Matang coast

Country/territory: Malaysia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i (2004)
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Area: 43,502 ha

Malaysian Nature Society

Site summary
The area is in the state of Perak, stretched over four districts. The area is made up mostly of mangrove forest and it represents the largest intact tract of mangrove forest with several semi-permanent lakes in Peninsular Malaysia.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Matang coast. Downloaded from on 08/12/2022.