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Location Indonesia, Jawa Barat
Central coordinates 106o 27.00' East  7o 13.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 8,128 ha
Altitude 0 - 235m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)



Site description Located on the south coast of Java around 17 km west of Jampang Kulon.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Green Peafowl Pavo muticus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Endangered 
Straw-headed Bulbul Pycnonotus zeylanicus 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 
Java Sparrow Padda oryzivora 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Cikepuh Wildlife Reserve 8,127 is identical to site 8,127  

Habitats

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

Land use

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

Other biodiversity Bos javanicus, Panthera pardus, Sus verrucosus, Hylobates moloch, Presbytis comata, Trachypithecus auratus (Silvius et.al.1996, Nijman 1997). Chelonia mydas, Dermochelys coriacea and Eretmochelys imbricata (Silvius et.al.1996)

Protection status 8127.5 ha of this area is declared as Wildlife Sanctuary based on SK Menteri Pertanian No.523/Kpts/Um/10/1973 on 20 October 1973 (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.Silvius, M.J., Djuharsa, E., Taufik, A. W., Steeman, A.P.J.M, and Berczy, E.T. 1987. The Indonesian Wetland Inventory: A Preliminary Compilation of Information on Wetlands of Indonesia. PHPA-AWB/Interweder & Edwin, Indonesia.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cikepuh. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/04/2014

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