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Location Indonesia, Sulawesi Utara
Central coordinates 125o 24.06' East  2o 44.22' North
IBA criteria A1
Area 11,662 ha
Altitude 0 - 1,796m
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
Red-and-blue Lory Eos histrio resident  2004  present  medium  A1  Endangered 
Siau Scops-owl Otus siaoensis resident  2001  present  medium  A1  Critically Endangered 
Elegant Sunbird Aethopyga duyvenbodei resident  2004  present  A1  Endangered 

IBA Monitoring

2012 high unfavourable negligible

Agriculture and aquaculture annual & perennial non-timber crops - small-holder farming likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Biological resource use hunting & collecting terrestrial animals - unintentional effects (species is not the target) happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) slow but significant deterioration low

Forest   0 0 moderate (70-90%) moderate (70-90%) unfavourable

Little/none of site covered (<10%)  No management planning has taken place  Unknown  negligible 


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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Pulau Siau. Downloaded from on 27/10/2016

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