North Section of Bagua Mountain

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 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
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1991-2001 18,060-20,737 individuals A4iv

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
water management -
tourism/recreation -
energy production and mining -
other -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: North Section of Bagua Mountain. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.