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Kasyoha-Kitomi Forest Reserve


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2008

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident 2008 present A3
White-naped Pigeon Columba albinucha NT resident 2008 present A1, A3
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus LC resident 2008 present A3
Cercococcyx mechowi NR resident 2008 present A3
Red-chested Owlet Glaucidium tephronotum LC resident 2008 present A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 2008 present A3
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates LC resident 2008 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2008 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 2008 present A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 2008 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus purpuratus LC resident 2008 present A3
Buccanodon duchaillui NR resident 2008 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 2008 present A3
Western Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus coryphaea LC resident 2008 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 2008 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 2008 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2008 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 2008 present A3
Fine-banded Woodpecker Campethera taeniolaema LC resident 2008 present A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 2008 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 2008 present A1, A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 2008 present A3
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti LC resident 2008 present A3
African Shrike-flycatcher Megabyas flammulatus LC resident 2008 present A3
Jameson's Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia jamesoni LC resident 2008 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 2008 present A3
Doherty's Bush-shrike Telophorus dohertyi LC resident 2008 present A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 2008 present A3
Dusky Tit Melaniparus funereus LC resident 2008 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 2008 present A3
White-browed Crombec Sylvietta leucophrys LC resident 2008 present A3
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis LC resident 2008 present A3
Tawny-breasted Camaroptera Camaroptera toroensis LC resident 2008 present A3
Chubb's Cisticola Cisticola chubbi LC resident 2008 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2008 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 2008 present A3
Joyful Greenbul Chlorocichla laetissima LC resident 2008 present A3
Shelley's Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis LC resident 2008 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 2008 present A3
Plain Greenbul Eurillas curvirostris LC resident 2008 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 2008 present A3
Xavier's Greenbul Phyllastrephus xavieri LC resident 2008 present A3
Toro Olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus hypochloris LC resident 2008 present A3
White-throated Greenbul Phyllastrephus albigularis LC resident 2008 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2008 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2008 present A3
Mountain Illadopsis Illadopsis pyrrhoptera LC resident 2008 present A3
Scaly-breasted Illadopsis Illadopsis albipectus LC resident 2008 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 2008 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 2008 present A3
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni LC resident 2008 present A3
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris LC resident 2008 present A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 2008 present A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 2008 present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 2008 present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 2008 present A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 2008 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 2008 present A3
Yellow-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis xanthogaster LC resident 2008 present A3
Equatorial Akalat Sheppardia aequatorialis LC resident 2008 present A3
Little Green Sunbird Anthreptes seimundi LC resident 2008 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2008 present A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 2008 present A3
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis LC resident 2008 present A3
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi LC resident 2008 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 2008 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 2008 present A3
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster LC resident 2008 present A3
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis LC resident 2008 present A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident 2008 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 2008 present A3
Yellow-bellied Waxbill Coccopygia quartinia LC resident 2008 present A3
White-collared Oliveback Nesocharis ansorgei LC resident 2008 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 2008 present A3
Woodhouse's Antpecker Parmoptila woodhousei LC resident 2008 present A3
Thick-billed Seedeater Crithagra burtoni LC resident 2008 present A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata LC resident 2008 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)
2012 low favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes 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 livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - unspecified species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

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

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kasyoha - Kitomi Forest Reserve 35,388 protected area overlaps with site 39,200
Kakasi Forest Reserve 789 protected area contained by site 0

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Bitooma Abeteriiene Twebiseho Association (BATA) 0
Butoha Twetungure Turinde Ebyobuhangwa Association (BTTEA) 0
Buzenga Environmenttal Association 0
Kanywambogo Environmental Development Association (KEDA) 0
Mwongera Parish Environmental Conservation Association (MPECA) 0
Ndangaro Environment and Conservation Association (NECA) 0
Rwajere Parish Tree Planting Association (RPTPA) 0
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mid-altitude forest - transitional -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
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Land ownership
The Forest is a Central Forest Reserve which is managed by National Forest Authority on behave of the Government of Uganda. This therefore means that the Forest Reserve is owned by the Government. The communities are being involved in the management as well through the CFM aproach.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kasyoha-Kitomi Forest Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2022.