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Location Indonesia, Sumatera Selatan
Central coordinates 103o 7.00' East  4o 0.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 38,050 ha
Altitude 300 - 3,159m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description This area is consists of Gunung Dempo and Bukit Dingin, which is located near the boider of Bengkulu and South Sumatra.

Key Biodiversity The area is includes in EBA 158 (Stattersfield et al 1998).

Non-bird biodiversity: Hylobates syndactylus is the primate in this area (Verbelen 2000).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Sumatran Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis resident  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Javan Trogon Apalharpactes reinwardtii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Schneider's Pitta Pitta schneideri resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Sumatran Cochoa Cochoa beccarii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 


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

Land use

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

Protection status The status of this area is Protected Forest based on SK GB No 6 and 8 on 21 October 1926. 38050 ha of this area (G. Dempo and Bukit Dingin) proposed as Nature Reserve (in National Conservation Plan for Indonesia).

References Anon. 1995. National Conservation Plan forIndonesia (3 A-H). Ministry of Forestry, Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation, Jakarta.Verbelen, F. 2000. Annotated checklist of bird seen in Sumatra. [tidak dipublikasi].

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Gunung Dempo. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

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