KH011
Sesan River This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 1998 common A1
River Lapwing Vanellus duvaucelii NT non-breeding 1998 abundant A4i
Little Pratincole Glareola lactea LC unknown 1998 abundant A4i
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis CR non-breeding 1998 unknown A1
Mekong Wagtail Motacilla samveasnae NT resident 1998 common 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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2016 very high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? No State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information unknown

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Energy production and mining renewable energy happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lowland evergreen rain forest (tropical), Semi-evergreen rain forest (tropical), Dry deciduous forest (tropical) -
Shrubland Secondary scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Riverine floodplains, Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Small settlements, rural gardens -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sesan River. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2022.