Mount Mantalingahan

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
Palawan Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron napoleonis VU resident 1980-1989 present A1, A2
Philippine Duck Anas luzonica VU resident 1984 present A1
Collocalia palawanensis NR resident 1990-1999 present A2
Palawan Scops-owl Otus fuliginosus NT resident 1970-1979 present A2
Palawan Hornbill Anthracoceros marchei VU resident 1993 present A1, A2
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1980-1995 common A1
Blue-headed Racquet-tail Prioniturus platenae VU resident 1970-1979 present A1, A2
Blue Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone cyanescens LC resident 1950-1980 present A2
Palawan Tit Pardaliparus amabilis NT resident 1950-1980 present A2
Sulphur-bellied Bulbul Iole palawanensis LC resident 1950-1980 present A2
Palawan Striped Babbler Zosterornis hypogrammicus NT resident 1990-1999 common A2
Melodious Babbler Malacopteron palawanense NT resident 1979 present A2
Ashy-headed Babbler Trichastoma cinereiceps LC resident 1950-1980 present A2
Falcated Wren-babbler Ptilocichla falcata VU resident 1978-1991 abundant A1, A2
White-vented Shama Kittacincla nigra LC resident 1950-1980 present A2
Palawan Blue-flycatcher Cyornis lemprieri NT resident 1994 present A2
Palawan Flycatcher Ficedula platenae VU resident 1985-1991 present A1, A2
Yellow-throated Leafbird Chloropsis palawanensis LC resident 1950-1980 present A2
Palawan Flowerpecker Prionochilus plateni LC resident 1950-1980 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)
Palawan Game Refuge 763,399 protected area contains site 0
Palawan Game Refuge and Bird Sanctuary 761,416 protected area contains site 50,000


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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Mantalingahan. Downloaded from on 24/01/2021.