ER010
Western Plain: Gash - Setit


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
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs NT resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-breasted Barbet Trachyphonus margaritatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex LC resident 2000 present A3
Sennar Penduline-tit Anthoscopus punctifrons LC resident 2000 present A3
Green-backed Eremomela Eremomela canescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Cricket Warbler Spiloptila clamans LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-pate Cisticola Cisticola ruficeps LC resident 2000 present A3
White-headed Babbler Turdoides leucocephala LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-bellied Starling Lamprotornis pulcher LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Scrub-robin Cercotrichas podobe LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes LC resident 2000 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata 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)
Gash-Setit Wildlife Reserve 70,900 is identical to site 70,900

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Grassland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Western Plain: Gash - Setit. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/05/2022.