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Location Indonesia, Bengkulu
Central coordinates 102o 38.00' East  3o 31.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 15,300 ha
Altitude 1,000 - 1,952m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description Located on the South-east of Curup. There is a tea plantation in the middle part of this area (on the slope) but forest still survives on the upper part.

Key Biodiversity Bukit Kaba is include in the EBA 158 (Stattersfield 1998), and one of the historical area for Salvadori's Pheasant Lophura inornata and the record is re-confirmed in 1989.

Non-bird biodiversity: Primates in this site include Hylobates syndactylus and Hylobates agilis (Verbelen 2000).

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 
Javan Trogon Apalharpactes reinwardtii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Graceful Pitta Pitta venusta resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Bukit Kaba Nature Recreation Park 13,490 protected area contained by site 13,940  


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

Land use

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

Protection status Declared as Hunting Park based on SK. No. 186/Kpts/Um/II/1978 (15300 ha). 13490 ha of this area declared as Recreation Park based on SK Menhut No. 166/Kpts-II/1986 (Anon 1995) and 25000 ha of this area is proposed as Nature Reserve.

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: Bukit Kaba. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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