Country/territory: South Africa
IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, A4ii, A4iii (1998)
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Area: 30,140 ha
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The West Coast National Park adjoins the town of Langebaan approximately 100 km north of Cape Town. The Park includes Langebaan Lagoon, a wetland of international importance and a designated Ramsar site. Over 250 bird species have been recorded in the Park. Langebaan Lagoon regularly supports more than 37 500 waterbirds in summer.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: West Coast National Park and Saldanha Bay islands. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/7159 on 29/05/2023.