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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 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 
Greater Sandplover Charadrius leschenaultii winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Spotted Greenshank Tringa guttifer winter  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
Bonaparte's Nightjar Caprimulgus concretus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
A4iii Species group - waterbirds unknown  2004  min 20,000 individuals  A4iii   


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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Brunei Bay. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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