NG024
Sambisa Game Reserve


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
African Collared-dove Streptopelia roseogrisea LC resident 1999 present A3
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs NT resident 1999 present A3
Savile's Bustard Lophotis savilei LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-bellied Starling Lamprotornis pulcher LC resident 1999 present A3
Black Scrub-robin Cercotrichas podobe LC resident 1999 present A3
Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus 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


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yasku Forest Reserve 8,239 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sambisa Game Reserve 68,600 protected area contained by site 68,600
Sambisa Forest Reserve 16,633 protected area contained by site 0
Marguba Forest Reserve 35,486 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Komala Forest Reserve 9,466 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sambisa Game Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.