CI011
Parc National de Taï et Réserve de faune du N'Zo


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
White-breasted Guineafowl Agelastes meleagrides VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Ahanta Francolin Pternistis ahantensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Forest Francolin Peliperdix lathami LC resident 1999 present A3
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii LC resident 1999 present A1, A3
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown Nightjar Veles binotatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Black Spinetail Telacanthura melanopygia LC resident 1999 present A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Spinetail Neafrapus cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Cuckoo Chrysococcyx flavigularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 1999 present A3
Nkulengu Rail Himantornis haematopus LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-throated Rail Canirallus oculeus LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Spot-breasted Ibis Bostrychia rara LC resident 1999 present A3
White-crested Tiger-heron Tigriornis leucolopha LC resident 1999 present A3
Bubo poensis NR resident 1999 present A3
Red-chested Owlet Glaucidium tephronotum LC resident 1999 present A3
Maned Owl Jubula lettii DD resident 1999 present A3
Shelley's Eagle-owl Bubo shelleyi NT resident 1999 present A3
Akun Eagle-owl Bubo leucostictus LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous Fishing-owl Scotopelia ussheri VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Congo Serpent-eagle Dryotriorchis spectabilis LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 1999 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 1999 present A3
Bycanistes fistulator NR resident 1999 present A3
Tropicranus albocristatus NR resident 1999 present A3
Tockus fasciatus NR resident 1999 present A3
Tockus hartlaubi NR resident 1999 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 1999 present A1, A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes cylindricus VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Forest Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus castaneiceps LC resident 1999 present A3
Merops muelleri NR resident 1999 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 1999 present A3
Gymnobucco calvus NR resident 1999 present A3
Trachyphonus purpuratus NR resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 1999 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 1999 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis LC resident 1999 present A3
Willcocks's Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi LC resident 1999 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus LC resident 1999 present A3
Dendropicos gabonensis NR resident 1999 present A3
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 1999 present A3
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Psittacus erithacus NR resident 1999 present A3
Black-collared Lovebird Agapornis swindernianus LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Wattled Cuckooshrike Lobotos lobatus VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Prionops caniceps NR resident 1999 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Dyaphorophyia castanea NR resident 1999 present A3
West African Batis Batis occulta LC resident 1999 present A3
Lagden's Bush-shrike Malaconotus lagdeni NT resident 1999 present A1
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 1999 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 1999 present A3
White-necked Rockfowl Picathartes gymnocephalus VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Violet-backed Hyliota Hyliota violacea LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Tit Melaniparus funereus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1999 present A3
Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti LC resident 1999 present A3
Kemp's Longbill Macrosphenus kempi LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Camaroptera chloronota NR resident 1999 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-capped Apalis Apalis nigriceps LC resident 1999 present A3
Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-headed Rufous-warbler Bathmocercus cerviniventris NT resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 1999 present A3
Phyllastrephus albigularis NR resident 1999 present A3
Phyllastrephus icterinus NR resident 1999 present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 1999 present A3
Green-tailed Bristlebill Bleda eximius NT resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1999 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 1999 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1999 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 1999 present A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 1999 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-bearded Greenbul Criniger olivaceus VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1999 present A3
Tit-hylia Pholidornis rushiae LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens NT resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 1999 present A3
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris LC resident 1999 present A3
Copper-tailed Starling Hylopsar cupreocauda NT resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Stizorhina fraseri NR resident 1999 present A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Ground-thrush Geokichla princei LC resident 1999 present A3
Alethe diademata NR resident 1999 present A3
Stiphrornis erythrothorax NR resident 1999 present A3
Forest Scrub-robin Tychaedon leucosticta LC resident 1999 present A3
Little Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
Ussher's Flycatcher Bradornis ussheri LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-browed Forest-flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens LC resident 1999 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Olivaceous Flycatcher Fraseria olivascens LC resident 1999 present A3
Nimba Flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Lowland Akalat Sheppardia cyornithopsis LC resident 1999 present A3
Deleornis fraseri NR resident 1999 present A3
Anthreptes rectirostris NR resident 1999 present A3
Mouse-brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus LC resident 1999 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra adelberti LC resident 1999 present A3
Tiny Sunbird Cinnyris minullus LC resident 1999 present A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 1999 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 1999 present A3
Ploceus nigerrimus NR resident 1999 unknown A3
Yellow-mantled Weaver Ploceus tricolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Maxwell's Black Weaver Ploceus albinucha LC resident 1999 present A3
Preuss's Weaver Ploceus preussi LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-vented Malimbe Malimbus scutatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1999 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 1999 present A3
Parmoptila rubrifrons NR resident 1999 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 1999 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Pale-fronted Nigrita Nigrita luteifrons LC 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.

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 medium not assessed not assessed
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 - small-holder farming 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 small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying 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
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Taï National Park World Heritage Site 330,000 protected area contained by site 330,000
Taï National Park National Park 330,000 protected area contained by site 330,000
Parc national de Taï UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 620,000 protected area contained by site 330,000
N'Zo Partial Faunal Reserve 92,700 protected area contained by site 95,000

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National de Taï et Réserve de faune du N'Zo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2017.