PH052
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River Natural Park / Cleopatra's Needle


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 1990-1999 frequent A1, A2
Collocalia palawanensis NR resident 1990-1999 present A2
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU winter 1990-1999 present A1
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN passage 1990-1999 present A1
Palawan Scops-owl Otus fuliginosus NT resident 1990-1999 present A2
Palawan Hornbill Anthracoceros marchei VU resident 1990-1999 frequent A1, A2
Philippine Cockatoo Cacatua haematuropygia CR resident 1990-1999 100-200 individuals A1
Blue-headed Racquet-tail Prioniturus platenae VU resident 1990-1999 uncommon A1, A2
Blue Paradise-flycatcher Terpsiphone cyanescens LC resident 1990-1999 frequent A2
Palawan Tit Pardaliparus amabilis NT resident 1990-1999 frequent A2
Sulphur-bellied Bulbul Iole palawanensis LC resident 1990-1999 frequent A2
Melodious Babbler Malacopteron palawanense NT resident 1900-1930 present A2
Ashy-headed Babbler Trichastoma cinereiceps LC resident 1990-1999 frequent A2
Falcated Wren-babbler Ptilocichla falcata VU resident 1990-1999 present A1, A2
White-vented Shama Kittacincla nigra LC resident 1990-1999 frequent A2
Palawan Blue-flycatcher Cyornis lemprieri NT resident 1990-1999 frequent A2
Palawan Flycatcher Ficedula platenae VU resident 1990-1999 present A1, A2
Yellow-throated Leafbird Chloropsis palawanensis LC resident 1990-1999 frequent A2
Palawan Flowerpecker Prionochilus plateni LC resident 1990-1999 frequent 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)
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 5,753 protected area contained by site 5,753
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 22,202 protected area contained by site 22,202
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River Natural Park 22,202 protected area overlaps with site 6,413
Palawan UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1,150,800 protected area contains site 20,280
Palawan Game Refuge and Bird Sanctuary 761,416 protected area contains site 0
Palawan Game Refuge 763,399 protected area contains site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Puerto Princesa Subterranean River Natural Park / Cleopatra's Needle. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.