Kalamaloué National Park

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
African Collared-dove Streptopelia roseogrisea LC resident 2000 present A3
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs NT resident 2000 present A3
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus LC non-breeding - 2,000 individuals A4i
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC non-breeding - 4,000 individuals A4i
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT winter - common A1
River Prinia Prinia fluviatilis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chestnut-bellied Starling Lamprotornis pulcher LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Scrub-robin Cercotrichas podobe LC resident 2000 present A3
Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus LC resident 2000 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)
Waza Logone Floodplain Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 773,773 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kalamaloué National Park 4,500 protected area contains site 4,500


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Grassland - Semi-desert -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams -
Forest Woodland - mixed -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kalamaloué National Park. Downloaded from on 17/01/2021.