Nylsvley Nature Reserve


Nylsvley is one of the top birding spots in Southern Africa, with at least 365 species recorded. A Ramsar site is known for  "the conservation and wise use of all wetlands through local and national actions and international cooperation, as a contribution towards achieving sustainable development throughout the world". Nylsvley is an internationally renowned RAMSAR site, Nylsvley was recognized as a Ramsar site in 1997.Nylsvley forms part of South Africa's largest flood-plain, the 16,000-ha Nyl River Flood-plain that stretches over 70 km from Modimolle to Mokopane. Over 104 water bird species visit (and many breed) during extensive flooding, which only occurs every three or four years

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