|Central coordinates||93o 31.85' East 25o 4.32' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2|
|Altitude||1,000 - 1,800m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Site description Bunning Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Tamei subdivision in Tamenglong district, and is part of the Barail Range. The Barak river flows near the Sanctuary. Many streams originate from the catchment areas within the Sanctuary and feed the Barak. Tropical Evergreen and Semi-evergreen Forests occur in the Sanctuary. The site is poorly known and should be given priority for a biodiversity survey.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Rufous-necked Hornbill Aceros nipalensis||resident||2004||present||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Grey Sibia Heterophasia gracilis||-||2004||present||-||A2||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Acknowledgements Key contributors: Salam Rajesh, W Rajesh Singh, R. K. Ranjan Singh, Anwaruddin Choudhury, M. Firoz Ahmed, Kulojyoti Lahkar.
Stattersfield, A. J., Crosby, M. J., Long, A. J. and Wege, D. C. (1998) Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation. BirdLife Conservation Series No. 7. BirdLife International, U.K.
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