Pulau Enggano

Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A2 (2001)
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Area: 50,000 ha

Burung Indonesia

Site description
The latest satellite image (not very good quality), indicates a block of good forest present in this area.

Key biodiversity
Enggano Island has two endemic bird species, Enggano Scops-owl Otus enganensis and Enggano White-eye Zosterops salvadori, both reported still exist in this area. Other important species are Great-billed Heron Ardea sumatrana and Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarida.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pulau Enggano. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.