Gambaga Scarp (East) 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
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 Corvinella corvina LC resident 2000 present A3
Eremomela pusilla NR resident 2000 present A3
Gambaga Flycatcher Muscicapa gambagae LC breeding 2000 unknown A3
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus LC resident 2000 present A3
Heuglin's Masked Weaver Ploceus heuglini LC resident 2000 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Gambaga East Forest Reserve 12,753 is identical to site 12,753

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gambaga Scarp (East) Forest Reserve. Downloaded from on 14/12/2019.