False Bay Nature Reserve

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii (1998)
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Area: 1,800 ha

BirdLife South Africa
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2012 very unfavourable high medium
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Site summary
The False Bay Ecology Park is centred on the Strandfontein Sewage Works, but also includes Zeekoevlei and Rondevlei Nature Reserves. The system provides a range of semi-natural habitats, including deep and shallow open water, seasonal open ponds, canals with aquatic vegetation, reed, rush and sedge-beds, bare and vegetated shorelines and islands.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: False Bay Nature Reserve. Downloaded from on 09/12/2023.