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Location Indonesia, Sumatera Barat
Central coordinates 100o 20.00' East  0o 24.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 9,658 ha
Altitude 1,000 - 2,877m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Salvadori's Pheasant Lophura inornata 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Wallace's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nanus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Sumatran Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 
Short-toed Coucal Centropus rectunguis 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Graceful Pitta Pitta venusta 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Sumatran Cochoa Cochoa beccarii 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   major

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -

Protection status This area is a protected Forest (for watercatchment area. 9659 ha of this area is proposed as Nature Reserve (Anon 1995).

References Anon. 1995. National Conservation Plan forIndonesia (3 A-H). Ministry of Forestry, Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation, Jakarta.BidrLife International. 2000. Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International.Collar, N.J. & Long, A.J. 1996. Taxonomy and names of Carpococcyx cuckoos from the Greater Sundas. Forktail 11: 135-150.Stattesfield, A.J., Crosby, M.J., Long, A.J., & Wege, D.C. 1998. Endemic Bird Areas of the World: Priorities for Biodiversity Conservation. Birdlife Conservation Series No.7. BirdLife International.Thiollay, J.M. 1995. The role of traditional agroforsts in the conservation of rain forest bird diversity in Sumatra. Conservation Biology 9: 335-353.Thiollay, J.M. 1996a. Rain forest raptor communities in Sumatra: the conservation value of traditional agroforests in: Bird, D.M., D.E. Varland and J.J. Negro (eds.): Raptors in human landscapes. London: Academy Press.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Singgalang. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2014

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