CM014
Mount Mbam


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
Cameroon Olive-pigeon Columba sjostedti LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Bannerman's Turaco Tauraco bannermani EN resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus coryphaea LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-breasted Boubou Laniarius atroflavus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
White-bellied Crested-flycatcher Elminia albiventris LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Longtail Urolais epichlorus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Black-collared Apalis Oreolais pulcher LC resident 2000 present A3
Bamenda Apalis Apalis bamendae LC resident 2000 present A1, A2
Cisticola discolor NR resident 2000 present A2, A3
Bangwa Warbler Bradypterus bangwaensis NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Western Mountain Greenbul Arizelocichla tephrolaema LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Cameroon Olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus poensis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sylvia abyssinica NR resident 2000 present A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Robin-chat Oreocossypha isabellae LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Cameroon Sunbird Cyanomitra oritis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi LC resident 2000 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis LC resident 2000 present A3
Shelley's Oliveback Nesocharis shelleyi LC resident 2000 present A2, 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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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane forest - mixed -
Grassland Grassland - montane -
Wetlands (inland) Montane bogs, swamps and mires, Rivers & streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Mbam. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2019.