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Location Madagascar
Central coordinates 49o 27.00' East  15o 28.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 142,500 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,200m
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  1997  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae breeding  1997  present  A1  Endangered 
Madagascar Serpent-eagle Eutriorchis astur resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Endangered 
Henst's Goshawk Accipiter henstii resident  1997  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Madagascar Wood Rail Canirallus kioloides resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Madagascar Blue-pigeon Alectroenas madagascariensis resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Red-breasted Coua Coua serriana resident  1997  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Red-fronted Coua Coua reynaudii resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Blue Coua Coua caerulea resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Collared Nightjar Caprimulgus enarratus resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Short-legged Ground-roller Brachypteracias leptosomus resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Scaly Ground-roller Brachypteracias squamiger resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Pitta-like Ground-roller Atelornis pittoides resident  1997  present  A1, A3  Least Concern 
Rufous-headed Ground-roller Atelornis crossleyi resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Near Threatened 
Velvet Asity Philepitta castanea resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Sunbird Asity Neodrepanis coruscans resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Yellow-bellied Asity Neodrepanis hypoxantha resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Bernier's Vanga Oriolia bernieri resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Pollen's Vanga Xenopirostris polleni resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Near Threatened 
Helmet Vanga Euryceros prevostii resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Nuthatch Vanga Hypositta corallirostris resident  1997  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Dark Newtonia Newtonia amphichroa resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Red-tailed Newtonia Newtonia fanovanae resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Ward's Flycatcher Pseudobias wardi resident  1997  present  A1, A3  Least Concern 
Crossley's Babbler Mystacornis crossleyi resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
White-throated Oxylabes Oxylabes madagascariensis resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Spectacled Tetraka Bernieria zosterops resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Cryptic Warbler Cryptosylvicola randrianasoloi resident  1997  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Madagascar Yellowbrow Crossleyia xanthophrys resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Near Threatened 
Rand's Warbler Randia pseudozosterops resident  1997  present  A1, A3  Least Concern 
Green Jery Neomixis viridis resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Forest Rock-thrush Monticola sharpei resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Least Concern 
Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Forest Fody Foudia omissa resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Anjanaharibe Classified Forest 7,500 protected area contained by site 7,500  
Upper Rantabe Classified Forest 0 protected area contained by site 33,200  

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
urban/industrial/transport -

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