Country/territory: South Africa
IBA Criteria met: A1 (1998)
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Area: 3,200 ha
|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2013||very high||near favourable||low|
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This site lies 3 km south of Polokwane and is located in flat, open broadleaved savanna and grassland. The reserve supports at least 250 bird species. It is the only reserve in South Africa holding the isolated Pietersburg Plateau population of the Short-clawed Lark Certhilauda chuana.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Polokwane Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/03/2023.