ET027
Gefersa reservoir


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1996

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Blue-winged Goose Cyanochen cyanoptera NT resident 1996 100-154 individuals A1, A3, A4i
White-collared Pigeon Columba albitorques LC resident 1996 present A3
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 1996 present A3
Nyanza Swift Apus niansae LC breeding 1996 unknown A3
Rouget's Rail Rougetius rougetii NT resident 1996 present A1, A3
Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata LC resident 1996 present A3
White-backed Black Tit Melaniparus leuconotus LC resident 1996 present A3
Brown Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Catbird Sylvia galinieri LC resident 1996 present A3
Ethiopian White-eye Zosterops poliogastrus LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher Melaenornis chocolatinus LC resident 1996 present A3
Moorland Chat Pinarochroa sordida LC resident 1996 present A3
Tacazze Sunbird Nectarinia tacazze LC resident 1996 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 1996 present A3
Swainson's Sparrow Passer swainsonii LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Longclaw Macronyx flavicollis NT resident 1996 present A1, A3
Abyssinian Citril Crithagra citrinelloides LC resident 1996 present A3
Brown-rumped Seedeater Crithagra tristriata LC resident 1996 present A3
Ethiopian Siskin Serinus nigriceps LC resident 1996 present A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata LC resident 1996 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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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gefersa reservoir. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2022.