MG039
Manambolomaty wetland complex and Tsimembo Classified Forest


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
Madagascar Teal Anas bernieri EN resident 1993-1994 35 individuals A1, A2, A3
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor NT non-breeding 1993-1994 present A1
Giant Coua Coua gigas LC resident 1993-1994 present A3
Coquerel's Coua Coua coquereli LC resident 1993-1994 present A2, A3
African Spoonbill Platalea alba LC non-breeding 1993-1994 401 individuals A4i
Madagascar Crested Ibis Lophotibis cristata NT resident 1993-1994 present A1
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae EN breeding 1993-1994 present A1
Madagascar Heron Ardea humbloti EN resident 1993-1994 440 individuals A1, A2, A3, A4i
Black-banded Plover Charadrius thoracicus VU resident 1993-1994 present A1, A2, A3
Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha NT resident 1993-1994 present A2
Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii NT resident 1993-1994 present A1
Madagascar Fish-eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides CR resident 1995 10 breeding pairs A1, A2, A3
Sickle-billed Vanga Falculea palliata LC resident 1993-1994 present A3
Sakalava Weaver Ploceus sakalava LC resident 1993-1994 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)
2017 high very unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - persecution/control happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - intentional use: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - trend unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low
Pollution agricultural & forestry effluents - soil erosion, sedimentation happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 13900 29400 - moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools 7491 7333 - moderate (70-90%) unfavourable
Wetlands (inland) Mangroves 0 0 moderate (70-90%) poor (40-69%) very unfavourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Anas bernieri Madagascar Teal 35 0 individuals 0 not assessed

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Unknown A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Unknown low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tsimembo Paysage Harmonieux Protégé 13,900 protected area contained by site 13,900
Complexe des lacs de Manambolomaty Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 7,491 protected area contained by site 7,491

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Mangroves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Manambolomaty wetland complex and Tsimembo Classified Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.