Shihmen Reservoir

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Taiwan Partridge Arborophila crudigularis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Swinhoe's Pheasant Lophura swinhoii NT resident 2001 - A2, A3
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha VU breeding 2001 7 individuals A1, A3
Taiwan Blue Magpie Urocissa caerulea LC resident 2001 - A2, A3
Yellow Tit Machlolophus holsti NT resident 2001 - A2, A3
Taiwan Yuhina Yuhina brunneiceps LC resident 2001 - A2, A3
White-eared Sibia Heterophasia auricularis LC resident 2001 - A2, A3
Taiwan Liocichla Liocichla steerii LC resident 2001 - A2, A3
Taiwan Whistling-thrush Myophonus insularis LC resident 2001 - A2, A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Shihmen Reservoir. Downloaded from on 24/05/2022.