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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 119o 15.00' East  9o 35.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 3,000 ha
Altitude 550 - 900m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)



Site description Yawila is the wetest area in Sumba and the highest peak in Located in West Sumba. Topography is hilly with steep slopes.

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 
Sumba Hornbill Rhyticeros everetti resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea resident  2004  present  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 Proposed as a Nature Reserve (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: Yawila. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/07/2014

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