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Location Indonesia, Riau
Central coordinates 100o 45.00' East  0o 15.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 146,000 ha
Altitude 200 - 1,090m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description Describe as hilly limestone area which was forested in 1980s. This area is alocated for water catchment area, but illegal logging probably has cut down part of the forest.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Hylobates syndactylus, Naemorhedus sumatraensis, Panthera tigris and Tapirus indicus are listed as important fauna at this area (FAO 1982, Anon 1995).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Lophura inornata resident  2004  present  A1  Not Recognised 
Large Green-pigeon Treron capellei resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Sumatran Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis resident  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Short-toed Coucal Centropus rectunguis resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Hook-billed Bulbul Setornis criniger resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Sumatran Cochoa Cochoa beccarii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Large-billed Blue-flycatcher Cyornis caerulatus resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 


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

Land use

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

Protection status Proposed as Nature Reserve in NCP (FAO 1982).

References Anon. 1995. National Conservation Plan forIndonesia (3 A-H). Ministry of Forestry, Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation, Jakarta.FAO, 1882. National Conservation Plan for Indonesia. Vol. II. Sumatra. Field Report of UNDP/FAO National Parks Development Project INS/78/061. Bogor.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Bukit Baling. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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