SL009
Kambui Hills Forest Reserve


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
Ahanta Francolin Pternistis ahantensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Francolin Peliperdix lathami LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-legged Sparrowhawk Accipiter erythropus LC resident 2000 present A3
Long-tailed Hawk Urotriorchis macrourus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Little Hornbill Horizocerus granti LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Pied Hornbill Lophoceros semifasciatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Piping Hornbill Bycanistes fistulator LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Long-tailed Hornbill Horizocerus albocristatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus goffinii LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 2000 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 2000 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Honeybird Prodotiscus insignis LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 2000 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia hormophora LC resident 2000 present A3
Fiery-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus cruentus LC resident 2000 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Terpsiphone rufiventer NR resident 2000 present A3
White-necked Rockfowl Picathartes gymnocephalus VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Violet-backed Hyliota Hyliota violacea LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 2000 present A3
Kemp's Longbill Macrosphenus kempi LC resident 2000 present A3
Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2000 present A3
Green-tailed Bristlebill Bleda eximius NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 2000 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 2000 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Grey-hooded Capuchin Babbler Phyllanthus atripennis NT resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-winged Starling Onychognathus fulgidus LC resident 2000 present A3
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris LC resident 2000 present A3
Copper-tailed Starling Hylopsar cupreocauda NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Finsch's Flycatcher-thrush Stizorhina finschi LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Alethe Alethe diademata LC resident 2000 present A3
Ussher's Flycatcher Bradornis ussheri LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Olivaceous Flycatcher Fraseria olivascens LC resident 2000 present A3
Orange-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis erythrothorax LC resident 2000 present A3
Fraser's Sunbird Deleornis fraseri LC resident 2000 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes rectirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra adelberti LC resident 2000 present A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 2000 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-mantled Weaver Ploceus tricolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-and-black Weaver Ploceus castaneofuscus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-vented Malimbe Malimbus scutatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 2000 present A3
Crimson Seedcracker Pyrenestes sanguineus 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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2005 medium favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

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 likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Artificial/Terrestrial 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation Unknown Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kambui South Forest Reserve 880 protected area contained by site 880
Kambui North Forest Reserve 20,348 protected area contained by site 20,348
Kambui Hills and Extensions Forest Reserve 14,335 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lowland forest - mixed moist evgn & semi-evgn -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams -
Savanna Bushland & thicket - deciduous -
Artificial/Terrestrial Farmbush, fallow & ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
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: Kambui Hills Forest Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/07/2020.