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Lagoas de Cufada


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
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1997 present A3
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 1997 present A3
Tockus fasciatus NR resident 1997 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 1997 present A1, A3
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC resident 1997 present A3
Bycanistes fistulator NR resident 1997 present A3
Tropicranus albocristatus NR resident 1997 present A3
Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster LC resident 1997 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 1997 present A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 1997 present A3
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 1997 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 1997 present A3
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa LC resident 1997 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1997 present A3
Dendropicos gabonensis NR resident 1997 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 1997 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1997 present A3
Turati's Boubou Laniarius turatii LC resident 1997 present A1, A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 1997 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 1997 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1997 present A3
Eremomela pusilla NR resident 1997 present A3
Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps LC resident 1997 present A3
Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura LC resident 1997 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1997 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 1997 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1997 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 1997 present A3
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens LC resident 1997 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1997 present A3
Puvel's Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli LC resident 1997 present A3
Phyllanthus atripennis NR resident 1997 present A3
Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii LC resident 1997 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 1997 present A3
Bronze-tailed Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus LC resident 1997 present A3
Alethe diademata NR resident 1997 present A3
Ussher's Flycatcher Bradornis ussheri LC resident 1997 present A3
White-browed Forest-flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens LC resident 1997 present A3
White-crowned Robin-chat Cossypha albicapillus LC resident 1997 present A3
White-fronted Black-chat Oenanthe albifrons LC resident 1997 present A3
Mouse-brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus LC resident 1997 present A3
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus LC resident 1997 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1997 present A3
Pytilia phoenicoptera NR resident 1997 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 1997 present A3
Crimson Seedcracker Pyrenestes sanguineus LC resident 1997 present A3
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda coerulescens LC resident 1997 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2001 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lagoas de Cufada Natural Park 89,000 protected area contained by site 68,854
Lagoa de Cufada Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 39,098 protected area contained by site 39,098

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lagoas de Cufada. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/08/2019.