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Dang Deukhuri foothill forests and west Rapti wetlands


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Indian Peafowl Pavo cristatus LC resident 2002 present A3
Yellow-footed Green-pigeon Treron phoenicopterus LC resident 2002 present A3
Indian Nightjar Caprimulgus asiaticus LC resident 2002 present A3
Sirkeer Malkoha Taccocua leschenaultii LC resident 2002 present A3
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 uncommon A1
Red-naped Ibis Pseudibis papillosa LC resident 2002 present A3
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus CR resident 2004 rare A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR resident 2004 present A1, A3
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris CR resident 2004 uncommon A1, A3
Cinereous Vulture Aegypius monachus NT winter 2002 rare A1
White-eyed Buzzard Butastur teesa LC resident 2002 present A3
Blue-throated Barbet Psilopogon asiaticus LC resident 2002 present A3
Lineated Barbet Psilopogon lineatus LC resident 2002 present A3
Black-rumped Flameback Dinopium benghalense LC resident 2002 present A3
Red-headed Falcon Falco chicquera NT resident 2002 present A3
Slaty-headed Parakeet Himalayapsitta himalayana LC resident 2002 present A3
Plum-headed Parakeet Himalayapsitta cyanocephala LC resident 2002 present A3
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii LC resident 2002 present A3
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus LC resident 2002 present A3
Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris LC resident 2002 present A3
Rosy Minivet Pericrocotus roseus LC resident 2002 present A3
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Lalage melaschistos LC resident 2002 present A3
Black-headed Cuckooshrike Lalage melanoptera LC breeding 2002 present A3
Ashy Woodswallow Artamus fuscus LC resident 2002 present A3
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus LC resident 2002 present A3
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola LC resident 2002 present A3
White-bellied Drongo Dicrurus caerulescens LC resident 2002 present A3
Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae LC resident 2002 present A3
Ashy-crowned Sparrow-lark Eremopterix griseus LC resident 2002 present A3
Sand Lark Alaudala raytal LC resident 2002 present A3
Bengal Bushlark Mirafra assamica LC resident 2002 present A3
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus LC resident 2002 present A3
Himalayan Bulbul Pycnonotus leucogenys LC resident 2002 present A3
Grey-hooded Warbler Phylloscopus xanthoschistos LC resident 2002 present A3
Black-chinned Babbler Cyanoderma pyrrhops LC unknown 2002 unknown A3
Jungle Babbler Argya striata LC resident 2002 present A3
Brahminy Starling Sturnia pagodarum LC resident 2002 present A3
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica LC resident 2002 present A3
Bank Myna Acridotheres ginginianus LC resident 2002 present A3
Spot-winged Starling Saroglossa spilopterus LC breeding 2002 present A3
Grey-winged Blackbird Turdus boulboul LC unknown 2002 unknown A3
Tickell's Thrush Turdus unicolor LC breeding 2002 present A3
White-tailed Blue Robin Myiomela leucura LC unknown 2002 unknown A3
Blue-capped Rock-thrush Monticola cinclorhyncha LC breeding 2002 present A3
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna LC resident 2002 present A3
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata LC resident 2002 present 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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2011 medium near favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 moderate (70-90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management planning has taken place Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Banke - Buffer Zone मध्यवर्ती क्षेत्र 34,300 protected area overlaps with site 0
Banke राष्ट्रिय पार्क 55,000 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
Grassland -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dang Deukhuri foothill forests and west Rapti wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2022.