MW010
Ntchisi Mountain Forest Reserve


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
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum LC resident 1999 present A3
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Moustached Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus leucomystax LC resident 1999 present A3
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous-bellied Tit Melaniparus rufiventris LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 1999 present A3
Chapin's Apalis Apalis chapini LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Stierling's Wren-warbler Calamonastes stierlingi LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive-headed Bulbul Arizelocichla striifacies LC resident 1999 present A3
Phyllastrephus alfredi NR resident 1999 present A2, A3
Yellow-throated Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla LC resident 1999 present A3
Orange Ground-thrush Geokichla gurneyi LC resident 1999 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1999 present A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata 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
White-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris talatala LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Miombo Sunbird Cinnyris manoensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive-headed Weaver Ploceus olivaceiceps NT resident 1999 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-bellied Waxbill Coccopygia quartinia LC resident 1999 present A3
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua obtusa LC resident 1999 present A3
East African Citril Crithagra hyposticta 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

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%) very rapid to severe deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ntchisi Forest Reserve 9,712 is identical to site 9,712

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ntchisi Mountain Forest Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2022.