ID001
Gunung Leuser


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-billed Partridge Arborophila rubrirostris LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Bronze-tailed Peacock-pheasant Polyplectron chalcurum LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Salvadori's Pheasant Lophura inornata NT resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
White-winged Duck Asarcornis scutulata EN resident 2000 present A1
Large Green-pigeon Treron capellei VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Sumatran Green-pigeon Treron oxyurus NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Short-tailed Frogmouth Batrachostomus poliolophus NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Salvadori's Nightjar Caprimulgus pulchellus NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sumatran Ground-cuckoo Carpococcyx viridis CR resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Masked Finfoot Heliopais personatus CR non-breeding 2000 present A1
Rajah Scops-owl Otus brookii LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Wallace's Hawk-eagle Nisaetus nanus VU resident 2000 present A1, A3
Sumatran Trogon Apalharpactes mackloti LC resident 2000 present A2
Fire-tufted Barbet Psilopogon pyrolophus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Schneider's Pitta Hydrornis schneideri VU resident 2000 present A1, A2, A3
Sunda Minivet Pericrocotus miniatus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sumatran Drongo Dicrurus sumatranus NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Cream-striped Bulbul Hemixos leucogrammicus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sumatran Bulbul Ixos sumatranus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Spot-necked Bulbul Pycnonotus tympanistrigus NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Blue-wattled Bulbul Pycnonotus nieuwenhuisii DD resident 2000 present A2, A3
Black-capped White-eye Zosterops atricapilla LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Rusty-breasted Wren-babbler Gypsophila rufipecta LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sunda Laughingthrush Garrulax palliatus NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Rufous-vented Niltava Niltava sumatrana LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Rück's Blue-flycatcher Cyornis ruckii CR resident 2000 present A3
Sunda Blue Robin Myiomela diana LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Sunda Forktail Enicurus velatus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Shiny Whistling-thrush Myophonus melanurus LC resident 2000 present A2, A3
Blue-masked Leafbird Chloropsis venusta NT resident 2000 present A2, A3
Mountain Serin Chrysocorythus estherae LC resident 2000 present A2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 2,595,125 protected area overlaps with site 1,700,000
The Leuser Ecosystem Conservation Area 2,700,000 protected area contains site 1,700,000
Leuser National Park ASEAN Heritage 1,094,692 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gunung Leuser National Park UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 792,675 protected area overlaps with site 0
Gunung Leuser National Park 867,789 protected area overlaps with site 1,094,692
Bukit Barisan Taman Hutan Raya 0 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Lowland evergreen rain forest (tropical), Upper montane rain forest (tropical), Lower montane rain forest (tropical) -
Wetlands (inland) -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Shrubland Subalpine and alpine scrub -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Leuser. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.