ZM019
Chisamba


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
Corncrake Crex crex LC winter - present A1
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT winter - present A1
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Pied Barbet Tricholaema frontata LC resident 1998 present A3
Zambian Barbet Lybius chaplini VU resident 1998 present A1, A3
White-faced Barbet Pogonornis macclounii LC resident 1998 present A3
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 1998 present A3
Souza's Shrike Lanius souzae LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous-bellied Tit Melaniparus rufiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Angola Lark Mirafra angolensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 1998 present A3
Stierling's Wren-warbler Calamonastes stierlingi LC resident 1998 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Scrub-robin Tychaedon barbata LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Rock-thrush Monticola angolensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 1998 present A3
White-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris talatala 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
Black-eared Seedeater Crithagra mennelli 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)
2019 high very unfavourable high
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
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 poor (40-69%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) 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 high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mwomboshi Forest Reserve 4,087 protected area overlaps with site 0
Karubwe Forest Reserve 245 protected area overlaps with site 0
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (ZMB) No.77 Forest Reserve 6,387 protected area contained by site 0
Chisamba Forest Reserve 5,789 protected area contained by site 5,789

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chisamba. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.