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Location Sri Lanka, Central
Central coordinates 80o 45.00' East  6o 57.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 57 ha
Altitude 1,700 - 2,100m
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 Woodpigeon Columba torringtoniae resident  2004  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Sri Lanka Magpie Urocissa ornata resident  2004  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Ashy-headed Laughingthrush Garrulax cinereifrons resident  2004  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
White-faced Starling Sturnus albofrontatus resident  2004  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Sri Lanka Whistling-thrush Myophonus blighi resident  2004  unknown  A1  Endangered 
Kashmir Flycatcher Ficedula subrubra winter  2004  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Hill evergreen forest (subtropical)  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nuwara Eliya. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/08/2014

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