Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary

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
Mindanao Bleeding-heart Gallicolumba crinigera VU resident 1920-1929 present A1, A2
Japanese Night-heron Gorsachius goisagi EN winter 1930 present A1
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis NT non-breeding 1920-1929 present A1
Giant Scops-owl Otus gurneyi VU resident 1920-1929 present A1, A2
Philippine Eagle-owl Bubo philippensis VU resident 1920-1929 present A1
Philippine Eagle Pithecophaga jefferyi CR resident 1997 present A1
Nisaetus philippensis NR resident 1997 present A1
Writhed Hornbill Rhabdotorrhinus leucocephalus NT resident 1920-1929 present A2
Penelopides affinis NR resident 1997 common A2
Ceyx melanurus NR resident 1920-1929 present A1
Alcedo argentata NR resident 1930-1939 present A1, A2
Blue-capped Kingfisher Actenoides hombroni VU resident 1930-1939 present A1, A2
Rufous-lored Kingfisher Todiramphus winchelli VU resident 1930-1939 present A1
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1920-1929 present A1
Black-headed Tailorbird Orthotomus nigriceps LC resident 1920-1929 present A2
Hypsipetes everetti NR resident 1997 present 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary 6,834 protected area contained by site 6,834


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary. Downloaded from on 27/01/2020.