Country/territory: South Africa
IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3, A4i (1998)
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Area: 603,540 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2013||very high||very unfavourable||low|
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Located at the southern tip of the African continent, this large agricultural district stretches from Caledon to Riversdale and encompasses the area south of these two towns, running between the coastal towns of Hermanus and Stilbaai and extending approximately 300 000 hectares. The Overberg holds the large Blue Crane Anthropoides paradiseus populations.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Overberg Wheatbelt. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/7169 on 02/06/2023.