|Location||Botswana, South East|
|Central coordinates||25o 45.60' East 25o 3.60' South|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4ii|
|Year of IBA assessment||2001|
Site description A sandstone hill with a sheer and high cliff-face at its southern end. It lies just south-east of the village of Otse in the hardveld of south-east Botswana. The lower slopes of this hill are well wooded. The whole hill was declared a Game Reserve in 1965 and the cliff and the wooded slope below was fenced off. There is no public access within this area except by permission from DWNP.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres||resident||-||50-100 breeding pairs||-||A1, A4ii||Vulnerable|
|Cape Vulture Gyps coprotheres||winter||-||150-250 individuals||-||A4ii||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Mannyelang||Game Reserve||300||protected area contains site||100|
Local conservation groups The local conservation group below is working to support conservation at this IBA.
|Cape Vultures Environmental Conservation Club||2004|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
References Borello and Borello (1993), Smith (1983).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mannyelanong Hill. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/08/2014
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