Chhnuk Tru

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2003

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius EN non-breeding 2002 rare A1
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU breeding 2002 uncommon A1
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT non-breeding 2002 rare A1
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC non-breeding 2002 common A4i

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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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tonle Sap Biosphere Multiple Use Management Area 322,270 protected area overlaps with site 2,357


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Secondary scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Permanent swamps -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chhnuk Tru. Downloaded from on 21/04/2021.