LA024
Nakai Plateau


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
Bar-backed Partridge Arborophila brunneopectus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Green-legged Partridge Arborophila chloropus LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Polyplectron bicalcaratum NR resident 2002 common A3
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata EN resident 2002 frequent A1, A4i
Coral-billed Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx renauldi VU resident 2002 frequent A3
Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus LC winter 2002 uncommon A3
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii NT resident 2002 abundant A4i
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola VU winter 2002 uncommon A1
Austen's Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus austeni NT resident 2002 common A3
Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules NT resident 2002 frequent A3
Red-vented Barbet Psilopogon lagrandieri LC resident 2002 common A3
Green-eared Barbet Psilopogon faiostrictus LC resident 2002 common A3
Lineated Barbet Psilopogon lineatus LC resident 2002 common A3
Moustached Barbet Psilopogon incognitus LC resident 2002 common A3
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis LC resident 2002 common A3
Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Black-and-buff Woodpecker Meiglyptes jugularis LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri NT resident 2002 unknown A3
Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucos LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii NT resident 2002 common A3
Blue-rumped Pitta Hydrornis soror LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Blue Pitta Hydrornis cyaneus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Small Minivet Pericrocotus cinnamomeus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Brown-rumped Minivet Pericrocotus cantonensis LC winter 2002 uncommon A3
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Lalage melaschistos LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Racquet-tailed Treepie Crypsirina temia LC resident 2002 common A3
Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea LC resident 2002 common A3
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua LC resident 2002 common A3
Hypsipetes leucocephalus NR resident 2002 common A3
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster LC resident 2002 common A3
Pycnonotus finlaysoni NR resident 2002 common A3
Sulphur-breasted Warbler Phylloscopus ricketti LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia LC resident 2002 common A3
Alcippe ruficapilla NR resident 2002 frequent A3
Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax pectoralis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Garrulax chinensis NR resident 2002 unknown A3
Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
White-shouldered Starling Sturnia sinensis LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Chestnut-tailed Starling Sturnia malabarica LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Black-breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis LC winter 2002 unknown A3
Fujian Niltava Niltava davidi LC winter 2002 unknown A3
Hainan Blue-flycatcher Cyornis hainanus LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Chloropsis hardwickii NR resident 2002 frequent A3
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Aethopyga christinae NR resident 2002 frequent 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)
Nakai - Nam Theun National Biodiversity Conservation Area 353,200 protected area overlaps with site 80,000
Corridor Nakai - Nam Theun and Phou Hin Poun National Biodiversity Conservation Area 154,340 protected area overlaps with site 43,520

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Pine forest (subtropical), Semi-evergreen rain forest (tropical), Dry evergreen forest (tropical) -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Freshwater lakes and pools -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nakai Plateau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2019.