IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Milky Stork Mycteria cinerea EN resident 2004 present A1
Yellow-spectacled White-eye Heleia wallacei LC resident 2000 present A2
Crested White-eye Heleia dohertyi LC resident 2000 present A2
Black-fronted Flowerpecker Dicaeum igniferum LC resident 2000 present A2
Flame-breasted Sunbird Cinnyris solaris LC resident 2000 present A2

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Taliwang Recreation Park 1,406 is identical to site 1,406
Danau Rawa Taliwang Taman Wisata Alam 0 protected area overlaps with site 0


Habitat (IUCN level 1) Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) -
Forest -
For more information about the IUCN Habitat classification, please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
nature conservation and research -

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Taliwang. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.