Threskiornis bernieri (Voronosy –Ibis from Madagascar) The Madagascan Ibis is endemic to Madagascar. It is distinguished from the Sacred Ibis (T. Aethiopicus) by its blue eyes. Locally, it is called Voronosy or Vorombengy, or Fitilimbengy. Present in the majority of landscape sites, this species is Endangered according to IUCN. His importance and location made WWF choose him as one of those targets.
The Bernier's Teal (Anas bernieri) is endemic to Madagascar. It was chosen as the target species of the landscape given their still significant number in the landscape and also that the majority of their niche is in the landscape. However, this species is listed as Endangered by IUCN, which has prompted the landscape to push conservation activities for the species.
Charadrius thoracius (Madagascar Plover) Listed as a Vulnerable species by the IUCN, the Madagascan Plover is an endemic species of the island. The bird is located throughout the coastline of the Menabe and Melaky regions, that is, throughout the landscape. The species is most abundant in the Kirindy Mite protected area. Chosen as target in the landscape given its importance in coastal ecosystems.
Ardea humbloti (Vagna Mainty –Humblot's Heron) A species classified as endangered by IUCN, the Madagascan Heron has a population estimated at present between 1000 and 3000 individuals. Its populations decline by hunting, collecting eggs and destroying its habitat by agriculture. Thus, it is present in the majority of the coastline in the Manambolo Tsiribihina landscape, hence it is among the targets in the landscape