SL004
Tingi Hills Non-hunting Forest 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
Ahanta Francolin Pternistis ahantensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Cercococcyx mechowi NR resident 2000 present A3
Grey-throated Rail Canirallus oculeus LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Pied Hornbill Lophoceros semifasciatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Long-tailed Hornbill Horizocerus albocristatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus goffinii LC resident 2000 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 2000 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-cheeked Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia blissetti LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia hormophora LC resident 2000 present A3
Fiery-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus cruentus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 2000 present A3
White-necked Rockfowl Picathartes gymnocephalus VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Tit Melaniparus funereus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 2000 present A3
Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti LC resident 2000 present A3
Kemp's Longbill Macrosphenus kempi LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Sierra Leone Prinia Schistolais leontica EN resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Black-capped Apalis Apalis nigriceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-headed Rufous-warbler Bathmocercus cerviniventris DD resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 2000 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 2000 present A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Baumann's Greenbul Phyllastrephus baumanni LC resident 2000 present A1, A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Puvel's Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris LC resident 2000 present A3
Finsch's Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina finschi LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Scrub-robin Tychaedon leucosticta LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata LC resident 2000 present A3
Ussher's Flycatcher Bradornis ussheri LC resident 2000 present A3
Lowland Akalat Sheppardia cyornithopsis LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Alethe Alethe diademata LC resident 2000 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes rectirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra adelberti LC resident 2000 present A3
Preuss's Weaver Ploceus preussi LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-and-black Weaver Ploceus castaneofuscus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 2000 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)
2005 medium favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sankan Biriwa (Tingi Hills) No or Non - Hunting Forest Reserve 11,885 is identical to site 10,519

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Grassland - montane -
Forest Mid-altitude forest - transitional, Montane forest - mixed, Woodland - mixed -
Savanna Wooded grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tingi Hills Non-hunting Forest Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.