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Ugalla River Game 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
Corncrake Crex crex LC winter - present A1
Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus VU resident - present A1
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus LC non-breeding 1995 1,896 individuals A4i
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC non-breeding 1995 922 individuals A4i
African Darter Anhinga rufa LC non-breeding 1995 438 individuals A4i

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wala River Forest Reserve 160,212 protected area overlaps with site 0
Uyumbu WMA Wildlife management area 83,900 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ugunda Forest Reserve 155,196 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ugalla River Forest Reserve 391,599 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ugalla North O.A. Open area 169,790 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ugalla North Forest Reserve 164,529 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ugalla G.R. (N) Game reserve 500,000 protected area contains site 472,000
Msima GCA Game controlled area 2,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mpanda North East Forest Reserve 499,998 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mpanda Line Forest Reserve 441,267 protected area overlaps with site 0
Malagarasi-Muyovozi Wetlands Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 3,250,000 protected area contains site 0
Ipole WMA Wildlife management area 240,600 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
nature conservation and research -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ugalla River Game Reserve. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/01/2022.