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Location Madagascar, Toamasina
Central coordinates 48o 25.80' East  19o 2.72' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 45,776 ha
Altitude 800 - 1,100m
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  A1  Near Threatened 
Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Madagascar Wood-rail Mentocrex kioloides resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Madagascar Blue-pigeon Alectroenas madagascariensis resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Red-fronted Coua Coua reynaudii resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Blue Coua Coua caerulea resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Collared Nightjar Gactornis enarratus resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Short-legged Ground-roller Brachypteracias leptosomus resident  1998  present  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Pitta-like Ground-roller Atelornis pittoides resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Velvet Asity Philepitta castanea resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Sunbird Asity Neodrepanis coruscans resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Pollen's Vanga Xenopirostris polleni resident  1998  present  A1, A2, A3  Near Threatened 
Nuthatch Vanga Hypositta corallirostris resident  1998  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Dark Newtonia Newtonia amphichroa resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Red-tailed Newtonia Newtonia fanovanae resident  1998  present  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Ward's Flycatcher Pseudobias wardi resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Brown Emu-tail Dromaeocercus brunneus resident  1998  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
White-throated Oxylabes Oxylabes madagascariensis resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Spectacled Tetraka Bernieria zosterops resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Madagascar Yellowbrow Crossleyia xanthophrys resident  1998  present  A1, A2, A3  Near Threatened 
Rand's Warbler Randia pseudozosterops resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Green Jery Neomixis viridis resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Forest Rock-thrush Monticola sharpei resident  1998  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 
Forest Fody Foudia omissa resident  1998  present  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Ankeniheny Classified Forest 26,500 protected area contained by site 26,500  

Land use

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ankeniheny-Lakato Future SAPM. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2014

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