ZM014
Kafue National Park


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
Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus VU resident - common A1
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus LC non-breeding - 1,000 individuals A4i
African Spoonbill Platalea alba LC non-breeding - 150 individuals A4i
Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula VU non-breeding - present A1
Caspian Plover Charadrius asiaticus LC winter - 200 individuals A4i
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT winter - present A1
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT winter - present A1
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Bradfield's Hornbill Lophoceros bradfieldi LC resident 1998 present A3
Böhm's Bee-eater Merops boehmi LC resident 1998 present A3
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
White-faced Barbet Pogonornis macclounii LC resident 1998 present A3
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC winter - present A1
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-cheeked Lovebird Agapornis nigrigenis VU resident 1998 100 individuals A1, A2, A3, A4ii
Souza's Shrike Lanius souzae LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous-bellied Tit Melaniparus rufiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-necked Eremomela Eremomela atricollis LC resident 1998 present A3
Stierling's Wren-warbler Calamonastes stierlingi LC resident 1998 present A3
Chirping Cisticola Cisticola pipiens LC resident 1998 present A3
Hartlaub's Babbler Turdoides hartlaubii LC resident 1998 present A3
Sharp-tailed Starling Lamprotornis acuticaudus LC resident 1998 present A3
Meves's Long-tailed Starling Lamprotornis mevesii LC resident 1998 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Scrub-robin Tychaedon barbata LC resident 1998 present A3
Böhm's Flycatcher Bradornis boehmi 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
Anchieta's Sunbird Anthreptes anchietae 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
Western Miombo Sunbird Cinnyris gertrudis LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser rufoscapulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown Firefinch Lagonosticta nitidula LC resident 1998 present A3
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua obtusa 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)
2010 high favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

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%) near 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 comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nkala Game Management Area 19,400 protected area overlaps with site 0
Namwala Game Management Area 360,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mumbwa Game Management Area 337,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mulobezi Game Management Area 342,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lunga-Luswishi Game Management Area 1,334,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Luba South Forest Reserve 21,052 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kansonso-Busanga Game Management Area 778,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Kalomo Hills Forest Reserve 136,948 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kafue National Park 2,240,000 protected area contains site 0
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (ZMB) No.76 Forest Reserve 7,291 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bilili Springs Game Management Area 308,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kafue National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.