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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 121o 2.22' East  8o 27.36' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 9,340 ha
Altitude 0 - 700m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description Located between Tujuh Belas Island and Wolo Tadho in north coastal, and include one of the driest area in Flores. Most of area is rocky and bushes.

Key Biodiversity There is Flores Green Pigeon in Ria (around 10 km west of Wolo Tadho) and Wolo Tadho. Around 14-24 birds of Yellow-crested Cockatoo recorded in Ria (Pilgrim

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  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Flores Crow Corvus florensis resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Endangered 
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Critically Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Wolo Tado, Ngede Nalo Merah, Siung Nature Recreation Park 4,017 protected area contained by site 4,017  


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

Land use

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

Protection status Declared as Wolo Tadho Nature Reserve and Ngedel Nalo Merah Siung Nature Reserve based on SK. No. 429/Kpts-II/1992 on 5 May 1992 covering area of 4016.8 (Anon 1998). This area includes Lembang Protected Forest (4000 ha) (Trainor & Lesmana 2000) and Riung Nature Reserve (2000 ha) (BKSDA VII 1997).

References Anon. 1998. Statistik Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam 1997/1998. Departement Kehutanan dan Perkebunan, Direktorat Jenderal Perlindungan Hutan dan Pelestarian Alam, Jakarta.BKSDA VII. 1997. Informasi Kawasan Konservasi Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur. Balai Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam VII, Kupang.Pilgrim, J.D., Leadley, J.D. and Saifudin. 2000. Birds surveys and conservation status of four forest on Flores, Indonesia. Cambridge, U.K.: CSB Conservation Publication.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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Wolo Tado. Downloaded from on 26/10/2016

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