Mount Calavite

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 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
Mindoro Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba platenae CR resident 1960-1969 present A1, A2
Spotted Imperial-pigeon Ducula carola VU resident 1960-1969 present A1
Mindoro Hornbill Penelopides mindorensis EN resident 1960-1969 present A1, A2
Scarlet-collared Flowerpecker Dicaeum retrocinctum VU resident 1960-1969 present A1, A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Mount Calavite Wildlife Sanctuary 18,016 protected area contained by site 5,000


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial/Terrestrial -
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Calavite. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.