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Yaida Chini


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 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
Grey-breasted Francolin Pternistis rufopictus LC resident 2000-2001 present A2
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC non-breeding 2001 min 1,000 individuals A4i
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus LC winter 2001 5,000 individuals A4i
Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri NT resident 2000-2001 frequent A1, A2
Grey-crested Helmetshrike Prionops poliolophus NT resident 2000 present A1, A2
Red-throated Tit Melaniparus fringillinus LC resident 2000-2001 uncommon A1

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).



Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Yaida Chini. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/yaida-chini-iba-tanzania on 28/02/2024.