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Rio Tombali, Rio Cumbijã and Ilha de Melo


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
Black-throated Coucal Centropus leucogaster LC resident 1997 present A3
Green Turaco Tauraco persa LC resident 1997 present A3
Violet Turaco Musophaga violacea LC resident 1997 present A3
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis LC breeding 1983 300 breeding pairs A4i
Pink-backed Pelican Pelecanus rufescens LC non-breeding 1983 1,250 individuals A4i
African Darter Anhinga rufa LC breeding 1983 300 breeding pairs A4i
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC winter - 9,800 individuals A4i
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula LC winter - 13,400 individuals A4i
Charadrius alexandrinus NR winter - 6,400 individuals A4i
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC winter - 13,900 individuals A4i
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT winter - 28,200 individuals A4i
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC winter - 1,200 individuals A4i
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT winter - 40,600 individuals A4i
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea NT winter - 25,200 individuals A4i
Little Stint Calidris minuta LC winter - 13,600 individuals A4i
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC winter - 4,700 individuals A4i
Tockus fasciatus NR resident 1997 present A3
Yellow-casqued Hornbill Ceratogymna elata VU resident 1997 present A1, A3
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki LC resident 1997 present A3
Spotted Honeyguide Indicator maculatus LC resident 1997 present A3
Little Green Woodpecker Campethera maculosa LC resident 1997 present A3
Buff-spotted Woodpecker Campethera nivosa LC resident 1997 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 1997 present A3
Lowland Sooty Boubou Laniarius leucorhynchus LC resident 1997 present A3
Terpsiphone rufiventer NR resident 1997 present A3
Yellow-billed Shrike Corvinella corvina LC resident 1997 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 1997 present A3
Western Nicator Nicator chloris LC resident 1997 present A3
Grey-headed Bristlebill Bleda canicapillus LC resident 1997 present A3
Spotted Greenbul Ixonotus guttatus LC resident 1997 present A3
Honeyguide Greenbul Baeopogon indicator LC resident 1997 present A3
Western Bearded Greenbul Criniger barbatus LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-tailed Greenbul Criniger calurus LC resident 1997 present A3
Blackcap Babbler Turdoides reinwardtii LC resident 1997 present A3
Bronze-tailed Starling Lamprotornis chalcurus LC resident 1997 present A3
White-crowned Robin-chat Cossypha albicapillus LC resident 1997 present A3
White-fronted Black-chat Oenanthe albifrons LC resident 1997 present A3
Anthreptes rectirostris NR resident 1997 present A3
Ploceus nigerrimus NR resident 1997 present A3
Blue-billed Malimbe Malimbus nitens LC resident 1997 present A3
Red-headed Malimbe Malimbus rubricollis LC resident 1997 present A3
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda coerulescens LC resident 1997 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Nigrita Nigrita bicolor LC resident 1997 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata LC resident 1997 present A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding - 100,000-499,999 individuals A4iii

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)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Unknown -
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rio Tombali, Rio Cumbijã and Ilha de Melo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/12/2019.