VN044
Yok Don


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Green-legged Partridge Tropicoperdix chloropus LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus EN resident 1997-2002 10 individuals A1, A3
Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi LC resident 2002 uncommon A1, A3
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata EN resident 2002 present A1
Yellow-footed Green-pigeon Treron phoenicopterus LC resident 2000 present A3
Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus LC resident 2000 present A3
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus CR breeding 1997-2002 1-2 individuals A1, A3
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus NT non-breeding 1997-2002 uncommon A1
Giant Ibis Thaumatibis gigantea CR resident 2002 present A1
Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster NT non-breeding 2002 1-2 individuals A1
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus CR resident 1993-1997 1-2 individuals A1, A3
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2002 present A1
Lesser Fish-eagle Icthyophaga humilis NT resident 2002 4 individuals A1
Grey-headed Fish-eagle Icthyophaga ichthyaetus NT non-breeding 2002 1-2 individuals A1
Rufous-winged Buzzard Butastur liventer LC resident 2000 present A3
Great Hornbill Buceros bicornis VU resident 1997 3 individuals A1
Red-vented Barbet Psilopogon lagrandieri LC resident 2000 present A3
Green-eared Barbet Psilopogon faiostrictus LC resident 2000 present A3
Lineated Barbet Psilopogon lineatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-headed Woodpecker Picus erythropygius LC resident 2000 present A3
White-rumped Pygmy-falcon Neohierax insignis NT resident 1997-2002 uncommon A1, A3
Blossom-headed Parakeet Himalayapsitta roseata NT resident 2000 present A3
Blue-winged Pitta Pitta moluccensis LC breeding 2000 present A3
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus LC resident 2000 present A3
Indochinese Cuckooshrike Lalage polioptera LC resident 2000 present A3
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola LC resident 2000 present A3
Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectens LC non-breeding 2000 present A3
Racquet-tailed Treepie Crypsirina temia LC resident 2000 present A3
Mirafra assamica NR resident 2000 present A3
Brown Prinia Prinia polychroa LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua LC resident 2000 present A3
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster LC resident 2000 present A3
Streak-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus blanfordi LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-faced Tit-babbler Mixornis kelleyi LC resident 2002 present A2, A3
Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis LC resident 2000 present A3
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica LC resident 2000 present A3
Acridotheres burmannicus NR resident 2000 present A3
Golden-crested Myna Ampeliceps coronatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Plain-backed Sparrow Passer flaveolus LC resident 2000 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).


IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Yok Don Vườn quốc gia 113,854 protected area contains site 58,200

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Dry deciduous forest (tropical), Moist deciduous forest (tropical) -
Wetlands (inland) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Yok Don. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/yok-don-iba-vietnam on 21/02/2024.