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Location Bhutan, Dagana,Punakha,Thimphu,Tsirang,Wangdi Phodrang
Central coordinates 89o 55.00' East  27o 22.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 35,000 ha
Altitude 200 - 2,000m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea winter  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Critically Endangered 
Pallas's Fish-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Grey-crowned Prinia Prinia cinereocapilla 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Hill evergreen forest (subtropical); Montane coniferous forest (mont temp/subtrop)  -
Wetlands (inland)   -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ada lake / Puna Tsangchu. Downloaded from on 16/04/2014

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