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Location Bhutan, Bumthang,Lhuntshi,Mongar,Shemgang
Central coordinates 90o 58.00' East  27o 22.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 74,800 ha
Altitude 600 - 4,500m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Chestnut-breasted Partridge Arborophila mandellii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Thrumshingla National Park 88,900 protected area contains site 74,800  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane broadleaf evergreen forest (mont temp); Montane coniferous forest (mont temp/subtrop); Pine forest (subtropical)  -
Grassland Alpine and subalpine grassland  -
Shrubland Subalpine and alpine scrub  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Thrumsing La National Park. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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