The site was identified as important in 2004 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s)||Population estimate at site||IBA criteria met|
|Green Peafowl Pavo muticus||EN||resident||2004||present||A1|
|Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis||NT||non-breeding||2004||present||A1|
|White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis||CR||non-breeding||2004||present||A1|
The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2004).
|Habitat (IUCN level 1)||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Uyu River. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/uyu-river-iba-myanmar on 28/09/2023.