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Site description (2001 baseline)
The proposed Nature Reserve of Cape Mount lies on the coast of Liberia, to the north-east of Monrovia at the end of a spit of land which separates the lake from the Atlantic. The town of Robertsport lies at the tip of this spit. The site includes part of the lagoon, mangroves, rocky and sandy shorelines together with a small area of lowland forest. The site lies within Liberia’s maximum rainfall zone and receives up to 6,000 mm annually.
See Box and Table 3 for key species. In addition, the Near Threatened and restricted-range Lamprotornis cupreocauda has been recorded (see Table 2). The site holds a number of species restricted to the Guinea–Congo Forests biome that are typical of coastal habitats, un- or under-represented elsewhere.
Non-bird biodiversity: None known to BirdLife International.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lake Piso (Cape Mount). Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lake-piso-(cape-mount)-iba-liberia on 03/10/2023.