Deothang / Narphang / Samdrup Jongkhar

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Chestnut-breasted Partridge Arborophila mandellii NT resident 2002 present A1, A2
Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda VU resident 2002 present A1, A2
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis VU resident 2002 present A1, A3
Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla VU resident 2002 present A1, A3
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa VU resident 2002 present A1, A3

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Biological Corridor 5 Biological Corridor 21,200 protected area overlaps with site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest (mont temp), Semi-evergreen rain forest (tropical), Hill evergreen forest (subtropical) -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Deothang / Narphang / Samdrup Jongkhar. Downloaded from on 06/12/2022.