ET037
Tiro Boter - Becho forest


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1996

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Erckel's Francolin Pternistis erckelii LC resident 1996 present A3
Dusky Turtle-dove Streptopelia lugens LC resident 1996 present A3
Montane Nightjar Caprimulgus poliocephalus LC resident 1996 present A3
Nyanza Swift Apus niansae LC resident 1996 present A3
White-cheeked Turaco Tauraco leucotis LC resident 1996 present A3
Wattled Ibis Bostrychia carunculata LC resident 1996 present A3
Banded Barbet Lybius undatus LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Woodpecker Dendropicos abyssinicus LC resident 1996 present A3
Ethiopian Black-headed Oriole Oriolus monacha LC resident 1996 present A3
Thick-billed Raven Corvus crassirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
White-backed Black Tit Melaniparus leuconotus LC resident 1996 present A3
Brown Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus umbrovirens LC resident 1996 present A3
African Hill-babbler Sylvia abyssinica LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Catbird Parophasma galinieri LC resident 1996 present A3
Kaffa White-eye Zosterops kaffensis LC resident 1996 present A3
Slender-billed Starling Onychognathus tenuirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
Sharpe's Starling Pholia sharpii LC resident 1996 present A3
Stuhlmann's Starling Poeoptera stuhlmanni LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Ground-thrush Geokichla piaggiae LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Slaty-flycatcher Melaenornis chocolatinus LC resident 1996 present A3
Rüppell's Robin-Chat Cossypha semirufa LC resident 1996 present A3
Little Rock-thrush Monticola rufocinereus LC resident 1996 present A3
White-winged Cliff-chat Monticola semirufus LC resident 1996 present A3
Tacazze Sunbird Nectarinia tacazze LC resident 1996 present A3
Baglafecht Weaver Ploceus baglafecht LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Crimsonwing Cryptospiza salvadorii LC resident 1996 present A3
Swainson's Sparrow Passer swainsonii LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Longclaw Macronyx flavicollis NT resident 1996 uncommon A1, A3
Abyssinian Citril Crithagra citrinelloides LC resident 1996 present A3
Yellow-rumped Seedeater Crithagra xanthopygia LC resident 1996 present A3
Brown-rumped Seedeater Crithagra tristriata LC resident 1996 present A3
Streaky Seedeater Crithagra striolata LC resident 1996 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)
1996 medium near favourable high
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - small-holder plantations happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 39246 39246 - - favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species The conservation measures needed for the site are being comprehensively and effectively implemented high
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tiro-Boter-Becho National Forest Priority Area 85,804 is identical to site 85,804

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Forestry & agro-industrial plantations -
Shrubland Bamboo - montane, Bushland & thicket - montane -
Forest Montane forest - mixed, Montane forest - monodominant, Montane forest - undifferentiated, Woodland - monodominant -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiro Boter - Becho forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.