Langeberg Mountains

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 116,450 ha

BirdLife South Africa
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2013 medium not assessed medium
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Site summary
The southern Langeberg is defined as the Langeberg Range between Kogmanskloof and the Gourits River. The Langeberg is one of several east-west trending mountain ranges in the Western Cape. In the fynbos, the Orange-breasted Sunbird Anthobaphes violacea is widespread in ericas, while the Cape Sugarbird Promerops cafer and Protea Seedeater Crithagra leucoptera also occur here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Langeberg Mountains. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.