Boland Mountains

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 170,500 ha

BirdLife South Africa
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2013 high not assessed high
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Site summary
The IBA encompasses a continuous chain of mountains consisting of several State Forests, Mountain Catchment Areas and Nature Reserves. The Eastern False Bay Mountains comprise typical fynbos and support restricted-range and biome-restricted assemblage bird species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Boland Mountains. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.