TH003
Doi Chiang Dao


IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2004 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Rufous-throated Partridge Arborophila rufogularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Bar-backed Partridge Arborophila brunneopectus LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Bamboo-partridge Bambusicola fytchii LC resident 2000 present A3
Mrs Hume's Pheasant Syrmaticus humiae VU resident 2004 present A1, A3
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera LC resident 2000 present A3
Hodgson's Frogmouth Batrachostomus hodgsoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Dark-rumped Swift Apus acuticauda VU breeding 2004 present A3
Black-tailed Crake Zapornia bicolor LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-throated Barbet Psilopogon asiaticus LC resident 2000 present A3
Golden-throated Barbet Psilopogon franklinii LC resident 2000 present A3
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis LC resident 2000 present A3
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-headed Parakeet Himalayapsitta finschii NT resident 2000 present A3
Rusty-naped Pitta Hydrornis oatesi LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-winged Pitta Pitta moluccensis LC breeding 2000 present A3
Maroon Oriole Oriolus traillii LC resident 2000 present A3
Slender-billed Oriole Oriolus tenuirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Lalage melaschistos LC resident 2000 present A3
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-cheeked Tit Machlolophus spilonotus LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua LC resident 2000 present A3
Mountain Bulbul Ixos mcclellandii LC resident 2000 present A3
White-headed Bulbul Hypsipetes thompsoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus LC resident 2000 present A3
Crested Finchbill Spizixos canifrons LC resident 2000 present A3
Striated Bulbul Alcurus striatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Brown-breasted Bulbul Pycnonotus xanthorrhous LC resident 2000 present A3
Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni LC resident 2000 present A3
Flavescent Bulbul Pycnonotus flavescens LC resident 2000 present A3
Buff-barred Warbler Phylloscopus pulcher LC breeding 2000 present A3
Slaty-bellied Tesia Tesia olivea LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-bellied Tesia Tesia cyaniventer LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-faced Warbler Abroscopus albogularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Aberrant Bush-warbler Horornis flavolivaceus LC winter 2000 present A3
Grey-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis gularis LC resident 2000 present A3
Pale-billed Parrotbill Suthora atrosuperciliaris LC resident 2000 present A3
Striated Yuhina Staphida castaniceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Red-billed Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps LC resident 2000 present A3
Rusty-cheeked Scimitar-babbler Erythrogenys erythrogenys LC resident 2000 present A3
Spot-throated Babbler Pellorneum albiventre LC resident 2000 present A3
Streaked Wren-babbler Gypsophila brevicaudata LC resident 2000 present A3
Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia LC resident 2000 present A3
White-necked Laughingthrush Garrulax strepitans LC resident 2000 present A3
White-browed Laughingthrush Pterorhinus sannio LC resident 2000 present A3
Dark-backed Sibia Heterophasia melanoleuca LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-backed Sibia Leioptila annectens LC resident 2000 present A3
Blue-winged Minla Siva cyanouroptera LC resident 2000 present A3
Western Spectacled Barwing Actinodura ramsayi LC resident 2000 present A3
Giant Nuthatch Sitta magna EN resident 2004 present A1, A3
Dark-sided Thrush Zoothera marginata LC resident 2000 present A3
Green Cochoa Cochoa viridis LC resident 2000 present A3
Rufous-bellied Niltava Niltava sundara LC resident 2000 present A3
Small Niltava Niltava macgrigoriae LC breeding 2000 present A3
Hainan Blue-flycatcher Cyornis hainanus LC resident 2000 present A3
White-tailed Blue Robin Myiomela leucura LC resident 2000 present A3
Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-backed Forktail Enicurus immaculatus LC resident 2000 present A3
Orange-bellied Leafbird Chloropsis hardwickii LC resident 2000 present A3
Yellow-bellied Flowerpecker Dicaeum melanozanthum LC resident 2000 present A3
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna LC resident 2000 present A3
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata LC resident 2000 present A3
Spot-winged Grosbeak Mycerobas melanozanthos LC breeding 2000 present A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).


IBA Conservation

IBA conservation assessment
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 near favourable medium medium
Was the whole site assessed? State assessed by Accuracy of information
no habitat -

State (condition of the trigger species' habitats)
Habitat Habitat detail Reference area (ha) Actual area (ha) Habitat quantity (% remaining) Habitat quality (carrying capacity) Result
Forest 0 0 good (> 90%) moderate (70-90%) near favourable

Pressure (threats to the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Threat level 1 Threat level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use gathering terrestrial plants - unintentional effects (species being assessed is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Natural system modifications fire & fire suppression - increase in fire frequency/intensity happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Response (conservation actions taken for the trigger species and/or their habitats)
Protected-area designation Management planning Other conservation action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) A comprehensive and appropriate management plan exists that aims to maintain or improve the populations of qualifying bird species Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
For more information about IBA conservation status, please click here

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Huai Nam Dang National Park 125,212 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Chiang Dao Wildlife Sanctuary 52,100 protected area overlaps with site 52,100

Habitats

Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Doi Chiang Dao. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/doi-chiang-dao-iba-thailand on 26/02/2024.