AO017
Maiombe


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 1998 present A3
Gabon Coucal Centropus anselli LC resident 1998 present A3
Nkulengu Rail Himantornis haematopus LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-crested Tiger-heron Tigriornis leucolopha LC resident 1998 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 1998 present A3
Congo Pied Hornbill Lophoceros fasciatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 1998 present A3
Eastern Piping Hornbill Bycanistes sharpii LC resident 1998 present A3
Eastern Long-tailed Hornbill Horizocerus cassini LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-headed Bee-eater Merops breweri LC resident 1998 present A3
Rosy Bee-eater Merops malimbicus LC breeding 1998 unknown A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 1998 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 1998 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus purpuratus LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 1998 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 1998 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 1998 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 1998 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 1998 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus LC resident 1998 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 1998 present A3
Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 1998 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 1998 present A3
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 1998 present A3
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 1998 present A3
Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus LC resident 1998 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous-vented Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufocinerea LC resident 1998 present A3
Terpsiphone rufiventer NR resident 1998 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-throated Nicator Nicator vireo LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 1998 present A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident 1998 present A3
Bubbling Cisticola Cisticola bulliens LC resident 1998 present A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 1998 present A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 1998 present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-lored Bristlebill Bleda notatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 1998 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1998 present A3
Falkenstein's Greenbul Chlorocichla falkensteini LC resident 1998 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 1998 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 1998 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 1998 present A3
Pale-olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus fulviventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 1998 present A3
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris LC resident 1998 present A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina fraseri LC resident 1998 present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 1998 present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 1998 present A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-browed Forest-flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens LC resident 1998 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 1998 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 1998 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 1998 present A3
Grey-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes tephrolaemus LC resident 1998 present A3
Reichenbach's Sunbird Anabathmis reichenbachii LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 1998 present A3
Carmelite Sunbird Chalcomitra fuliginosa LC resident 1998 present A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 1998 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 1998 present A3
Bates's Sunbird Cinnyris batesi LC resident 1998 present A3
Loango Weaver Ploceus subpersonatus VU resident 1998 unknown A1, A2, A3
Orange Weaver Ploceus aurantius LC resident 1998 unknown A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1998 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 1998 present A3
African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata LC resident 1998 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 1998 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 1998 present A3
Pale-fronted Nigrita Nigrita luteifrons LC resident 1998 present A3
Long-legged Pipit Anthus pallidiventris LC resident 1998 present A3

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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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maiombe. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2020.