Brunei 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
Bonaparte's Nightjar Caprimulgus concretus VU resident 2004 present A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi EN resident 2004 present A1
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU non-breeding 1986 15-25 individuals A1
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii LC winter 2004 present A4i
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN winter 2004 present A1
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii LC unknown 2004 present A4i
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a unknown 2004 min 20,000 individuals A4iii

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


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brunei Bay. Downloaded from on 15/08/2022.