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Location Pakistan
Central coordinates 73o 18.00' East  35o 6.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 141,301 ha
Altitude 640 - 5,151m
Year of IBA assessment 2004





Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
White-cheeked Tit Aegithalos leucogenys unknown  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 
White-throated Tit Aegithalos niveogularis unknown  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 
Brooks's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus subviridis unknown  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 
Tytler's Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus tytleri breeding  2004  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Kashmir Nuthatch Sitta cashmirensis unknown  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 
Spectacled Finch Callacanthis burtoni unknown  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 
Orange Bullfinch Pyrrhula aurantiaca unknown  2004  present  A2  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Montane coniferous forest (mont temp/subtrop); Montane mixed broadleaf-coniferous forest  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Palas valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2014

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