TZ046
Bagamoyo District Coastal Forests


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Southern Banded Snake-eagle Circaetus fasciolatus NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Eastern Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-breasted Barbet Pogonornis melanopterus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Mombasa Woodpecker Campethera mombassica LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Brown-headed Parrot Poicephalus cryptoxanthus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-fronted Helmetshrike Prionops scopifrons LC resident 2000 present A3
Gorgeous Bush-shrike Telophorus viridis LC resident 2000 present A3
Kretschmer's Longbill Macrosphenus kretschmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Fischer's Greenbul Phyllastrephus fischeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Lowland Tiny Greenbul Phyllastrephus debilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Yellow Flycatcher Erythrocercus holochlorus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-bellied Starling Notopholia corusca LC resident 2000 present A3
Plain-backed Sunbird Anthreptes reichenowi NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes neglectus LC resident 2000 present A3
Sokoke Pipit Anthus sokokensis EN resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Zaraninge Forest Reserve 17,076 protected area overlaps with site 17,076
Sadaani Game Reserve 0 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Saadani National Park National Park 106,200 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mangroove Forest Reserve 201 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mangroove Forest Reserve 154 protected area contained by site 0
Mangroove Forest Reserve 144 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mangroove Forest Reserve 23 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mangroove Forest Reserve 21 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mangroove Forest Reserve 29 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mangroove Forest Reserve 1,104 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mangroove Forest Reserve 199 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bagamoyo District Coastal Forests. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/bagamoyo-district-coastal-forests-iba-tanzania on 26/02/2024.