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Location Indonesia, Jambi,Riau
Central coordinates 102o 32.00' East  1o 3.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A3
Area 127,698 ha
Altitude 50 - 800m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description There are some of encroachments, wildlife captures and illegal logging.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lophura erythrophthalma resident  2004  present  A1  Not Recognised 
Black Partridge Melanoperdix niger resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Alcedo euryzona resident  2004  present  A1  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bukit Tigapuluh National Park 127,698 is identical to site 127,698  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Artificial - terrestrial Forestry and agro-industrial plantations  -

Land use

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

Other biodiversity Panthera tigris, Tapirus indicus, Presbytis melalophos and Hylobates syndactylus, Balionycteris maculata, Megaerops wetmorei, Morina cyclotis, Aonyx cinerea, Elephas maximus, Neofelis nebulosa, fish species: Notochelys platynota, Scleropagus formosus, reptile species: Crocodylus porosus, Heosemys spinosa, Tomistoma schlegelii. And formerly recorded Cuon alpinus, Dicerorhinus sumatraensis . A new recorded flora species is Rafflesia hasseltii (Danielsen & Schumacher 1997, Colijn 1999).

Protection status Declared as Bukit Tigapuluh National Park (127968 ha) based on SK Menhut No. 539/Kpts-II/95 on 15 October 1995 (Anon 1998).

References Andrew, P. 1992. The birds of Indonesia: A checklist (Peters' sequence). Jakarta: Indonesian Ornithological Society.Anon. 1998. Statistik Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam 1997/1998. Departemen Kehutanan dan Perkebunan, Direktorat Jenderal Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam, Jakarta.Colijn, E.O. 2000. The Indonesian Nature Conservation Database. URL:, F., & Schumacher, T. 1997. The importance of Tigapuluh Hills, Southern Riau, Indonesia, To Biodiversity Conservation. Tropical Biodiversity 4(2): 129-160.Danielsen, F. & Heegard, M. 1995. The bird of Bukit Tigapuluh, Southern Riau, Sumatra. Kukila 7(2): 99-120.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bukit Tigapuluh. Downloaded from on 21/09/2014

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