Bukit Kaba

Year of compilation: 2003

Site description
Located on the South-east of Curup. There is a tea plantation in the middle part of this area (on the slope) but forest still survives on the upper part.

Key biodiversity
Bukit Kaba is include in the EBA 158 (Stattersfield 1998), and one of the historical area for Salvadori's Pheasant Lophura inornata and the record is re-confirmed in 1989.

Non-bird biodiversity: Primates in this site include Hylobates syndactylus and Hylobates agilis (Verbelen 2000).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Probably wood cutting.

Protected areas
Declared as Hunting Park based on SK. No. 186/Kpts/Um/II/1978 (15300 ha). 13490 ha of this area declared as Recreation Park based on SK Menhut No. 166/Kpts-II/1986 (Anon 1995) and 25000 ha of this area is proposed as Nature Reserve.

Habitat and land use
Mountain forest on the peak, and tea plantation on the slope (Anon 1995).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bukit Kaba. Downloaded from on 07/05/2021.