MY049
Similajau National Park


Site description (2003 baseline):

Habitat and land use
Lowland dipterocarp forest, tropical heath forest, swamp forest, beach forest, sandy beaches



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Park isolation, widespread poaching, proposed dam construction, proposed aluminium smelter next to park, inshore trawling.



Protected areas
National Park, includes inshore waters.




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Similajau National Park. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/similajau-national-park-iba-malaysia on 27/02/2024.