LA014
Phou Xiang Thong


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
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus EN resident 2002 frequent A1, A3
Green-legged Partridge Tropicoperdix chloropus LC resident 2002 common A3
Siamese Fireback Lophura diardi LC resident 2002 common A3
Red-vented Barbet Psilopogon lagrandieri LC resident 2002 rare A3
Green-eared Barbet Psilopogon faiostrictus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Lineated Barbet Psilopogon lineatus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Bay Woodpecker Blythipicus pyrrhotis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Black-and-buff Woodpecker Meiglyptes jugularis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Red-collared Woodpecker Picus rabieri NT resident 2002 rare A3
Grey-headed Parakeet Himalayapsitta finschii NT resident 2002 common A3
Eared Pitta Hydrornis phayrei LC resident 2002 rare A3
Bar-bellied Pitta Hydrornis elliotii LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Burmese Shrike Lanius collurioides LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Racquet-tailed Treepie Crypsirina temia LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Indochinese Bushlark Mirafra erythrocephala LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Brown Prinia Prinia polychroa LC resident 2002 common A3
Grey-eyed Bulbul Iole propinqua LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Sooty-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus aurigaster LC resident 2002 common A3
Streak-eared Bulbul Pycnonotus blanfordi LC resident 2002 common A3
Stripe-throated Bulbul Pycnonotus finlaysoni LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Grey-faced Tit-babbler Mixornis kelleyi LC resident 2002 rare A2, A3
Black-collared Starling Gracupica nigricollis LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Hainan Blue-flycatcher Cyornis hainanus LC resident 2002 unknown A3
Slaty-backed Forktail Enicurus schistaceus LC resident 2002 unknown 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 high not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now some of area/population (10-49%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Biological resource use logging & wood harvesting - unintentional effects: subsistence/small scale happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

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 Very little or no conservation action taking place low
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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Phou Xiengthong National Biodiversity Conservation Area 120,000 protected area overlaps with site 36,650

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Semi-evergreen rain forest (tropical), Moist deciduous forest (tropical), Dry deciduous forest (tropical) -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Phou Xiang Thong. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/06/2022.