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Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary - Zuluk - Bedang Tso - Natula Complex


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
Chestnut-breasted Partridge Arborophila mandellii NT resident 2004 present A1, A2, A3
Tibetan Eared-pheasant Crossoptilon harmani NT resident 2002 present A2
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola VU breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Greater Spotted Eagle Clanga clanga VU winter 2004 present A1
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus EN resident 2004 present A1
Ward's Trogon Harpactes wardi NT resident 2002 present A2, A3
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis VU resident 2004 present A1, A3
Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla VU resident 2004 present A1
Broad-billed Warbler Tickellia hodgsoni LC resident 2002 present A2, A3
Black-breasted Parrotbill Paradoxornis flavirostris VU resident 2004 present A1, A2
Slender-billed Babbler Argya longirostris VU resident 2004 present A1
Giant Babax Pterorhinus waddelli NT resident 2002 present A2
Hoary-throated Barwing Sibia nipalensis LC resident 2002 present A2, 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)
2003 low not assessed not assessed
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
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - persecution/control likely in short term (within 4 years) small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance war, civil unrest and military exercises happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Invasive and other problematic species and genes invasive non-native/alien species/diseases - named species happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

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)
Pangolakha Sanctuary 12,400 is identical to site 12,400
Neora Valley National Park 8,800 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
military -
nature conservation and research -
water management -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pangolakha Wildlife Sanctuary - Zuluk - Bedang Tso - Natula Complex. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2022.