Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii (1998)
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Area: 367,108 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 very high very unfavourable negligible
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Site summary
This large area includes the Magaliesburg range on the Gauteng and North West border. The Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres breeds on the mountain. Many raptor species have been recorded here for example White-backed Vulture Gyps africanus and Lappet-faced Vulture Aegypius tracheliotus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Magaliesberg. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.