Iglit - Baco Mountains

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Philippine Duck Anas luzonica VU resident 1991 74 individuals A1
Mindoro Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba platenae CR resident 1960-1969 present A1, A2
Mindoro Imperial-pigeon Ducula mindorensis EN resident 1990-1999 present A1, A2
Black-hooded Coucal Centropus steerii CR resident 1970-1979 present A1, A2
Mindoro Scops-owl Otus mindorensis NT resident 1990-1999 present A2
Mindoro Hornbill Penelopides mindorensis EN resident 1990-1999 present A1, A2
Luzon Water-redstart Phoenicurus bicolor NT resident 1960-1969 present A1, A2
Scarlet-collared Flowerpecker Dicaeum retrocinctum VU resident 1990-1999 present A1, A2

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mts. Iglit-Baco National Park National Park 75,445 protected area overlaps with site 75,445
Mounts Iglit-Baco National Park ASEAN Heritage 75,445 is identical to site 75,445


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland -
Forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Iglit - Baco Mountains. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.