Graskop Grasslands

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1 (1998)
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Area: 10,000 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 very high not assessed low
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Site summary
This site lies within South Africa's mistbelt region and consists of two patches of fragmented, gently undulating sour grassland. The site supports one or two pairs of breeding Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea, Denham's Bustard Neotis denhami and Southern Ground-Hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Graskop Grasslands. Downloaded from on 26/09/2022.