Important Bird Areas in Asia: Key Sites for Conservation

Chan, S., Crosby, M. J., Islam M. Z. and Tordoff, A. W. (2004) Important Bird Areas in Asia: Key Sites for Conservation. BirdLife International. 

Slender-billed Vulture, © J C Eames
This directory documents a total of 2,293 IBAs in all 28 countries and territories in the Asia region. These sites cover a total area of 2,331,560 km, equivalent to 7.6% of the region’s land area. The proportion of Asia’s land area within the IBA network is comparable to that of other regions of the world where IBA analyses have been undertaken: Africa (7%); Europe (7%); and the Middle East (5%).

The series of links (below) take you through the various section of the Important Bird Areas in Asia: Key Sites for Conservation publication.

Country IBAs
BangladeshBhutanBritish Indian Ocean TerritoryBruneiCambodiaChina (mainland)
Hong Kong (China)IndiaIndonesiaJapanLaosMacao (China)Malaysia
MaldivesMongoliaMyanmarNepalNorth_Korea, , PakistanPhilippinesRussia (Asian)
SingaporeSouth KoreaSri LankaTaiwanThailandTimor-LesteVietnam

Additional Information
AppendicesInner CoverAsia IBAs coverConservation StrategyData Presentation
ForewordsIntroJustificationMethodologyOverview of ResultsPrelimsSummaryTOC