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Location Brunei, Brunei,Muara,Temburong
Central coordinates 115o 9.00' East  4o 54.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i, A4iii
Area 8,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 50m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Chinese Egret Egretta eulophotes 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A4i  Least Concern 
Sunda Nightjar Caprimulgus concretus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - seabirds unknown  2004  10,000 individuals  unknown  A4iii   

Habitats

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

Protection status No protection. Transboundary site: Brunei Bay (Brunei), Limbang estuary, Trusan Sundar (Sarawak) & Menumbok estuary (Sabah) Pulau Siarau proposed as wildlife sanctuaryPelong Rocks is protected under the Brunei Museum Department.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brunei Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2014

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