SN016
Parc National du Niokolo-Koba


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
Adamawa Turtle-dove Streptopelia hypopyrrha LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1998 present A3
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster LC resident 1998 present A3
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 1998 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa LC resident 1998 present A3
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex LC resident 1998 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 1998 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow Penduline-tit Anthoscopus parvulus LC resident 1998 present A3
Sun Lark Galerida modesta LC resident 1998 present A3
Camaroptera chloronota NR resident 1998 present A3
Eremomela pusilla NR resident 1998 present A3
Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps LC resident 1998 present A3
Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura LC resident 1998 present A3
Pied-winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma LC resident 1998 present A3
Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii LC resident 1998 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 1998 present A3
Bronze-tailed Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-crowned Robin-chat Cossypha albicapillus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-fronted Black-chat Oenanthe albifrons LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 1998 present A3
Lagonosticta larvata NR resident 1998 present A3
Pytilia phoenicoptera NR resident 1998 present A3
Crimson Seedcracker Pyrenestes sanguineus LC resident 1998 present A3
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda coerulescens 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2017 medium not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - persecution/control happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Energy production and mining renewable energy likely in long term (beyond 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - trend unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Shrubland Scrub - forest 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Parc national du Niokolo-Koba UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 913,000 is identical to site 913,000
Niokolo-Koba National Park World Heritage Site 913,000 is identical to site 913,000
Niokolo Koba National Park 913,000 is identical to site 913,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub - forest -
Forest Woodland - mixed -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Land ownership




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National du Niokolo-Koba. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/10/2017.