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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 123o 59.22' East  10o 1.20' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 12,714 ha
Altitude 200 - 400m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Key Biodiversity The endangered Wetar Ground-dove Gallicolumba hoedtii was recorded and collected in 1932, but not recorded in observations by Dreyer (1991), Verbelen (1995), Noske & Saleh (1996), Lesmana (2000).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Black Cuckoo-dove Turacoena modesta resident  2004  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Wetar Ground-dove Alopecoenas hoedtii resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Endangered 
Timor Green-pigeon Treron psittaceus resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Endangered 
Timor Sparrow Padda fuscata resident  2004  present  A1  Near Threatened 
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Critically Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Camplong/Sisimeni Recreation Park 0 is identical to site 2,000  


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

Land use

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

Protection status 2000 ha of this area has been declared as Recreation Park based on SK Menteri Kehutanan No. 89/Kpts-II/1983 on 2 December 1983 (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.Dreyer, N.P. 1991. Trip report: Sumba & Timor (Indonesia), July 13-24, 1991.Lesmana, D. Trainor, C., and Gatur, A. 2000. Arti Penting Hutan di Daratan Timor bagian Barat: Telaah Awal Informasi Keanekaragaman Hayati dan sosial ekonomi di Pulau Timor (Propinsi Nusa Tenggara Timur). PKA/BirdLife International/WWF, Bogor. Laporan No. 13.Noske, R.A. and Saleh, N. 1996. The Conservation Status of Forest Birds in West Timor. dalam Kitchener, D.J. and Suyatno, A (eds.). 1994. Proceedings of The First International Conference on eastern Indonesia-Australian Vertebrate Fauna, Manado, Indonesia.Verbelen, F. 1995. Birding in Sumba & Timor: Lesser Sundas-Indonesia. [unpublicated]

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