The forest holds a small breeding population of the globally threatened Spotted Ground Thrush Zoothera guttata. The forest also holds the following important species: Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba delegorguei, Chorister Robin-chat Cossypha dichroa, Brown Scrub Robin Erythropygia signata, Black-bellied Starling Lamprotornis corruscus and Grey Sunbird Nectarinia veroxii.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Entumeni Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.