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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 120o 1.00' East  8o 45.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 5,500 ha
Altitude 500 - 1,230m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description This area consists of slopes and flat ridges which are formed by volcanic activity. There is a crater lake in the active mountain of Wae Sano.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Flores Monarch Monarcha sacerdotum resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Flores Crow Corvus florensis resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 


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

Protection status This area including Sano Nggoang that is proposed as Sano Lake (Danau Sano-5500 ha) (MacKinnon 1982) and also include Sesok Protection Forest (Trainor & Lesmana 2000).

References MacKinnon, J., Beudels, R., Robinson, A. & Artha, M. 1982. A National Conservation Plan for Indonesia Vol IV; Nusa Tenggara. UNDP/FAO, Bogor.Schmutz, E. 1977. Die Vogel der Manggarai (Flores), 2. Niederschrift. [unpublication].Trainor, C and Lesmana, D. 2000. Exploding volcanoes, unique birds, gigantic rats and elegant ikat: Identifying sites of international conservation significance with particular reference to Sumbawa. PKA/BirdLife/WWF, Bogor. Report No. 11.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sano Nggoang. Downloaded from on 19/09/2014

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