Tankwidi 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
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 2000 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 2000 present A3
Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-winged Pytilia Pytilia phoenicoptera 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wiaga Kandema Forest Reserve 5,180 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Tankwiddi East Forest Reserve 19,321 protected area contains site 19,221
Ankwai East Forest Reserve 25,030 protected area overlaps with site 0

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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tankwidi Forest Reserve. Downloaded from on 09/02/2023.