|Location||Zimbabwe, Midlands Province|
|Central coordinates||29o 44.00' East 18o 51.00' South|
|Altitude||1,150 - 1,283m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2001|
Site description Downstream by 10 km from the town of Kwekwe (which is in the geographical centre of Zimbabwe), and to its north-west, the Sebakwe river flows westwards through a 300-m-long gorge in a small range of hills, with cliffs up to 100 m in height. The river is up to 40 m wide, and there are almost no screes. The gorge is several kilometres downstream of the Lancashire Steel factory. Very close by on the east side are several small gold-mines, so that there is a certain amount of traffic on foot. The area is completely wooded in miombo, with Acacia lining the riverbanks. There is quite a diversity of tree species on the range of hills.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Black Stork Ciconia nigra||breeding||-||6-9 breeding pairs||-||A4i||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Sebakwe poort||Nature Reserve||3||is identical to site||3|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|nature conservation and research||-|
Other biodiversity None known to BirdLife International.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sebakwe Poort. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2013
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