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Kilwa District Coastal Forests


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
Southern Banded Snake-eagle Circaetus fasciolatus NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Eastern Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-breasted Barbet Pogonornis melanopterus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Brown-headed Parrot Poicephalus cryptoxanthus LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-fronted Helmetshrike Prionops scopifrons LC resident 2000 present A3
East Coast Batis Batis soror LC resident 2000 present A3
Gorgeous Bush-shrike Telophorus viridis LC resident 2000 present A3
Kretschmer's Longbill Macrosphenus kretschmeri LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Fischer's Greenbul Phyllastrephus fischeri LC resident 2000 present A3
Lowland Tiny Greenbul Phyllastrephus debilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-bellied Starling Notopholia corusca LC resident 2000 present A3
Plain-backed Sunbird Anthreptes reichenowi NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Uluguru Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes neglectus LC resident 2000 present A3
Mouse-coloured Sunbird Cyanomitra verreauxii LC resident 2000 present A3
Zanzibar Red Bishop Euplectes nigroventris 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tongomba New Forest Reserve 3,926 protected area overlaps with site 3,926
Rungo Forest Reserve 23,105 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pindiro Forest Reserve 4,705 protected area contained by site 4,705
Ngarma North Forest Reserve 40,759 protected area contained by site 40,759
Ngarama North Forest Reserve 43,186 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mtarure Forest Reserve 62,264 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mitundumbea Forest Reserve 9,292 protected area overlaps with site 9,292
Mbinga Kimaji / Kimate Forest Reserve 1,958 protected area overlaps with site 1,958
Malehi Forest Reserve 39,702 protected area contained by site 0
Kitope Hill Forest Reserve 3,796 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kitope Forest Reserve 4,123 protected area contained by site 4,123
Kilwa O.A. Open area 615,109 protected area overlaps with site 0
Kilwa State Forest Reserve 205,725 protected area contained by site 2,057

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Forest -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kilwa District Coastal Forests. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.