GM007
Kiang West National Park


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-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster LC resident 1998 present A3
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 1998 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 1998 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow Penduline-tit Anthoscopus parvulus LC resident 1998 present A3
Sun Lark Galerida modesta LC resident 1998 present A3
Eremomela pusilla NR resident 1998 present A3
Dorst's Cisticola Cisticola guinea LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous Cisticola Cisticola rufus LC resident 1998 present A3
Pied-winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma LC resident 1998 present A3
Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii LC resident 1998 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 1998 present A3
Bronze-tailed Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-fronted Black-chat Oenanthe albifrons LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 1998 present A3
Heuglin's Masked Weaver Ploceus heuglini LC resident 1998 present A3
Pytilia phoenicoptera NR resident 1998 present A3
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda coerulescens LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes LC resident 1998 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis LC resident 1998 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)
Kiang West National Park 19,051 protected area contained by site 11,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kiang West National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/02/2019.