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Sango Bay area


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
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident 1998 present A3
Fiery-necked Nightjar Caprimulgus pectoralis LC resident 1998 present A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident 1998 present A3
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi LC resident 1998 present A3
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus LC winter - 100,000 individuals A4i
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC resident 1998 present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 1998 present A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 1998 present A3
Eastern Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 1998 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 1998 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 1998 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 1998 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1998 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Jameson's Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia jamesoni LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 1998 present A3
Papyrus Gonolek Laniarius mufumbiri NT resident 1998 present A1, A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 1998 present A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 1998 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans LC resident 1998 present A3
Masked Apalis Apalis binotata LC resident 1998 present A3
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis LC resident 1998 present A3
Tawny-breasted Camaroptera Camaroptera toroensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea VU non-breeding 2001 82 individuals A1
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 1998 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 1998 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Xavier's Greenbul Phyllastrephus xavieri LC resident 1998 present A3
Toro Olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus hypochloris LC resident 1998 present A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-lored Babbler Turdoides sharpei LC resident 1998 present A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 1998 present A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina fraseri LC resident 1998 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis xanthogaster LC resident 1998 present A3
Lowland Akalat Sheppardia cyornithopsis LC resident 1998 present A3
Fire-crested Alethe Alethe castanea LC resident 1998 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 1998 present A3
Grey-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes tephrolaemus LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 1998 present A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-chested Sunbird Cinnyris erythrocercus LC resident 1998 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 1998 present A3
Northern Brown-throated Weaver Ploceus castanops LC resident 1998 present A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1998 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-collared Oliveback Nesocharis ansorgei LC resident 1998 present A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding - 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 medium favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Climate change and severe weather storms and floods happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Savanna 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tero (West) Forest Reserve 2,684 protected area contained by site 2,684
Tero Forest Reserve 2,137 protected area contained by site 1,069
Sango Bay-Musambwa Island-Kagera Wetland Sustem Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 55,110 protected area overlaps with site 0
Namalala Forest Reserve 2,398 protected area contained by site 2,398
Nabajjuzi Wetland System Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,753 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Malabigambo Forest Reserve 11,081 protected area overlaps with site 11,081
Kaiso Forest Reserve 1,891 protected area overlaps with site 1,891

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Unknown -
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
Savanna -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sango Bay area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.