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Location Bangladesh
Central coordinates 91o 48.00' East  24o 21.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 900 ha
Altitude 30 - 60m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis winter  2004  unknown  A1  Critically Endangered 
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis non-breeding  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Marsh Babbler Pellorneum palustre resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lawachara National Park 1,250 protected area contains site 900  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lowland evergreen rain forest (tropical); Semi-evergreen rain forest (tropical)  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lawachara / West Bhanugach Reserved Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/12/2014

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