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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 119o 24.00' East  9o 30.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 2,500 ha
Altitude 400 - 700m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)



Site description Topography of Poronumbu is steep, and it is a small block of forest in the north of West Sumba (Jepson et.al. 1996)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-naped Fruit-dove Ptilinopus dohertyi resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea resident  2004  present  A1  Critically Endangered 
Sumba Hornbill Aceros everetti resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Habitats

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

Protection status Proposed as a Wildlife Sanctuary (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.Banilodu, L. and Saka, N. T. 1993. Descriptive Analysis of Sumba Forest [Analysis Deskriptif Hutan Pulau Sumba]. Widya Mandira Catholic University, Kupang.Jepson, P., Rais, S., Ora, A.B. & Raharjaningtrah, W. 1996. Telaah Jaringan Kawasan Konservasi untuk Pelestarian Nilai-Nilai Hutan di Pulau Sumba, Nusa Tenggara Timur. PHPA/BirdLife, Bogor. Laporan No. 5.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Poronumbu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/07/2014

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