CI014
Azagny 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
Forest Francolin Peliperdix lathami LC resident 1999 present A3
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri 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
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
White-crested Tiger-heron Tigriornis leucolopha LC resident 1999 present A3
Fraser's Eagle-owl Bubo poensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous Fishing-owl Scotopelia ussheri VU resident 1999 unknown A1, A2, A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Long-tailed Hornbill Horizocerus albocristatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 1999 present A3
West African Pied Hornbill Lophoceros semifasciatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 1999 present A3
Brown-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes cylindricus VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Western Piping Hornbill Bycanistes fistulator LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon dowsetti LC resident 1999 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus 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
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Timneh Parrot Psittacus timneh EN resident 1999 present A3
Black-collared Lovebird Agapornis swindernianus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-billed Helmetshrike Prionops caniceps LC resident 1999 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 1999 present A3
West African Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia hormophora LC resident 1999 present A3
Fiery-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus cruentus LC resident 1999 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii NT resident 1999 present A2, A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus 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
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina 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
Copper-tailed Starling Hylopsar cupreocauda NT resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Finsch's Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina finschi LC resident 1999 present A3
White-tailed Alethe Alethe diademata LC resident 1999 present A3
Forest Scrub-robin Tychaedon leucosticta LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
Ussher's Flycatcher Artomyias ussheri LC resident 1999 present A3
White-browed Forest-flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens LC resident 1999 present A3
Orange-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis erythrothorax LC resident 1999 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 1999 present A3
Mouse-brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus LC resident 1999 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 1999 present A3
Reichenbach's Sunbird Anabathmis reichenbachii 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
Carmelite Sunbird Chalcomitra fuliginosa LC resident 1999 present A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 1999 present A3
Orange Weaver Ploceus aurantius LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-and-black Weaver Ploceus castaneofuscus 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
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 1999 present A3
Crimson Seedcracker Pyrenestes sanguineus LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2001 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

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 small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
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 gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Azagny National Park Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 19,400 protected area overlaps with site 19,400
Azagny National Park National Park 19,400 protected area overlaps with site 19,400

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Azagny National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/02/2023.