Lowland forests of South Sikkim (Melli-Baguwa-Kitam, Jorethang-Namchi, Sombarey) IBA

Area:4,942 acres (2,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A2, A3
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cwb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: winter dry; Temperature: warm summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Aceros nipalensis (Rufous-necked Hornbill)A1, A3
Arborophila mandellii (Chestnut-breasted Partridge)A1, A2
Brachypteryx hyperythra (Rusty-bellied Shortwing)A1, A2
Gyps bengalensis (White-rumped Vulture)A1
Harpactes wardi (Ward's Trogon)A2
Paradoxornis flavirostris (Black-breasted Parrotbill)A1, A2
Phylloscopus cantator (Yellow-vented Warbler)A2, A3
Prinia cinereocapilla (Grey-crowned Prinia)A1, A3
Sitta formosa (Beautiful Nuthatch)A1, A3
Spelaeornis caudatus (Rufous-throated Wren-Babbler)A2
Sphenocichla humei (Wedge-billed Wren-Babbler)A2
Turdoides longirostris (Slender-billed Babbler)A1
Yuhina bakeri (White-naped Yuhina)A2, A3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263