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Location Indonesia, Jawa Barat
Central coordinates 106o 42.00' East  6o 44.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 7,110 ha
Altitude 500 - 2,211m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description Located around 24 km south of Bogor. On June 2003, this area is combined with Gunung Halimun (IBA JID13) National Park and form Gunung Halimun-Salak National Park.

Key Biodiversity 

Non-bird biodiversity: Panthera pardus, Sus verrucosus, Hylobates moloch, Presbytis comata, Trachypithecus auratus (MacKinnon 1982, Whitten 1996)

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)  
Halimun National Park 40,000 protected area contains site 7,110  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lower montane rain forest (tropical); Upper montane rain forest (tropical)  major

Protection status Merged as Halimun-Salak National Park based on SK Menhut No. 175, 10 June 2003 (Kompas, 2003).

References MacKinnon, J., Smiet, F., and Artha, M.B. 1982. A National Conservation Plan for Indonesia, Vol. III: Java and Bali. UNDP/FAO. Bogor.Whitten, A.J., Damanik, S.J., Anwar, J. and Hisyam, N. 1987. The Ecology of Sumatra. Gadjah Mada University Press, Yogyakarta.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Gunung Salak. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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