ET002
Dessa'a forest


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1996

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Erckel's Francolin Pternistis erckelii LC resident 1996 present A3
White-collared Pigeon Columba albitorques LC resident 1996 present A3
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 1996 present A3
Nyanza Swift Apus niansae LC resident 1996 present A3
Rouget's Rail Rougetius rougetii NT resident 1996 present A1, A3
Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata LC resident 1996 present A3
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT passage - present A1
Brown Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens LC resident 1996 present A3
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
Little Rock-thrush Monticola rufocinereus LC resident 1996 present A3
White-winged Cliff-chat Monticola semirufus LC resident 1996 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 1996 present A3
Swainson's Sparrow Passer swainsonii LC resident 1996 present A3
Brown-rumped Seedeater Crithagra tristriata LC resident 1996 present A3
Ethiopian Siskin Serinus nigriceps LC resident 1996 present A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata LC resident 1996 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)
Desa-A National Forest Priority Area 20,000 protected area contained by site 20,000

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 -
forestry -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dessa'a forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/05/2022.