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Location Malaysia, Sarawak
Central coordinates 110o 55.00' East  1o 43.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 43,100 ha
Altitude 0 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Malaysian Nature Society



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes non-breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus non-breeding  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa winter  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata unknown  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Far Eastern Curlew Numenius madagascariensis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Marsh Sandpiper Tringa stagnatilis unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Great Knot Calidris tenuirostris unknown  2004  present  A4i  Vulnerable 
Red Knot Calidris canutus unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Silvery Wood-pigeon Columba argentina resident  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Short-toed Coucal Centropus rectunguis resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Hook-billed Bulbul Setornis criniger resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Maludam National Park 43,846 protected area contained by site 43,100  
Medalam Protected Forest 16,451 protected area contained by site 16,451  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Wetlands (inland)   -

Protection status Not protected.Partially includes Maludam National Park

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sadong-Saribas coast. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/07/2014

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