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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 120o 40.00' East  8o 50.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 3,000 ha
Altitude 0 - 950m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)



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).

Key Biodiversity 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.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea resident  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Flores Green-pigeon Treron floris resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Flores Crow Corvus florensis resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 

Habitats

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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -

Protection status 

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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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ndeki-Komba (dan Nangarawa). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/12/2014

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