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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 120o 26.34' East  10o 13.92' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 14,674 ha
Altitude 100 - 800m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Site description This area is located in the south of Sumba Island and the third biggest forest block in Sumba.

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  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Sumba Hornbill Rhyticeros everetti resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Vulnerable 
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea resident  2004  present  good  A1  Critically Endangered 


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

References 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 (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Tanjung Ngunju. Downloaded from on 02/12/2015

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