GN014
Kounounkan


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
Ahanta Francolin Pternistis ahantensis LC resident 1997 present A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident 1997 present A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 1997 present A3
Nkulengu Rail Himantornis haematopus LC resident 1997 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 1997 present A3
West African Pied Hornbill Lophoceros semifasciatus LC resident 1997 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 1997 present A1, A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 1997 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 1997 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1997 present A3
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster LC resident 1997 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-billed Helmetshrike Prionops caniceps LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-cheeked Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia blissetti LC resident 1997 present A3
West African Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia hormophora LC resident 1997 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 1997 present A3
White-necked Rockfowl Picathartes gymnocephalus VU resident 1997 present A1, A2, A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1997 present A3
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 1997 present A3
Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii NT resident 1997 present A2, A3
Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura LC resident 1997 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1997 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1997 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 1997 present A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 1997 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 1997 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1997 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 1997 present A3
Puvel's Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli LC resident 1997 unknown A3
Grey-hooded Capuchin Babbler Phyllanthus atripennis VU resident 1997 present A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 1997 present A3
Finsch's Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina finschi LC resident 1997 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 1997 present A3
Lowland Akalat Sheppardia cyornithopsis LC resident 1997 present A3
White-tailed Alethe Alethe diademata LC resident 1997 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1997 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 1997 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)
Kamalaya (Kounounkan) Strict Nature Reserve 5,032 is identical to site 5,032

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Unknown -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kounounkan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2022.