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Mtwara 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

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mtwara State Forest Reserve 9,069 protected area contains site 1,736

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mtwara District Coastal Forests. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2022.