Central Cebu (including Tabunan)

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 Spinetail Mearnsia picina NT resident 1990-1999 present A2
Rufous-lored Kingfisher Todiramphus winchelli VU resident 1990-1999 present A1
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1900-1949 present A1
Blackish Cicadabird Edolisoma coerulescens LC resident 1999 present A2
Streak-breasted Bulbul Hypsipetes siquijorensis EN resident 1999 present A1, A2
Black Shama Kittacincla cebuensis EN resident 1990-1999 uncommon A1, A2
Philippine Leafbird Chloropsis flavipennis VU resident 1999 present A1, A2
Cebu Flowerpecker Dicaeum quadricolor CR resident 1992 4 individuals 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sudlon National Park 605 protected area overlaps with site 0
Central Cebu Protected Landscape 29,062 protected area overlaps with site 9,176


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Cebu (including Tabunan). Downloaded from on 11/08/2022.