Gunung Kawi-Kelud

Site description (1999 baseline):

Site location and context
Located around 43 km south-east of Kediri, it consists of 4 main mountains, Gunung Kawi (2651 m), Gunung Kelud (1731 m), Gunung Butak (2868 m) and Gunung Pitrang (2625 m) Anon 1989).

Key biodiversity

Non-bird biodiversity: Trachypithecus auratus (Nijman 1997).

Habitat and land use
The area contains rare lowland and hill forests on volcanic soils (MacKinnon, Whitten

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Cutting and clearence of forest for settlement (MacKinnon

Protected areas
Proposed as nature reserve (50000 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gunung Kawi-Kelud. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.