New Amarambalam Reserved Forest is near Nilambur town and conjoins Silent Valley National Park. Central location is . Area is 265.72 km². Altitude rises sharply from 40 m to 2,554 m.
It is noted for 10 species of threatened or restricted bird species including: Lesser Adjutant (Leptoptilos javanicus), White-rumped Vulture (Gyps bengalensis), Nilgiri Wood-pigeon (Columba elphinstonii) Malabar Parakeet (Psittacula columboides) Malabar Grey-hornbill (Ocyceros griseus), White-bellied Treepie (Dendrocitta leucogastra), Grey-headed Bulbul (Pycnonotus priocephalus), Rufous Babbler (Turdoides subrufus), White-bellied Blue-flycatcher (Cyornis pallipes) and Crimson-backed Sunbird (Nectarinia minima).
- ^ Birdlife International (2005) BirdLife's online World Bird Database, Important Bird Areas (IBA) Factsheet IN232, Amarambalam Reserved Forest - Nilambur, accessed 26/3/2007 Birdlife International