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Location Myanmar, Kachin
Central coordinates 97o 45.00' East  28o 12.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3, A4i
Area 381,248 ha
Altitude 400 - 4,500m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Biodiversity and Nature Conservation Association (Affiliate)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Sclater's Monal Lophophorus sclateri 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Blyth's Tragopan Tragopan blythii 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
White-bellied Heron Ardea insignis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1, A4i  Critically Endangered 
Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Beautiful Nuthatch Sitta formosa 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hponkanrazi Wildlife Sanctuary 270,396 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Khakaborazi National Park 381,248 is identical to site 381,248  
Khakaborazi National Park ASEAN Heritage 381,246 protected area contained by site 381,246  


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

Protection status Site Status: National Park381248 ha area protected

References Group discussion at WCS office

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hkakaborazi. Downloaded from on 19/04/2014

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