ET007
Bahir Dar - Lake Tana


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1996

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor NT non-breeding - present A1
White-collared Pigeon Columba albitorques LC resident 1996 present A3
Nyanza Swift Apus niansae LC resident 1996 present A3
Rouget's Rail Rougetius rougetii NT resident 1996 present A1, A3
Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus VU resident 1996 uncommon A1
White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis LC resident 1996 present A3
Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata LC resident 1996 present A3
African Long-eared Owl Asio abyssinicus LC resident 1996 present A3
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT winter - rare A1
Banded Barbet Lybius undatus LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-winged Lovebird Agapornis taranta LC resident 1996 present A3
Ethiopian Black-headed Oriole Oriolus monacha LC resident 1996 present A3
White-backed Black Tit Melaniparus leuconotus LC resident 1996 present A3
Zosterops poliogastrus NR resident 1996 present A3
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
Rüppell's Robin-Chat Cossypha semirufa LC resident 1996 present A3
Rüppell's Chat Myrmecocichla melaena LC resident 1996 present A3
Tacazze Sunbird Nectarinia tacazze LC resident 1996 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 1996 present A3
Swainson's Sparrow Passer swainsonii LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Citril Crithagra citrinelloides LC resident 1996 present A3
Yellow-rumped Seedeater Crithagra xanthopygia LC resident 1996 present A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown - 20,000 individuals A4iii

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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial -
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bahir Dar - Lake Tana. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/11/2019.