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Location Sri Lanka, Uva
Central coordinates 80o 55.00' East  6o 47.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 132 ha
Altitude 1,400 - 1,700m
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 
Green-billed Coucal Centropus chlororhynchos resident  2004  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 
Ashy-headed Laughingthrush Garrulax cinereifrons resident  2004  unknown  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Thanga-Malley Sanctuary 132 is identical to site 132  

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: Tangamalai. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/12/2014

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