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Xarardheere - Awale Rugno


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
Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum 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
Eastern Chanting-goshawk Melierax poliopterus LC resident 1997 present A3
White-headed Mousebird Colius leucocephalus LC resident 1997 present A3
Abyssinian Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus minor LC resident 1997 present A3
Somali Bee-eater Merops revoilii LC resident 1997 present A3
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala LC resident 1997 present A3
Pygmy Batis Batis perkeo LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-naped Bush-shrike Laniarius ruficeps LC resident 1997 present A3
Somali Fiscal Lanius somalicus LC resident 1997 present A3
Mouse-coloured Penduline-tit Anthoscopus musculus LC resident 1997 present A3
Gillett's Lark Calendulauda gilletti LC resident 1997 present A3
Somali Lark Mirafra somalica LC resident 1997 present A3
Short-tailed Lark Spizocorys fremantlii LC resident 1997 present A3
Obbia Lark Spizocorys obbiensis DD resident 1997 present A1, A2, A3
Yellow-vented Eremomela Eremomela flavicrissalis LC resident 1997 present A3
Pale Prinia Prinia somalica LC resident 1997 present A3
Scaly Chatterer Argya aylmeri LC resident 1997 present A3
African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus LC resident 1997 present A3
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis LC resident 1997 present A3
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 1997 present A3
Speke's Weaver Ploceus spekei LC resident 1997 present A3
Somali Sparrow Passer castanopterus LC resident 1997 present A3
Parrot-billed Sparrow Passer gongonensis LC resident 1997 present A3
Northern Grosbeak-canary Crithagra donaldsoni 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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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Xarardheere - Awale Rugno. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/02/2023.