Pulau Bruit National Park

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2004 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus NT non-breeding 1985 11-21 individuals A1
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi EN resident 2002 1 breeding pairs A1
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes VU winter 1985-1986 11-16 individuals A1
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii LC winter 1985 1,179 individuals A4i
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis EN passage 2004 present A4i
Broad-billed Sandpiper Calidris falcinellus LC passage 1986 1,206 individuals A4i
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus LC winter 1985-1986 1,600-1,800 individuals A4i
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC winter 1986 3,350 individuals A4i
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC winter 1986 2,060 individuals A4i
White-winged Tern Chlidonias leucopterus LC winter 1986 2,650 individuals A4i
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC winter 1986 3,900 individuals A4i
Common Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica LC winter 1986 2,540 individuals A4i

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Pulau Bruit National Park 1,776 is identical to site 1,776


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pulau Bruit National Park. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.