ZM029
North Luangwa National Park


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
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 1998 present A3
Nyasa Lovebird Agapornis lilianae NT resident 1998 present A3
Stierling's Wren-warbler Calamonastes stierlingi LC resident 1998 present A3
Babbling Starling Neocichla gutturalis LC resident 1998 present A3
Meves's Long-tailed Starling Lamprotornis mevesii LC resident 1998 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1998 present A3
Böhm's Flycatcher Bradornis boehmi LC resident 1998 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 1998 present A3
Shelley's Sunbird Cinnyris shelleyi LC resident 1998 present A3
White-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris talatala LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser rufoscapulatus LC resident 1998 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)
2005 low unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Shrubland 0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation Unknown Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
North Luangwa National Park 463,600 protected area overlaps with site 0
Musalangu Game Management Area 1,735,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Munyamadzi Game Management Area 330,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lumimba Game Management Area 450,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Lubu Forest Reserve 3,200 protected area overlaps with site 0
Luangwa Forest Reserve 281,369 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Shrubland -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North Luangwa National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/04/2021.