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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.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Salvadori's Pheasant Lophura inornata unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Large Green-pigeon Treron capellei unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Sumatran Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 
Short-toed Coucal Centropus rectunguis unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Hook-billed Bulbul Setornis criniger unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Sumatran Cochoa Cochoa beccarii unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Large-billed Blue-flycatcher Cyornis caerulatus unknown  2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

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

Land use

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

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

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 (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bukit Baling. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/04/2014

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