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Salayar and Bonerate Islands (secondary area)
Country/Territory Indonesia
Area
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Priority
Habitat loss
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General characteristics 

The long, narrow island of Salayar and the scattered islands and islets of the Bonarate group are in the Flores Sea to the south of the southern peninsula of Sulawesi (see EBA 166; also for map) in Indonesia. They support six restricted-range species, including the threatened White-tipped Monarch Monarcha everetti (classified as Vulnerable) of Tanahjampea; in 1993 this single-island endemic was found to be quite common in lowland rain forest, which was estimated to cover about half of the island but is potentially under pressure from logging (Dutson 1995). The other restricted-range species are Dusky Cuckoo-dove Macropygia magna, which also occurs in the Lesser Sundas (EBAs

Species IUCN Category
Dusky Cuckoo-dove (Macropygia magna)  LC 
Blue-tailed Imperial-pigeon (Ducula concinna)  LC 
Pink-headed Imperial-pigeon (Ducula rosacea)  NT 
Rufous-sided Gerygone (Gerygone dorsalis)  LC 
White-tipped Monarch (Monarcha everetti)  EN 
Red-chested Flowerpecker (Dicaeum maugei)  LC 

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)

IBA Code Site Name Country
ID189  Tanah Jampea  Indonesia 
ID190  Kalaotoa  Indonesia 
ID191  Selayar  Indonesia 

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Endemic Bird Area factsheet: Salayar and Bonerate Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2014

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