Mount Makiling

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
Luzon Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba luzonica NT resident 1990-1999 common A2
Cream-bellied Fruit-dove Ramphiculus merrilli NT resident 1980-1989 present A2
Red-crested Malkoha Dasylophus superciliosus LC resident 1990-1999 present A2
Scale-feathered Malkoha Lepidogrammus cumingi LC resident 1990-1999 present A2
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU non-breeding 1999 present A1
Philippine Eagle-owl Bubo philippensis VU resident 1980-1999 present A1
North Philippine Hawk-eagle Nisaetus philippensis EN resident 1980-1989 present A1
Luzon Hornbill Penelopides manillae LC resident 1990-1999 present A2
North Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher Ceyx melanurus VU resident 1900-1919 present A1
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1900 present A1
Green-backed Whistler Pachycephala albiventris LC resident 1990-1999 present A2
Blackish Cicadabird Edolisoma coerulescens LC resident 1990-1999 present A2
Grey-backed Tailorbird Orthotomus derbianus LC resident 1990-1999 common A2
Golden-crowned Babbler Sterrhoptilus dennistouni NT resident 1980-1989 present A2
Ashy Thrush Geokichla cinerea VU resident 1980-1999 frequent A1, A2
Blue-breasted Blue-flycatcher Cyornis herioti NT resident 1990-1999 present A2
Green-faced Parrotfinch Erythrura viridifacies VU resident 1920 present A1, 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 Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mount Makiling National Park 4,230 protected area contained by site 4,230


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Makiling. Downloaded from on 01/02/2023.