MZ010
Mount Chiperone


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
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 1999 present A3
White-tailed Crested-flycatcher Elminia albonotata LC resident 1999 present A3
White-winged Apalis Apalis chariessa NT resident 1999 present A1, A2
Yellow-throated Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla LC resident 1999 present A3
Orange Ground-thrush Geokichla gurneyi LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive-flanked Robin-chat Dessonornis anomalus NT resident 1999 present A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 1999 present A3
Thyolo Alethe Chamaetylas choloensis VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii 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)
2020 high not assessed not assessed
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 - agro-industry farming likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - intentional use: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - trend unknown/unrecorded likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads likely in long term (beyond 4 years) 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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Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Chiperone. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/06/2021.