ZM030
Shiwa Ng'andu


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus LC resident 1998 present A3
Corncrake Crex crex LC winter - present A1
Great Snipe Gallinago media NT winter - present A1
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 1998 present A3
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
White-faced Barbet Pogonornis macclounii LC resident 1998 present A3
Whyte's Barbet Stactolaema whytii LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Pied Barbet Tricholaema frontata LC resident 1998 present A3
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 1998 present A3
Souza's Shrike Lanius souzae LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Tit Melaniparus griseiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Rufous-bellied Tit Melaniparus rufiventris LC resident 1998 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-necked Eremomela Eremomela atricollis LC resident 1998 present A3
Stierling's Wren-warbler Calamonastes stierlingi LC resident 1998 present A3
Chirping Cisticola Cisticola pipiens LC resident 1998 present A3
Tabora Cisticola Cisticola angusticauda LC resident 1998 present A3
Laura's Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus laurae LC resident 1998 present A3
Hartlaub's Babbler Turdoides hartlaubii LC resident 1998 present A3
Kurrichane Thrush Turdus libonyana LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Scrub-robin Tychaedon barbata LC resident 1998 present A3
Böhm's Flycatcher Myopornis boehmi LC resident 1998 present A3
Miombo Rock-thrush Monticola angolensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 1998 present A3
Anchieta's Sunbird Anthreptes anchietae LC resident 1998 present A3
Oustalet's Sunbird Cinnyris oustaleti LC resident 1998 unknown A3
White-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris talatala LC resident 1998 unknown A3
Western Miombo Sunbird Cinnyris gertrudis LC resident 1998 present A3
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser rufoscapulatus LC resident 1998 present A3
Bar-winged Weaver Ploceus angolensis LC resident 1998 present A3
Brown Firefinch Lagonosticta nitidula LC resident 1998 present A3
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua obtusa LC resident 1998 present A3
Fülleborn's Longclaw Macronyx fuelleborni LC resident 1998 present A3
Black-eared Seedeater Crithagra mennelli LC resident 1998 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2005 favourable low low
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
no habitat good

State (condition of the trigger species' habitats)
Habitat Habitat detail Reference area (ha) Actual area (ha) Habitat quantity (% remaining) Habitat quality (carrying capacity) Result
Shrubland 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) favourable

Pressure (threats to the trigger species and/or their habitats)
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

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation Unknown Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Mansha River Wildlife and Flora Management Area Private Ranch 9,000 is identical to site 9,000

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
tourism/recreation -
other -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Shiwa Ng'andu. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/shiwa-ngandu-iba-zambia on 26/02/2024.