|Central coordinates||103o 52.00' East 12o 49.00' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A4i|
|Altitude||5 - 8m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2003|
Site description The IBA is situated on the western shore of Tonle Sap Lake, to the south of Prek Toal IBA (KH003). The vegetation of the IBA comprises of flooded swamp forest and dense shrubland with emergent large trees, such as Xanthophyllum glaucum, Terminalia cambodiana and Barringtonia acutangula. The IBA is situated within the Tonle Sap Multiple Use Area, designated under the 1993 Royal Decree on Protected Areas, and the Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve. The IBA supports breeding colonies of Darter (Anhinga melanogaster), Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus) and Greater Adjutants (L. dubius).
Non-bird biodiversity: Long-tailed Macaque (Macaca fascicularis) (Long Kheng, Ministry of Environment, pers. comm.).Asiatic Softshell Turtle (Amyda cartilaginea), Malayan Box Turtle (Cuora ambionensis), Malayan Snail-eating Turtle (Malayemys subtrijuga), Yellow-headed Temple Turtle (Hieremys annandalii), [Siamese Crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis)].
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Greater Adjutant Leptoptilos dubius||resident||2002||rare||-||A1, A4i||Endangered|
|Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus||resident||2002||common||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Tonle Sap Biosphere||Multiple Use Management Area||322,270||protected area overlaps with site||4,500|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Wetlands (inland)||Ephemeral wetlands; Freshwater lakes and pools; Permanent swamps; Rivers and streams||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Protection status Overlaps with Tonle Sap Multiple Use Area (~4500ha)
References Goes F. and Hong C. (2002). The status and conservation of large waterbirds on the Tonle Sap Great Lake, Cambodia 2000-2001. Wildlife Conservation Society, Phnom Penh.
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