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Mahali Mountain 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
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 2000 present A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus NT resident 2000 present A3
Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater Merops oreobates LC resident 2000 present A3
Fine-banded Woodpecker Campethera taeniolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Oriole Oriolus percivali LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 2000 present A3
Kungwe Apalis Apalis argentea LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Eastern Mountain Greenbul Arizelocichla nigriceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-throated Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla LC resident 2000 present A3
African Hill-babbler Sylvia abyssinica LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Illadopsis Illadopsis pyrrhoptera LC resident 2000 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 2000 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 2000 present A3
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni LC resident 2000 present A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 2000 present A3
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Regal Sunbird Cinnyris regius LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Forest Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris fuelleborni LC resident 2000 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 2000 present A3
Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-browed Citril Crithagra frontalis LC resident 2000 present A3
East African Citril Crithagra hyposticta LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Thick-billed Seedeater Crithagra burtoni LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata LC resident 2000 unknown 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)
2002 low 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
No known threats no known threats 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 Unknown Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mahale Mts.National Park National Park 146,502 is identical to site 161,300

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mahali Mountain National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/10/2022.