CI003
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve


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
Ahanta Francolin Pternistis ahantensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Forest Francolin Peliperdix lathami LC resident 1999 present A3
Afep Pigeon Columba unicincta LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba iriditorques LC resident 1999 present A3
Blue-headed Wood-dove Turtur brehmeri LC resident 1999 present A3
Black Spinetail Telacanthura melanopygia LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster 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
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Bubo poensis NR resident 1999 unknown A3
Sandy Scops-owl Otus icterorhynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Shelley's Eagle-owl Bubo shelleyi NT resident 1999 unknown A3
Rufous Fishing-owl Scotopelia ussheri VU resident 1999 unknown A1, A2, A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 1999 present A3
Tockus fasciatus NR resident 1999 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 1999 present A1, A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-cheeked Hornbill Bycanistes subcylindricus LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Merops muelleri NR resident 1999 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 1999 unknown A3
African Dwarf-kingfisher Ispidina lecontei LC resident 1999 unknown A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Chocolate-backed Kingfisher Halcyon badia LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Gymnobucco calvus NR resident 1999 present A3
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 1999 present A3
Fire-bellied Woodpecker Dendropicos pyrrhogaster LC resident 1999 present A3
Rufous-sided Broadbill Smithornis rufolateralis LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Wattled Cuckoo-shrike Lobotos lobatus VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Blue Cuckoo-shrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 1999 present A3
Prionops caniceps NR resident 1999 present A3
Dyaphorophyia castanea NR resident 1999 present A3
Fiery-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus cruentus LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Red-bellied Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufiventer LC resident 1999 present A3
White-necked Rockfowl Picathartes gymnocephalus VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Violet-backed Hyliota Hyliota violacea LC resident 1999 present A3
Dusky Tit Melaniparus funereus LC resident 1999 present A3
Kemp's Longbill Macrosphenus kempi LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Grey Longbill Macrosphenus concolor LC resident 1999 present A3
Camaroptera chloronota NR resident 1999 present A3
Sierra Leone Prinia Schistolais leontica VU resident 1999 unknown A1, A2, A3
Sharpe's Apalis Apalis sharpii LC resident 1999 present A2, A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-headed Rufous-warbler Bathmocercus cerviniventris NT resident 1999 unknown A1, A2, A3
Phyllastrephus albigularis NR resident 1999 unknown A3
Phyllastrephus icterinus NR resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 1999 present A3
Green-tailed Bristlebill Bleda eximius NT resident 1999 present A1, A2, 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
Ansorge's Greenbul Eurillas ansorgei LC resident 1999 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 1999 present A3
Yellow-bearded Greenbul Criniger olivaceus VU resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Baumann's Greenbul Phyllastrephus baumanni LC resident 1999 unknown A1, A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 1999 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 1999 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Rufous-winged Illadopsis Illadopsis rufescens NT resident 1999 present A1, A2, A3
Stizorhina fraseri NR resident 1999 present A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey Ground-thrush Geokichla princei LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Alethe diademata NR resident 1999 present A3
Stiphrornis erythrothorax NR resident 1999 present A3
Forest Scrub-robin Tychaedon leucosticta LC resident 1999 present A3
Ussher's Flycatcher Bradornis ussheri LC resident 1999 present A3
Grey-throated Tit-flycatcher Fraseria griseigularis LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Tessmann's Flycatcher Fraseria tessmanni DD resident 1999 unknown A3
Olivaceous Flycatcher Fraseria olivascens LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Nimba Flycatcher Melaenornis annamarulae VU resident 1999 unknown A1, A2, A3
Lowland Akalat Sheppardia cyornithopsis LC resident 1999 present A3
Anthreptes rectirostris NR resident 1999 present A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 1999 unknown A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 1999 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1999 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 1999 present A3
White-breasted Nigrita Nigrita fusconotus LC resident 1999 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2001 low not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve World Heritage Site 22,130 protected area contains site 5,000
Mount Nimba Integral National Reserve 5,000 is identical to site 5,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial -
Unknown -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/10/2017.