CD014
Itombwe Mountains


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 present A3
Congo Peafowl Afropavo congensis VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Handsome Francolin Pternistis nobilis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Forest Francolin Peliperdix lathami LC resident 2000 present A3
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii LC resident 2000 present A3
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident 2000 present A3
White-naped Pigeon Columba albinucha NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Prigogine's Nightjar Caprimulgus prigoginei EN resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Bates's Nightjar Caprimulgus batesi LC resident 2000 present A3
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis LC resident 2000 present A3
Montane Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Cassin's Spinetail Neafrapus cassini LC resident 2000 present A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus LC resident 2000 present A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Yellow-throated Cuckoo Chrysococcyx flavigularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi LC resident 2000 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 2000 present A3
Nkulengu Rail Himantornis haematopus LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-throated Rail Canirallus oculeus LC resident 2000 present A3
Ruwenzori Turaco Gallirex johnstoni LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Spot-breasted Ibis Bostrychia rara LC resident 2000 present A3
White-crested Tiger-heron Tigriornis leucolopha LC resident 2000 present A3
Congo Bay-owl Phodilus prigoginei EN resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Red-chested Owlet Glaucidium tephronotum LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut Owlet Glaucidium castaneum LC resident 2000 present A3
Albertine Owlet Glaucidium albertinum VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Sandy Scops-owl Otus icterorhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
African Long-eared Owl Asio abyssinicus LC resident 2000 present A3
Maned Owl Jubula lettii DD resident 2000 present A3
Akun Eagle-owl Bubo leucostictus LC resident 2000 present A3
Fraser's Eagle-owl Bubo poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Congo Serpent-eagle Dryotriorchis spectabilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk Accipiter castanilius LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 2000 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus NT resident 2000 present A3
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum LC resident 2000 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Congo Pied Hornbill Lophoceros fasciatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Long-tailed Hornbill Horizocerus cassini LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-thighed Hornbill Bycanistes albotibialis LC resident 2000 present A3
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 2000 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus purpuratus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 2000 present A3
Sladen's Barbet Gymnobucco sladeni LC resident 2000 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus coryphaea LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis LC resident 2000 present A3
Zenker's Honeyguide Melignomon zenkeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Dwarf Honeyguide Indicator pumilio LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Willcocks's Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 2000 present A3
Fine-banded Woodpecker Campethera taeniolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 2000 present A3
Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 2000 present A3
Grauer's Broadbill Pseudocalyptomena graueri VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Grey-headed Broadbill Smithornis sharpei LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Oriole Oriolus percivali LC resident 2000 present A3
Grauer's Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris graueri LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 2000 present A3
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Wattled Cuckooshrike Lobotos oriolinus DD resident 2000 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-crested Helmetshrike Prionops alberti VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Rufous-bellied Helmetshrike Prionops rufiventris LC resident 2000 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Ruwenzori Batis Batis diops LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Ituri Batis Batis ituriensis LC resident 2000 present A3
White-spotted Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia tonsa LC resident 2000 present A3
Jameson's Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia jamesoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 2000 present A3
Fiery-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus cruentus LC resident 2000 present A3
Lagden's Bush-shrike Malaconotus lagdeni NT resident - present A1
Red-eyed Puffback Dryoscopus senegalensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Bocage's Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus bocagei LC resident 2000 present A3
Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Sooty Boubou Laniarius poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Doherty's Bush-shrike Telophorus dohertyi LC resident 2000 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Bedford's Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone bedfordi NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 2000 present A3
Violet-backed Hyliota Hyliota violacea LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Crested-flycatcher Elminia albonotata LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Crested-flycatcher Elminia albiventris LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Tit Melaniparus funereus LC resident 2000 present A3
Stripe-breasted Tit Melaniparus fasciiventer LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-throated Nicator Nicator vireo LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 2000 present A3
Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti LC resident 2000 present A3
White-browed Crombec Sylvietta leucophrys LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans LC resident 2000 present A3
Grauer's Warbler Graueria vittata LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Ruwenzori Apalis Oreolais ruwenzorii LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Black-faced Apalis Apalis personata LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Black-capped Apalis Apalis nigriceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-throated Apalis Apalis porphyrolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 2000 present A3
Tawny-breasted Camaroptera Camaroptera toroensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chubb's Cisticola Cisticola chubbi LC resident 2000 present A3
Papyrus Yellow Warbler Calamonastides gracilirostris VU resident 2000 present A1
Mountain Yellow Warbler Iduna similis LC resident 2000 present A3
Cinnamon Bracken-warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-eyed Bristlebill Bleda ugandae LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 2000 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Greenbul Baeopogon clamans LC resident 2000 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Shelley's Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 2000 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Bearded Greenbul Criniger chloronotus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bearded Greenbul Criniger ndussumensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Xavier's Greenbul Phyllastrephus xavieri LC resident 2000 present A3
Toro Olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus hypochloris LC resident 2000 present A3
Sassi's Olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus lorenzi LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Mountain Greenbul Arizelocichla nigriceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens LC resident 2000 present A3
Uganda Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus budongoensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-faced Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus laetus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 2000 present A3
Neumann's Warbler Hemitesia neumanni LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 present A3
Tit-hylia Pholidornis rushiae LC resident 2000 present A3
Ruwenzori Hill-babbler Sylvia atriceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Warbler Curruca lugens LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Illadopsis Illadopsis pyrrhoptera LC resident 2000 present A3
Scaly-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis albipectus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-collared Mountain-babbler Kupeornis rufocinctus EN resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Chapin's Mountain-babbler Kupeornis chapini LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 2000 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 2000 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 2000 present A3
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni LC resident 2000 present A3
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris LC resident 2000 present A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina fraseri LC resident 2000 present A3
Orange Ground-thrush Geokichla gurneyi LC resident 2000 present A3
Oberländer's Ground-thrush Geokichla oberlaenderi NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Abyssinian Ground-thrush Geokichla piaggiae LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Abyssinian Ground-thrush Geokichla piaggiae LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Scrub-robin Tychaedon leucosticta LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-footed Flycatcher Muscicapa sethsmithi LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 2000 present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 2000 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Olivaceous Flycatcher Fraseria olivascens LC resident 2000 present A3
Chapin's Flycatcher Fraseria lendu VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher Melaenornis fischeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-eyed Black-flycatcher Melaenornis ardesiacus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Archer's Robin-chat Dessonornis archeri LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Robin-chat Cossyphicula roberti LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-throated Alethe Chamaetylas poliophrys LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Blue-shouldered Robin-chat Cossypha cyanocampter LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis xanthogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Equatorial Akalat Sheppardia aequatorialis LC resident 2000 present A3
Lowland Akalat Sheppardia cyornithopsis LC resident 2000 present A3
Fire-crested Alethe Alethe castanea LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-chested Kakamega Kakamega poliothorax LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-headed Sunbird Deleornis axillaris LC resident 2000 present A3
Violet-tailed Sunbird Anthreptes aurantius LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 2000 present A3
Reichenbach's Sunbird Anabathmis reichenbachii LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-headed Sunbird Cyanomitra alinae LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Purple-breasted Sunbird Nectarinia purpureiventris LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tufted Sunbird Nectarinia johnstoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden-winged Sunbird Drepanorhynchus reichenowi LC resident 2000 present A3
Tiny Sunbird Cinnyris minullus LC resident 2000 present A3
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi LC resident 2000 present A3
Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Rockefeller's Sunbird Cinnyris rockefelleri VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 2000 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 2000 present A3
Bates's Sunbird Cinnyris batesi LC resident 2000 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 2000 present A3
Strange Weaver Ploceus alienus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Orange Weaver Ploceus aurantius LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-mantled Weaver Ploceus tricolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Maxwell's Black Weaver Ploceus albinucha LC resident 2000 present A3
Preuss's Weaver Ploceus preussi LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-capped Weaver Ploceus dorsomaculatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis LC resident 2000 present A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-crowned Malimbe Malimbus coronatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Malimbe Malimbus cassini LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-bellied Malimbe Malimbus erythrogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Twinspot Euschistospiza cinereovinacea LC resident 2000 present A3
Grant's Bluebill Spermophaga poliogenys LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 2000 present A3
Abyssinian Crimsonwing Cryptospiza salvadorii LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Crimsonwing Cryptospiza jacksoni LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Shelley's Crimsonwing Cryptospiza shelleyi EN resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Yellow-bellied Waxbill Coccopygia quartinia LC resident 2000 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Pale-fronted Nigrita Nigrita luteifrons LC resident 2000 present A3
Jameson's Antpecker Parmoptila jamesoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-browed Citril Crithagra frontalis LC resident 2000 present A3
Thick-billed Seedeater Crithagra burtoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata 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.

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


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Luama-Kivu Domaine de Chasse 390,028 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Itombwe Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2022.