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Nakai-Nam Theun


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
Rufous-throated Partridge Arborophila rufogularis LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Bar-backed Partridge Arborophila brunneopectus LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Vietnamese Crested Argus Rheinardia ocellata CR resident 2002 frequent A1, A2, A3
Grey Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum LC resident 2002 common A3
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera LC resident 2002 common A3
Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Yellow-vented Green-pigeon Treron seimundi LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Hodgson's Frogmouth Batrachostomus hodgsoni LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Coral-billed Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx renauldi VU resident 2002 frequent A3
Asian Emerald Cuckoo Chrysococcyx maculatus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis VU resident 2002 common A1, A3
Austen's Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus austeni NT resident 2002 common A3
Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules NT resident 2002 unknown A3
Golden-throated Barbet Psilopogon franklinii LC resident 2002 common A3
Red-vented Barbet Psilopogon lagrandieri LC resident 2002 common A3
Green-eared Barbet Psilopogon faiostrictus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Lineated Barbet Psilopogon lineatus LC resident 2002 unknown 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 unknown A3
Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri NT resident 2002 unknown A3
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Grey-headed Parakeet Himalayapsitta finschii NT resident 2002 unknown A3
Rusty-naped Pitta Hydrornis oatesi LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Blue Pitta Hydrornis cyaneus LC resident 2002 common A3
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii LC resident 2002 common A3
Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris LC resident 2002 common A3
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Lalage melaschistos LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Crow-billed Drongo Dicrurus annectens LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Ratchet-tailed Treepie Temnurus temnurus LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae LC resident 2002 frequent A3
White-winged Magpie Urocissa xanthomelana NT resident 2002 common A3
Indochinese Green Magpie Cissa hypoleuca LC resident 2002 uncommon A3
Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Yellow-cheeked Tit Machlolophus spilonotus LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Mountain Bulbul Ixos mcclellandii LC resident 2002 common A3
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Grey-cheeked Warbler Phylloscopus poliogenys LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Yellow-vented Warbler Phylloscopus cantator LC resident 2002 unknown A2
Slaty-bellied Tesia Tesia olivea LC resident 2002 common A3
Rufous-faced Warbler Abroscopus albogularis LC resident 2002 common A3
Black-throated Tit Aegithalos concinnus LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Pale-billed Parrotbill Suthora atrosuperciliaris LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Grey-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis gularis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Black-chinned Yuhina Yuhina nigrimenta LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Indochinese Yuhina Staphida torqueola LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Red-billed Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps LC resident 2002 common A3
Streaked Wren-babbler Gypsophila brevicaudata LC resident 2002 common A3
Indochinese Wren-babbler Napothera danjoui NT resident 2002 uncommon A2, A3
Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia LC resident 2002 common A3
Indochinese Fulvetta Fulvetta danisi LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Lesser Necklaced Laughingthrush Garrulax monileger LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Greater Necklaced Laughingthrush Pterorhinus pectoralis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Black-throated Laughingthrush Pterorhinus chinensis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Red-tailed Laughingthrush Trochalopteron milnei LC resident 2002 common A3
Blue-winged Minla Siva cyanouroptera LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Bar-throated Minla Chrysominla strigula LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Eastern Spectacled Barwing Actinodura radcliffei LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Himalayan Cutia Cutia nipalensis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Rufous-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax castanotis LC resident 2002 common A3
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa VU resident 2002 frequent A1, A3
Dark-sided Thrush Zoothera marginata LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Green Cochoa Cochoa viridis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Black-breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis LC winter 2002 unknown A3
Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae LC resident 2002 common A3
White-gorgeted Flycatcher Anthipes monileger LC resident 2002 common A3
Hainan Blue-flycatcher Cyornis hainanus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus LC resident 2002 common A3
Sapphire Flycatcher Ficedula sapphira LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Greyish-crowned Leafbird Chloropsis lazulina LC resident 2002 frequent A3
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna LC resident 2002 common A3
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata LC resident 2002 common A3
Fork-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga latouchii LC 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nam Theun Ext. National Biodiversity Conservation Area 64,500 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nakai - Nam Theun National Biodiversity Conservation Area 353,200 protected area overlaps with site 278,000
Corridor Nakai - Nam Theun and Phou Hin Poun National Biodiversity Conservation Area 154,340 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Dry evergreen forest (tropical) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nakai-Nam Theun. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/10/2022.