Fan Si Pan

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola VU winter 1998 present A1
Broad-billed Warbler Tickellia hodgsoni LC resident 1998 present A2
Red-winged Laughingthrush Trochalopteron formosum LC resident 1997 present A2
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa VU resident 1997 present A1

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)
Hoang Lien-Van Ban Khu Bảo tồn thiên nhiên 25,094 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Hoang Lien Sa Pa National Park ASEAN Heritage 24,658 protected area contained by site 24,658
Hoang Lien Vườn quốc gia 28,509 protected area contained by site 29,845


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Hill evergreen forest (subtropical), Montane broadleaf evergreen forest -
Shrubland Secondary scrub -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Rice paddies, Abandoned farmland, disturbed ground -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fan Si Pan. Downloaded from on 30/05/2020.