GH023
Tano-Offin Forest Reserve


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident 2000 present A3
Bates's Swift Apus batesi LC resident 2000 present A3
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Cercococcyx mechowi NR resident 2000 present A3
Nkulengu Rail Himantornis haematopus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 2000 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Little Hornbill Horizocerus granti LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Pied Hornbill Lophoceros semifasciatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus castaneiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 2000 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 2000 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 2000 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 2000 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-billed Helmetshrike Prionops caniceps LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Batis Batis occulta LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia hormophora LC resident 2000 present A3
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 2000 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 2000 present A3
Violet-backed Hyliota Hyliota violacea LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 2000 present A3
Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2000 present A3
Green-tailed Bristlebill Bleda eximius NT resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-bearded Greenbul Criniger olivaceus VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Finsch's Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina finschi LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata LC resident 2000 present A3
Ussher's Flycatcher Bradornis ussheri LC resident 2000 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes rectirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra adelberti LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-mantled Weaver Ploceus tricolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Maxwell's Black Weaver Ploceus albinucha LC resident 2000 present A3
Preuss's Weaver Ploceus preussi LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-vented Malimbe Malimbus scutatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 2000 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)
Tano Ofin Extension Forest Reserve 5,461 protected area contained by site 0
Tano Ofin Forest Reserve 40,223 protected area contained by site 40,200
Ofin Shelterbelt Forest Reserve 6,035 protected area overlaps with site 0
Anhwiaso East Forest Reserve 12,432 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
water management -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tano-Offin Forest Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/05/2022.