NG007
Cross River National Park (Oban Division) This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Black Guineafowl Agelastes niger LC resident 1999 present A3
Forest Francolin Peliperdix lathami LC resident 1999 present A3
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 1999 present A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Spinetail Neafrapus cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
Bates's Swift Apus batesi LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 1999 present A3
Nkulengu Rail Himantornis haematopus LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-throated Rail Canirallus oculeus LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Spot-breasted Ibis Bostrychia rara LC resident 1999 present A3
White-crested Tiger-heron Tigriornis leucolopha LC resident 1999 present A3
Sjostedt's Owlet Glaucidium sjostedti LC resident 1999 present A3
Fraser's Eagle-owl Bubo poensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk Accipiter castanilius LC resident 1999 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 1999 present A3
Bare-cheeked Trogon Apaloderma aequatoriale LC resident 1999 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Little Hornbill Horizocerus granti LC resident 1999 present A3
Congo Pied Hornbill Lophoceros fasciatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 1999 present A1, A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-thighed Hornbill Bycanistes albotibialis LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Piping Hornbill Bycanistes sharpii LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Long-tailed Hornbill Horizocerus cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
Rosy Bee-eater Merops malimbicus LC breeding 1999 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-moustached Bee-eater Merops mentalis NT resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus purpuratus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 1999 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 1999 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 1999 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis LC resident 1999 present A3
Willcocks's Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi LC resident 1999 present A3
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 1999 present A3
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Gabon Woodpecker Dendropicos gabonensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 1999 present A3
Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Wattled Cuckooshrike Lobotos oriolinus DD resident 1999 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-billed Helmetshrike Prionops caniceps LC resident 1999 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-spotted Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia tonsa LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 1999 present A3
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 1999 present A3
Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Terpsiphone rufiventer NR resident 1999 present A3
Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1999 present A3
Lemon-bellied Crombec Sylvietta denti LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow Longbill Macrosphenus flavicans LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota LC resident 1999 present A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident 1999 present A3
Forest Swallow Atronanus fuliginosa LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 1999 present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-lored Bristlebill Bleda notatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 1999 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1999 present A3
White-tailed Greenbul Baeopogon clamans LC resident 1999 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 1999 present A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 1999 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Bearded Greenbul Criniger chloronotus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bearded Greenbul Criniger ndussumensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Xavier's Greenbul Phyllastrephus xavieri LC resident 1999 present A3
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 1999 present A3
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 1999 present A3
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris LC resident 1999 present A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 1999 present A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina fraseri LC resident 1999 present A3
Fire-crested Alethe Alethe castanea LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-footed Flycatcher Muscicapa sethsmithi LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 1999 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Olivaceous Flycatcher Fraseria olivascens LC resident 1999 present A3
Orange-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis erythrothorax LC resident 1999 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 1999 present A3
Mouse-brown Sunbird Anthreptes gabonicus LC resident 1999 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes tephrolaemus LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra adelberti LC resident 1999 present A3
Carmelite Sunbird Chalcomitra fuliginosa LC resident 1999 present A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Tiny Sunbird Cinnyris minullus LC resident 1999 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 1999 present A3
Bates's Sunbird Cinnyris batesi LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-mantled Weaver Ploceus tricolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident 1999 present A3
Rachel's Malimbe Malimbus racheliae LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Red-vented Malimbe Malimbus scutatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-bellied Malimbe Malimbus erythrogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 1999 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Woodhouse's Antpecker Parmoptila woodhousei LC resident 1999 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)
2017 very high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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)
Oban Group Forest Reserve 220,661 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cross River South Forest Reserve 81,123 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cross River North Forest Reserve 16,774 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cross River (Oban Division) National Park 190,600 protected area contained by site 190,600
Cross River National Park 800,000 protected area contains site 280,000

Habitats

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

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cross River National Park (Oban Division). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/07/2020.