LR009
Grebo


Country/territory: Liberia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2001)
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Area: 12,150 ha

Protection status:

Society for the Conservation of Nature of Liberia

Site description
The site is an area of evergreen lowland rainforest enclosed on three sides by a large, easterly projecting meander of the Cavalla river, on the international frontier with Côte d’Ivoire, in the extreme east of the country. It lies about 15 km due west of the southern end of Taï National Park (CI013) in Côte d’Ivoire.

Key biodiversity
See Box and Tables 2 and 3 for key species.

Non-bird biodiversity: Mammals recorded include Loxodonta africana (EN), Hexaprotodon liberiensis (VU), Pan troglodytes (EN), Colobus polykomos (LR/nt), Procolobus badius (LR/nt), Cercopithecus diana (VU), C. jentinki (VU), C. zebra (VU), C. sylvicultor (LR/nt), C. dorsalis (LR/nt), Tragelaphus eurycerus (LR/nt) and Syncerus caffer (LR/cd).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grebo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/04/2019.