MG082
Vondrozo Classified Forest NPA This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Meller's Duck Anas melleri EN resident 1997 present A1, A2, A3
Madagascar Blue-pigeon Alectroenas madagascariensis LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-fronted Coua Coua reynaudii LC resident 1997 present A3
Blue Coua Coua caerulea LC resident 1997 present A3
Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis LC resident 1997 present A3
Madagascar Wood-rail Mentocrex kioloides LC resident 1997 present A3
Madagascar Crested Ibis Lophotibis cristata NT resident 1997 present A1
Madagascar Snipe Gallinago macrodactyla VU resident 1997 present A2, A3
Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii VU resident 1997 present A1
Madagascar Marsh-harrier Circus macrosceles EN resident 1997 present A1
Short-legged Ground-roller Brachypteracias leptosomus VU resident 1997 present A1, A2, A3
Scaly Ground-roller Geobiastes squamiger VU resident 1997 present A1, A2, A3
Pitta-like Ground-roller Atelornis pittoides LC resident 1997 present A1, A3
Velvet Asity Philepitta castanea LC resident 1997 present A3
Common Sunbird-Asity Neodrepanis coruscans LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-tailed Newtonia Newtonia fanovanae VU resident 1997 present A1, A2, A3
Dark Newtonia Newtonia amphichroa LC resident 1997 present A3
Nuthatch Vanga Hypositta corallirostris LC resident 1997 present A2, A3
Crossley's Vanga Mystacornis crossleyi LC resident 1997 present A3
Green Jery Neomixis viridis LC resident 1997 present A3
White-throated Oxylabes Oxylabes madagascariensis LC resident 1997 present A3
Spectacled Tetraka Xanthomixis zosterops LC resident 1997 present A3
Forest Rock-thrush Monticola sharpei LC resident 1997 present A1, A2, A3
Forest Fody Foudia omissa LC resident 1997 present A3
Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi 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)
2017 very high unfavourable high
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - intentional use: subsistence/sml scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - persecution/control happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - trend unknown/unrecorded happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vondrozo Classified Forest 0 is identical to site 29,850

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lowland forest - mixed moist evgn & semi-evgn, Mid-altitude forest - transitional, Montane forest - mixed -
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vondrozo Classified Forest NPA. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2022.