ET038
Mount Zuquala


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 1996 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Erckel's Francolin Pternistis erckelii LC resident 1996 present A3
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 1996 present A3
Nyanza Swift Apus niansae LC resident 1996 present A3
White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis LC resident 1996 present A3
Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-winged Lovebird Agapornis taranta LC resident 1996 present A3
White-backed Black Tit Melaniparus leuconotus LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Catbird Sylvia galinieri LC resident 1996 present A3
Ethiopian White-eye Zosterops poliogastrus LC resident 1996 present A3
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
White-billed Starling Onychognathus albirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher Melaenornis chocolatinus LC resident 1996 present A3
Rüppell's Robin-Chat Cossypha semirufa 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
Tacazze Sunbird Nectarinia tacazze LC resident 1996 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 1996 present A3
Swainson's Sparrow Passer swainsonii LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Citril Crithagra citrinelloides LC resident 1996 present A3
Brown-rumped Seedeater Crithagra tristriata LC resident 1996 present A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata LC resident 1996 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (1996).


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
other -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Zuquala. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mount-zuquala-iba-ethiopia on 21/02/2024.