Dyer Island Nature Reserve

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iii (1998)
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Area: 390 ha

BirdLife South Africa
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2014 near favourable high high
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Site summary
Dyer Island is one of two low-lying islands situated 4.7 km southeast of Danger Point; the nearest harbour is at Kleinbaai/Franskraal, just south of Gansbaai. This flat, low- lying island does not exceed 9 m above sea level.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dyer Island Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.