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Location Timor-Leste, Manatuto
Central coordinates 126o 1.00' East  8o 53.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 2,961 ha
Altitude 400 - 1,000m
Year of IBA assessment 2007





Site description During a recent rapid survey, Mauro (2003) found that the habitats on Mount Mak Fahik include extensive primary tropical dry forest above c.400 m, and those on Mount Sarim (to 725 m) include tropical dry forests, which have been repeatedly burnt, with patches of forest converted to various crops including corn and tobacco

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea resident  2007  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Dusky Cuckoo-dove Macropygia magna 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Black Cuckoo-dove Turacoena modesta resident  2007  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Timor Green-pigeon Treron psittaceus resident  2007  present  A1, A2  Endangered 
Pink-headed Imperial-pigeon Ducula rosacea resident  2007  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Olive-headed Lorikeet Trichoglossus euteles 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Jonquil Parrot Aprosmictus jonquillaceus resident  2007  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Cinnamon-banded Kingfisher Todiramphus australasia resident  2007  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Streaky-breasted Honeyeater Meliphaga reticulata 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Plain Friarbird Philemon inornatus 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Yellow-eared Honeyeater Lichmera flavicans 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Red-rumped Myzomela Myzomela vulnerata 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Plain Gerygone Gerygone inornata 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Fawn-breasted Whistler Pachycephala orpheus 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Timor Figbird Sphecotheres viridis 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Olive-brown Oriole Oriolus melanotis 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Timor Stubtail Urosphena subulata 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Buff-banded Grassbird Buettikoferella bivittata 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Timor Leaf-warbler Phylloscopus presbytes 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Spot-breasted White-eye Heleia muelleri resident  2007  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Orange-banded Thrush Zoothera peronii resident  2007  present  A2  Near Threatened 
White-bellied Bushchat Saxicola gutturalis resident  2007  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Black-banded Flycatcher Ficedula timorensis resident  2007  present  A2  Near Threatened 
Timor Blue-flycatcher Cyornis hyacinthinus 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Red-chested Flowerpecker Dicaeum maugei 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Flame-breasted Sunbird Nectarinia solaris 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 
Tricoloured Parrotfinch Erythrura tricolor 2007  present  A2  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   major
Artificial - terrestrial   minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -

Protection status This IBA has not previously been identified as a site of significant conservation value.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mount Mak Fahik and Mount Sarim. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/09/2014

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