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Metu - Gore - Tepi forests


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
Chestnut-naped Francolin Pternistis castaneicollis LC resident 1996 present A3
Blue-winged Goose Cyanochen cyanoptera VU resident 1996 present A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus 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
White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis LC resident 1996 present A3
Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata LC resident 1996 present A3
Banded Barbet Lybius undatus LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-winged Lovebird Agapornis taranta LC resident 1996 present A3
Ethiopian Black-headed Oriole Oriolus monacha LC resident 1996 present A3
Thick-billed Raven Corvus crassirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
African Hill-babbler Sylvia abyssinica LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Catbird Parophasma galinieri LC resident 1996 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 1996 present A3
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Ground-thrush Geokichla piaggiae 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
Moorland Chat Pinarochroa sordida LC resident 1996 present A3
Rüppell's Chat Myrmecocichla melaena LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Longclaw Macronyx flavicollis NT resident 1996 present A1, 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

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)
Yeki National Forest Priority Area 122,000 protected area contained by site 122,000
Syllem-Wangas National Forest Priority Area 0 protected area contained by site 0
Shako National Forest Priority Area 101,055 protected area contained by site 101,055
Mizan-Teferi Controlled Hunting Area 316,678 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kafa UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 219,325 protected area overlaps with site 0
Godere National Forest Priority Area 160,000 protected area contained by site 160,000
Akobo Controlled Hunting Area 504,900 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Metu - Gore - Tepi forests. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2021.