ID082
Gunung Tilu-Simpang


Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3 (2004)
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Area: 23,750 ha

Protection status:

Burung Indonesia

Site description
Located around 25 km south of Bandung. A mountainous area consists of several extinct volcanoes: Gunung Tilu, Gunung Waringin, Gunung Cureuh, Gunung Simpang and Puncak Walang and Bojonglarang Jayanti (MacKinnon et.al.1982).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Cuon alpinus, Panthera pardus, Hylobates moloch, Presbytis comata, Trachipithecus auratus (Asquith et.al.1995, Hedges & Tyson 1996, Whitten et.al.1997).Pupisoma tiluanum is an endemic snail of Java that probably only found in this site. The important flora is Rafflesia spp., Rhizanthes zippelii, and the endemic bamboo Nastus elegantissimus (Whitten et.al. 1996).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Tilu-Simpang. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/04/2020.