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Santchou Faunal 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
White-naped Pigeon Columba albinucha NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 2000 present A3
Fraser's Eagle-owl Bubo poensis 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
Eastern Piping Hornbill Bycanistes sharpii LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 2000 present A3
Buccanodon duchaillui NR resident 2000 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 2000 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus 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
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN 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
White-spotted Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia tonsa LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-eyed Puffback Dryoscopus senegalensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Bocage's Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus bocagei LC resident 2000 present A3
Terpsiphone rufocinerea NR resident 2000 present 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
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Apalis Apalis nigriceps 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
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota LC resident 2000 present A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident 2000 present A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Swallow Atronanus fuliginosus 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-lored Bristlebill Bleda notatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-crowned Capuchin Babbler Phyllanthus rubiginosus NT resident 2000 present A3
Rufous Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina fraseri LC resident 2000 present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 2000 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-shouldered Robin-chat Cossypha cyanocampter LC resident 2000 present A3
Orange-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis erythrothorax LC resident 2000 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes tephrolaemus 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
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 2000 present A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 2000 present A3
Woodhouse's Antpecker Parmoptila woodhousei 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)
2013 very 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
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Santchou Réserve de faune 9,500 protected area overlaps with site 7,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Forest Lowland forest - undifferentiated, Mid-altitude forest - transitional -
Grassland Grassland - montane -
Shrubland Scrub - forest -
Wetlands (inland) Riverine floodplains -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Santchou Faunal Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/01/2022.