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Nam Xam


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2003

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Rufous-throated Partridge Arborophila rufogularis LC breeding 2001 common A3
Bar-backed Partridge Arborophila brunneopectus LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Arborophila chloropus NR breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Grey Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum LC breeding 2001 common A3
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis VU resident 2001 unknown A3
Austen's Brown Hornbill Anorrhinus austeni NT resident 2001 frequent A3
Blyth's Kingfisher Alcedo hercules NT resident 2001 rare A3
Blue-throated Barbet Psilopogon asiaticus LC breeding 2001 common A3
Golden-throated Barbet Psilopogon franklinii LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Red-vented Barbet Psilopogon lagrandieri LC breeding 2001 common A3
Green-eared Barbet Psilopogon faiostrictus LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Moustached Barbet Psilopogon incognitus LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Pale-headed Woodpecker Gecinulus grantia LC breeding 2001 rare A3
Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri NT resident 2001 unknown A3
Stripe-breasted Woodpecker Dendrocopos atratus LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Pied Falconet Microhierax melanoleucos LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Eared Pitta Hydrornis phayrei LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Rusty-naped Pitta Hydrornis oatesi LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Blue-naped Pitta Hydrornis nipalensis LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Short-billed Minivet Pericrocotus brevirostris LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Black-winged Cuckooshrike Lalage melaschistos LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Ratchet-tailed Treepie Temnurus temnurus LC breeding 2001 rare A3
Grey Treepie Dendrocitta formosae LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Sultan Tit Melanochlora sultanea LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Yellow-cheeked Tit Machlolophus spilonotus LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Mountain Bulbul Ixos mcclellandii LC breeding 2001 common A3
Black Bulbul Hypsipetes leucocephalus LC breeding 2001 common A3
Striated Bulbul Alcurus striatus LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Grey-cheeked Warbler Phylloscopus poliogenys LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Rufous-faced Warbler Abroscopus albogularis LC breeding 2001 common A3
Black-throated Tit Aegithalos concinnus LC breeding 2001 common A3
Rufous-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis bakeri LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Short-tailed Parrotbill Suthora davidiana LC breeding 2001 rare A3
Pale-billed Parrotbill Suthora atrosuperciliaris LC breeding 2001 rare A3
Black-chinned Yuhina Yuhina nigrimenta LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Indochinese Yuhina Staphida torqueola LC breeding 2001 common A3
Red-billed Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus ochraceiceps LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Streaked Wren-babbler Gypsophila brevicaudata LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Grey-cheeked Fulvetta Alcippe morrisonia LC breeding 2001 common A3
Scarlet-faced Liocichla Liocichla ripponi LC breeding 2001 rare A3
Blue-winged Minla Siva cyanouroptera LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Eastern Spectacled Barwing Actinodura radcliffei LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Rufous-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax castanotis LC breeding 2001 common A3
Garrulax merulinus NR breeding 2001 rare A3
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa VU resident 2001 rare A1, A3
Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Green Cochoa Cochoa viridis LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Fujian Niltava Niltava davidi LC winter 2001 rare A3
White-gorgeted Flycatcher Anthipes monileger LC breeding 2001 uncommon A3
Hainan Blue-flycatcher Cyornis hainanus LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Rufous-gorgeted Flycatcher Ficedula strophiata LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Greyish-crowned Leafbird Chloropsis lazulina LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Streaked Spiderhunter Arachnothera magna LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Black-throated Sunbird Aethopyga saturata LC breeding 2001 frequent A3
Fork-tailed Sunbird Aethopyga latouchii LC breeding 2001 frequent A3

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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 medium not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - shifting agriculture happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management planning has taken place Unknown low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Nam Xam National Biodiversity Conservation Area 70,000 protected area overlaps with site 69,000

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nam Xam. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/12/2022.