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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 120o 29.00' East  9o 57.00' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 7,748 ha
Altitude 100 - 520m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)



Site description Topography of this area is hilly.

Populations of IBA trigger species

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

Habitats

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

Land use

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

Protection status Declared as Protected Forest based on SK. No: can:210/0124.59/84k,42/01/1984 (Jepson et.al.1996)

References 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: Luku Melolo. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/04/2014

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