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Yangudi-Rassa National Park


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
Black-faced Sandgrouse Pterocles decoratus LC resident 1996 present A3
Buff-crested Bustard Lophotis gindiana LC 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
Pallid Harrier Circus macrourus NT winter 1996 unknown A1
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
Red-and-yellow Barbet Trachyphonus erythrocephalus LC resident 1996 present A3
Trachyphonus darnaudii NR resident 1996 present A3
Black-throated Barbet Tricholaema melanocephala LC resident 1996 present A3
Lesser Kestrel Falco naumanni LC winter 1996 unknown A1
Red-bellied Parrot Poicephalus rufiventris LC resident 1996 present A3
Rosy-patched Bush-shrike Rhodophoneus cruentus LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Fiscal Lanius somalicus LC resident 1996 present A3
Chestnut-headed Sparrow-lark Eremopterix signatus LC resident 1996 present A3
Red-winged Lark Mirafra hypermetra LC resident 1996 present A3
Pale Prinia Prinia somalica LC resident 1996 present A3
African Grey Flycatcher Bradornis microrhynchus LC resident 1996 present A3
Cinnyris habessinica NR resident 1996 present A3
White-headed Buffalo-weaver Dinemellia dinemelli LC resident 1996 present A3
Rüppell's Weaver Ploceus galbula LC resident 1996 present A3
Somali Sparrow Passer castanopterus 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.

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


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Yangudi Rassa National Park 473,100 is identical to site 473,100

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial -
Rocky areas -
Grassland -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Yangudi-Rassa National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/08/2019.