Mount Yacgun - Mount Sohoton complex

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 1992 present A1
Mindanao Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba crinigera VU resident 1969 present A1, A2
Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi CR resident 1980-1989 present A1
South Philippine Hawk-eagle Nisaetus pinskeri EN resident 1969 present A1
North Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher Ceyx melanurus VU resident 1948 present A1
Northern Silvery Kingfisher Ceyx flumenicola NT resident 1970 present A1, A2
Rufous-lored Kingfisher Todiramphus winchelli VU resident 1880-1900 present A1
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1969-1994 present A1
Azure-breasted Pitta Pitta steerii VU resident 1969 present A1, A2
Visayan Wattled Broadbill Sarcophanops samarensis VU resident 1969 present A1, A2
Visayan Miniature Babbler Micromacronus leytensis NT resident 1950-1980 present A2
Little Slaty Flycatcher Ficedula basilanica VU resident 1969 present A1, A2
Philippine Leafbird Chloropsis flavipennis VU resident 1969 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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Yacgun - Mount Sohoton complex. Downloaded from on 09/02/2023.