Dei Roneat

Country/territory: Cambodia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2003)
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Area: 7,251 ha

NatureLife Cambodia

Site description
The IBA is situated on the western shore of Tonle Sap Lake, to the south of Prek Toal IBA (KH003). The vegetation of the IBA comprises of flooded swamp forest and dense shrubland with emergent large trees, such as Xanthophyllum glaucum, Terminalia cambodiana and Barringtonia acutangula. The IBA is situated within the Tonle Sap Multiple Use Area, designated under the 1993 Royal Decree on Protected Areas, and the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. The IBA supports breeding colonies of Darter (Anhinga melanogaster), Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus) and Greater Adjutants (L. dubius).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Long-tailed Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) (Long Kheng, Ministry of Environment, pers. comm.).Asiatic Softshell Turtle (Amyda cartilaginea), Malayan Box Turtle (Cuora ambionensis), Malayan Snail-eating Turtle (Malayemys subtrijuga), Yellow-headed Temple Turtle (Hieremys annandalii), [Siamese Crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis)].

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dei Roneat. Downloaded from on 25/09/2022.