LA020
Xe Kong Plains


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2003

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Green-legged Partridge Arborophila chloropus LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus EN resident 2002 rare A1, A3
Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Yellow-footed Green-pigeon Treron phoenicopterus LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus EN resident 2002 rare A1, A3
Sarus Crane Antigone antigone VU resident 2002 rare A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2002 rare A1
White-shouldered Ibis Pseudibis davisoni CR resident 2002 rare A1
Giant Ibis Thaumatibis gigantea CR resident 2002 rare A1, A4i
Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus CR resident 2002 rare A3
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR resident 2002 rare A1, A3
Slender-billed Vulture Gyps tenuirostris CR resident 2002 uncommon A1, A3
Rufous-winged Buzzard Butastur liventer LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Red-vented Barbet Psilopogon lagrandieri LC resident 2002 rare A3
Green-eared Barbet Psilopogon faiostrictus LC resident 2002 rare A3
Lineated Barbet Psilopogon lineatus LC resident 2002 common A3
Black-and-buff Woodpecker Meiglyptes jugularis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Black-headed Woodpecker Picus erythropygius LC resident 2002 frequent A3
White-rumped Pygmy-falcon Polihierax insignis NT resident 2002 uncommon A3
Blossom-headed Parakeet Psittacula roseata NT resident 2002 uncommon A3
Blue-rumped Pitta Hydrornis soror LC resident 2002 rare A3
Bar-bellied Pitta Hydrornis elliotii LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Blue-winged Pitta Pitta moluccensis LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Brown-rumped Minivet Pericrocotus cantonensis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Lalage melaschistos LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Indochinese Cuckooshrike Lalage polioptera LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Common Woodshrike Tephrodornis pondicerianus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
White-browed Fantail Rhipidura aureola LC resident 2002 common A3
Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectens LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Racquet-tailed Treepie Crypsirina temia LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Indochinese Green Magpie Cissa hypoleuca LC resident 2002 rare A3
Indochinese Bushlark Mirafra erythrocephala LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Brown Prinia Prinia polychroa LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Nepal House Martin Delichon nipalense LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster LC resident 2002 common A3
Streak-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus blanfordi LC resident 2002 common A3
Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Grey-faced Tit-babbler Mixornis kelleyi LC resident 2002 frequent A2
Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis LC resident 2002 common A3
White-shouldered Starling Sturnia sinensis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Vinous-breasted Myna Acridotheres leucocephalus LC resident 2002 common A3
Golden-crested Myna Ampeliceps coronatus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Hainan Blue-flycatcher Cyornis hainanus LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Plain-backed Sparrow Passer flaveolus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Mekong Wagtail Motacilla samveasnae NT resident 2002 frequent A2

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)
Xe Pian National Biodiversity Conservation Area 240,000 protected area contains site 37,150

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Dry deciduous forest (tropical), Moist deciduous forest (tropical), Semi-evergreen rain forest (tropical) -
Wetlands (inland) Freshwater lakes and pools, Rivers and streams, Riverine floodplains -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Xe Kong Plains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/04/2020.