MG081
Parc National d'Isalo


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
Madagascar Grebe Tachybaptus pelzelnii EN resident 1995 present A1
Giant Coua Coua gigas LC resident 1995 present A3
Madagascar Crested Ibis Lophotibis cristata NT resident 1995 present A1
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae EN breeding 1995 present A1
Circus maillardi NR resident 1995 present A1
Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii NT resident 1995 present A1
Forest Rock-thrush Monticola sharpei LC resident 1995 present A1, A2

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)
2017 high unfavourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Energy production and mining mining and quarrying happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - trend unknown/unrecorded happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

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
Unknown A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Unknown low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Isalo National Park 86,567 is identical to site 81,540

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National d'Isalo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2020.