ET064
Yabello Sanctuary


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 1996

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Vulturine Guineafowl Acryllium vulturinum LC resident 1996 present A3
Yellow-necked Francolin Pternistis leucoscepus LC resident 1996 present A3
Donaldson-Smith's Nightjar Caprimulgus donaldsoni LC resident 1996 present A3
Star-spotted Nightjar Caprimulgus stellatus LC resident 1996 present A3
Little Brown Bustard Heterotetrax humilis NT resident 1996 present A3
White-bellied Go-away-bird Criniferoides leucogaster LC resident 1996 present A3
Eastern Chanting-goshawk Melierax poliopterus LC resident 1996 present A3
Hemprich's Hornbill Lophoceros hemprichii LC resident 1996 present A3
Eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill Tockus flavirostris LC resident 1996 present A3
Von der Decken's Hornbill Tockus deckeni LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-billed Woodhoopoe Phoeniculus somaliensis LC resident 1996 present A3
Abyssinian Scimitarbill Rhinopomastus minor LC resident 1996 present A3
Trachyphonus darnaudii NR resident 1996 present A3
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala LC resident 1996 present A3
Red-bellied Parrot Poicephalus rufiventris LC resident 1996 present A3
Pygmy Batis Batis perkeo LC resident 1996 present A3
Pringle's Puffback Dryoscopus pringlii LC resident 1996 present A3
Three-streaked Tchagra Tchagra jamesi LC resident 1996 present A3
Rosy-patched Bush-shrike Rhodophoneus cruentus LC resident 1996 present A3
Taita Fiscal Lanius dorsalis LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Fiscal Lanius somalicus LC resident 1996 present A3
Ethiopian Bushcrow Zavattariornis stresemanni EN resident 1996 present A1, A2, A3
Somali Tit Melaniparus thruppi LC resident 1996 present A3
Mouse-coloured Penduline-tit Anthoscopus musculus LC resident 1996 present A3
Pink-breasted Lark Calendulauda poecilosterna LC resident 1996 present A3
Collared Lark Mirafra collaris LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Short-toed Lark Alaudala somalica LC resident 1996 present A3
Short-tailed Lark Spizocorys fremantlii LC resident 1996 present A3
Masked Lark Spizocorys personata LC resident 1996 present A3
Yellow-vented Eremomela Eremomela flavicrissalis LC resident 1996 present A3
Grey Wren-warbler Calamonastes simplex LC resident 1996 present A3
Boran Cisticola Cisticola bodessa LC resident 1996 present A3
Ashy Cisticola Cisticola cinereolus LC resident 1996 present A3
Tiny Cisticola Cisticola nana LC resident 1996 present A3
Pale Prinia Prinia somalica LC resident 1996 present A3
White-tailed Swallow Hirundo megaensis VU resident 1996 present A1, A2, A3
Banded Warbler Sylvia boehmi LC resident 1996 present A3
Zosterops abyssinicus NR resident 1996 present A3
Rufous Chatterer Argya rubiginosa LC resident 1996 present A3
Scaly Chatterer Argya aylmeri LC resident 1996 present A3
White-rumped Babbler Turdoides leucopygia LC resident 1996 present A3
Magpie Starling Speculipastor bicolor LC resident 1996 present A3
Shelley's Starling Lamprotornis shelleyi LC resident 1996 present A3
Golden-breasted Starling Lamprotornis regius LC resident 1996 present A3
White-crowned Starling Lamprotornis albicapillus LC resident 1996 present A3
Bare-eyed Thrush Turdus tephronotus LC resident 1996 present A3
African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus LC resident 1996 present A3
Eastern Violet-backed Sunbird Anthreptes orientalis LC resident 1996 present A3
Hunter's Sunbird Chalcomitra hunteri LC resident 1996 present A3
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-capped Social-weaver Pseudonigrita cabanisi LC resident 1996 present A3
Rüppell's Weaver Ploceus galbula LC resident 1996 present A3
Speke's Weaver Ploceus spekei LC resident 1996 present A3
Purple Grenadier Granatina ianthinogaster LC resident 1996 present A3
Black-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda charmosyna LC resident 1996 present A3
Grey-headed Silverbill Odontospiza griseicapilla LC resident 1996 present A3
Steel-blue Whydah Vidua hypocherina LC resident 1996 present A3
Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Sparrow Passer castanopterus LC resident 1996 present A3
Northern Grosbeak-canary Crithagra donaldsoni LC resident 1996 present A3
White-bellied Canary Crithagra dorsostriata LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Bunting Emberiza poliopleura LC resident 1996 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)
1996 low favourable low
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information poor

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Grassland 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable
Savanna 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yabello Sanctuary 249,600 is identical to site 249,600

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Savanna -
Artificial - terrestrial -
Grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yabello Sanctuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2019.