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Location Malaysia, Sarawak
Central coordinates 113o 55.00' East  4o 30.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 6,952 ha
Altitude 60 - 457m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Malaysian Nature Society

Summary Located in Miri, Sarawak, this national park is mostly hilly with steep slopes. Besides a national park, it was also classified as an IUCH Category II protected area.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Wallace's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nanus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Short-toed Coucal Centropus rectunguis resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Alcedo euryzona resident  2004  present  A1  Not Recognised 
Blue-headed Pitta Pitta baudii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Hook-billed Bulbul Setornis criniger resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Large-billed Blue-flycatcher Cyornis caerulatus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lambir Hills National Park 8,307 is identical to site 6,952  


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

Protection status National park and water catchment for Miri township.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Lambir Hills National Park. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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