Year of compilation: 2001

Site description
This Game Reserve lies on the Lol river, an affluent of the Bahr el Ghazal, north-west of the town of Wau. The habitat is principally savanna woodland.

Key biodiversity
See Box and Table 2 for key species.

Non-bird biodiversity: The following mammals of global conservation concern occur, or used to do so: Loxodonta africana (EN), Syncerus caffer (LR/cd), Taurotragus derbianus (LR/nt), Hippotragus equinus (LR/cd), Alcelaphus bucelaphus lelwel (LR/cd) and Kobus kob (LR/cd).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Likely threats include hunting.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ashana. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021.