GA007
Léconi grasslands


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
Finsch's Francolin Scleroptila finschi LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-headed Bee-eater Merops breweri LC resident 1999 present A3
Rosy Bee-eater Merops malimbicus LC breeding 1999 unknown A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 1999 present A3
Buccanodon duchaillui NR resident 1999 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 1999 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-eyed Puffback Dryoscopus senegalensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Bocage's Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus bocagei LC resident 1999 present A3
Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Nicator Nicator vireo LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous-crowned Eremomela Eremomela badiceps LC resident 1999 present A3
Olive-green Camaroptera Camaroptera chloronota LC resident 1999 present A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 1999 present A3
White-bibbed Swallow Hirundo nigrita LC resident 1999 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 1999 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1999 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1999 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 1999 present A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 1999 present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes tephrolaemus LC resident 1999 present A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 1999 present A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 1999 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-chinned Weaver Ploceus nigrimentus LC resident - present A1
Cassin's Malimbe Malimbus cassini LC resident 1999 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 1999 present A3
Pale-fronted Nigrita Nigrita luteifrons LC resident 1999 present A3
Long-legged Pipit Anthus pallidiventris 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.

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)
Plateaux Batéké National Park 204,200 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Léconi grasslands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/04/2021.