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Location Madagascar, Toliara
Central coordinates 43o 53.00' East  21o 46.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3, A4i
Area 237,520 ha
Altitude 0 - 560m
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
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis resident  1997  620 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
Madagascar Grebe Tachybaptus pelzelnii resident  1997  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Lesser Flamingo Phoeniconaias minor non-breeding  1997  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Madagascar Crested Ibis Lophotibis cristata resident  1997  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Madagascar Pond-heron Ardeola idae resident  1997  present  A1  Endangered 
Madagascar Heron Ardea humbloti resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Endangered 
Madagascar Fish-eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides resident  1997  present  A1, A2, A3  Critically Endangered 
Madagascar Marsh-harrier Circus macrosceles resident  1997  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Sakalava Rail Zapornia olivieri resident  1962  present  A1, A2, A3  Endangered 
Crab-plover Dromas ardeola non-breeding  1997  500 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-banded Plover Charadrius thoracicus resident  1997  50 individuals  A1, A2, A3  Vulnerable 
Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha resident  1997  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida non-breeding  1997  503 individuals  A4i  Least Concern 
Coua ruficeps resident  1970  present  A3  Not Recognised 
Giant Coua Coua gigas resident  1970  present  A3  Least Concern 
Coquerel's Coua Coua coquereli resident  1970  present  A3  Least Concern 
Running Coua Coua cursor resident  1970  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Lafresnaye's Vanga Xenopirostris xenopirostris resident  1970  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Sickle-billed Vanga Falculea palliata resident  1997  present  A3  Least Concern 
Archbold's Newtonia Newtonia archboldi resident  1970  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Thamnornis Warbler Thamnornis chloropetoides resident  1970  present  A2, A3  Least Concern 
Sakalava Weaver Ploceus sakalava resident  1970  present  A3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lac Ihotry Hunting Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0  

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
other -
Notes: Cutting mangroves for bark and timber.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mangoky - Ankazoabo Forest SAPM. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/08/2014

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