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Location Myanmar, Kachin
Central coordinates 97o 19.00' East  26o 19.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 175,000 ha
Altitude 200 - 1,500m
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
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Spot-billed Pelican Pelecanus philippensis non-breeding  2004  present  A1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bumhpabum Wildlife Sanctuary 186,221 protected area contains site 175,000  

Habitats

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

Protection status c.175000 ha area protected

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bumphabum. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/08/2014

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