Lang Bian

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 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
Collared Laughingthrush Trochalopteron yersini EN resident 1991-2002 10 individuals A1, A2
Yellow-billed Nuthatch Sitta solangiae NT resident 1991 4 individuals A1, A2
Vietnamese Greenfinch Chloris monguilloti LC resident 1994-2002 present A1, A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Bidoup-Nui Ba Vườn quốc gia 57,512 protected area contains site 10,000


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Pine forest (subtropical), Hill evergreen forest (subtropical) -
Shrubland -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lang Bian. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.