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Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park and Strict Nature Reserve


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 VU resident 1998 present A1
Coua ruficeps NR resident 1998 present A3
Giant Coua Coua gigas LC resident 1998 present A3
Coquerel's Coua Coua coquereli LC resident 1998 present A2, A3
Madagascar Crested Ibis Lophotibis cristata NT resident 1998 present A1
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae EN breeding 1998 present A1
Madagascar Marsh-harrier Circus macrosceles EN resident 1998 present A1
Madagascar Sparrowhawk Accipiter madagascariensis NT resident 1998 present A1
Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii NT resident 1998 present A1
Madagascar Fish-eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides CR resident 1998 present A1, A2, A3
Schlegel's Asity Philepitta schlegeli NT resident 1998 present A1, A2, A3
Sickle-billed Vanga Falculea palliata LC resident 1998 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)
2001 medium not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information -

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve World Heritage Site 152,000 is identical to site 152,000
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve 83,411 protected area contained by site 83,411
Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park 73,174 protected area contained by site 73,174

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park and Strict Nature Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/12/2017.