Amersfoort - Bethal - Carolina District

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4ii (1998)
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Area: 120,000 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 high very unfavourable negligible
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Site summary
The IBA consists mostly of highly fragmented grasslands of the area hold several streams and pans, as well as the Willem-Brummer Dam near Ermelo. This IBA holds a large proportion of the global population of Botha's Lark Spizocorys fringillaris.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Amersfoort - Bethal - Carolina District. Downloaded from on 01/10/2022.