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Location Myanmar, Kachin
Central coordinates 97o 25.00' East  25o 10.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4i
Area 40,000 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
Black Stork Ciconia nigra unknown  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 
White-rumped Vulture Gyps bengalensis non-breeding  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Common Crane Grus grus winter  2004  present  A4i  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial   -

Protection status Not protected

References Joost van der Ven 1999/2000 and 2000/2001 report ('Agriculture area southeast of Myitkyina, east of the river' and 'Nandebad river'). Group discussion at WCS Dec 2001

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Myitkyina-Nandebad-Talawagyi. Downloaded from on 20/10/2016

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