ET035
Babille Elephant Sanctuary


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
Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus LC resident 1996 present A3
Buff-crested Bustard Lophotis gindiana LC resident 1996 present A3
White-bellied Go-away-bird Criniferoides leucogaster LC resident 1996 present A3
Eastern Chanting-goshawk Melierax poliopterus LC resident 1996 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-billed Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus somaliensis LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus minor LC resident 1996 present A3
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala LC resident 1996 present A3
Red-bellied Parrot Poicephalus rufiventris LC resident 1996 present A3
Three-streaked Tchagra Tchagra jamesi LC resident 1996 present A3
Rosy-patched Bush-shrike Rhodophoneus cruentus LC resident 1996 present A3
Chestnut-headed Sparrow-lark Eremopterix signatus LC resident 1996 present A3
Gillett's Lark Mirafra gilletti LC resident 1996 present A3
Grey Wren-warbler Calamonastes simplex LC resident 1996 present A3
Rufous Chatterer Argya rubiginosa LC resident 1996 present A3
Scaly Chatterer Argya aylmeri LC resident 1996 present A3
White-rumped Babbler Turdoides leucopygia LC resident 1996 present A3
Bristle-crowned Starling Onychognathus salvadorii LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Wheatear Oenanthe phillipsi LC resident 1996 present A3
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis LC resident 1996 present A3
Shining Sunbird Cinnyris habessinicus LC resident 1996 present A3
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 1996 present A3
Juba Weaver Ploceus dichrocephalus LC resident 1996 present A3
Purple Grenadier Granatina ianthinogaster LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Bunting Emberiza poliopleura 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Babile Elephant Sanctuary 698,200 protected area contains site 678,900

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 -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Babille Elephant Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.