Tanai River

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
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus EN resident 2004 present A1
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata EN resident 2004 present A1, A4i
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus EN resident 2004 present A1, A3
Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster NT resident 2004 present A4i
Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra NT resident 2004 present A1, 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.

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

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nam Lang Designation Not Known 209,175 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hukaung Valley W.S(Extension) Wildlife Sanctuary 666,922 protected area overlaps with site 0
Hukaung Valley W.S Wildlife Sanctuary 637,137 protected area overlaps with site 0


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tanai River. Downloaded from on 15/04/2021.