Gunung Muria

Year of compilation: 1999

Site description
Located around 24 km east of Jepara, Gunung Muria is an inactive volcano.

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997)

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Clearence forest for settlement (MacKinnon

Protected areas
23000 ha of this area is proposed as nature reserve.

Habitat and land use
Lowland rainforest and upper mountain forest (MacKinnon, Whitten only few information already known from this site, but based on the good forest condition it is predicted that the site is important for biodiversity.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gunung Muria. Downloaded from on 30/03/2023.