GM001
Abuko Nature Reserve


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
Ahanta Francolin Pternistis ahantensis LC resident 1998 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 1998 unknown A3
Tockus fasciatus NR resident 1998 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 1998 unknown A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1998 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 1998 unknown A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 1998 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1998 unknown A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1998 present A3
Camaroptera chloronota NR resident 1998 unknown A3
Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura LC resident 1998 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1998 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 1998 unknown A3
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens LC resident 1998 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1998 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 1998 unknown A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 1998 unknown 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)
Abuko Nature Reserve 134 protected area contained by site 107

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
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: Abuko Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/07/2019.