San Vicente - Taytay - Roxas forests

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
Palawan Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron napoleonis VU resident 1990-1999 present A1, A2
Collocalia palawanensis NR resident 1990-1999 present A2
Palawan Hornbill Anthracoceros marchei VU resident 1980-1989 present A1, A2
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1990-1999 present A1
Blue-headed Racquet-tail Prioniturus platenae VU resident 1960-1969 present A1, A2
Palawan Tit Pardaliparus amabilis NT resident 1950-1980 present A2
Yellow-throated Leafbird Chloropsis palawanensis LC resident 1950-1980 present 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Palawan Game Refuge and Bird Sanctuary 761,416 protected area contains site 40,000


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: San Vicente - Taytay - Roxas forests. Downloaded from on 16/10/2021.