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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 124o 26.00' East  8o 23.00' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 15,000 ha
Altitude 300 - 1,423m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)



Site description Gunung Muna is the highest mountain in Alor Island.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea 2004  present [units unknown]  A1  Critically Endangered 

Habitats

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

Land use

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

Protection status 15000 ha of this area is proposed as Nature Reserve (MacKinnon et.al.1982, Anon 1995b).

References Anon. 1995b. National Conservation Plan for Indonesia: Vol VIIB; Nusa Tenggara Timur Province. Ministry of Forestry, Directorate General of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation, Jakarta.MacKinnon, J., Beudels, R., Robinson, A. & Artha, M. 1982. A National Conservation Plan for Indonesia Vol IV; Nusa Tenggara. UNDP/FAO, Bogor.Monk. K.A., de Fretes, Y. and Reksodiharjo-Lilley, G. 1997. The Ecology of Nusa Tenggara and Maluku. Periplus Edition, Singapura MacKinnon, J., Beudels, R., Robinson, A. and Artha, M. 1982. A National Conservation Plan for Indonesia Vol IV: Nusa Tenggara. UNDP/FAO, Bogor.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Muna. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/04/2014

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