ZA073
Woody Cape Section: Addo Elephant National Park


Country/territory: South Africa

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (1998)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 15,460 ha

BirdLife South Africa
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 medium favourable high
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here


Site summary
This IBA is a stretch of coastal dunefield, running from the Sundays River Mouth to Cannon Rocks. The IBA includes Alexandria Forest and the coastal grasslands inland of the dunefield. This vast dune sea is considered by some to be the best example of a mobile dune system in the world.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Woody Cape Section: Addo Elephant National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2022.