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Lindi District Coastal Forests


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
Southern Banded Snake-eagle Circaetus fasciolatus NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Eastern Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-breasted Barbet Pogonornis melanopterus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Brown-headed Parrot Poicephalus cryptoxanthus LC resident 2000 present A3
Green-headed Oriole Oriolus chlorocephalus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-fronted Helmetshrike Prionops scopifrons LC resident 2000 present A3
East Coast Batis Batis soror LC resident 2000 present A3
Gorgeous Bush-shrike Telophorus viridis LC resident 2000 present A3
Kretschmer's Longbill Macrosphenus kretschmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Fischer's Greenbul Phyllastrephus fischeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Lowland Tiny Greenbul Phyllastrephus debilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-bellied Starling Notopholia corusca LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Ground-thrush Geokichla guttata EN breeding 2000 present A1
East Coast Akalat Sheppardia gunningi NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Plain-backed Sunbird Anthreptes reichenowi NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes neglectus LC resident 2000 present A3
Mouse-coloured Sunbird Cyanomitra verreauxii LC resident 2000 present A3
Zanzibar Red Bishop Euplectes nigroventris LC resident 2000 present A3
Lesser Seedcracker Pyrenestes minor LC resident 2000 unknown 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ruawa Forest Reserve 3,032 protected area overlaps with site 3,032
Rondo Forest Reserve 14,781 protected area contained by site 14,781
Rondo Forest Plantation 3,028 protected area overlaps with site 0
Nyangamara Forest Reserve 600 protected area contained by site 600
Ndimba Forest Reserve 2,986 protected area overlaps with site 2,669
Nandimba Forest Reserve 1,255 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mtama Forest Reserve 634 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mkangala Forest Reserve 1,486 protected area overlaps with site 0
Matapwa Forest Reserve 33,954 protected area overlaps with site 0
Litipo Forest Reserve 735 protected area contained by site 735
Litipo Forest Reserve 1,044 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lindi State Forest Reserve 48,334 protected area overlaps with site 0
Chitoa Forest Reserve 2,066 protected area overlaps with site 1,281

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lindi District Coastal Forests. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2020.