NG017
Akassa forests


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
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Spinetail Neafrapus cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1999 present A3
Damara Tern Sternula balaenarum LC non-breeding 1999 100-130 individuals A1, A4i
Congo Pied Hornbill Lophoceros fasciatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Piping Hornbill Bycanistes sharpii LC resident 1999 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 1999 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 1999 common A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-cheeked Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia blissetti LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 1999 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC 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
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bearded Greenbul Criniger ndussumensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 1999 present A3
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 1999 present A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 1999 present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 1999 present A3
Fire-crested Alethe Alethe castanea LC resident 1999 present A3
Mouse-brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus LC resident 1999 present A3
Reichenbach's Sunbird Anabathmis reichenbachii LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-vented Malimbe Malimbus scutatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens 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)
2019 high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

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 majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Akassa forests. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.