CD001
Luki Forest 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
Plumed Guineafowl Guttera plumifera LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Forest Francolin Peliperdix lathami LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Cassin's Spinetail Neafrapus cassini LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Gabon Coucal Centropus anselli LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-throated Cuckoo Chrysococcyx flavigularis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Nkulengu Rail Himantornis haematopus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Grey-throated Rail Canirallus oculeus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Spot-breasted Ibis Bostrychia rara LC resident 2000 unknown A3
White-crested Tiger-heron Tigriornis leucolopha LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Maned Owl Jubula lettii DD resident 2000 unknown A3
Akun Eagle-owl Bubo leucostictus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Fraser's Eagle-owl Bubo poensis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Vermiculated Fishing-owl Scotopelia bouvieri LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Congo Serpent-eagle Dryotriorchis spectabilis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk Accipiter castanilius LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Congo Pied Hornbill Lophoceros fasciatus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Eastern Piping Hornbill Bycanistes sharpii LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Eastern Long-tailed Hornbill Horizocerus cassini LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Rosy Bee-eater Merops malimbicus LC breeding 2000 unknown A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 2000 unknown A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus purpuratus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 2000 unknown A3
Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Rufous-bellied Helmetshrike Prionops rufiventris LC resident 2000 unknown A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Fiery-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus cruentus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Red-eyed Puffback Dryoscopus senegalensis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Rufous-vented Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufocinerea LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Terpsiphone rufiventer NR resident 2000 unknown A3
Violet-backed Hyliota Hyliota violacea LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Forest Penduline-tit Anthoscopus flavifrons LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-throated Nicator Nicator vireo LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
African River Martin Pseudochelidon eurystomina DD breeding 2000 unknown A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-eyed Bristlebill Bleda ugandae LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Falkenstein's Greenbul Chlorocichla falkensteini LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Eastern Bearded Greenbul Criniger chloronotus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Phyllastrephus icterinus NR resident 2000 unknown A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Tit-hylia Pholidornis rushiae LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 2000 unknown A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Rufous Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina fraseri LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Fire-crested Alethe Alethe castanea LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Little Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-footed Flycatcher Muscicapa sethsmithi LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
White-browed Forest-flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Tessmann's Flycatcher Fraseria tessmanni LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Olivaceous Flycatcher Fraseria olivascens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Mouse-brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Grey-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes tephrolaemus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Reichenbach's Sunbird Anabathmis reichenbachii LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Carmelite Sunbird Chalcomitra fuliginosa LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Tiny Sunbird Cinnyris minullus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow-mantled Weaver Ploceus tricolor LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Cassin's Malimbe Malimbus cassini LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 2000 unknown A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Pale-fronted Nigrita Nigrita luteifrons LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Woodhouse's Antpecker Parmoptila woodhousei LC resident 2000 unknown 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2001 high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Réserve forestière de Luki UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 32,968 protected area contained by site 32,714
Luki Forest Reserve 33,000 protected area contains site 32,714
Luki Réserve de Biosphere 31,059 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Unknown -
Savanna -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Luki Forest Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/04/2020.