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Location Thailand, Nan
Central coordinates 100o 47.00' East  18o 20.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 43,400 ha
Altitude 300 - 1,652m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Bird Conservation Society of Thailand

Site description The IBA comprises Mae Jarim proposed national park, which is adjacent to the international border with Lao P.D.R. and adjoins Doi Phu Kha National Park (IBA TH011) to the north and Sri Nan proposed national park (IBA TH008) to the south. The topography of the site is characterised by rolling hills. Higher elevations support hill evergreen forest, which covers c.35% of the total area, while lower slopes support deciduous dipterocarp forest and mixed deciduous forest, which cover c.61% of the site. In addition, some coniferous forest occurs along drier ridges. Several rivers and major streams originate within the site.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Mae Charim National Park 110,197 is identical to site 43,200  
Sri Nan National Park 99,610 protected area is adjacent to site 0  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   95%

Other biodiversity No information is available about other globally threatened species at the site.

References BirdLife International (1998) Proceedings of the Thailand IBA workshop, Bangkok, November 1998. Unpublished report. BirdLife International (2001) Threatened Birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. Cambridge, U.K.: BirdLife International Meckvichai, W. (1999-2001) Biodiversity research plan and management guidelines for the conservation of pheasants in northern Thailand. Unpublished report. Tontithadapituck, S. (2002) Survey of birds in Mae Jarim National Park, 1999-2002. Unpublished report.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mae Jarim National Park. Downloaded from on 24/10/2014

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