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Location Myanmar, Tanintharyi
Central coordinates 99o 4.00' East  11o 4.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 170,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,200m
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
Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

IBA Monitoring

2014 very high very unfavourable low
Habitat
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Agricultural expansion and intensification annual & perennial non-timber crops - agro-industry farming happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) very rapid to severe deterioration very high
Human intrusions and disturbance work and other activities happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) slow but significant deterioration high
Over-exploitation, persecution and control of species hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Residential and commercial development commercial and industrial development happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) very rapid to severe deterioration low

Forest   0 0 poor (40-69%) moderate (70-90%) very unfavourable

Rhyticeros subruficollis Plain-pouched Hornbill 730 730 individuals 100 not assessed

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun  Some limited conservation initiatives are in place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Lenya National Park 176,638 protected area contains site 170,000  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lenya. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/12/2014

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