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Kagoro - Nindam Forest Reserves and vicinity


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
Adamawa Turtle-dove Streptopelia hypopyrrha LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Cuckoo Chrysococcyx flavigularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx mechowi LC resident 1999 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1999 present A3
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown-chested Lapwing Vanellus superciliosus LC breeding 1999 unknown A3
Chestnut-flanked Sparrowhawk Accipiter castanilius LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 1999 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 1999 present A3
Tockus fasciatus NR resident 1999 present A3
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC resident 1999 present A3
Bycanistes fistulator NR resident 1999 present A3
Blue-bellied Roller Coracias cyanogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Bearded Barbet Pogonornis dubius LC resident 1999 present A3
Willcocks's Honeyguide Indicator willcocksi LC resident 1999 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1999 present A3
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex LC resident 1999 unknown A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-cheeked Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia blissetti LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 1999 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 1999 present A3
Sun Lark Galerida modesta LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1999 present A3
Eremomela pusilla NR resident 1999 present A3
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-pate Cisticola Cisticola ruficeps LC resident 1999 present A3
Fanti Saw-wing Psalidoprocne obscura LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1999 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 1999 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 1999 present A3
Phyllastrephus albigularis NR resident 1999 present A3
Leaf-love Pyrrhurus scandens LC resident 1999 present A3
Puvel's Illadopsis Illadopsis puveli LC resident 1999 present A3
Phyllanthus atripennis NR resident 1999 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Little Grey Flycatcher Muscicapa epulata LC resident 1999 present A3
White-browed Forest-flycatcher Fraseria cinerascens LC resident 1999 present A3
Stiphrornis erythrothorax NR resident 1999 present A3
Buff-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra adelberti LC resident 1999 present A3
Splendid Sunbird Cinnyris coccinigastrus LC resident 1999 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 1999 present A3
Heuglin's Masked Weaver Ploceus heuglini LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-bellied Firefinch Lagonosticta rara LC resident 1999 present A3
Bar-breasted Firefinch Lagonosticta rufopicta LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Lagonosticta larvata NR resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-winged Pytilia Pytilia hypogrammica LC resident 1999 present A3
Dybowski's Twinspot Euschistospiza dybowskii LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-headed Oliveback Nesocharis capistrata LC resident 1999 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - type unknown/unrecorded happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ninjam Forest Reserve 5,883 protected area contained by site 5,883
Kafanchan Forest Reserve 600 protected area contained by site 600
Gerti Kloof Forest Reserve 2,769 protected area contained by site 2,769
Amere Forest Reserve 2,653 protected area contained by site 2,653

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Savanna -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kagoro - Nindam Forest Reserves and vicinity. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/08/2019.