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Mac-Mac Escarpment and Forests


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1998

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Striped Flufftail Sarothrura affinis LC resident 1998 present A3
Knysna Turaco Tauraco corythaix LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Southern Bald Ibis Geronticus calvus VU resident 1998 present A3
Buteo oreophilus NR resident 1998 present A3
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 1998 present A3
Olive Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus olivaceus LC resident 1998 present A3
Barratt's Warbler Bradypterus barratti LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea VU breeding 1998 unknown A3
Yellow-throated Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla LC resident 1998 present A3
Bush Blackcap Sylvia nigricapillus VU resident 1998 present A1, A2, A3
Orange Ground-thrush Geokichla gurneyi LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown Scrub-robin Tychaedon signata LC resident 1998 present A2
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 1998 present A3
Chorister Robin-chat Cossypha dichroa LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Buff-streaked Chat Campicoloides bifasciatus LC resident 1998 present A1, A3
Gurney's Sugarbird Promerops gurneyi NT resident 1998 present A3
Coccopygia melanotis NR resident 1998 present A3
Forest Canary Crithagra scotops LC resident 1998 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


Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mid-altitude forest - transitional -
Grassland Grassland - highveld -
Artificial - terrestrial Forestry & agro-industrial plantations -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
water management -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mac-Mac Escarpment and Forests. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/07/2019.