Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 96,453 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 very high very unfavourable high
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Site summary
The Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park lies 20 km northwest of Mtubatuba, at the junction of the coastal plain and the foothills of the KwaZulu-Natal interior. The Park is known to support over 400 bird species, about 46% of the species found in the southern African sub-region. The bird diversity within the Park can be attributed to the variety of habitats in this area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.