Ngoye Forest Reserve

Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
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Area: 3,906 ha

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Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 high unfavourable low
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Site summary
Ngoye Forest is located c. 11 km inland of Mtunzini and c. 20 km east of Eshowe. The range is drained by the Umhlatuzana River and its tributaries to the north, and the tributaries of the Umlalazi River to the south. This is the only forest patch in southern Africa holding Green Barbet Stactolaema olivacea.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ngoye Forest Reserve. Downloaded from on 06/07/2022.