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Location Sri Lanka, Central,North-Central
Central coordinates 80o 56.00' East  7o 43.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 31,649 ha
Altitude 60 - 470m
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
Red-faced Malkoha Phaenicophaeus pyrrhocephalus resident  2004  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Wasgomuwa National Park 36,948 protected area contains site 31,649  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Moist deciduous forest (tropical)  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Wasgomuwa. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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