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Mount Rata and Rumpi Hills Forest 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
Cameroon Olive-pigeon Columba sjostedti LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
White-naped Pigeon Columba albinucha NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Sabine's Spinetail Rhaphidura sabini LC resident 2000 present A3
Bates's Swift Apus batesi LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Olive Long-tailed Cuckoo Cercococcyx olivinus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-billed Turaco Tauraco macrorhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Sjostedt's Owlet Glaucidium sjostedti LC resident 2000 present A3
Fraser's Eagle-owl Bubo poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Hawk-eagle Aquila africana LC resident 2000 present A3
Bar-tailed Trogon Apaloderma vittatum LC resident 2000 present A3
Dwarf Hornbill Lophoceros camurus LC resident 2000 present A3
Congo Pied Hornbill Lophoceros fasciatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Black-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna atrata LC resident 2000 present A3
White-thighed Hornbill Bycanistes albotibialis LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Piping Hornbill Bycanistes sharpii LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Bee-eater Merops gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Roller Eurystomus gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Kingfisher Corythornis leucogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Barbet Trachylaemus purpuratus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-spotted Barbet Buccanodon duchaillui LC resident 2000 present A3
Bristle-nosed Barbet Gymnobucco peli LC resident 2000 present A3
Naked-faced Barbet Gymnobucco calvus LC resident 2000 present A3
Speckled Tinkerbird Pogoniulus scolopaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Green Tinkerbird Pogoniulus coryphaea LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-rumped Tinkerbird Pogoniulus atroflavus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-throated Tinkerbird Pogoniulus subsulphureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Hairy-breasted Barbet Tricholaema hirsuta LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Lyre-tailed Honeyguide Melichneutes robustus LC resident 2000 present A3
African Piculet Verreauxia africana LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-eared Woodpecker Campethera caroli LC resident 2000 present A3
Tullberg's Woodpecker Campethera tullbergi LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-crested Woodpecker Dendropicos xantholophus LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus EN resident 2000 present A3
Grey-headed Broadbill Smithornis sharpei LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Black-headed Oriole Oriolus brachyrynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-winged Oriole Oriolus nigripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Cuckooshrike Ceblepyris caesius LC resident 2000 present A3
Petit's Cuckooshrike Campephaga petiti LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue Cuckooshrike Cyanograucalus azureus LC resident 2000 present A3
West African Batis Batis occulta LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-necked Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia chalybea LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut Wattle-eye Dyaphorophyia castanea LC resident 2000 present A3
Green-breasted Bush-shrike Malaconotus gladiator VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Sabine's Puffback Dryoscopus sabini LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-eyed Puffback Dryoscopus senegalensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Bocage's Bush-shrike Chlorophoneus bocagei LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Sooty Boubou Laniarius poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Shining Drongo Dicrurus atripennis LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Crested-flycatcher Trochocercus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-vented Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone rufocinerea LC resident 2000 present A3
Terpsiphone rufiventer NR resident 2000 present A3
Grey-necked Rockfowl Picathartes oreas VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Dusky Crested-flycatcher Elminia nigromitrata LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Crested-flycatcher Elminia albiventris LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Crombec Sylvietta virens LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Longtail Urolais epichlorus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Masked Apalis Apalis binotata LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-throated Apalis Apalis rufogularis LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Warbler Poliolais lopezi NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Yellow-browed Camaroptera Camaroptera superciliaris LC resident 2000 present A3
Chattering Cisticola Cisticola anonymus LC resident 2000 present A3
Forest Swallow Atronanus fuliginosa LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Square-tailed Saw-wing Psalidoprocne nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden Greenbul Calyptocichla serinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-tailed Bristlebill Bleda syndactylus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-lored Bristlebill Bleda notatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Swamp Palm Bulbul Thescelocichla leucopleura LC resident 2000 present A3
Simple Greenbul Chlorocichla simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Cameroon Mountain Greenbul Arizelocichla montana NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Western Mountain Greenbul Arizelocichla tephrolaema LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Grey Greenbul Eurillas gracilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Bearded Greenbul Criniger chloronotus LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-headed Greenbul Phyllastrephus poliocephalus NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Cameroon Olive Greenbul Phyllastrephus poensis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Icterine Greenbul Phyllastrephus icterinus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus herberti LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Chestnut-capped Flycatcher Erythrocercus mccallii LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Hylia Hylia prasina LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Illadopsis Illadopsis fulvescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-capped Illadopsis Illadopsis cleaveri LC resident 2000 present A3
White-throated Mountain-babbler Kupeornis gilberti VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Waller's Starling Onychognathus walleri LC resident 2000 present A3
Narrow-tailed Starling Poeoptera lugubris LC resident 2000 present A3
Purple-headed Starling Hylopsar purpureiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Ant-thrush Neocossyphus poensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Crossley's Ground-thrush Geokichla crossleyi NT resident 2000 present A1, A3
Fire-crested Alethe Alethe castanea LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-footed Flycatcher Muscicapa sethsmithi LC resident 2000 present A3
Cassin's Flycatcher Muscicapa cassini LC resident 2000 present A3
Sooty Flycatcher Bradornis fuliginosus LC resident 2000 present A3
Dusky-blue Flycatcher Bradornis comitatus LC resident 2000 present A3
African Forest-flycatcher Fraseria ocreata LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Robin-chat Oreocossypha isabellae LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
White-bellied Robin-chat Cossyphicula roberti LC resident 2000 present A3
Orange-breasted Forest-robin Stiphrornis erythrothorax LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-chested Kakamega Kakamega poliothorax LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-chinned Sunbird Anthreptes tephrolaemus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Brown Sunbird Cyanomitra cyanolaema LC resident 2000 present A3
Cameroon Sunbird Cyanomitra oritis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Green-throated Sunbird Chalcomitra rubescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Tiny Sunbird Cinnyris minullus LC resident 2000 present A3
Northern Double-collared Sunbird Cinnyris reichenowi LC resident 2000 present A3
Johanna's Sunbird Cinnyris johannae LC resident 2000 present A3
Superb Sunbird Cinnyris superbus LC resident 2000 present A3
Ursula's Sunbird Cinnyris ursulae LC resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Bates's Sunbird Cinnyris batesi LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-billed Weaver Ploceus melanogaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Preuss's Weaver Ploceus preussi LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-capped Weaver Ploceus insignis LC resident 2000 present A3
Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Malimbe Malimbus malimbicus LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Bluebill Spermophaga haematina LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-faced Crimsonwing Cryptospiza reichenovii LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Woodhouse's Antpecker Parmoptila woodhousei LC resident 2000 present A3
Oriole Finch Linurgus olivaceus LC resident 2000 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)
2013 medium not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rumpi Hills Forest Reserve 45,675 protected area contained by site 45,675

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Farmbush, fallow & ruderal land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
Forest Lowland forest - dry evergreen, Lowland forest - mixed moist evgn & semi-evgn, Mid-altitude forest - transitional -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers & streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Rata and Rumpi Hills Forest Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/11/2020.