BI005
Bururi Forest Nature Reserve


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
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 1999 present A3
Caprimulgus ruwenzorii NR resident 1999 present A2, A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus LC resident 1999 present A3
Buteo oreophilus NR resident 1999 rare A3
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates LC resident 1999 present A3
Campethera tullbergi NR resident 1999 present A3
Mountain Oriole Oriolus percivali LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 1999 present A3
Ruwenzori Batis Batis diops LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Laniarius poensis NR resident 1999 present A3
Doherty's Bush-shrike Telophorus dohertyi LC resident 1999 present A3
White-tailed Crested-flycatcher Elminia albonotata LC resident 1999 present A3
White-browed Crombec Sylvietta leucophrys LC resident 1999 present A3
Ruwenzori Apalis Oreolais ruwenzorii LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Chestnut-throated Apalis Apalis porphyrolaema LC resident 1999 present A3
Kungwe Apalis Apalis argentea LC resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Cisticola chubbi NR resident 1999 present A3
Mountain Yellow Warbler Iduna similis LC resident 1999 present A3
Cinnamon Bracken-warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus LC resident 1999 present A3
Andropadus nigriceps NR resident 1999 present A3
Shelley's Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-faced Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus laetus LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Sylvia abyssinica NR resident 1999 present A3
Mountain Illadopsis Illadopsis pyrrhoptera LC resident 1999 present A3
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 1999 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 1999 present A3
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni LC resident 1999 present A3
Zoothera tanganjicae NR resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher Melaenornis fischeri LC resident 1999 present A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-throated Alethe Chamaetylas poliophrys LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Equatorial Akalat Sheppardia aequatorialis LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-chested Kakamega Kakamega poliothorax LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra alinae LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Purple-breasted Sunbird Nectarinia purpureiventris LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi LC resident 1999 present A3
Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 1999 present A3
Strange Weaver Ploceus alienus LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Twinspot Euschistospiza cinereovinacea LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Crimsonwing Cryptospiza jacksoni LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Coccopygia melanotis NR resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-browed Citril Crithagra frontalis LC resident 1999 present A3
Thick-billed Seedeater Crithagra burtoni LC resident 1999 present A3
Serinus striolatus NR resident 1999 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)
2017 low favourable low
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
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

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

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Bururi Forest Nature Reserve 3,300 is identical to site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Dukingiribidukikije 2008
Dushigikiramashambayacu 2008
IDICN 2006
Ingotwungubumwe 2009
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Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bururi Forest Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2019.