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Location Myanmar, Sagaing
Central coordinates 95o 39.00' East  23o 32.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3, A4i
Area 26,936 ha
Altitude 150 - 200m
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
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Lesser Whistling-duck Dendrocygna javanica unknown  1990  5,466 individuals  medium  A4i  Least Concern 
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis non-breeding  2004  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Hooded Treepie Crypsirina cucullata resident  2004  present  A2  Near Threatened 
White-throated Babbler Turdoides gularis resident  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary 26,936 is identical to site 26,936  


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

Protection status Status: Wildlife Sanctuary26936 ha area protected

References AWC 1990/91 FD/WBSJ wetland survey

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Chatthin. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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