ID127
Mbeliling - Tanjung Kerita Mese


Country/territory: Indonesia

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2 (2004)
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Area: 33,549 ha

Protection status:

Burung Indonesia
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 medium near favourable medium
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Site description
Topography in this area dominated by steep slopes, 60% area located on altitude between 0-499 m, 35% on altitude 500-1000 m and 5% above of 1000 m. Wai Ndae River, flow pass through this area and emptied into Sawu Sea (Butchart et.al.1996, Gatur et.al.2000, Trainor & Lesmana 2000).

Key biodiversity
Butchart et.al.(1996) found Wallace's Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus on altitude between 450-980 m, in groups up to 20 birds. This area is one of the area in Flores where Wallace's Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus, Flores Monarch Monarcha sacerdotum, and Flores Crow Corvus florensisfound (Trainor & Lesmana 2000). On a whole this area is the richest area for restricted-range birds in Flores.

Non-bird biodiversity:


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mbeliling - Tanjung Kerita Mese. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/10/2019.