Country/territory: South Africa
IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i, A4iii (1998)
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Area: 34,130 ha
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De Hoop Nature Reserve is situated near the southern tip of the African continent and comprises a unique diversity of natural habitats and at least 260 bird species have been recorded at the reserve; 97 are waterbirds, primarily dependent on the Ramsar-designated De Hoop Vlei. The vlei on average supports over 8 000 birds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: De Hoop Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/7173 on 10/06/2023.