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Location Myanmar, Kachin
Central coordinates 96o 55.00' East  25o 20.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 20,000 ha
Altitude 100 - 150m
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
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Near Threatened 
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 


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

Protection status Not protected

References Joost van der Ven 1999/2000, 2000/2001 reports ('North of Mogaung', 'South of Mogaung', 'South of Mogong, River Namkawng and lakes' and 'Mogaung - Samo'). Group discussion at WCS Dec 2001 Jan 2003 survey

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Mogaung Chaung basin. Downloaded from on 17/04/2014

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