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Location Indonesia, Jawa Barat
Central coordinates 107o 47.00' East  7o 13.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2, A3
Area 14,848 ha
Altitude 1,400 - 2,622m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)



Site description Kamojang is located around 7 km north of Garut while Papandayan is around 21 km south-west of Garut.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Javan Hawk-eagle Nisaetus bartelsi resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Javan Trogon Apalharpactes reinwardtii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Javan Cochoa Cochoa azurea resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Gunung Papandayan Nature Reserve 6,620 protected area contained by site 6,623  
Gunung Papandayan Recreation Park 221 protected area contained by site 225  
Kawah Kamojang Nature Recreation Park 500 protected area contained by site 500  
Kawah Kamojang Nature Reserve 7,536 protected area contained by site 7,500  

Habitats

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

Land use

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

Other biodiversity The other important faunas in Kamojang are Presbytis comata and Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997). And fauna in Papandayan are Hylobates moloch, Presbytis comata and Trachypithecus auratus (Asquith et.al.1995, Nijman 1997)

Protection status The area includes:1) Kamojang Nature Reserve (7500 ha) based on SK Menteri Pertanian No. 170/Kpts/Um/3/79 on 13 March 1979.2) Kawah Kamojang Recreation Park (500 ha) based on SK Menteri Pertanian No.170/Kpts/Um/3/1979.3) Papandayan Nature Reserve (6623 ha) based on SK Menteri Pertanian No.681/Kpts/Um/1/1979 on 22 January 1979.4) Papandayan Recreation Park (225 ha) based on SK Menteri Pertanian No.655/Kpts/Um/10/1978.(Anon 1997, Anon 1998).

References Anon. 1997. Statistik Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam 1996/1997. Departemen Kehutanan dan Perkebunan, Direktorat Jenderal Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam, Jakarta.Anon. 1998. Statistik Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam 1997/1998. Departemen Kehutanan dan Perkebunan, Direktorat Jenderal Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam, Jakarta.MacKinnon, J., Smiet, F., and Artha, M.B. 1982. A National Conservation Plan for Indonesia, Vol. III: Java and Bali. UNDP/FAO. Bogor.Nijman, V. 1997. On the Occurrence of Presbytis comata Desmarest, 1822 (Mammalia: Primates: Cercopithecidae) on Java, Indonesia. Contr. Zool 66:247-356.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Papandayan-Kamojang. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/07/2014

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