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Location Bhutan, Bumthang
Central coordinates 90o 43.00' East  27o 36.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 2,000 ha
Altitude 3,000 - 3,400m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Wood Snipe Gallinago nemoricola breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bumthang wetlands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/11/2014

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