Year of compilation: 2003
Sunarto & Melisch (1994) reported that the natural mangrove forest has already depleted. Most of the area are not influenced by tidal, and converted into ponds and agriculture area.
This area is suitable for waterbirds and waders, and in need for further survey.
Non-bird biodiversity: Panthera pardus (probably extinct) and Trachypithecus auratus (Silvius et.al. 1987).
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Beach erotion, waste pollution and land conversion for pond (Silvius et.al
Tanjung Sedari (8200 ha) and Muara Gembong (10481.15 ha) proposed as Nature Reserve (Silvius et.al
Habitats in the tidal area are ponds, small bushes, small group of mangrove forest and freshwater swamp (Silvius et.al
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Muara Gembong-Tanjung Sedari. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 31/03/2020.