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Location Myanmar, Kachin
Central coordinates 96o 40.00' East  26o 23.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3, A4i
Area 63,000 ha
Altitude 150 - 200m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

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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, A4i  Endangered 
Oriental Darter Anhinga melanogaster resident  2004  present  A4i  Near Threatened 
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus unknown  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Rusty-bellied Shortwing Brachypteryx hyperythra resident  2004  present  A1  Near Threatened 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary 645,946 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Nam Lang Designation Not Known 209,175 protected area overlaps with site 0  

Habitats

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

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tanai River. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2014

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