TZ043
Wembere steppe


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
Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-faced Sandgrouse Pterocles decoratus LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-billed Stork Mycteria ibis LC breeding 1962 2,000 breeding pairs A4i
African Openbill Anastomus lamelligerus LC breeding 1962 2,000 individuals A4i
African Spoonbill Platalea alba LC breeding 1962 250 breeding pairs A4i
African Sacred Ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus LC breeding 1962 2,000 breeding pairs A4i
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1962 1,000 breeding pairs A4i
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis LC breeding 1962 10,000 breeding pairs A4i
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC breeding 1962 200 breeding pairs A4i
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1962 1,500 breeding pairs A4i
Long-tailed Cormorant Microcarbo africanus LC breeding 1962 10,000 breeding pairs A4i
African Darter Anhinga rufa LC breeding 1962 8,000 breeding pairs A4i
Eastern Chanting-goshawk Melierax poliopterus LC resident 2000 present A3
Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni LC resident 2000 present A3
Usambiro Barbet Trachyphonus usambiro LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala LC resident 2000 present A3
Fischer's Lovebird Agapornis fischeri NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Karamoja Apalis Apalis karamojae VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Grey Wren-warbler Calamonastes simplex LC resident 2000 present A3
Banded Warbler Curruca boehmi LC resident 2000 present A3
Hildebrandt's Starling Lamprotornis hildebrandti LC resident 2000 present A3
Ashy Starling Lamprotornis unicolor LC resident 2000 present A3
African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus LC resident 2000 present A3
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis LC resident 2000 present A3
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-tailed Weaver Histurgops ruficauda LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Blue-capped Cordon-bleu Uraeginthus cyanocephalus LC resident 2000 present A3
Steel-blue Whydah Vidua hypocherina LC resident 2000 present A3
Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri LC resident 2000 present A3
White-bellied Canary Crithagra dorsostriata LC resident 2000 present A3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a breeding 1962 100,000-499,999 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Unyambiu North Forest Reserve 29,304 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Wembere steppe. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2022.