NG019
Kainji Lake National Park


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
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 1999 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 1999 present A3
Emin's Shrike Lanius gubernator LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow Penduline-tit Anthoscopus parvulus LC resident 1999 present A3
Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla LC resident 1999 present A3
Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps LC resident 1999 present A3
Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii LC resident 1999 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-crowned Robin-chat Cossypha albicapillus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-fronted Black-chat Oenanthe albifrons LC resident 1999 present A3
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 1999 present A3
Heuglin's Masked Weaver Ploceus heuglini LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara LC resident 1999 present A3
Bar-breasted Firefinch Lagonosticta rufopicta LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Firefinch Lagonosticta nigricollis LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-winged Pytilia Pytilia hypogrammica LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-winged Pytilia Pytilia phoenicoptera LC resident 1999 present A3
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda coerulescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-headed Oliveback Nesocharis capistrata LC resident 1999 present A3
Exclamatory Paradise-whydah Vidua interjecta LC resident 1999 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zugurma Forest Reserve 147,620 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kainji Lake National Park 538,000 is identical to site 534,100
Doro Forest Reserve 45,998 protected area overlaps with site 0
Borgu Forest Reserve 330,941 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kainji Lake National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/07/2020.