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Location Indonesia, Jawa Barat
Central coordinates 106o 58.00' East  6o 35.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A4iv
Area 548 ha
Altitude 1,300 - 1,881m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description Telaga Warna is described as a small natural lake surrounded by mountain rain forest and located around 27 km south-east of Bogor. Cibulao is a small patches of forest (130 ha) close to Telaga Warna. Part of Telaga Warna-Cibulao is also part of Taman Wisata Alam (Recreation Park) Jember which is a popular tourist destination in West Java.

Key Biodiversity This area lies on the migration route of raptors such as Chinese Goshawk Accipiter soloensis and Oriental Honey-Buzzard Pernis ptilorhynchus. During 7 days observation (November 1997) around 7329 raptors counted pass this area (CIBA personal.obs.).

Non-bird biodiversity: Hylobates moloch, Presbytis comata and Trachypithecus auratus (Erftemeijer 1987, Asquith, Nijman 1997)

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 
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes passage  1997  7,329-20,000 individuals  poor  A4iv   

IBA Monitoring

2012 medium not assessed medium
Good - based on reliable and complete / representative data

Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - intentional use (species being assessed is the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Pollution garbage & solid waste happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low
Residential and commercial development tourism and recreation areas happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Forest   0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive  Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity  medium 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Jember Nature Recreation Park 50 protected area contained by site 50  
Telaga Warna Nature Reserve 368 protected area contained by site 368  


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

Land use

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

Protection status 50 ha of this area declared as Recreation Park based on SK Menteri Pertanian No. 393/Kpts/Um/6/1979 on 23 June 1979.Telaga Warna Nature Reserve (368.25 ha) declared based on SK Menteri Pertanian No. 481/Kpts/Um/6/81 on 9 June 1981 (Anon 1997).

References Anon. 1997. Statistik Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam 1996/1997. Departemen Kehutanan dan Perkebunan, Direktorat Jenderal Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam, Jakarta.Asquith, N.M., Martarinza. And Sinaga, R.M. 1995. The Javan Gibbon (Hylobathes moloch): Status and conservation recommendation. Tropical Biodiversity 3(1): 1-14.Erftemeijer, P. 1987. Forest Avifauna on West Java. An Analysis of Mixed Flocks of Insectivorous Birds in Lowland and Mountain Forests on West Java, Indonesia. Wageningen Agricultural University, Wageningen.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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Telaga Warna-Cibulao. Downloaded from on 23/10/2016

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