Way Kambas

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata EN resident 2000 frequent A1
Large Green-pigeon Treron capellei VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Bonaparte's Nightjar Caprimulgus concretus VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus CR non-breeding 2000 rare A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2000 common A1
Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea EN resident 2000 common A1
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi EN resident 2000 frequent A1, A3
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT resident 2000 rare A1
Asian Dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus NT winter 1988-1989 521 individuals A4i
Wallace's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nanus VU resident 2000 frequent A1, A3
Malay Blue-banded Kingfisher Alcedo peninsulae NT resident 2000 present A1, 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Way Kambas Taman Nasional 125,621 protected area overlaps with site 130,000


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Forest Mangrove forest (tropical) -
Grassland Secondary grassland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Way Kambas. Downloaded from on 15/08/2022.