Mount Kaluayan - Mount Kinabalian 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 Eagle-owl Bubo philippensis VU resident 1998 present A1
Nisaetus philippensis NR resident 1998 present A1
Alcedo argentata NR resident 1951 present A1
Ceyx melanurus NR resident 1963 present A1
Blue-capped Kingfisher Actenoides hombroni VU resident 1963 present A1
Azure-breasted Pitta Pitta steerii VU resident 1998 present A1
Celestial Monarch Hypothymis coelestis VU resident 1999 present A1
Philippine Leafbird Chloropsis flavipennis VU resident 1998 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)
Artificial - terrestrial -
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Kaluayan - Mount Kinabalian Complex. Downloaded from on 20/06/2018.