Augrabies Falls National Park

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA criteria met: A3 (1998)
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Area: 55,270 ha

BirdLife South Africa
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2014 unfavourable high high
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Site summary
The Augrabies Falls National Park is situated on the vast Bushmanland peneplain where it straddles the Orange River. The IBA falls within the Nama-Karoo Biome, with arid grasslands and open karroid thornveld present on the plains, and the rocky hills covered in a sparse vegetation type known as hardeveld.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Augrabies Falls National Park. Downloaded from on 10/12/2023.