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Location Indonesia, Sulawesi Utara
Central coordinates 126o 47.00' East  4o 21.00' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 34,905 ha
Altitude 50 - 680m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Burung Indonesia (Affiliate)

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Talaud Rail Gymnocrex talaudensis resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 
Grey Imperial-pigeon Ducula pickeringii resident  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 
Red-and-blue Lory Eos histrio resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Karakelang Utara dan Selatan Wildlife Reserve 21,400 protected area contained by site 21,400  


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

Further web sources of information 

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) species/site profile. This site has been identified as an AZE due to it containing a Critically Endangered or Endangered species with a limited range.

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Karakelang. Downloaded from on 27/08/2014

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