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Location Indonesia, Nusa Tenggara Timur
Central coordinates 124o 13.68' East  9o 51.72' South
IBA criteria A1, A2
Area 10,656 ha
Altitude 800 - 1,000m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Key Biodiversity The endangered Wetar Ground-dove Gallicolumba hoedtii lives in this area (Noske & Saleh 1996). Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea has probably extinct from this area.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Wetar Ground-dove Alopecoenas hoedtii resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Endangered 
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Critically Endangered 


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

References 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.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Buat - Soe. Downloaded from on 26/11/2015

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