CD006
Garamba National Park


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
Heuglin's Francolin Pternistis icterorhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-crested Turaco Tauraco leucolophus LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-chested Lapwing Vanellus superciliosus LC breeding 2000 unknown A3
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 2000 present A3
Emin's Shrike Lanius gubernator LC resident 2000 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Yellow Penduline-tit Anthoscopus parvulus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Sun Lark Galerida modesta LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-winged Grey Warbler Drymocichla incana LC resident 2000 present A3
Foxy Cisticola Cisticola troglodytes LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Dusky Babbler Turdoides tenebrosa LC resident 2000 present A3
White-collared Starling Grafisia torquata LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Bronze-tailed Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Heuglin's Masked Weaver Ploceus heuglini LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Lagonosticta larvata NR resident 2000 present A3
Pytilia phoenicoptera NR resident 2000 present A3
Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara LC resident 2000 present A3
Dybowski's Twinspot Euschistospiza dybowskii LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Grey-headed Oliveback Nesocharis capistrata LC resident 2000 present A3
Vidua interjecta NR resident 2000 present A3
Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis LC resident 2000 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)
2011 high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance war, civil unrest and military exercises happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation Unknown Unknown low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Garamba National Park World Heritage Site 492,000 is identical to site 492,000
Garamba Parc National 493,724 is identical to site 492,000

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Garamba National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2017.