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Bia National Park and Resource 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 2000 present A3
Forest Francolin Peliperdix lathami LC resident 2000 present A3
Hartlaub's Duck Pteronetta hartlaubii LC resident 2000 present A3
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi LC resident 2000 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 2000 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 2000 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Little Hornbill Horizocerus granti LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Pied Hornbill Lophoceros semifasciatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes cylindricus VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Western Piping Hornbill Bycanistes fistulator LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Long-tailed Hornbill Horizocerus albocristatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus castaneiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 2000 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus goffinii LC resident 2000 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 2000 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 2000 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 2000 present A3
Willcocks's Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 2000 present A3
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Melancholy Woodpecker Dendropicos lugubris LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 2000 present A3
Black-collared Lovebird Agapornis swindernianus LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-billed Helmetshrike Prionops caniceps LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia hormophora LC resident 2000 present A3
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 2000 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Terpsiphone rufiventer NR resident 2000 present A3
Violet-backed Hyliota Hyliota violacea LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 2000 present A3
Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti LC resident 2000 present A3
Kemp's Longbill Macrosphenus kempi LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Apalis Apalis nigriceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 2000 present A3
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2000 present A3
Green-tailed Bristlebill Bleda eximius NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 2000 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 2000 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 2000 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-bearded Greenbul Criniger olivaceus VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 present A3
Tit-hylia Pholidornis rushiae LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 2000 present A3
Copper-tailed Starling Hylopsar cupreocauda NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Finsch's Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina finschi LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Alethe Alethe diademata LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Scrub-robin Tychaedon leucosticta LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata LC resident 2000 present A3
Ussher's Flycatcher Bradornis ussheri LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 2000 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Olivaceous Flycatcher Fraseria olivascens LC resident 2000 present A3
Orange-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis erythrothorax LC resident 2000 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra adelberti LC resident 2000 present A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 2000 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-mantled Weaver Ploceus tricolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Maxwell's Black Weaver Ploceus albinucha LC resident 2000 present A3
Preuss's Weaver Ploceus preussi LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-vented Malimbe Malimbus scutatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 2000 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 2000 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2001 high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
For more information about IBA monitoring please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Bia Trributaries South Forest Reserve 30,562 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bia Tawya Forest Reserve 67,858 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bia National Park UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 7,770 protected area overlaps with site 7,770
Bia Resource Reserve 27,792 protected area overlaps with site 27,792
Bia National Park 7,770 protected area overlaps with site 7,770

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Unknown -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bia National Park and Resource Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/05/2020.