Gunung Masigit-Kareumbi

Year of compilation: 1999

Site description
Located around 31 km south-west of Bandung.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Presbytis comata and Trachypithecus auratus (MacKinnon 1982).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Cutting of timber and wild hunting (MacKinnon 1982).

Protected areas
23000 ha of this area is proposed as Wildlife Sanctuary (MacKinnon

Habitat and land use
An extensive block of mountain rainforest in good condition (MacKinnon The forest dominated by Casionopsis argentea, Schima walichii, Eugenia clavymyrtus and Trema amboinensis (Anon 1998a).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Masigit-Kareumbi. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.