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Lower Wabi Shebelle river and Warder


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
Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum LC resident 1996 present A3
Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus LC resident 1996 present A3
White-winged Collared-dove Streptopelia reichenowi NT resident 1996 present A1, A2, A3
Black-faced Sandgrouse Pterocles decoratus LC resident 1996 present A3
Heuglin's Bustard Neotis heuglinii LC resident 1996 present A3
Buff-crested Bustard Lophotis gindiana LC resident 1996 present A3
Little Brown Bustard Heterotetrax humilis NT resident 1996 present A1, 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
Abyssinian Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus minor LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Bee-eater Merops revoilii 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
Pygmy Batis Batis perkeo LC resident 1996 present A3
Red-naped Bush-shrike Laniarius ruficeps LC resident 1996 present A3
Rosy-patched Bush-shrike Rhodophoneus cruentus LC resident 1996 present A3
Taita Fiscal Lanius dorsalis LC resident 1996 present A3
Chestnut-headed Sparrow-lark Eremopterix signatus LC resident 1996 present A3
Collared Lark Mirafra collaris LC resident 1996 present A3
Short-tailed Lark Spizocorys fremantlii LC resident 1996 present A3
Masked Lark Spizocorys personata LC resident 1996 present A3
Gillett's Lark Calendulauda gilletti LC resident 1996 present A3
Philippa's Crombec Sylvietta philippae DD resident 1996 present A1, A3
Grey Wren-warbler Calamonastes simplex LC resident 1996 present A3
Ashy Cisticola Cisticola cinereolus LC resident 1996 present A3
Rufous Chatterer Argya rubiginosa LC resident 1996 present A3
Bristle-crowned Starling Onychognathus salvadorii LC resident 1996 present A3
Magpie Starling Speculipastor bicolor LC resident 1996 present A3
Shelley's Starling Lamprotornis shelleyi LC resident 1996 present A3
Golden-breasted Starling Lamprotornis regius LC resident 1996 present A3
White-crowned Starling Lamprotornis albicapillus LC resident 1996 present A3
African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus 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
Hunter's Sunbird Chalcomitra hunteri LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris nectarinioides 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
Golden Palm Weaver Ploceus bojeri LC resident 1996 present A3
Steel-blue Whydah Vidua hypocherina LC resident 1996 present A3
Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Sparrow Passer castanopterus LC resident 1996 present A3
Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus LC resident 1996 present A3
Northern Grosbeak-canary Crithagra donaldsoni 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Eastern Hararghe (Harar-Wabi Shebelle) Controlled Hunting Area 2,378,800 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Grassland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lower Wabi Shebelle river and Warder. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.