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Location Indonesia, Kepulauan Riau
Central coordinates 104o 36.00' East  0o 8.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 20,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,092m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description An Islands 80 km off coast of Riau province mainland.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Silvery Pigeon Columba argentina resident  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 


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

References Lim, K.S. 1997. Further notes on the avifauna of the Riau Archipelago. Kukila 9: 74-77.Rajathurai, S. 1996. The birds of Batam and Bintan Islands, Riau Archipelago. Kukila 8: 86-113.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.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kepulauan Lingga. Downloaded from on 17/09/2014

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