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IITA Forest Reserve, Ibadan 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
Ahanta Francolin Pternistis ahantensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 1999 present A3
Caprimulgus nigriscapularis NR resident 1999 present A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 1999 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 1999 present A3
Tockus fasciatus NR resident 1999 present A3
Tropicranus albocristatus NR resident 1999 present A3
Rosy Bee-eater Merops malimbicus LC breeding 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Trachyphonus purpuratus NR resident 1999 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 1999 present A3
Gymnobucco calvus NR resident 1999 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 1999 present A3
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus LC resident 1999 present A3
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Dendropicos gabonensis NR resident 1999 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Prionops caniceps NR resident 1999 present A3
Red-cheeked Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia blissetti LC resident 1999 present A3
Dyaphorophyia castanea NR resident 1999 present A3
Fiery-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus cruentus LC resident 1999 present A3
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Terpsiphone rufiventer NR resident 1999 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 1999 present A3
Camaroptera chloronota NR resident 1999 present A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1999 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 1999 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1999 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 1999 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bearded Greenbul Criniger ndussumensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Baumann's Greenbul Phyllastrephus baumanni LC resident 1999 present A1, A3
Phyllastrephus albigularis NR resident 1999 present A3
Phyllastrephus icterinus NR resident 1999 present A3
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Phyllanthus atripennis NR resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Tessmann's Flycatcher Fraseria tessmanni LC resident 1999 present A3
Stiphrornis erythrothorax NR resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra adelberti LC resident 1999 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-mantled Weaver Ploceus tricolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Ploceus nigerrimus NR resident 1999 present A3
Red-vented Malimbe Malimbus scutatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Ibadan Malimbe Malimbus ibadanensis EN resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1999 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor 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)
2017 very high very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

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 happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification marine and freshwater aquaculture - subsistence/artisinal aquaculture likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - agro-industry plantations happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - intentional use: subsistence/sml scale likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Invasive and other problematic species and genes problematic native species/diseases - named species happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - abstraction of ground water (agricultural use) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - herbicides and pesticides likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution garbage & solid waste 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
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 - poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Phyllastrephus baumanni Baumann's Greenbul 3 0 mature individuals 0 very unfavourable
Malimbus ibadanensis Ibadan Malimbe 3 0 breeding pairs 0 very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ibadan Forest Reserve 329 protected area contains site 150

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: IITA Forest Reserve, Ibadan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/12/2019.