Hala Sector, Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary and Bang Lang National Park

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Mountain Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron inopinatum VU resident 2004 present A1, A2
Large Green-pigeon Treron capellei VU resident 2004 present A1
Short-toed Coucal Centropus rectunguis VU resident 2004 present A1
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus EN non-breeding 2004 present A1
Plain-pouched Hornbill Rhyticeros subruficollis VU unknown 2004 present A1
Malay Blue-banded Kingfisher Alcedo peninsulae NT resident 2004 present A1

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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary 62,670 protected area contains site 0
Bang Lang National Park 26,100 protected area contains site 52,500


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hala Sector, Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary and Bang Lang National Park. Downloaded from on 05/08/2020.