ET066
Dawa - Wachile


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
Buff-crested Bustard Lophotis gindiana LC resident 1996 present A3
White-bellied Go-away-bird Criniferoides leucogaster LC resident 1996 present A3
Ruspoli's Turaco Tauraco ruspolii VU 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
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
Pringle's Puffback Dryoscopus pringlii LC resident 1996 present A3
Three-streaked Tchagra Tchagra jamesi 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
Somali Fiscal Lanius somalicus LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Tit Melaniparus thruppi LC resident 1996 present A3
Mouse-coloured Penduline-tit Anthoscopus musculus LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Crombec Sylvietta isabellina LC resident 1996 present A3
Yellow-vented Eremomela Eremomela flavicrissalis LC resident 1996 present A3
Grey Wren-warbler Calamonastes simplex LC resident 1996 present A3
Boran Cisticola Cisticola bodessa LC resident 1996 present A3
Tiny Cisticola Cisticola nana LC resident 1996 present A3
Pale Prinia Prinia somalica LC resident 1996 present A3
Banded Warbler Curruca boehmi LC resident 1996 present A3
Kenya White-eye Zosterops flavilateralis LC resident 1996 present A3
Rufous Chatterer Argya rubiginosa 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
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus tephronotus LC resident 1996 present A3
African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus 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
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-capped Social-weaver Pseudonigrita cabanisi LC resident 1996 present A3
Juba Weaver Ploceus dichrocephalus LC resident 1996 present A2, A3
Purple Grenadier Granatina ianthinogaster LC resident 1996 present A3
Grey-headed Silverbill Odontospiza griseicapilla 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
Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus LC resident 1996 present A3
White-bellied Canary Crithagra dorsostriata 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.

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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dawa - Wachile. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2022.