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Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Nilgiri Woodpigeon Columba elphinstonii VU resident 2004 present A1, A2
Malabar Grey Hornbill Ocyceros griseus LC resident 2004 present A2
Malabar Parakeet Psittacula columboides LC resident 2004 present A2
White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra LC resident 2004 present A2
Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus VU resident 2004 present A1, A2
Grey-headed Bulbul Brachypodius priocephalus NT resident 2004 present A2
Garrulax jerdoni NR resident 2004 present A2
Rufous Babbler Argya subrufa LC resident 2004 present A2
Brachypteryx major NR resident 2004 present A1, A2
Nilgiri Flycatcher Eumyias albicaudatus LC resident 2004 present A2
White-bellied Blue-flycatcher Cyornis pallidipes LC resident 2004 present A2
Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa LC resident 2004 present A2
Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima LC resident 2004 present A2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2003 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: large scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities likely in long term (beyond 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Western Ghats World Heritage Site 795,315 protected area contains site 10,501
Talakaveri Sanctuary 10,501 is identical to site 10,501

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/04/2019.