Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii (1998)
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Area: 30,000 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high favourable medium
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Site summary
Blouberg is an isolated inselberg that lies to the west of the Soutpansberg range, some 80 km west of Louis Trichardt. The cliffs at Blouberg regularly hold between 600 and 920 pairs of Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Blouberg. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.