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Misuku Hills Forest Reserves


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 1999 present A3
Montane Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus LC resident 1999 present A3
Scarce Swift Schoutedenapus myoptilus LC resident 1999 present A3
Striped Flufftail Sarothrura affinis LC resident 1999 present A3
Mountain Buzzard Buteo oreophilus NT resident 1999 present A3
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum LC resident 1999 present A3
Moustached Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus leucomystax LC resident 1999 present A3
Fülleborn's Boubou Laniarius fuelleborni LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
White-tailed Crested-flycatcher Elminia albonotata LC resident 1999 present A3
Chapin's Apalis Apalis chapini LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Black-lored Cisticola Cisticola nigriloris LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea VU breeding 1999 present A1, A3
Olive-headed Bulbul Arizelocichla striifacies LC resident 1999 present A3
Shelley's Greenbul Arizelocichla masukuensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-throated Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus ruficapilla LC resident 1999 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 1999 present A3
Orange Ground-thrush Geokichla gurneyi LC resident 1999 present A3
White-eyed Slaty-flycatcher Melaenornis fischeri LC resident 1999 present A3
White-starred Robin Pogonocichla stellata LC resident 1999 present A3
White-chested Alethe Chamaetylas fuelleborni LC resident 1999 present A3
Spot-throat Modulatrix stictigula LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Bronze Sunbird Nectarinia kilimensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Forest Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris fuelleborni LC resident 1999 present A3
Bertram's Weaver Ploceus bertrandi LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-bellied Waxbill Coccopygia quartinia LC resident 1999 present A3
Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus LC resident 1999 present A3
East African Citril Crithagra hyposticta 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)
Wilindi Forest Reserve 907 protected area contained by site 907
Mughese Forest Reserve 673 protected area contained by site 673
Matipa# Forest Reserve 1,062 protected area contained by site 1,062

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 -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Misuku Hills Forest Reserves. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/07/2020.