|Central coordinates||98o 34.00' East 8o 44.00' North|
|Altitude||300 - 894m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description The IBA comprises Tonpariwat proposed wildlife sanctuary in the Khlong Saeng-Khao Sok Forest Complex. This forest complex is the largest contiguous forest block in southern Thailand. The site is contiguous with Khlong Phanom National Park to the north and east. The topography of the site is hilly, and several major streams originate within it. Lowland evergreen forest of various types and condition covers the site.
Key Biodiversity Little information is available about the importance of Tonipariwat proposed wildlife sanctuary for bird conservation. However, the site is known to support a population of the globally threatened Blue-banded Kingfisher Alcedo euryzona
Non-bird biodiversity: No information is available about other globally threatened species at the site.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Alcedo euryzona||resident||2004||present||-||A1||Not Recognised|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Ton Pariwat||Wildlife Sanctuary||16,943||protected area contained by site||16,943|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
References Bird Conservation Society of Thailand Bulletin 20(6) (June 2003). BirdLife International (2001) Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International Wildlife Conservation Division (2000) Basic data for wildlife sanctuaries in Thailand. Bangkok: Office of Natural Resources Conservation, Forestry Department.
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tonpariwat. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2014
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