|Location||Vietnam, Lam Dong|
|Central coordinates||108o 25.00' East 11o 52.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2, A3|
|Altitude||1,400 - 1,812m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2002|
Site description This IBA comprises the forest to the south and west of Tuyen Lam Lake and also includes Cam Ly, which is situated roughly 10km south west of Da Lat town. Tuyen Lam Lake is a reservoir 4 km south-south west of Da Lat; it is a further 5 km to the distant end of the reservoir. The reservoir is surrounded by pine forest Pinus kesiya, interspersed with extensive cleared areas supporting agricultural plots. At the southern end of the reservoir the pine forest is backed by tropical montane evergreen forest, rising from 1,400 m to 1,700 m.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Germain's Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron germaini||-||2002||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Near Threatened|
|Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea||-||2002||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|White-cheeked Laughingthrush Garrulax vassali||resident||2002||1 unknown||good||A2||Least Concern|
|Collared Laughingthrush Garrulax yersini||-||2002||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Endangered|
|Grey-crowned Crocias Crocias langbianis||-||2002||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Endangered|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Forest||Hill evergreen forest (subtropical); Pine forests||70%|
|Artificial - terrestrial||Arable land||15%|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
|Notes: Shifting agriculture.|
Other biodiversity Yellow-cheeked Crested Gibbon Nomascus gabrielle has been recorded at the site by observation in the field (J. C. Eames, unpublished data).
References Dymond, J. N. (1998) Birds in Vietnam in December 1993 and December 1994. Forktail 13: 7-12.Eames and Tordoff (in prep) Recent records and conservation status review of some threatened and near threatened bird species in Vietnam.Hornbuckle, J. (1998) Vietnam Trip Report 24 March to 14 April 1998. Unpublished Report on WorldTwitch Internet Website.
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