Diéfoula - Logoniégué forest

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
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster LC resident 1998 present A3
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 1998 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 1998 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 1998 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-crowned Robin-chat Cossypha albicapillus LC resident 1998 present A3
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda coerulescens LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 medium favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
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 - small-holder farming likely in long term (beyond 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Musophaga violacea Violet Turaco 25 22 breeding pairs 88 near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Logoniegue Classified Forest 29,000 protected area contained by site 29,000
La Forêt Classée et Réserve Partielle de Faune Comoé-Léraba Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 124,500 protected area overlaps with site 0
Diefoula Classified Forest 85,000 protected area contained by site 85,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Diéfoula - Logoniégué forest. Downloaded from on 04/08/2020.