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Mount Kinabalu


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
Crested Partridge Rollulus rouloul NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Partridge Arborophila hyperythra LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Black Partridge Melanoperdix niger VU resident 2004 present A1, A3
Crimson-headed Partridge Haematortyx sanguiniceps LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri VU resident 2004 present A1, A3
Lophura erythrophthalma NR resident 2004 present A3
Little Green-pigeon Treron olax LC resident 2004 present A3
Jambu Fruit-dove Ramphiculus jambu NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Frogmouth Batrachostomus mixtus NT resident 2004 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
Red-billed Malkoha Zanclostomus javanicus 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
Moustached Hawk-cuckoo Hierococcyx vagans NT resident 2004 present A3
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi EN resident 2004 present A1, A3
Reddish Scops-owl Otus rufescens NT resident 2004 present A3
Rajah Scops-owl Otus brookii LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Kinabalu Serpent-eagle Spilornis kinabaluensis VU resident 2004 present A1, A2, A3
Blyth's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus alboniger LC resident 2004 present A3
Cinnamon-rumped Trogon Harpactes orrhophaeus NT resident 2004 present A3
Scarlet-rumped Trogon Harpactes duvaucelii NT resident 2004 present A3
Diard's Trogon Harpactes diardii NT resident 2004 present A3
Whitehead's Trogon Harpactes whiteheadi NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Red-naped Trogon Harpactes kasumba NT resident 2004 present A3
White-crowned Hornbill Berenicornis comatus EN resident 2004 present A3
Helmeted Hornbill Rhinoplax vigil CR resident 2004 present A3
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros VU resident 2004 present A3
Bushy-crested Hornbill Anorrhinus galeritus NT resident 2004 present A3
Black Hornbill Anthracoceros malayanus VU resident 2004 present A3
Red-bearded Bee-eater Nyctyornis amictus LC resident 2004 present A3
Alcedo euryzona NR resident 2004 present A1, A3
Rufous-collared Kingfisher Actenoides concretus NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Barbet Psilopogon eximius LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Red-throated Barbet Psilopogon mystacophanos NT resident 2004 present A3
Red-crowned Barbet Psilopogon rafflesii NT resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-crowned Barbet Psilopogon henricii NT resident 2004 present A3
Golden-naped Barbet Psilopogon pulcherrimus LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Gold-whiskered Barbet Psilopogon chrysopogon LC resident 2004 present A3
Mountain Barbet Psilopogon monticola LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Malay Honeyguide Indicator archipelagicus NT resident 2004 present A3
Rufous Piculet Sasia abnormis LC resident 2004 present A3
Maroon Woodpecker Blythipicus rubiginosus LC resident 2004 present A3
Orange-backed Woodpecker Chrysocolaptes validus LC resident 2004 present A3
Olive-backed Woodpecker Dinopium rafflesii NT resident 2004 present A3
Buff-necked Woodpecker Meiglyptes tukki NT resident 2004 present A3
Banded Woodpecker Chrysophlegma miniaceum LC resident 2004 present A3
Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus LC resident 2004 present A3
White-fronted Falconet Microhierax latifrons NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Blue-crowned Hanging-parrot Loriculus galgulus LC resident 2004 present A3
Blue-banded Pitta Erythropitta arquata LC resident 2004 present A3
Blue-headed Pitta Hydrornis baudii VU resident 2004 present A1, A3
Cymbirhynchus macrorhynchos NR resident 2004 present A3
Black-and-yellow Broadbill Eurylaimus ochromalus NT resident 2004 present A3
Green Broadbill Calyptomena viridis NT resident 2004 present A3
Hose's Broadbill Calyptomena hosii NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Whitehead's Broadbill Calyptomena whiteheadi LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Dark-throated Oriole Oriolus xanthonotus NT resident 2004 present A3
Oriolus cruentus NR resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Whistler Pachycephala hypoxantha LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Fiery Minivet Pericrocotus igneus NT resident 2004 present A3
Sunda Cuckooshrike Coracina larvata LC 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
Maroon-breasted Philentoma Philentoma velata NT resident 2004 present A3
Spotted Fantail Rhipidura perlata LC resident 2004 present A3
Crested Jay Platylophus galericulatus NT resident 2004 present A3
Platysmurus leucopterus NR resident 2004 present A3
Dendrocitta occipitalis NR resident 2004 present A3
Rail-babbler Eupetes macrocerus NT resident 2004 present A3
Friendly Grasshopper-warbler Locustella accentor LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Hairy-backed Bulbul Tricholestes criniger LC resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-bellied Bulbul Alophoixus phaeocephalus LC resident 2004 present A3
Alophoixus ochraceus NR resident 2004 present A3
Alophoixus bres NR resident 2004 present A3
Streaked Bulbul Ixos malaccensis NT resident 2004 present A3
Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus CR resident 2004 present A1, A3
Scaly-breasted Bulbul Pycnonotus squamatus NT resident 2004 present A3
Cream-vented Bulbul Pycnonotus simplex LC resident 2004 present A3
Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus brunneus LC resident 2004 present A3
Spectacled Bulbul Pycnonotus erythropthalmos LC resident 2004 present A3
Pycnonotus plumosus NR resident 2004 present A3
Black-and-white Bulbul Microtarsus melanoleucos NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Stubtail Urosphena whiteheadi LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Chestnut-crested Yuhina Yuhina everetti LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Pygmy White-eye Heleia squamifrons LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Mountain Black-eye Chlorocharis emiliae LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Black-capped White-eye Zosterops atricapilla LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus montanus LC resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-rumped Babbler Stachyris maculata NT resident 2004 present A3
Grey-headed Babbler Stachyris poliocephala LC resident 2004 present A3
Fluffy-backed Tit-babbler Macronus ptilosus NT resident 2004 present A3
Cyanoderma erythropterum NR resident 2004 present A3
Sooty-capped Babbler Malacopteron affine NT resident 2004 present A3
Rufous-crowned Babbler Malacopteron magnum NT resident 2004 present A3
Moustached Babbler Malacopteron magnirostre LC resident 2004 present A3
Pellorneum capistratum NR resident 2004 present A3
Short-tailed Babbler Trichastoma malaccense NT resident 2004 present A3
Ferruginous Babbler Trichastoma bicolor LC resident 2004 present A3
White-chested Babbler Trichastoma rostratum NT resident 2004 present A3
Temminck's Babbler Trichastoma pyrrogenys LC resident 2004 present A3
Striped Wren-babbler Kenopia striata NT resident 2004 present A3
Horsfield's Babbler Malacocincla sepiaria LC resident 2004 present A3
Mountain Wren-babbler Turdinus crassus LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Brown Fulvetta Alcippe brunneicauda NT resident 2004 present A3
Sunda Laughingthrush Garrulax palliatus NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Black Laughingthrush Garrulax lugubris LC resident 2004 present A3
Garrulax mitratus NR resident 2004 present A3
Everett's Thrush Zoothera everetti NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Fruithunter Chlamydochaera jefferyi LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Eumyias indigo NR resident 2004 present A3
Fulvous-chested Jungle-flycatcher Cyornis olivaceus LC resident 2004 present A3
Grey-chested Jungle-flycatcher Cyornis umbratilis NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Blue-flycatcher Cyornis superbus LC resident 2004 present A3
Malay Blue-flycatcher Cyornis turcosus NT resident 2004 present A3
Eyebrowed Jungle-flycatcher Vauriella gularis LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Chestnut-naped Forktail Enicurus ruficapillus NT resident 2004 present A3
Ficedula dumetoria NR resident 2004 present A3
Greater Green Leafbird Chloropsis sonnerati VU resident 2004 present A3
Lesser Green Leafbird Chloropsis cyanopogon NT resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-breasted Flowerpecker Prionochilus maculatus LC resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-rumped Flowerpecker Prionochilus xanthopygius LC resident 2004 present A3
Black-sided Flowerpecker Dicaeum monticolum LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Long-billed Spiderhunter Arachnothera robusta LC resident 2004 present A3
Whitehead's Spiderhunter Arachnothera juliae LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Yellow-eared Spiderhunter Arachnothera chrysogenys LC resident 2004 present A3
Spectacled Spiderhunter Arachnothera flavigaster LC resident 2004 present A3
Arachnothera affinis NR resident 2004 present A3
Arachnothera affinis NR resident 2004 present A3
Plain Sunbird Anthreptes simplex LC resident 2004 present A3
Red-throated Sunbird Anthreptes rhodolaemus NT resident 2004 present A3
Aethopyga mystacalis NR 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Kinabalu Park World Heritage Site 75,370 protected area contained by site 75,370
Kinabalu National Park ASEAN Heritage 75,400 protected area contained by site 75,400
Kinabalu National Park and ASEAN Heritage Park 75,370 protected area contained by site 75,370

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Kinabalu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2019.