MY037
Bako-Buntal Bay


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
Rhizothera longirostris NR resident 2000 present A3
Malay Eared-nightjar Lyncornis temminckii LC resident 2004 present A3
Silver-rumped Spinetail Rhaphidura leucopygialis LC resident 2004 present A3
Raffles's Malkoha Rhinortha chlorophaea LC resident 2004 present A3
Black-bellied Malkoha Phaenicophaeus diardi NT resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-bellied Malkoha Phaenicophaeus sumatranus NT resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU non-breeding 2000 uncommon A1
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU winter 2002-2005 172-419 individuals A1, A4i
Christmas Island Frigatebird Fregata andrewsi CR non-breeding 1994-1995 1 individuals A1
Lesser Sandplover Charadrius mongolus LC winter 2000 1,167 individuals A4i
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii LC winter 2003 1,040 individuals A4i
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis EN passage 2003 200 individuals A4i
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN winter 2002-2005 3-4 individuals A1
Barred Eagle-owl Bubo sumatranus LC resident 2004 present A3
Scarlet-rumped Trogon Harpactes duvaucelii NT resident 2004 present A3
Red-naped Trogon Harpactes kasumba NT resident 2004 present A3
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros VU resident 2004 present A3
Black Hornbill Anthracoceros malayanus VU resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Brown Barbet Caloramphus fuliginosus LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-throated Barbet Psilopogon mystacophanos NT resident 2004 present A3
Red-crowned Barbet Psilopogon rafflesii NT resident 2004 present A3
Malay Honeyguide Indicator archipelagicus NT resident 2004 present A3
Maroon Woodpecker Blythipicus rubiginosus LC resident 2004 present A3
Buff-necked Woodpecker Meiglyptes tukki NT resident 2004 present A3
Buff-rumped Woodpecker Meiglyptes grammithorax LC resident 2000 present A3
Banded Woodpecker Chrysophlegma miniaceum LC resident 2004 present A3
Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus LC resident 2004 present A3
Blue-crowned Hanging-parrot Loriculus galgulus LC resident 2004 present A3
Long-tailed Parakeet Belocercus longicaudus VU resident 2004 present A3
Black-and-red Broadbill Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos LC resident 2004 present A3
Green Broadbill Calyptomena viridis NT resident 2004 present A3
Fiery Minivet Pericrocotus igneus NT resident 2004 present A3
Lesser Cuckooshrike Lalage fimbriata LC resident 2004 present A3
Black-winged Flycatcher-shrike Hemipus hirundinaceus LC resident 2004 present A3
Rufous-winged Philentoma Philentoma pyrhoptera LC resident 2004 present A3
Green Iora Aegithina viridissima NT resident 2004 present A3
Spotted Fantail Rhipidura perlata LC resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Black Magpie Platysmurus aterrimus LC resident 2004 present A3
Hook-billed Bulbul Setornis criniger VU resident 1987 present A1, A3
Buff-vented Bulbul Iole charlottae NT resident 2004 present A3
Streaked Bulbul Ixos malaccensis NT resident 2004 present A3
Spectacled Bulbul Ixidia erythropthalmos LC resident 2004 present A3
Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus brunneus LC resident 2004 present A3
Olive-winged Bulbul Pycnonotus plumosus LC resident 2004 present A3
Cream-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus simplex LC resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-rumped Babbler Stachyris maculata NT resident 2004 present A3
Grey-hooded Babbler Cyanoderma bicolor LC resident 2004 present A3
Sooty-capped Babbler Malacopteron affine NT resident 2004 present A3
Rufous-crowned Babbler Malacopteron magnum NT resident 2004 present A3
Ferruginous Babbler Pellorneum bicolor LC resident 2004 present A3
White-chested Babbler Pellorneum rostratum NT resident 2004 present A3
Horsfield's Babbler Malacocincla sepiaria LC resident 2004 present A3
Grey-chested Jungle-flycatcher Cyornis umbratilis NT resident 2004 present A3
Large-billed Blue-flycatcher Cyornis caerulatus VU resident 1987 present A1, A3
Bornean Blue-flycatcher Cyornis superbus LC resident 2004 present A3
Greater Green Leafbird Chloropsis sonnerati EN resident 2004 present A3
Lesser Green Leafbird Chloropsis cyanopogon NT resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker Prionochilus maculatus LC resident 2004 present A3
Scarlet-breasted Flowerpecker Prionochilus thoracicus NT resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-rumped Flowerpecker Prionochilus xanthopygius LC resident 2004 present A3
Long-billed Spiderhunter Arachnothera robusta LC resident 2004 present A3
Spectacled Spiderhunter Arachnothera flavigaster LC resident 2004 present A3
Red-throated Sunbird Anthreptes rhodolaemus NT resident 2004 present A3
Temminck's Sunbird Aethopyga temminckii LC resident 2004 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kuching Wetlands National Park Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 6,610 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bako Communal Forest 870 protected area contained by site 870
Bako National Park 3,470 protected area contained by site 2,728

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) -
Coastline -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bako-Buntal Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/01/2022.