MZ013
Headwaters of the Cahora Bassa Dam


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
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 1999 present A3
Nyasa Lovebird Agapornis lilianae NT resident 1999 present A3
Lamprotornis mevesii NR resident 1999 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 1999 present A3
White-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris talatala 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


Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Headwaters of the Cahora Bassa Dam. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/10/2019.