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Mount Rungwe


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
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Caprimulgus poliocephalus NR resident 2000 unknown A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Bubo vosseleri NR resident 2000 present A3
Buteo oreophilus NR resident 2000 present A3
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum LC resident 2000 present A3
Moustached Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus leucomystax LC resident 2000 present A3
Fülleborn's Boubou Laniarius fuelleborni LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Lanius marwitzi NR resident 2000 present A2, A3
White-tailed Crested-flycatcher Elminia albonotata LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-capped Forest-warbler Artisornis metopias LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Chapin's Apalis Apalis chapini LC resident 2000 unknown A2, A3
Black-lored Cisticola Cisticola nigriloris LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Churring Cisticola Cisticola njombe LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Mountain Yellow Warbler Iduna similis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Cinnamon Bracken-warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea VU breeding 2000 present A1, A3
Andropadus nigriceps NR resident 2000 present A3
Andropadus milanjensis NR resident 2000 unknown A3
Shelley's Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Sylvia abyssinica NR resident 2000 present A3
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Kenrick's Starling Poeoptera kenricki LC resident 2000 unknown A2, A3
Orange Ground-thrush Geokichla gurneyi LC resident 2000 present A3
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher Melaenornis fischeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Dessonornis anomala NR resident 2000 unknown A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 2000 present A3
White-chested Alethe Chamaetylas fuelleborni LC resident 2000 present A3
Iringa Akalat Sheppardia lowei VU resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sharpe's Akalat Sheppardia sharpei LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Spot-throat Modulatrix stictigula LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Nectarinia mediocris NR resident 2000 present A3
Montane Widowbird Euplectes psammacromius LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 2000 present A3
Bertram's Weaver Ploceus bertrandi LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 2000 present A3
Coccopygia melanotis NR resident 2000 present A3
Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
East African Citril Crithagra hyposticta LC resident 2000 present A3
Kipengere Seedeater Crithagra melanochroa LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Serinus whytii NR resident 2000 present A2, 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)
Rungwe State Forest Reserve 47,028 protected area contains site 31,542

Habitats

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

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Rungwe. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2019.