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The density observed at Prek Toal is the highest in the world, indicating that the Tonle Sap is probably of very high regional and likely global importance for the species. In spite of its large size and conspicuousness, cultural beliefs afford the species some protection from human persecution.
Scientific Name: Ichthyophaga ichthyaetus
IUCN Red List Classification: Near Threatened
Estimated number: 10,000-100,000 (Number of Mature Individuals - Global)
November-May is the recommended time of the year to see this bird
It is recommended that you will need to allow 1-2 days to see this bird