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Haroni - Rusitu junction and Botanical Reserves


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
Southern Banded Snake-eagle Circaetus fasciolatus NT resident 1998 present A1, A3
Taita Falcon Falco fasciinucha VU resident - present A1
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-fronted Helmetshrike Prionops scopifrons LC resident 1998 present A3
Woodwards' Batis Batis fratrum LC resident 1998 present A3
East Coast Batis Batis soror LC resident 1998 present A3
Olive Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus olivaceus LC resident 1998 present A3
Telophorus quadricolor NR resident 1998 present A3
White-tailed Crested-flycatcher Elminia albonotata LC resident 1998 present A3
Chirinda Apalis Apalis chirindensis LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Barratt's Warbler Bradypterus barratti LC resident 1998 present A3
Andropadus milanjensis NR resident 1998 present A3
Yellow-throated Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-bellied Starling Notopholia corusca LC resident 1998 present A3
Orange Ground-thrush Geokichla gurneyi LC resident 1998 present A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 1998 present A3
Plain-backed Sunbird Anthreptes reichenowi NT resident 1998 present A1, A3
Lesser Seedcracker Pyrenestes minor LC resident 1998 present A3
Coccopygia melanotis NR 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.

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)
Rusitu Forest Botanical Reserve 150 protected area contained by site 150
Haroni Forest Botanical Reserve 20 protected area contained by site 20

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haroni - Rusitu junction and Botanical Reserves. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/06/2019.