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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 120o 34.20' East  8o 28.32' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 14,960 ha
Altitude 800 - 1,270m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description The forest in this area is growing on very steep mountain slopes.

Key Biodiversity This area is important because of Wallace's Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus, and the vulnerable Flores Green Pigeon Treron floris (Trainor & Lesmana 2000).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Flores Green-pigeon Treron floris resident  2004  present  good  A1  Vulnerable 
Flores Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus resident  2004  present  good  A1  Endangered 


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

References 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 (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Gapong. Downloaded from on 27/11/2015

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