Kamfers Dam This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A4i (1998)
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Area: 400 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high very unfavourable 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 Areas factsheet: Kamfers Dam. Downloaded from on 03/02/2023.