Mac-Mac Escarpment and Forests

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 35,000 ha

BirdLife South Africa

Site summary
This IBA is located within the South African mistbelt, between Graskop and Sabie and consists of Mariti, Waterhoutboom, Mac-Mac, Frankfort, Bergvliet, Klipkraal, Rietfontein, Waterfal and Ceylon plantations. This area is important for some cliff-nesting species, including breeding Black Stork Ciconia nigra and Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mac-Mac Escarpment and Forests. Downloaded from on 06/07/2022.