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Teluk Air Tawar-Kuala Muda coast This is an IBA in danger! 


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
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
Chinese Pond-heron Ardeola bacchus LC unknown 2004 present A4i
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer EN winter 2004 present A1

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 Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2018 very high favourable low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Habitat
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Natural system modifications other ecosystem modifications happening now whole area/population (>90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Pollution domestic & urban waste water - type unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Condition of habitat (state)
Habitat Habitat Detail Reference Area (ha) Actual Area (ha) % of habitat remaining % of carrying capacity (overall) Result
Wetlands (inland) 0 0 good (> 90%) good (> 90%) near favourable

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Leptoptilos javanicus Lesser Adjutant 1 0 individuals 0 very unfavourable
Ardeola bacchus Chinese Pond-heron 900 0 individuals 0 very unfavourable
Tringa guttifer Spotted Greenshank 28 10 individuals 36 very unfavourable

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 Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity low
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial - terrestrial -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Teluk Air Tawar-Kuala Muda coast. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/07/2019.