|Location||Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur|
|Central coordinates||120o 40.00' East 8o 50.00' South|
|IBA criteria||A1, A2|
|Altitude||0 - 950m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2004|
Ornithological information In the 1998 a survey hold by BirdLife International-Indonesia Programme (Trainor & Lesmana 2000) to assess the population of Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea. There was no Cacatua sulphurea found by the survey team. Interview with the local people indicated that the Cacatua sulphurea is difficult to find. There was similar result from other survey one year before by Cambridge Flores/Sumbawa Conservation Project in 1993. This survey also shown that only few record for Flores Crow Corvus florensis in this area,and the species can only be seen in the forest along river (Butchart et.al.1996). Around 100 birds recorded in this area.
Site description Nangga Rawa village located on the beach. Gunung Poco Ndeki is the highest mountain in this area (separated from the forest block in Nangga Rawa), isolated from the main mountains area in central Flores (Gibbs 1990).
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Flores Green-pigeon Treron floris||-||2004||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Vulnerable|
|Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea||-||2004||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Critically Endangered|
|Flores Crow Corvus florensis||-||2004||present [units unknown]||-||A1||Endangered|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Artificial landscapes (terrestrial)||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Management considerations Illegal hunting and logging (Butchart et.al. 1996, Trainor & Lesmana 2000).
References Butchart, S. H. M., Brooks, T. M., Davies, C. W. N., Dharmaputra, G., Dutson, G. C. L., Lowen, J. C, and Sahu, H. 1996. The conservation status of forest birds on Flores and Sumbawa, Indonesia. Bird Conservation International 6: 335-370.Gibbs, D. 1990. Wallacea, A Site Guide for Birdwatchers.David Gibbs. [tidak dipublikasi].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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