Hadejia-Nguru wetlands IBA

Location:Nigeria
Area:864,869 acres (350,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A3, A4i, A4iii
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:BSh (Climate: arid; Precipitation: steppe; Temperature: hot arid)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)A4i
Anas querquedula (Garganey)A4i
Anthoscopus parvulus (Yellow Penduline Tit)A3
Aythya nyroca (Ferruginous Duck)A1, A4i
Cercotrichas podobe (Black Scrub Robin)A3
Cisticola ruficeps (Red-pate Cisticola)A3
Cisticola rufus (Rufous Cisticola)A3
Corvinella corvina (Yellow-billed Shrike)A3
Dendrocygna bicolor (Fulvous Whistling-Duck)A4i
Dendrocygna viduata (White-faced Whistling-Duck)A4i
Dendropicos elachus (Little Grey Woodpecker)A3
Estrilda caerulescens (Lavender Waxbill)A3
Estrilda troglodytes (Black-rumped Waxbill)A3
Gymnoris dentata (Bush Petronia)A3
Lamprotornis pulcher (Chestnut-bellied Starling)A3
Lamprotornis purpureus (Purple Starling)A3
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)A4i
Lophotis savilei (Savile's Bustard)A3
Lybius dubius (Bearded Barbet)A3
Merops bulocki (red-throated bee-eater)A3
Passer luteus (Sudan Golden Sparrow)A3
Philomachus pugnax (Ruff)A4i
Plectropterus gambensis (Spur-winged Goose)A4i
Plegadis falcinellus (Glossy Ibis)A4i
Plocepasser superciliosus (Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver)A3
Ploceus heuglini (Heuglin's Masked Weaver)A3
Poicephalus senegalus (Senegal Parrot)A3
Porphyrio porphyrio (Purple Swamphen)A4i
Ptilostomus afer (Piapiac)A3
Pytilia phoenicoptera (Red-winged Pytilia)A3
Spiloptila clamans (Cricket Longtail)A3
Streptopelia roseogrisea (African Collared Dove)A3
Trachyphonus margaritatus (Yellow-breasted Barbet)A3
Tringa erythropus (Spotted Redshank)A4i

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