Hutan Rawa Gambut Barumun-Rokan

IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2001 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Large Green-pigeon Treron capellei VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus NT resident 2000 present A1
Storm's Stork Ciconia stormi EN resident 2000 present A1, A3

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2001).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Pulau Berkeh Cagar Alam 8,963 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Peat swamp forest (tropical) -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
agriculture -
other -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hutan Rawa Gambut Barumun-Rokan. Downloaded from on 21/02/2024.