SO020
Boja swamps


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
Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus LC resident 1997 present A3
Black-faced Sandgrouse Pterocles decoratus 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
Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni LC resident 1997 present A3
Abyssinian Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus minor LC resident 1997 present A3
Three-streaked Tchagra Tchagra jamesi LC resident 1997 present A3
Long-tailed Fiscal Lanius cabanisi LC resident 1997 present A3
Taita Fiscal Lanius dorsalis LC resident 1997 present A3
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis LC resident 1997 present A3
Hunter's Sunbird Chalcomitra hunteri LC resident 1997 present A3
Black-capped Social-weaver Pseudonigrita cabanisi LC resident 1997 present A3
Fire-fronted Bishop Euplectes diadematus LC resident 1997 present A3
Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus 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 -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Boja swamps. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.