Dichu Reserve Forest

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2004 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea VU resident 2004 present A1
Ward's Trogon Harpactes wardi LC resident 2002 present A2
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis VU resident 2002 present A1
Brown-throated Fulvetta Fulvetta ludlowi LC resident 2002 present A2
White-naped Yuhina Yuhina bakeri LC resident 2002 present A2
Rufous-throated Wren-babbler Spelaeornis caudatus NT resident 2002 present A2
Rusty-throated Wren-babbler Spelaeornis badeigularis NT resident 2004 present A2
Snowy-throated Babbler Stachyris oglei NT resident 2004 present A1, A2
Beautiful Sibia Heterophasia pulchella LC resident 2002 present A2
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa VU resident 2002 present A1
Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra NT resident 2002 present A1, A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Dichu Reserve Forest. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.