RW006
Cyamudongo forest


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
Montane Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus LC resident 1998 present A3
Ruwenzori Turaco Gallirex johnstoni LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus NT resident 1998 present A3
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum LC resident 1998 present A3
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates LC resident 1998 present A3
Mountain Oriole Oriolus percivali LC resident 1998 present A3
Ruwenzori Batis Batis diops LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Albertine Sooty Boubou Laniarius holomelas LC resident 1998 present A3
Ruwenzori Apalis Oreolais ruwenzorii LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Black-faced Apalis Apalis personata LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Chestnut-throated Apalis Apalis porphyrolaema LC resident 1998 present A3
Kungwe Apalis Apalis argentea LC resident 1998 present A1, A2, A3
Chubb's Cisticola Cisticola chubbi LC resident 1998 present A3
Mountain Yellow Warbler Iduna similis LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-faced Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus laetus LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Ruwenzori Hill-babbler Sylvia atriceps LC resident 1998 present A3
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 1998 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 1998 present A3
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni LC resident 1998 present A3
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher Melaenornis fischeri LC resident 1998 present A3
Equatorial Akalat Sheppardia aequatorialis LC resident 1998 present A3
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi LC resident 1998 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 1998 present A3
Strange Weaver Ploceus alienus LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-bellied Waxbill Coccopygia quartinia LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-browed Citril Crithagra frontalis LC resident 1998 present A3
Thick-billed Seedeater Crithagra burtoni LC resident 1998 present A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata LC resident 1998 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nyungwe National Park 101,900 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cyamudongo Forest Reserve 300 is identical to site 300

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cyamudongo forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/05/2020.