Katberg - Readsdale forest complex

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 20,000 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 very high very unfavourable low
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Site summary
The centre of this IBA lies in the Mpofu District approximately 80 km west of King William's Town. The forests hold a considerable number of Cape Parrot Poicephalus robustus robustus, Orange Ground-Thrush Zoothera gurneyi and Bush Blackcap Lioptilus nigricapillus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Katberg - Readsdale forest complex. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.