Maswa Game Reserve

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
Grey-breasted Francolin Pternistis rufopictus LC resident 2000 present A2
Usambiro Barbet Trachyphonus usambiro LC resident 2000 present A2
Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri NT resident 2000 present A1, A2
Grey-crested Helmetshrike Prionops poliolophus NT resident 2000 unknown A2
Karamoja Apalis Apalis karamojae VU resident 2000 present A1, A2
Rufous-tailed Weaver Histurgops ruficauda LC resident 2000 present A2

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Serengeti National Park 1,476,300 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Maswa Game Reserve 220,000 is identical to site 220,000


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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Maswa Game Reserve. Downloaded from on 27/01/2020.