Aberdare Mountains IBA

Area:444,543 acres (179,900 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A2, A3
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Köppen climate classification:Csb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: summer dry; Temperature: warm summer)
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Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Apalis porphyrolaema (Chestnut-throated Apalis)A3
Apaloderma vittatum (Bar-tailed Trogon)A3
Apus niansae (Nyanza Swift)A3
Arizelocichla nigriceps (Mountain Greenbul)A3
Bradypterus cinnamomeus (Cinnamon Bracken Warbler)A3
Buteo oreophilus (Mountain Buzzard)A3
Campethera tullbergi (Tullberg's Woodpecker)A3
Caprimulgus poliocephalus (Montane Nightjar)A3
Cinnyris mediocris (Eastern double-collared sunbird)A3
Cisticola aberdare (Aberdare Cisticola)A2, A3
Cisticola hunteri (Hunter's Cisticola)A2, A3
Coracina caesia (Grey Cuckooshrike)A3
Cossypha semirufa (Rüppell's Robin-Chat)A3
Crithagra burtoni (Thick-billed Seedeater)A3
Crithagra frontalis (Western Citril)A3
Crithagra striolata (Streaky Seedeater)A3
Cryptospiza salvadorii (Abyssinian Crimsonwing)A3
Dioptrornis fischeri (White-eyed Slaty Flycatcher)A3
Drepanorhynchus reichenowi (Golden-winged sunbird)A3
Euplectes jacksoni (Jackson's Widowbird)A1, A2, A3
Francolinus jacksoni (Jackson's Francolin)A2, A3
Francolinus psilolaemus (Moorland Francolin)A3
Geokichla gurneyi (Orange Ground Thrush)A3
Geokichla piaggiae (Abyssinian Ground Thrush)A3
Iduna similis (Mountain Yellow Warbler)A3
Linurgus olivaceus (Oriole Finch)A3
Merops oreobates (Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater)A3
Nectarinia johnstoni (Scarlet-tufted Sunbird)A3
Nectarinia kilimensis (Bronzy Sunbird)A3
Nectarinia tacazze (Tacazze Sunbird)A3
Onychognathus tenuirostris (Slender-billed Starling)A3
Onychognathus walleri (Waller's Starling)A3
Oriolus percivali (Mountain Oriole)A3
Phylloscopus umbrovirens (Brown Woodland Warbler)A3
Pinarochroa sordida (Moorland Chat)A3
Ploceus baglafecht (Baglafecht Weaver)A3
Ploceus insignis (Brown-capped Weaver)A3
Ploceus melanogaster (Black-billed Weaver)A3
Poeoptera femoralis (Abbott's Starling)A1, A2, A3
Poeoptera sharpii (Sharpe's starling)A3
Pogoniulus leucomystax (Moustached Tinkerbird)A3
Pogonocichla stellata (White-starred Robin)A3
Sarothrura affinis (Striped Flufftail)A3
Schoutedenapus myoptilus (Scarce Swift)A3
Sylvietta leucophrys (White-browed Crombec)A3
Tauraco hartlaubi (Hartlaub's Turaco)A3
Telophorus dohertyi (Doherty's bush shrike)A3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263