CM003
Waza 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
Garganey Spatula querquedula LC winter - 25,000 individuals A4i
African Collared-dove Streptopelia roseogrisea LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Crowned Crane Balearica pavonina VU non-breeding - 1,000 individuals A1, A4i
Arabian Bustard Ardeotis arabs NT resident 2000 present A3
Savile's Bustard Lophotis savilei LC resident 2000 present A3
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus LC non-breeding - 1,800 individuals A4i
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT winter - present A1
Red-throated Bee-eater Merops bulocki LC resident 2000 present A3
Sahelian Woodpecker Dendropicos elachus LC resident 2000 present A3
Fox Kestrel Falco alopex LC resident 2000 present A3
Senegal Parrot Poicephalus senegalus LC resident 2000 present A3
Piapiac Ptilostomus afer LC resident 2000 present A3
Sennar Penduline-tit Anthoscopus punctifrons LC resident 2000 present A3
Senegal Eremomela Eremomela pusilla LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-pate Cisticola Cisticola ruficeps LC resident 2000 present A3
River Prinia Prinia fluviatilis LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-bellied Starling Lamprotornis pulcher LC resident 2000 present A3
Purple Starling Lamprotornis purpureus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Scrub-robin Cercotrichas podobe LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-weaver Plocepasser superciliosus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes LC resident 2000 present A3
Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus LC resident 2000 present A3
Sahel Bush-sparrow Gymnoris dentata LC resident 2000 present A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a non-breeding - 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii

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)
2013 high not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Waza Logone Floodplain Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 773,773 protected area overlaps with site 0
Waza Parc national 140,589 is identical to site 140,707
Waza UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 170,000 is identical to site 170,000

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
water management -
other -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Waza National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2021.