Pulau Moyo

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
Lesser Adjutant Leptoptilos javanicus VU resident 2004 present A1
Yellow-crested Cockatoo Cacatua sulphurea CR resident 1999 10 individuals A1
Yellow-spectacled White-eye Heleia wallacei LC resident 1999 present A2
Black-fronted Flowerpecker Dicaeum igniferum LC resident 1999 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)
Pulau Moyo Taman Wisata Alam 6,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pulau Moyo Taman Buru 22,537 protected area overlaps with site 22,250


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

Land use

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pulau Moyo. Downloaded from on 28/11/2023.