IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2001)
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Area: 146,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
Describe as hilly limestone area which was forested in 1980s. This area is alocated for water catchment area, but illegal logging probably has cut down part of the forest.
Non-bird biodiversity: Hylobates syndactylus, Naemorhedus sumatraensis, Panthera tigris and Tapirus indicus are listed as important fauna at this area (FAO 1982, Anon 1995).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Bukit Baling. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/15810 on 28/05/2023.