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Mudumalai 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
Nilgiri Woodpigeon Columba elphinstonii VU resident 2004 present A1, A2, A3
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 2004 present A1, A3
Indian Vulture Gyps indicus CR non-breeding 2004 present A1
White-bellied Treepie Dendrocitta leucogastra LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
White-naped Tit Machlolophus nuchalis VU resident 2004 present A1, A3
Broad-tailed Grassbird Schoenicola platyurus VU resident 2004 present A1, A2
Yellow-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus xantholaemus VU resident 2004 present A1
Rufous Babbler Argya subrufa LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
White-bellied Blue-flycatcher Cyornis pallidipes LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Black-and-orange Flycatcher Ficedula nigrorufa LC resident 2004 present A2, A3
Crimson-backed Sunbird Leptocoma minima LC resident 2004 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2003 high 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 annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) moderate to rapid deterioration low
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Agricultural expansion and intensification wood and pulp plantations (includes afforestation) - agro-industry plantations happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: large scale happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Natural system modifications dams & water management/use - dams (size unknown) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Wayanad Sanctuary 34,444 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Nilgiri UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 552,000 protected area contains site 32,100
Mudumalai National Park 10,323 protected area contained by site 10,323
Mudumalai Sanctuary 21,776 protected area contained by site 21,776
Bandipur National Park 87,420 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mudumalai National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/09/2019.