Mount Kaluayan - Mount Kinabalian Complex

IBA Justification

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 at site IBA criteria triggered
Philippine Eagle-owl Bubo philippensis VU resident 1998 present A1
South Philippine Hawk-eagle Nisaetus pinskeri EN resident 1998 present A1
Writhed Hornbill Rhabdotorrhinus leucocephalus NT resident 1998 present A2
Penelopides affinis NR resident 1998 present A2
South Philippine Dwarf-Kingfisher Ceyx mindanensis VU resident 1963 present A1
Southern Silvery Kingfisher Ceyx argentatus NT resident 1951 present A1, A2
Blue-capped Kingfisher Actenoides hombroni VU resident 1963 present A1, A2
Mindanao Lorikeet Trichoglossus johnstoniae NT resident 1998 present A2
Azure-breasted Pitta Pitta steerii VU resident 1998 present A1, A2
Celestial Monarch Hypothymis coelestis VU resident 1999 present A1, A2
Rusty-crowned Babbler Sterrhoptilus capitalis LC resident 1998 frequent A2
Stachyris plateni NR resident 1998 frequent A2
Philippine Leafbird Chloropsis flavipennis VU resident 1998 present A1, A2

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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IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Kaluayan - Mount Kinabalian Complex. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.