Boeung Prek Lapouv This is an IBA in danger! 

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
Sarus Crane Grus antigone VU non-breeding 2001 abundant A1, A4i
Bengal Florican Houbaropsis bengalensis CR resident 2001 rare A1, A3
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT non-breeding 2001 common A1
Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis LC non-breeding 2001 common 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Trapeang Lpeou Protected Forest 8,305 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sarus Crane and Various Other Birds Conservation Area Conservation Area 8,305 protected area contained by site 8,305

Local conservation groups

The local conservation groups below are working to support conservation at this IBA.

Name Year formed
Boeung Prek Lapouv Site Support Group (and now called Boeung Prek Lapouv Local Conservation Group) 2003
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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Edaphic grassland, Secondary grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Estuarine waters, Freshwater lakes and pools, Rivers and streams, Artificial wetlands -
Artificial/Terrestrial Abandoned farmland, disturbed ground, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Rice paddies, Small settlements, rural gardens -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Boeung Prek Lapouv. Downloaded from on 03/10/2022.