ZM022
Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage


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
Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus LC resident 1998 present A3
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Whyte's Barbet Stactolaema whytii LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Pied Barbet Tricholaema frontata LC resident 1998 present A3
Lybius minor NR resident 1998 present A3
Margaret's Batis Batis margaritae LC resident 1998 present A3
Souza's Shrike Lanius souzae LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Melaniparus rufiventris NR resident 1998 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-necked Eremomela Eremomela atricollis LC resident 1998 present A3
Calamonastes undosa NR resident 1998 present A3
Chirping Cisticola Cisticola pipiens LC resident 1998 present A3
Tabora Cisticola Cisticola angusticauda LC resident 1998 present A3
Laura's Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus laurae LC resident 1998 present A3
Sharp-tailed Starling Lamprotornis acuticaudus LC resident 1998 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Scrub-robin Tychaedon barbata LC resident 1998 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser rufoscapulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown Firefinch Lagonosticta nitidula LC resident 1998 present A3
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua obtusa LC resident 1998 present A3
Fülleborn's Longclaw Macronyx fuelleborni LC 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2010 low favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

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) past (and unlikely to return) and no longer limiting some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Chimfunshi Private Ranch 9,300 is identical to site 9,300

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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: Chimfunshi Wildlife Orphanage. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/04/2020.