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Usun Apau plateau


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2004 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Bornean Partridge Arborophila hyperythra LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Crimson-headed Partridge Haematortyx sanguiniceps LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Ferruginous Partridge Caloperdix oculeus NT resident 2004 present A3
Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri VU resident 1993-1999 present A1, A3
Dulit Frogmouth Batrachostomus harterti LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Gould's Frogmouth Batrachostomus stellatus NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx radiceus VU resident 2004 present A3
Whitehead's Trogon Harpactes whiteheadi LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros VU resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Barbet Psilopogon eximius LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Golden-naped Barbet Psilopogon pulcherrimus LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Mountain Barbet Psilopogon monticola LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Blue-banded Pitta Erythropitta arquata LC resident 2004 present A3
Hose's Broadbill Calyptomena hosii LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Whitehead's Broadbill Calyptomena whiteheadi LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Black Oriole Oriolus hosii NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Black-and-crimson Oriole Oriolus consanguineus LC resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Whistler Pachycephala hypoxantha LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Sunda Cuckooshrike Coracina larvata LC resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Treepie Dendrocitta cinerascens LC resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-vented Bulbul Alophoixus ruficrissus LC resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Stubtail Urosphena whiteheadi LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Chestnut-crested Yuhina Staphida everetti LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Pygmy White-eye Heleia squamifrons LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Mountain Black-eye Zosterops emiliae LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Black Babbler Melanocichla lugubris LC resident 2004 present A3
Mountain Wren-babbler Gypsophila crassa LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Sunda Laughingthrush Garrulax palliatus NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Chestnut-hooded Laughingthrush Pterorhinus treacheri LC resident 2004 present A3
Everett's Thrush Zoothera everetti NT resident 2004 present A2, A3
Black-sided Flowerpecker Dicaeum monticolum LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Whitehead's Spiderhunter Arachnothera juliae LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Temminck's Sunbird Aethopyga temminckii LC resident 2004 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).


Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Usun Apau plateau. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/usun-apau-plateau-iba-malaysia on 21/02/2024.