Lake Lanao

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 1900-1919 present A1
Spotted Imperial-pigeon Ducula carola VU resident 1900-1919 present A1
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT non-breeding 1900-1919 present A1
Giant Scops-owl Otus gurneyi VU resident 1900-1919 present A1, A2
Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi CR resident 1969 present A1
Writhed Hornbill Rhabdotorrhinus leucocephalus NT resident 1900-1930 present A2
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1900-1919 present A1
Mindanao Lorikeet Trichoglossus johnstoniae NT resident 1900-1930 present A2
White-eared Tailorbird Orthotomus cinereiceps LC resident 1900-1930 present A2
Zamboanga Bulbul Hypsipetes rufigularis NT resident 1900-1949 present A2
Hypsipetes everetti NR resident 1900-1949 present A2
Rusty-crowned Babbler Sterrhoptilus capitalis LC resident 1900-1930 present A2
Bagobo Babbler Leonardina woodi LC resident 1964 present A2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1990-1999 20,000 individuals A4iii

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Salikata National Park 1,088 protected area overlaps with site 0
Sacred Mountain National Park 94 protected area contained by site 0
Pantuwaraya Lake National Park 20 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lake Lanao Watershed Reservation Watershed Forest Reserve 180,460 protected area overlaps with site 0


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Lanao. Downloaded from on 21/04/2021.