Kamfers Dam This is an IBA in Danger! 

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA criteria met: A4i (1998)
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Area: 1,170 ha

BirdLife South Africa
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2013 very unfavourable very high negligible
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Site summary
Kamfers Dam is located six km north of Kimberley and is a permanent wetland due to a continual increase in sewage effluent inflow. Kamfers Dam occasionally supports extremely large numbers of resident, migratory and nomadic birds. It regularly holds large numbers of Greater and Lesser flamingos.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Kamfers Dam. Downloaded from on 07/12/2023.