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Location Sri Lanka, Central
Central coordinates 80o 49.00' East  7o 22.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 30,000 ha
Altitude 100 - 1,800m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka (Affiliate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Sri Lanka Wood-pigeon Columba torringtoniae resident  2004  unknown [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Sri Lanka Magpie Urocissa ornata resident  2004  unknown [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Knuckles Range (Knuckles IBA). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014

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