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Mudumalai National Park


IBA Justification

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 at site 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, A3
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: The current IUCN Red List category may differ from the category that was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment.

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IBA Conservation

IBA conservation status - summary
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2003 high not assessed not assessed
Was the whole site assessed? yes Condition (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 the site (response)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Not assessed Not assessed Not assessed not assessed
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IBA Protection

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

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Wetlands (inland) -
Shrubland -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mudumalai National Park. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/18396 on 30/05/2023.