|Central coordinates||99o 41.00' East 7o 10.00' North|
|Altitude||0 - 2m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description The IBA comprises a relatively uninhabited stretch of the west coastline of peninsular Thailand, from the Palian estuary to the Phak Bara estuary. Along this stretch of coastline, six large rivers discharge into the Andaman Sea. Habitats at the site comprise mangroves, mudflats and a small area of sandy beach. Mangrove species include Bruguiera cylindrica, Rhizophora spp., Avicennia alba, Xylocarpus granatum and X. moluccensis.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|A4iii Species group - waterbirds||unknown||-||20,000 individuals||unknown||A4iii|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
Other biodiversity No information is available about other globally threatened species at the site
References Bird Conservation Society of Thailand (2000) Report of birds found in Palian Lang-Ngu. Unpublished report. BirdLife International (1998) Proceedings of the Thailand IBA workshop, Bangkok, November 1998. Unpublished report. Office of Environmental Policy and Planning (1999) Directory of internationally important wetlands in Thailand. Bangkok: Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment. (In Thai.)
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Palian Lang-ngu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/09/2014
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