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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 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa 2004  present [units unknown]  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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Thrumsing La National Park. Downloaded from on 16/04/2014

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