ST003
São Tomé northern savannas


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
Sao Tome Bronze-naped Pigeon Columba malherbii NT resident 1999 present A2
Sao Tome Spinetail Zoonavena thomensis LC resident 1999 present A2
Sao Tome Kingfisher Corythornis thomensis LC resident 1999 present A2
Sao Tome Oriole Oriolus crassirostris VU resident 1999 present A1, A2
Sao Tome Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone atrochalybeia LC resident 1999 present A2
Sao Tome Prinia Prinia molleri LC resident 1999 present A2
Black-capped Speirops Zosterops lugubris LC resident 1999 present A2
Turdus olivaceofuscus NR resident 1999 present A1, A2
Newton's Sunbird Anabathmis newtonii LC resident 1999 present A2
Sao Tome Weaver Ploceus sanctithomae LC resident 1999 present A2
Principe Seedeater Crithagra rufobrunnea LC resident 1999 present 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Parque Natural Obô de São Tomé Other 0 protected area overlaps with site 522

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: São Tomé northern savannas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/11/2019.