TZ002
Katavi National Park


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
African Skimmer Rynchops flavirostris NT non-breeding 1998 300 individuals A1, A4i
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Stierling's Woodpecker Dendropicos stierlingi NT resident 2000 unknown A3
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Tabora Cisticola Cisticola angusticauda LC resident 2000 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 2000 present A3
Miombo Rock-thrush Monticola angolensis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 2000 present A3
Tanzanian Masked Weaver Ploceus reichardi LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua obtusa 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 - unintentional effects (species is not the target) 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
Artificial/Terrestrial 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Shrubland 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 Unknown Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ukanga Forest Reserve 113,074 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rungwa River GCA Game controlled area 334,273 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Rungwa River G.C.A. Game reserve 900,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mulele Hills Forest Reserve 86,189 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mlele GCA Game controlled area 3,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mlele G.C.A.(S) Game reserve 125,518 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lwafi-Nkamba G.R. Game reserve 338,857 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lake Rukwa G.R Game reserve 198,801 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Katavi National Park National Park 420,757 protected area overlaps with site 323,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Katavi National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/09/2020.