ZM016
Nkanga River Conservation 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
Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus LC resident 1998 present A3
Corncrake Crex crex LC winter - present A1
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT winter - present A1
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Pied Barbet Tricholaema frontata LC resident 1998 present A3
Zambian Barbet Lybius chaplini VU resident 1998 present A1, A3
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 1998 present A3
Souza's Shrike Lanius souzae LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 1998 present A3
Calamonastes undosa NR resident 1998 present A3
Hartlaub's Babbler Turdoides hartlaubii LC resident 1998 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Rock-thrush Monticola angolensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 1998 present A3
Shelley's Sunbird Cinnyris shelleyi LC resident 1998 present A3
White-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris talatala LC resident 1998 present A3
Cinnyris manoensis NR resident 1998 present A3
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua obtusa LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Indigobird Vidua codringtoni LC resident 1998 present A3
Fülleborn's Longclaw Macronyx fuelleborni LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-eared Seedeater Crithagra mennelli LC resident 1998 present 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2005 medium favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) 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
Shrubland 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nkanga river Conservation Area 0 is identical to site 9,700

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nkanga River Conservation Area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/07/2019.