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Location Bhutan, Wangdi Phodrang
Central coordinates 90o 11.00' East  27o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A4i
Area 3,500 ha
Altitude 2,000 - 3,200m
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 
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis winter  2004  present  A1, A4i  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Permanent swamps  -
Shrubland Secondary scrub  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Phopjika and Khatekha valleys. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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