VN028
Sinh Long


Country/territory: Vietnam

IBA Criteria met: A3 (2002)
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Area: 10,000 ha

BirdLife International in Vietnam
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high very unfavourable negligible
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Site description
The Sinh Long area is situated within the Na Hang/Ba Be Forest Complex, and is contiguous with the Tat Ke sector of Na Hang proposed nature reserve.The topography of the site is dominated by a mountain ridge.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Three species of globally threatened primates were recorded at Sinh Long by Le Tong Trai et al. (2001) on the basis of interviews: Rhesus Macaque Macaca mulatta, Stump-tailed Macaque Macaca arctoides and Francois' Langur Trachypithecus francoisi francoisi.Particoloured Flying Squirrel Hylopetes alboniger was observed at Sinh Long and Asiatic Black Bear Ursus thibetanus was recorded at interview at the site (Le Trong Trai et al., 2001).Local people have reported that Southern Serow Naemorhedus sumatraensis is fairly common in limestone forest and evergreen forest at high elevations in Sinh Long (Le Trong Trai et al., 2001).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sinh Long. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/12/2021.