Belum-Temenggor This is an IBA in Danger! 

Country/territory: Malaysia

IBA criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2004)
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Area: 320,257 ha

Malaysian Nature Society
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2018 unfavourable very high low
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Site summary
Located in the state of Perak, Belum-Temengor is 130 million years old and is said to be the oldest rainforest in the world. The Belum complex has been gazetted. Currently, the Malaysian Nature Society is working to get the Temengor complex to be gazetted to.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Belum-Temenggor. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.