SS010
Imatong mountains


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
Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 1999 present A3
Star-spotted Nightjar Caprimulgus stellatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Montane Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus LC resident 1999 present A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-crested Bustard Lophotis gindiana LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bellied Go-away-bird Criniferoides leucogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
White-crested Turaco Tauraco leucolophus LC resident 1999 present A3
Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus NT resident 1999 present A3
Jackson's Hornbill Tockus jacksoni LC resident 1999 present A3
Abyssinian Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus minor LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki LC resident 1999 present A3
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus purpuratus LC resident 1999 present A3
D'Arnaud's Barbet Trachyphonus darnaudii LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-breasted Barbet Pogonornis rolleti LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis LC resident 1999 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 1999 present A3
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 1999 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Jameson's Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia jamesoni LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 1999 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Tit Melaniparus funereus LC resident 1999 present A3
Mouse-coloured Penduline-tit Anthoscopus musculus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-winged Lark Mirafra hypermetra LC resident 1999 present A3
Sun Lark Galerida modesta LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 1999 present A3
Green-backed Eremomela Eremomela canescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-collared Apalis Oreolais pulcher LC resident 1999 present A3
Foxy Cisticola Cisticola troglodytes LC resident 1999 present A3
Mountain Yellow Warbler Iduna similis LC resident 1999 present A3
Cinnamon Bracken-warbler Bradypterus cinnamomeus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 1999 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1999 present A3
Joyful Greenbul Chlorocichla laetissima LC resident 1999 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Toro Olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus hypochloris LC resident 1999 present A3
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown Warbler Sylvia lugens LC resident 1999 present A3
African Hill-babbler Sylvia abyssinica LC resident 1999 present A3
Ethiopian White-eye Zosterops poliogastrus LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Scaly-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis albipectus LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous Chatterer Argya rubiginosa LC resident 1999 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 1999 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 1999 present A3
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni LC resident 1999 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Bronze-tailed Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus LC resident 1999 present A3
Spotted Ground-thrush Geokichla guttata EN unknown 2000 present A1
Abyssinian Ground-thrush Geokichla piaggiae LC resident 1999 present A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-shouldered Robin-chat Cossypha cyanocampter LC resident 1999 present A3
Equatorial Akalat Sheppardia aequatorialis LC resident 1999 present A3
Little Rock-thrush Monticola rufocinereus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-fronted Black-chat Oenanthe albifrons LC resident 1999 present A3
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis LC resident 1999 present A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Tacazze Sunbird Nectarinia tacazze LC resident 1999 present A3
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi LC resident 1999 present A3
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 1999 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Cinnamon Weaver Ploceus badius LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara LC resident 1999 present A3
Dybowski's Twinspot Euschistospiza dybowskii LC resident 1999 present A3
Purple Grenadier Granatina ianthinogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Abyssinian Crimsonwing Cryptospiza salvadorii LC resident 1999 present A3
Swee Waxbill Coccopygia melanotis LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-headed Silverbill Odontospiza griseicapilla LC resident 1999 present A3
Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri LC resident 1999 present A3
Exclamatory Paradise-whydah Vidua interjecta LC resident 1999 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata LC resident 1999 present A3
Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus LC resident 1999 present A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kidepo Game Reserve 120,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Imatong Forest Reserve 110,000 protected area contained by site 103,200

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Imatong mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2020.