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Saylac


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
Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus LC resident 1997 present A3
Heuglin's Bustard Neotis heuglinii LC resident 1997 present A3
Buff-crested Bustard Lophotis gindiana LC resident 1997 present A3
White-bellied Go-away-bird Criniferoides leucogaster LC resident 1997 present A3
Eastern Chanting-goshawk Melierax poliopterus LC resident 1997 present A3
Hemprich's Hornbill Lophoceros hemprichii LC resident 1997 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris LC resident 1997 present A3
Black-billed Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus somaliensis LC resident 1997 present A3
Abyssinian Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus minor LC resident 1997 present A3
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala LC resident 1997 present A3
Rosy-patched Bush-shrike Rhodophoneus cruentus LC resident 1997 present A3
Somali Fiscal Lanius somalicus LC resident 1997 present A3
Gillett's Lark Calendulauda gilletti LC resident 1997 present A3
Grey Wren-warbler Calamonastes simplex LC resident 1997 present A3
Pale Prinia Prinia somalica LC resident 1997 present A3
White-crowned Starling Lamprotornis albicapillus LC resident 1997 present A3
African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus LC resident 1997 present A3
Brown-tailed Chat Oenanthe scotocerca LC resident 1997 present A3
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis LC resident 1997 present A3
Shining Sunbird Cinnyris habessinicus LC resident 1997 present A3
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 1997 present A3
Rüppell's Weaver Ploceus galbula LC resident 1997 present A3
Black-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda charmosyna LC resident 1997 present A3
Somali Sparrow Passer castanopterus LC resident 1997 present A3
Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus LC resident 1997 present A3
White-bellied Canary Crithagra dorsostriata LC resident 1997 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zayla National Park 0 protected area overlaps with site 0

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Saylac. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/01/2023.