LK050
Tangamalai


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
Sri Lanka Woodpigeon Columba torringtoniae VU resident 2004 unknown A1, A2, A3
Green-billed Coucal Centropus chlororhynchos VU resident 2004 unknown A1, A2, A3
Chestnut-backed Owlet Glaucidium castanotum NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Yellow-fronted Barbet Psilopogon flavifrons LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sri Lanka Warbler Elaphrornis palliseri NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Yellow-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus penicillatus NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sri Lanka White-eye Zosterops ceylonensis LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Brown-capped Babbler Pellorneum fuscocapillus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Ashy-headed Laughingthrush Garrulax cinereifrons VU resident 2004 unknown A1, A2, A3
Dull-blue Flycatcher Eumyias sordidus NT resident 2000 present 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Thanga-Malley Sanctuary 132 is identical to site 132
Tangamale Sanctuary 132 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Hill evergreen forest (subtropical) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tangamalai. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2020.