VN037
Lang Bian


Country/territory: Vietnam

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2002)
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Area: 10,000 ha

Protection status:

BirdLife International in Vietnam

Site description
This IBA is centred on Mount Lang Bian (also known as Nui Ba) in the west of Bi Dup-Nui Ba Nature Reserve on the Da Lat plateau. The main forest types occurring at Lang Bian are coniferous forest and evergreen forest. The area is known for its high levels of plant diversity and endemism. The fauna of the area is also very species rich, and exhibits high levels of endemism.

Key biodiversity
Lang Bian lies within the Da Lat Plateau Endemic Bird Area (EBA). Three of the eight restricted-range species that occur in this EBA have been recorded at the site, including the globally endangered species Collared Laughingthrush Garrulax yersini.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lang Bian. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2020.