Haramoep and Black Mountain Mine

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 54,408 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 high unfavourable low
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Site summary
Situated 12 km northwest of Aggeneys, the farm Haramoep forms the central portion of the IBA. The area consists of extensive sandy and gravel plains holding perennial desert grassland and shrubs scattered between bare sand patches. The globally threatened Red Lark Certhilauda burra and the near-threatened Sclater's Lark Spizocorys sclateri occur here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haramoep and Black Mountain Mine. Downloaded from on 21/05/2022.