CD017
Upemba National Park


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
Coppery-tailed Coucal Centropus cupreicaudus LC resident 2000 present A3
Wattled Crane Bugeranus carunculatus VU resident - frequent A1
Shoebill Balaeniceps rex VU resident - present A1
Pale-billed Hornbill Lophoceros pallidirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Böhm's Bee-eater Merops boehmi LC resident 2000 present A3
Racquet-tailed Roller Coracias spatulatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Anchieta's Barbet Stactolaema anchietae LC resident 2000 present A3
White-faced Barbet Pogonornis macclounii LC resident 2000 present A3
Dickinson's Kestrel Falco dickinsoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Souza's Shrike Lanius souzae LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-bellied Tit Melaniparus rufiventris LC resident 2000 present A3
Angola Lark Mirafra angolensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-capped Crombec Sylvietta ruficapilla LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-necked Eremomela Eremomela atricollis LC resident 2000 present A3
Miombo Wren-warbler Calamonastes undosus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chirping Cisticola Cisticola pipiens LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Dambo Cisticola Cisticola dambo LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-and-rufous Swallow Hirundo nigrorufa LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue Swallow Hirundo atrocaerulea VU non-breeding - present A1
Laura's Woodland-warbler Phylloscopus laurae LC resident 2000 present A3
Sharp-tailed Starling Lamprotornis acuticaudus LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Spotted Ground-thrush Geokichla guttata VU resident - present A1
Miombo Scrub-robin Tychaedon barbata LC resident 2000 present A3
Böhm's Flycatcher Bradornis boehmi LC resident 2000 present A3
Miombo Rock-thrush Monticola angolensis LC resident 2000 present A3
Arnot's Chat Myrmecocichla arnotti LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Miombo Sunbird Cinnyris gertrudis LC resident 2000 unknown A3
Chestnut-backed Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser rufoscapulatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown Firefinch Lagonosticta nitidula LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-lored Waxbill Estrilda nigriloris DD resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah Vidua obtusa LC resident 2000 present A3
Fülleborn's Longclaw Macronyx fuelleborni LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-eared Seedeater Crithagra mennelli LC resident 2000 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Upemba Parc National 1,367,365 is identical to site 1,173,000
Lubudi-Sampwe Domaine de Chasse 348,876 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bassin de la Lufira Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 4,470,993 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upemba National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2022.