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Camdeboo National Park


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1998

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Blue Crane Anthropoides paradiseus VU resident - present A1
Ludwig's Bustard Neotis ludwigii EN resident 1998 present A3
Karoo Bustard Heterotetrax vigorsii LC resident 1998 present A3
Ground Woodpecker Geocolaptes olivaceus NT resident - present A1
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC winter - 500-3,000 individuals A1, A4ii
Namaqua Warbler Phragmacia substriata LC resident 1998 present A3
Layard's Warbler Sylvia layardi LC resident 1998 present A3
Pale-winged Starling Onychognathus nabouroup LC resident 1998 present A3
Karoo Chat Emarginata schlegelii LC resident 1998 present A3
Sickle-winged Chat Emarginata sinuata LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-headed Canary Serinus alario LC resident 1998 present A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 medium unfavourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - persecution/control happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather drought likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Climate change and severe weather temperature extremes likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Energy production and mining oil and gas drilling likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Energy production and mining renewable energy likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - named species happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - small dams happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - nutrient loads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Pollution air-borne pollutants - smog happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Pollution excess energy - noise pollution happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors flight paths happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Shrubland Shrubland - Montane 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Karoo Nature Reserve Nature Reserve 14,315 protected area contained by site 0
Camdeboo National Park National Park 18,686 protected area overlaps with site 14,672

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Camdeboo National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.