Country/territory: Guinea

IBA Criteria met: A3 (2001)
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Area: 4,900 ha

Protection status:

Site description
Kabitaï (Khabitaye) Forest Reserve is located south-east of the town of Wassou and north of Dubréka on the south-western edge of the Fouta Djalon, some 20 km from the sea and only a short distance from Konkouré (IBA GN013). The habitat is mixed wooded savanna and grassland, although some areas are cultivated.

Key biodiversity
See Box and Table 3 for key species. In addition, 10 species of the Guinea–Congo Forests biome have been recorded; see Table 3. The area has yet to be properly surveyed.

Non-bird biodiversity: None known to BirdLife International.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kabitaï. Downloaded from on 23/01/2021.