CM022
Bakossi 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
Black Guineafowl Agelastes niger LC resident 2000 present 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
Cameroon Olive-pigeon Columba sjostedti LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
White-naped Pigeon Columba albinucha NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Caprimulgus nigriscapularis NR resident 2000 present A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Spinetail Neafrapus cassini LC resident 2000 present A3
Bates's Swift Apus batesi LC resident 2000 present A3
Fernando Po Swift Apus sladeniae DD unknown 2000 present A1
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi LC resident 2000 present A3
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus 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
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-chested Owlet Glaucidium tephronotum LC resident 2000 present A3
Sjostedt's Owlet Glaucidium sjostedti LC resident 2000 present A3
Bubo poensis NR resident 2000 present A3
Vermiculated Fishing-owl Scotopelia bouvieri LC resident 2000 present A3
Congo Serpent-eagle Dryotriorchis spectabilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk Accipiter castanilius LC resident 2000 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 2000 present A3
Bare-cheeked Trogon Apaloderma aequatoriale LC resident 2000 present A3
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum LC resident 2000 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Tockus hartlaubi NR resident 2000 present A3
Tockus fasciatus NR resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 2000 present A1, 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
Bycanistes fistulator NR resident 2000 present A3
Tropicranus albocristatus NR resident 2000 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Merops muelleri NR resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 2000 present A3
Trachyphonus purpuratus NR resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 2000 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 2000 present A3
Gymnobucco calvus NR 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
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
African Piculet Verreauxia africana LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Campethera tullbergi NR resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 2000 present A3
Dendropicos gabonensis NR resident 2000 present A3
Psittacus erithacus NR resident 2000 present A3
Black-collared Lovebird Agapornis swindernianus LC resident 2000 present A3
Green-breasted Pitta Pitta reichenowi LC resident 2000 present 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
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 2000 present A3
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Prionops caniceps NR resident 2000 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Batis Batis occulta LC resident 2000 present A3
White-spotted Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia tonsa LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-necked Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia chalybea LC resident 2000 present A3
Dyaphorophyia castanea NR resident 2000 present A3
Green-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus gladiator VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-eyed Puffback Dryoscopus senegalensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Mount Kupe Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus kupeensis EN resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Bocage's Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus bocagei LC resident 2000 present A3
Laniarius poensis NR resident 2000 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 2000 present A3
Terpsiphone rufocinerea NR resident 2000 present A3
Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A2, A3
Violet-backed Hyliota Hyliota violacea LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Crested-flycatcher Elminia albiventris LC 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
Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Longtail Urolais epichlorus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Masked Apalis Apalis binotata 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
White-tailed Warbler Poliolais lopezi NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 2000 present A3
Camaroptera chloronota NR resident 2000 present A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident 2000 present A3
Cisticola discolor NR resident 2000 present A2, A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Swallow Petrochelidon fuliginosa LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2000 present A3
Bleda notatus NR 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
Cameroon Mountain Greenbul Arizelocichla montana NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Western Mountain Greenbul Arizelocichla tephrolaema LC resident 2000 present A2, 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
Grey-headed Greenbul Phyllastrephus poliocephalus NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Cameroon Olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus poensis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Phyllastrephus icterinus NR resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus herberti LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 present A3
Tit-hylia Pholidornis rushiae LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 2000 present A3
White-throated Mountain-babbler Kupeornis gilberti VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 2000 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri 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
Stizorhina fraseri NR resident 2000 present A3
Crossley's Ground-thrush Geokichla crossleyi NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Black-eared Ground-thrush Geokichla camaronensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Alethe diademata NR resident 2000 present A3
Little Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata 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
White-browed Forest-flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens 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
Mountain Robin-chat Oreocossypha isabellae LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
White-bellied Robin-chat Cossyphicula roberti LC resident 2000 present A3
Stiphrornis erythrothorax NR resident 2000 present A3
Grey-chested Kakamega Kakamega poliothorax LC resident 2000 present A3
Deleornis fraseri NR resident 2000 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 2000 present A3
Anthreptes rectirostris NR resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Cameroon Sunbird Cyanomitra oritis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi LC resident 2000 present A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 2000 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 2000 present A3
Ursula's Sunbird Cinnyris ursulae LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 2000 present A3
Bannerman's Weaver Ploceus bannermani VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster 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
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis LC resident 2000 present A3
Ploceus nigerrimus NR resident 2000 present A3
Rachel's Malimbe Malimbus racheliae LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Red-vented Malimbe Malimbus scutatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-bellied Malimbe Malimbus erythrogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 2000 present A3
Shelley's Oliveback Nesocharis shelleyi LC resident 2000 present A2, 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
Woodhouse's Antpecker Parmoptila woodhousei LC resident 2000 present A3
Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Thick-billed Seedeater Crithagra burtoni 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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lowland forest - mixed moist evgn & semi-evgn, Mid-altitude forest - transitional, Montane forest - mixed -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bakossi mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/05/2019.