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Location Madagascar, Antsiranana
Central coordinates 49o 43.00' East  13o 13.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3, A4i
Area 262,272 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,171m
Year of IBA assessment 2008

Asity Madagascar (Affiliate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Madagascar Crested Ibis Lophotibis cristata resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A1  Near Threatened 
Great Egret Casmerodius albus non-breeding  1998  678 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
Madagascar Sparrowhawk Accipiter madagascariensis resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A1  Near Threatened 
Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A1  Near Threatened 
White-breasted Mesite Mesitornis variegatus resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A2  Near Threatened 
Coquerel's Coua Coua coquereli resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Coua Coua serriana resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A2  Least Concern 
Short-legged Ground-roller Brachypteracias leptosomus resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Vulnerable 
Scaly Ground-roller Brachypteracias squamiger resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Vulnerable 
Sickle-billed Vanga Falculea palliata resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 
Forest Rock-thrush Monticola sharpei resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A1, A2  Least Concern 
Sakalava Weaver Ploceus sakalava resident  1998  present [units unknown]  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lake Sahaka Hunting Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 3,000  

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
fisheries/aquaculture -
nature conservation and research -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Daraina (Loky-Manambato) SAPM. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2014

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