GH037
Gbele Resource Reserve


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Willcocks's Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Lanius corvinus LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Yellow Penduline-tit Anthoscopus parvulus LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Oriole Warbler Hypergerus atriceps LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Rufous Cisticola Cisticola rufus LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Pied-winged Swallow Hirundo leucosoma LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Gambaga Flycatcher Muscicapa gambagae LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
White-crowned Robin-chat Cossypha albicapillus LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
White-fronted Black-chat Oenanthe albifrons LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Bar-breasted Firefinch Lagonosticta rufopicta LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Grey Firefinch Lagonosticta nigricollis LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Yellow-winged Pytilia Pytilia hypogrammica LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Red-winged Pytilia Pytilia phoenicoptera LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda coerulescens LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Togo Paradise-whydah Vidua togoensis LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Exclamatory Paradise-whydah Vidua interjecta LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata LC resident 2004-2005 present A3
Brown-rumped Bunting Emberiza affinis LC resident 2004-2005 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)
2021 low favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
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 - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

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

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Gbele Game Production Reserve 56,540 is identical to site 56,500

Habitats

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gbele Resource Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2022.