IN441
Blue Mountain (Phawngpui) National Park


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
Blyth's Tragopan Tragopan blythii VU resident 2002 present A1, A2
Mrs Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae NT resident 2002 present A1
Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda VU resident 2002 present A1, A2
White-naped Yuhina Yuhina bakeri LC resident 2002 present A2
Brown-capped Laughingthrush Trochalopteron austeni LC resident 2002 present A2
Striped Laughingthrush Trochalopteron virgatum LC resident 2002 present A2
Grey Sibia Heterophasia gracilis LC resident 2002 present 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2014 very high near favourable medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Very little or no conservation action taking place medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Phawngpui (Blue Mountain National Park 5,000 is identical to site 5,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Blue Mountain (Phawngpui) National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2019.