Dhlinza Forest Nature Reserve

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 202 ha

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Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 high near favourable medium
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Site summary
The site is located on fairly level ground on the outskirts of Eshowe. Dhlinza consists almost entirely of forest and is a regular breeding site of the globally threatened Spotted Ground Thrush Zoothera guttata and Eastern Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba delegorguei.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dhlinza Forest Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 17/08/2022.