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Location Singapore
Central coordinates 103o 48.00' East  1o 22.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 3,043 ha
Altitude 0 - 138m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Nature Society (Singapore)



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 
Brown-chested Jungle-flycatcher Rhinomyias brunneatus winter  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve 164 protected area contains site 2,300  
Central Catchment Nature Reserve 2,675 protected area overlaps with site 2,181  

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -
other -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Forest. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/09/2014

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