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Kasungu 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
Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus VU resident - 1 breeding pairs A1
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Whyte's Barbet Stactolaema whytii LC resident 1999 present A3
Miombo Pied Barbet Tricholaema frontata LC resident 1999 present A3
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 1999 present A3
Souza's Shrike Lanius souzae LC resident 1999 present A3
Melaniparus rufiventris NR resident 1999 present A3
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 1999 present A3
Calamonastes undosa NR resident 1999 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1999 present A3
Miombo Scrub-robin Tychaedon barbata LC resident 1999 present A3
Böhm's Flycatcher Bradornis boehmi LC resident 1999 present A3
Miombo Rock-thrush Monticola angolensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 1999 present A3
Cinnyris manoensis NR resident 1999 present A3
Anchieta's Sunbird Anthreptes anchietae LC resident 1999 present A3
Shelley's Sunbird Cinnyris shelleyi LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser rufoscapulatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive-headed Weaver Ploceus olivaceiceps NT resident 1999 present A3
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua obtusa LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-eared Seedeater Crithagra mennelli LC resident 1999 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)
Kasungu National Park 231,600 is identical to site 231,600

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kasungu National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2019.