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Mkomazi 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
Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-faced Sandgrouse Pterocles decoratus LC resident 2000 present A3
Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar Caprimulgus donaldsoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-crested Bustard Lophotis gindiana LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Go-away-bird Criniferoides leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Chanting-goshawk Melierax poliopterus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-headed Mousebird Colius leucocephalus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-billed Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus somaliensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Abyssinian Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus minor LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus LC resident 2000 present A3
D'Arnaud's Barbet Trachyphonus darnaudii LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala LC resident 2000 present A3
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC passage - present A1
Red-bellied Parrot Poicephalus rufiventris LC resident 2000 present A3
Pygmy Batis Batis perkeo LC resident 2000 present A3
Pringle's Puffback Dryoscopus pringlii LC resident 2000 present A3
Three-streaked Tchagra Tchagra jamesi LC resident 2000 present A3
Rosy-patched Bush-shrike Rhodophoneus cruentus LC resident 2000 present A3
Long-tailed Fiscal Lanius cabanisi LC resident 2000 present A3
Taita Fiscal Lanius dorsalis LC resident 2000 present A3
Somali Tit Melaniparus thruppi LC resident 2000 present A3
Mouse-coloured Penduline-tit Anthoscopus musculus LC resident 2000 present A3
Pink-breasted Lark Calendulauda poecilosterna LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-winged Lark Mirafra hypermetra LC resident 2000 present A3
Friedmann's Lark Mirafra pulpa DD resident 2000 present A1, A3
Somali Crombec Sylvietta isabellina LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-vented Eremomela Eremomela flavicrissalis LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Wren-warbler Calamonastes simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Ashy Cisticola Cisticola cinereolus LC resident 2000 present A3
Tiny Cisticola Cisticola nana LC resident 2000 present A3
Banded Warbler Sylvia boehmi LC resident 2000 present A3
Kenya White-eye Zosterops flavilateralis LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous Chatterer Argya rubiginosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Scaly Chatterer Argya aylmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Magpie Starling Speculipastor bicolor LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Hildebrandt's Starling Lamprotornis hildebrandti LC resident 2000 present A3
Shelley's Starling Lamprotornis shelleyi LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden-breasted Starling Lamprotornis regius LC resident 2000 present A3
Fischer's Starling Lamprotornis fischeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus tephronotus LC resident 2000 present A3
African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis LC resident 2000 present A3
Hunter's Sunbird Chalcomitra hunteri LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-bellied Sunbird Cinnyris nectarinioides LC resident 2000 present A3
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 2000 present A3
Fire-fronted Bishop Euplectes diadematus LC resident 2000 present A3
Purple Grenadier Granatina ianthinogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-capped Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus cyanocephalus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda charmosyna LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-headed Silverbill Odontospiza griseicapilla LC resident 2000 present A3
Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Parrot-billed Sparrow Passer gongonensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Pangani Longclaw Macronyx aurantiigula LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden Pipit Tmetothylacus tenellus LC resident 2000 present A3
Somali Bunting Emberiza poliopleura 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Umba Game Reserve 150,000 protected area contained by site 150,000
Mkomazi National Park National Park 344,565 protected area contains site 100,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mkomazi Game Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/05/2020.