Brunei Bay (Malaysia)

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
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU non-breeding 1995 4 individuals A1
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi EN non-breeding 1998 6 individuals A1
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU winter 1986-1997 7-15 individuals A1
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii LC winter 2000 common A4i

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Terentang FoR 1st Extension Forest Reserve 3,231 protected area overlaps with site 0
Siaungau Virgin Jungle Reserve 805 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Mengalong Virgin Jungle Reserve 1,009 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bukit Sembilang Wildlife Sanctuary 571 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brunei Bay (Malaysia). Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.