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Tawau Hills Park


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Crimson-headed Partridge Haematortyx sanguiniceps LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Malay Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron malacense VU resident 2004 present A3
Great Argus Argusianus argus VU resident 2000 present A3
Bulwer's Pheasant Lophura bulweri VU resident 1960-1969 present A1, A3
Raffles's Malkoha Rhinortha chlorophaea LC resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-breasted Malkoha Phaenicophaeus curvirostris LC resident 2000 present A3
Barred Eagle-owl Bubo sumatranus LC resident 2004 present A3
Cinnamon-rumped Trogon Harpactes orrhophaeus NT resident 2004 present A3
Scarlet-rumped Trogon Harpactes duvaucelii NT resident 2004 present A3
Diard's Trogon Harpactes diardii NT resident 2004 present A3
White-crowned Hornbill Berenicornis comatus EN resident 2004 present A3
Rhinoceros Hornbill Buceros rhinoceros VU resident 2004 present A3
Black Hornbill Anthracoceros malayanus VU resident 2004 present A3
Malay Blue-banded Kingfisher Alcedo peninsulae NT resident 2001 present A1, A3
Yellow-crowned Barbet Psilopogon henricii NT resident 2004 present A3
Gold-whiskered Barbet Psilopogon chrysopogon LC resident 2004 present A3
Malay Honeyguide Indicator archipelagicus NT resident 2004 present A3
Crimson-winged Woodpecker Picus puniceus LC resident 2004 present A3
Blue-headed Pitta Hydrornis baudii VU resident 2001 present A1, A3
Black-and-yellow Broadbill Eurylaimus ochromalus NT resident 2004 present A3
Green Iora Aegithina viridissima NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Bristlehead Pityriasis gymnocephala NT resident 2004 present A3
Grey-cheeked Bulbul Alophoixus tephrogenys VU resident 2004 present A3
Finsch's Bulbul Iole finschii NT resident 2004 present A3
Red-eyed Bulbul Pycnonotus brunneus LC resident 2004 present A3
Chestnut-backed Scimitar-babbler Pomatorhinus montanus LC resident 2004 present A3
Grey-headed Babbler Stachyris poliocephala LC resident 2004 present A3
White-necked Babbler Stachyris leucotis NT resident 2004 present A3
Grey-hooded Babbler Cyanoderma bicolor LC resident 2004 present A3
Sooty-capped Babbler Malacopteron affine NT resident 2004 present A3
Bornean Wren-babbler Ptilocichla leucogrammica VU resident 1956 present A1, A3
Brown Fulvetta Alcippe brunneicauda NT resident 2004 present A3
Rufous-tailed Shama Trichixos pyrropygus NT resident 2004 present A3
Large-billed Blue-flycatcher Cyornis caerulatus VU resident 2001 present A1, A3
Greater Green Leafbird Chloropsis sonnerati EN resident 2004 present A3
Yellow-rumped Flowerpecker Prionochilus xanthopygius LC resident 2004 present A3
Streaky-breasted Spiderhunter Arachnothera affinis LC resident 2004 present A3
Streaky-breasted Spiderhunter Arachnothera affinis LC resident 2004 present A3

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Ulu Kalumpang Protection Forest Reserve 51,337 protected area overlaps with site 27,984
Tawau Hill Park Park 28,046 protected area overlaps with site 27,984
Mount Andrassy Protection Forest Reserve 3,595 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tawau Hills Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2022.