ID004
Hutan Raya Bukit Barisan


Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2004)
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Area: 51,600 ha

Protection status:

Burung Indonesia

Site description
Located around 50 km north of Medan, this site includes Gunung Sibayak in the north and Tanjung Barus.

Key biodiversity
Last ornithological survey confirmed the existence of rare bird such as Short-tailed Frogmouth Batrachostomus poliolophus, Salvadori's Nightjar Caprimulgus pulchellus, Sumatran Cochoa Cochoa beccarii. Schneider's Pitta Pitta schneideri and Black-crowned Pitta Pitta venusta in this area.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hutan Raya Bukit Barisan. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/01/2018.