Mount Cabalantian - Mount Capoto-an complex

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 1957 100 individuals A1
Mindanao Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba crinigera VU resident 1957 present A1, A2
Philippine Eagle-owl Bubo philippensis VU resident 1900-1919 present A1
Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi CR resident 1995 present A1
South Philippine Hawk-eagle Nisaetus pinskeri EN resident 1957 present A1
Penelopides samarensis NR resident 1957 present A2
North Philippine Dwarf-kingfisher Ceyx melanurus VU resident 1957 present A1
Northern Silvery Kingfisher Ceyx flumenicola NT resident 1970 present A1, A2
Rufous-lored Kingfisher Todiramphus winchelli VU resident 1880-1900 present A1
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1950-1959 present A1
Azure-breasted Pitta Pitta steerii VU resident 1957 present A1, A2
Visayan Wattled Broadbill Sarcophanops samarensis VU resident 1957 present A1, A2
Short-crested Monarch Hypothymis helenae NT resident 1957 rare A2
Celestial Monarch Hypothymis coelestis VU resident 1957 present A1, A2
Yellow-breasted Tailorbird Orthotomus samarensis NT resident 1957 rare A2
Yellowish Bulbul Hypsipetes everetti LC resident 1957 common A2
Stachyris plateni NR resident 1957 common A2
Striated Wren-babbler Ptilocichla mindanensis LC resident 1957 rare A2
Ashy-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa randi VU resident 1970 present A1, A2
Little Slaty Flycatcher Ficedula basilanica VU resident 1970 present A1, A2
Philippine Leafbird Chloropsis flavipennis VU resident 1970 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


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Cabalantian - Mount Capoto-an complex. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.