Country/territory: South Africa
IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 1,500 ha
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The IBA, which lies within the South African mistbelt, includes the village of Kaapse Hoop. This small site once held the largest Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea breeding population in Mpumalanga. The swallows were concentrated in the remaining 461 ha of grassland lying south of Kaapse Hoop village.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kaapsehoop. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/03/2023.