GH026
Damongo Scarp Forest Reserve


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 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
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea LC resident 2000 present A3
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 2000 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Lanius corvinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla LC resident 2000 present A3
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Firefinch Lagonosticta nigricollis LC resident 2000 present A3
Lavender Waxbill Glaucestrilda coerulescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata LC resident 2000 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Damango Scarp Forest Reserve 3,937 is identical to site 3,937

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
water management -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Damongo Scarp Forest Reserve. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/damongo-scarp-forest-reserve-iba-ghana on 21/02/2024.