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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 124o 47.58' East  8o 13.02' South
IBA criteria A1
Area 24,348 ha
Altitude 0 - 800m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Key Biodiversity Poaching of Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea, is predicted started in 1970s and increase between 1980-1990. This is common in the forest along river. Bird population in Alor Island is estimated between 678-782 birds. In 1998 survey, around 30 birds were recorded from this area (Setiawan 2000). Follow-up survey is needed to monitor the bird population.

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  good  A1  Critically Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Tuti Adagae Nature Recreation Park 5,000 is identical to site 5,000  


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

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -

Protection status 5000 ha of this area is declared as Recrestion Park based on SK. Menteri Pertanian No. 396/Kpts/Um/5/1981 on 7 May 1981 (MacKinnon, 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.BKSDA VII. 1997. Informasi Kawasan Konservasi Provinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur. Balai Konservasi Sumber Daya Alam VII, Kupang.MacKinnon, J., Beudels, R., Robinson, A. & Artha, M. 1982. A National Conservation Plan for Indonesia Vol IV; Nusa Tenggara. UNDP/FAO, Bogor.Setiawan, I., Jati, A., Lesmana, D., Trainor, C., Agista, D. 2000. Telaah awal status dan penyebaran Kakatua-kecil jambul-kuning Cacatua sulphurea parvula di Pulau Alor, Pantar, Timor Barat, Flores dan Moyo. PKA/BirdLife Intenational-Indonesia Programme, Bogor. Laporan No. 12.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Tuti Adagae. Downloaded from on 24/10/2016

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