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Ntokou Pikounda Reserve


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2007 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii LC resident - present A3
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident - present A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident - present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident - present A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident - present A3
Bates's Swift Apus batesi LC - - - A3
Sjostedt's Owlet Glaucidium sjostedti LC resident - present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident - present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC - - - A3
Congo Pied Hornbill Lophoceros fasciatus LC resident - present A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC - - - A3
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC - - - A3
White-thighed Hornbill Bycanistes albotibialis LC resident - present A3
Eastern Piping Hornbill Bycanistes sharpii LC resident - present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident - present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident - present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident - present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident - present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident - present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Pardipicus caroli LC resident - present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident - present A3
Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis LC resident - present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident - present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC - - - A3
White-spotted Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia tonsa LC resident - present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident - present A3
Red-eyed Puffback Dryoscopus senegalensis LC resident - present A3
Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus LC resident - present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident - present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident - present A3
Yellow-throated Nicator Nicator vireo LC resident - present A3
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota LC resident - present A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident - present A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident - present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC - - - A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident - present A3
Bleda notatus NR - - - A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident - present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident - present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident - present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident - present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident - present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident - present A3
Xavier's Greenbul Phyllastrephus xavieri LC - - - A3
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis LC resident - present A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident - present A3
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens LC resident - present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident - present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Artomyias fuliginosa LC resident - present A3
White-browed Forest-flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens LC resident - present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident - present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident - present A3
Reichenbach's Sunbird Anabathmis reichenbachii LC resident - present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident - present A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident - present A3
Cassin's Malimbe Malimbus cassini LC resident - present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC - - - A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident - present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident - present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC - - - A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC - - - A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident - present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2007).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Site Ramsar Ntokou-Pikounda Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 427,200 protected area contains site 300,000
Parc national d'Odzala UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 110,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Odzala Kokoua Parc National 1,354,600 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ntokou-Pikounda Parc National 427,200 protected area overlaps with site 300,000
Grands affluents Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 5,908,074 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Savanna -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ntokou Pikounda Reserve. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/ntokou-pikounda-reserve-iba-congo on 21/02/2024.