Buguey wetlands

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Philippine Duck Anas luzonica VU resident 1986 1,000-2,499 individuals A1, A4i
Schrenck's Bittern Ixobrychus eurhythmus LC winter 1986 common A4i
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC non-breeding 1986 common A4i
Intermediate Egret Ardea intermedia LC non-breeding 1986 common A4i
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC winter 1986 common A4i
North Philippine Hawk-eagle Nisaetus philippensis EN resident 1880-1900 present A1

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Buguey wetlands. Downloaded from on 30/09/2022.